Overhead Hydro Work Continues for Leaside Station

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October 24, 2016

What Work is Happening?

Since September 2016, crews have been completing overhead hydro relocations around the Bayview Avenue and Eglinton Avenue intersection. As early as the week of October 24, crews will be replacing overhead wires and anchors on the south side of Eglinton Avenue East at Bessborough Drive.

Impacts for School

  • Two vehicles, including a vacuum truck and a bucket truck will be on the south side of Eglinton Avenue to complete the overhead wiring work. 
  • Students will hear noise from construction equipment including a line truck, vacuum trucks and other construction equipment required for utilities relocation activities.
  • The sidewalk along the south side of Eglinton Ave at Bessborough Drive will be closed during the works. Please use the north sidewalk and cross at the signalized crossing.  
  • For safety purposes, pylons and signage will be erected around the work zones while work is underway.

What to Expect and Hours of Work

  • Work is expected to take up to one week to complete.
  • The work is expected to occur between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m., up to seven (7) days a week. Permitted hours are until 11:00 p.m.


For more information, please contact Nicole DiCarlo at the East Community Office.

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