Overnight OCS Cable Works on Eglinton Ave between Birchmount Road and Ionview Road - November 4-5, 2020

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October 29, 2020

 

 

 

What Work is Taking Place?

Crews will be installing OCS (Overhead Catenary System) cables along Eglinton Avenue East between Birchmount Road and Ionview Road. Overhead catenary is the system installed overtop of the rails of a light rail system, to provide operational power to the LRVs (Light Rail Vehicles).  Installation will take place overnight November 4-5, 2020 between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.

 

What to Expect

Cables will be installed overhead using a high rail vehicle. All work will be performed within the existing guideway work zone, there will be no changes to the existing traffic configuration or intersections. 

 

HOURS OF WORK

Installation will take place November 4-5, 2020 between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.

 

TRAFFIC DETAILS

There will be no changes to the existing traffic configuration in these areas.

 

PEDESTRIAN AND TTC DETAILS

There will be no changes to existing pedestrian routes or TTC stop locations for these activities.  

 

OTHER IMPACTS

Minimal noise from construction vehicles and crews at the work zone.  

Site lighting may be required.