Overnight Piling Work February 28 for Science Centre Station

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February 27, 2018

What Work is Taking Place?

Crews will be drilling piles within the Don Mills Road and Eglinton Avenue East intersection as part of the Support of Excavation work at the future Science Centre Station. 

Due to the location of the piles and in an effort to minimize disruption to local traffic and commuters work will be performed overnight on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 from 8:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. Thursday morning. The intersection will be restored in advance of morning rush hour.

Hours of Work

  • Work will occur overnight from 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, to 5:00 a.m. Thursday, March 1, 2018. 
  • Work may be rescheduled due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

What to Expect

Piles will be drilled within a protected work zone within the Don Mills Road and Eglinton Avenue East intersection.   

Nearby businesses and residents can expect noise from excavators, bobcats, trucks and other construction equipment caused by utilities relocation activity.

Traffic and Pedestrian Impacts

  • A minimum of one thru lane of traffic will be maintained while the work is being performed. 
  • Turn restrictions will be required to safely conduct all phases of this work. Signage will be placed to advise motorists of restrictions.
  • Paid-Duty Police Officers may be present during this work.
  • Existing crosswalk and sidewalk closures will remain in effect. Please watch for signs directing pedestrians to alternate routes.