Overnight Utility Relocation on Transway Crescent and Kennedy Road in Support of Construction of the Future Kennedy Station

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April 7, 2018

What Work is Taking Place?

As part of construction of the future Kennedy Station, crews will be relocating watermain and sanitary utilities on Transway Crescent, including a partial crossing of Kennedy Road, starting as soon as April 9, 2018. To reduce impacts to the community and commuters this work will be performed overnight and will take approximately two weeks to complete.  The work is part of the larger upgrade and relocation of utilities for the Eglinton Crosstown LRT.

Hours of Work

  • Beginning as early as April 9, 2018 for approximately two (2) weeks.
  • Work will be performed overnight between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. The roadway will be restored each morning in advance of rush hour.
  • Paid Duty Police will be present during this work.
  • Work may be rescheduled due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

What to Expect

  • A minimum of one lane of traffic will be maintained on Transway Crescent and Kennedy Road south of Eglinton Avenue East.
  • Traffic staging will change over the course of the work to accommodate the various stages of construction. 
  • Access to Kennedy Station, the passenger pick up and drop off and the south parking lot will be maintained during construction.
  • For safety, fencing, dust cloth, barriers and scaffolding may be erected around work zones.
  • Noise, dust and lighting from to activity can be expected.
  • Pedestrians and road users can expect delays when traveling near work zones.

Traffic Impacts

  • A minimum of one lane of traffic will be maintained on Transway Crescent and Kennedy Road south of Eglinton Avenue East.
  • Traffic staging will change over the course of the work to accommodate the various stages of construction. 
  • Access to Kennedy Station, the passenger pick up and drop off and the south parking lot will be maintained during construction.
  • As always, please take care when travelling near work sites.

Pedestrian Impacts

  • Temporary pedestrian rerouting around work zones will be necessary to accommodate this work.
  • Signage will be posted to direct pedestrians.

TTC Impacts

  • TTC bus stops may be relocated away from work zones.
  • Please watch for posted signs indicating the adjusted locations.
  • Relocation and re-routing of bus stops is done in consultation with TTC to ensure construction can continue safely while minimizing impact on the community and customers.

Travelling Smart During Construction

  • Travel delays are expected with construction. Please allow extra time for your journey.
  • Traffic will be extra heavy at peak periods during the Eglinton Crosstown LRT construction.
  • Download the free ‘aCrosstown’ traffic app to get real-time traffic and transit information for Eglinton Avenue.

Stay Informed

Sign up for e-mail updates at http://www.thecrosstown.ca/sign-up or download the aCrosstown traffic app to get real-time traffic and transit information for the Eglinton corridor.

 

For more information, please contact Phil Rodriques at the East Community Office.

Thank you for your continued patience as we work to build this important project.

Please support your local businesses during construction.

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