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December 092016

Update: Maintenance Work at Cross Passage 11

What work is Taking Place? 

Crews will perform maintenance on the dewatering wells for Cross Passage 11.  Dewatering wells are required for cross passage construction to ensure that the water table remains low enough to allow for hand mining work to be completed.

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November 182016

UPDATE – Re-configuration of Emergency Exit Site at Petman Avenue

What Work is Taking Place?

The configuration of the current Emergency Exit Building site will be altered.  The existing vehicular access to 393 Eglinton Avenue East (Mac’s Convenience Store) parking lot, via Petman Avenue, will be closed.  Starting in late November, vehicles must use Eglinton Avenue East to access the Mac’s Convenience Store parking lot.    Read more »

September 062016

Pedestrian Safety near Construction Sites

Construction of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT line, including 15 underground stations, is underway. Since the end of school, many construction sites have been set up for station construction and the set-up of some major intersections along Eglinton Avenue has been changed.

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July 222016

Update: Emergency Exit Building Construction - One Year Closure of Petman Avenue

What work is Taking Place?

What: Crews will return to the south side of Eglinton Avenue East to complete the Emergency Exit Building construction. A temporary closure of Petman Avenue at Eglinton Avenue East is required for the duration of this work.  

Why: During this stage, crews will continue to relocate utilities, install support piles, excavate a shaft, build a stairwell, and construct the Emergency Exit Building. Read more »

July 112016

Update: Emergency Exit Building Construction near Petman Avenue Work Shifts to Middle Lanes of Eglinton Avenue East for Utility Relocation and Road Decking

What work is Taking Place?

What: With utility relocation work and road deck installation on the north side of Eglinton complete, crews will switch to the middle lanes of Eglinton. During this stage, crews will continue to relocate utilities and install road decking. Following work in the middle Eglinton lanes, construction will return to the south side of Eglinton. Read more »

July 112016

Cross Passage Construction: Eglinton Avenue East at Walder Avenue

What

A cross passage is a small passageway built to connect the eastbound and westbound tunnels for maintenance and emergency purposes. Dewatering equipment is used at street level on Eglinton Avenue above the cross passage location. Dewatering is the process of removing groundwater from around the tunnel level below. The dewatering equipment will be in place for the duration of the building of the cross passage. Read more »

June 232016

Tunnelling: What You May Experience

As you may know, the Eglinton Crosstown includes a 10-kilometre underground portion, between Keele Street and Laird Drive. For the tunnelled portion, locomotives run along interim track and transport materials and haul spoils in and out of the tunnels to the extraction shafts. Tunnel boring machines (TBMs) and muck removal operations run around the clock - 24 hours a day. Read more »

June 072016

Update: Emergency Exit Building Construction near Petman Avenue Work Shifts to North Side of Eglinton Avenue East for Utility Relocation

What work is Taking Place?

What: With utility work and secant piling installations on the south side of Eglinton complete, work will return to the north side of Eglinton at Petman. During this stage, crews will continue to relocate utilities. 

Why: Construction of emergency exit buildings requires utilities to be safely relocated. Depending on site conditions, this could include moving gas, hydro, water mains, sewers, and telephone lines, traffic lights and street lighting.  Read more »

April 072016

Tunnelling: What you may experience

As you may know, the Eglinton Crosstown includes a 10-kilometre underground portion, between Keele Street and Laird Drive. For the tunnelled portion, locomotives run along interim track and transport materials and haul spoils in and out of the tunnels to the extraction shafts. Tunnel boring machines (TBMs) and muck removal operations run around the clock - 24 hours a day. Read more »

March 032016

Emergency Exit Building Construction on South Side of Eglinton - Temporary Closure of Petman Avenue

What work is starting?

What: Work continues on the emergency exit building and will return to the south side of Eglinton Avenue East at Petman Avenue. Crews will relocate underground utilities and install secant piles. This stage of construction will take approximately 3 months to complete, before crews return to the north side of Eglinton Avenue East.

A temporary closure of Petman Avenue at Eglinton Avenue East will be required for the duration of this work.   Read more »