Re-issue: Telecommunication Utilities Relocation: Birchmount Road to Treverton Drive

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July 13, 2017

What Work is Taking Place?

• Crews will begin relocation of existing telecommunication lines along Eglinton Avenue East, between Birchmount Road and Treverton Drive.

• Telecommunication lines within utility chambers as well within pre-existing duct banks will be relocated in preparation for station construction.

• All work conducted during this phase will occur within the public boulevards.

Timing

• Beginning as early as mid-July 2017 for approximately twelve (12) weeks.

• This work will occur between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m., up to seven (7) days a week. Exact working hours within these timeframes will be at the discretion of the contractor.

• If overnight work is required, we will notify the public in advance and monitor activities throughout.

• Work may be rescheduled due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

What to Expect

• Work zones will be erected in the public boulevards on the north side of Eglinton Avenue East between Birchmount Road and Kennedy Road, along the east side of Kennedy Road from Eglinton Avenue East to Treverton Drive, and along the south side of Treverton Drive.

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

• For safety purposes, fencing will be erected around the work zones.

Traffic Details

• Intermittent lane reductions may be required on Eglinton Avenue East while crews set-up and/or demobilize. The actual work will take place within the public boulevard, off the roadway.

• As always, please take care when travelling near work sites.

Pedestrian Details

• Pedestrian access will be maintained.

• Temporary pedestrian rerouting around work zones may be necessary to accommodate this work.

 

Click here to view permit.

 

For more information about this work, please contact:

Phil Rodriques at 416-482-7411 or crosstown@metrolinx.com

 

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