Road Closures for Overnight Concrete Pour at Chaplin Station Friday January 24 – Saturday January 25, 2020

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January 20, 2020

What Work is Taking Place? 

On Friday January 24, 2020, Eglinton Avenue West will be closed from Spadina Road to Russell Hill Road beginning at 11:00 p.m., overnight for approximately 12 hours while crews will perform a large concrete pour.  The concrete will form the final part of the roof of Chaplin Station.  Concrete pumps will be placed throughout the intersection and several concrete trucks will enter and exit the work zone each hour.   

The northbound lane on Russell Hill Road will be closed at Chaplin Crescent to accommodate truck entry and egress on Eglinton Avenue at Russell Hill Road.  Lane reductions will be in effect on Eglinton Avenue between Gardiner Road and Spadina Road to accommodate truck staging.  All local property access will be maintained.  TTC buses and emergency service vehicles will be permitted through the closures.  Chaplin Crescent will remain open to through traffic, but turns onto Eglinton Avenue will be prohibited during this activity.  Please carefully review the details below for more information.

Hours of Work 

  • Friday January 24, 2020 beginning at 11:00 p.m. (overnight) for approximately 12 hours
  • In the event of inclement weather, this activity will take place on Saturday January 25, 2020, overnight into Sunday January 26, 2020
  • The closure may longer or shorter than expected


Work Area Map


What to Expect

  • 10+ concrete trucks will enter and exit the work zone each hour 
  • Trucks staging on Eglinton Ave between Gardiner and Russell Hill Rd 
  • Noise from construction activity and site lighting can be expected

Traffic Details

  • Eglinton Ave W will be closed between Spadina Rd and Russell Hill Rd
  • The northbound lane on Russell Hill Rd will be closed at Chaplin Cres
  • Chaplin Cres will remain open for through traffic only; turns will be prohibited during the closure
  • Eglinton Ave will be reduced to one lane in each direction from Spadina Rd to Gardiner Rd during the closure
  • Local access to properties within closures will be maintained
  • TTC buses and emergency service vehicles will be permitted through the closure
  • Paid Duty Officers and traffic control personnel will be present during the closure

Pedestrian Details

  • Pedestrians routes will not be affected, however pedestrians may experience delays when travelling through the intersection

Transit Information

  • The eastbound TTC bus stop at Russell Hill Rd and Eglinton Ave will be shifted approximately 15 metres east for the duration of the closure
  • TTC buses and emergency service vehicles will be permitted through the closure

Travelling Smart during Construction

Travel delays are expected with the Crosstown construction. Please allow extra time for your journey. Traffic will be extra heavy at peak periods during the Crosstown construction. When possible, please travel during the off-peak period between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

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