Road Widening and Restoration on Eglinton Ave, West of Bermondsey Road

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August 13, 2020

What Work is Taking Place?
Crews will be performing road widening activities on the south side of Eglinton Ave E, west of Bermondsey Road as early as August 18, 2020. To accommodate these activities, a work zone will be set up on in front of the west Esso Driveway on Eglinton Avenue East. Roadworks and driveway construction will continue for approximately one week. The sidewalk on the south side of Eglinton Ave E will be closed at the work zone. All works are in support of the construction of the Crosstown LRT tracks and guideway (dedicated transit lane) in the centre of Eglinton Avenue East.

 

What to Expect
Road widening and reconstruction activities include wet utility installations, saw cutting, concrete removals, excavation, backfill, compaction, curb and sidewalk reconstruction, asphalting and final paving. Crews will also be constructing the driveway and tying it in to the newly widened road.

TRAFFIC IMPACTS
• Closure of one eastbound lane in front of the work zone on Eglinton Ave E.
• Closure of the west Esso driveway on Eglinton Ave E.

PEDESTRIAN IMPACTS
• The pedestrian walkway will be available on the north side of Eglinton Ave E.
• There will be a sidewalk closure on the south side of Eglinton Ave E in front of the Esso.
• Signage will be installed in advance of the closure; north south crossing is available at the Credit Union/Swift and Bermondsey/Sloane intersections.

TTC IMPACTS
• All TTC bus stops will remain in their current locations.

HOURS OF WORK
• Work will begin as early as August 18, 2020 and continue for approximately one week.
• Work may occur from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., seven (7) days per week, Monday through Sunday.
• Work may be rescheduled due to unforeseen circumstances.

OTHER IMPACTS
• Due to the nature of this work, at times there will be noise and vibration around the work area.

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