Short Term Lane Closures along Eglinton Avenue for Monitoring Equipment Installation for Oakwood Station

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December 23, 2016

What Work is Taking Place?

Crews will be installing ground movement monitoring equipment at Oakwood station. These monitors will provide information on ground conditions during station construction.


  • Installations will begin as early as December 12, 2016 and will take approximately one month.
  • Works will be completed between the hours 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

What to Expect

  • Construction crews and equipment will be present along roadways and sidewalks along Eglinton Ave.
  • Each monitoring point installation process takes anywhere from one hour up to a few days, depending on the type of installation.
  • Nearby residents and businesses can expect to hear noise related to drilling, saw-cutting, vacuuming, and the use of heavy equipment
  • Some work may be rescheduled due to weather or unforeseen circumstances.

Oakwood GIMP

Traffic and Pedestrian Details

  • Pedestrian access will be maintained throughout the works. Some portions of sidewalk may need to be closed during work hours, in which cases pedestrians will be directed through alternative routes.
  • Some installation sites may be located on the edge of the curb or roadway, in which case there would be protection erected around the worksite with a minimum of 1.5m for pedestrians maintained at all times.
  • Installations near intersections will have a Paid Duty Office on site.
  • During the day, traffic lanes may be reduced. Short term lane closures will allow the crews to perform their work safely. Some lane closures may be left in place overnight.
  • Parking spaces may be impacted depending on the location of the installation. Protection is set-up around the work area, which may require a few spots at a time.
  • As always, please take care when travelling near work sites

Please Contact Us

For more information about this work, please contact Lancefield Morgan at 416-782-8118 or


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