Sidewalk Closure for Civil Road Work between Pharmacy Avenue and Hakimi Avenue

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April 9, 2019

What Work is Taking Place?

As part of construction of the future surface alignment for the Eglinton Crosstown LRT, crews will be conducting civil road work in relation to road widening works on the north side of Eglinton Avenue East between Pharmacy Avenue and Hakimi Avenue.  Starting as early as April 19th and lasting for approximately one (1) month there will be a sidewalk closure on the north side of Eglinton Avenue East, between Pharmacy Avenue and Hakimi Avenue in order to safely carry out the work.

Hours of Work

  • Work will begin as early as Friday April 19, 2019 and last for approximately one (1) month.
  • This work may take place between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Monday through Sunday.
  • The contractor may not always work during the permitted hours, but may do so at its discretion.
  • Work may be rescheduled due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

What to Expect

  • The north sidewalk will be closed during the duration of this work.
  • The south sidewalk will remain open during the duration of this work.
  • Delays can be expected when accessing properties surrounding the work zone.
  • Nearby businesses and residents can expect noise from saw cutters, hydro-vacuum trucks and construction vehicles during this work.
  • Expect delays when traveling near work zones.

 Traffic and Pedestrian Impacts

  • The north sidewalk will be closed during the duration of this work.
  • Pedestrian detours can be expected.
  • Signage will be in place to direct pedestrians to alternate routes.
  • As always, please take care when travelling near work sites.

 TTC Impacts

  • TTC bus stops in the affected area may be relocated for the safety of transit riders.
  • In the event of relocation, please watch for posted signs indicating the adjusted locations.
  • Relocation and re-routing of bus stops and buses respectively, is done in consultation with TTC to ensure construction can continue safely while minimizing impact on the community and customers.

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 Contact Us

For more information please contact Phil Rodriques at the East Community Office. Thank you for your continued patience as we work to build this important project.


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