Subsurface Utility Engineering Investigation Continues Between Midland Road and Leslie Street

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March 4, 2017

What Work is Taking Place?

  • To prepare for future construction, crews will be conducting Subsurface Utility Investigation work along Eglinton Avenue East between Midland Avenue and Leslie Street.  
  • Crews will drill bore holes and use a hydro-vacuum truck within the boulevard and roadway to determine the location and depth of existing underground utilities for design purposes.
  • Once the work is complete, roads will be backfilled and restored accordingly.



  • Work will begin as early as Monday, March 6, 2017 and is expected to last approximately three (3) weeks.
  • Work will occur between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM.
  • Work may be rescheduled due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances

What to Expect

  • Nearby residents and businesses can expect to see heavy trucks and equipment in the area as crews move from one bore hole to the next.
  • Nearby residents and businesses can expect to hear noise related to the use of saw cutters, hydro-vacuum trucks, drills, and other construction equipment.

Traffic and Pedestrian Details 

  • There will be intermittent sidewalk and lane closures between Midland Avenue and Leslie Street.  
  • Pedestrian and property access will be maintained.
  • As always, please take care when travelling near work sites.


For more information, please contact Brittany Maxwell, Grace Lau, or Heather Glicksman in the East Community Office.

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