Support of Excavation Work for Keelesdale Station (North side of Eglinton Avenue West/Keele Street & Trethewey Drive)

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January 13, 2017


 Information as of January 13, 2017



What is the Crosstown?


Metrolinx is building the Eglinton Crosstown, Toronto’s new 19-kilometre light rail transit (LRT) line that will run along Eglinton Avenue with a central 10 km underground section. The Crosstown will connect Mount Dennis in the west to Kennedy Road in the east, and the new service will be up to 60% faster than the bus service today. With 25 stations and stops and connections to 3 TTC subway stations, 54 local bus routes, 3 GO Transit lines and the UP Express, the Crosstown will improve travel times and change the way we move through the heart of the city. 


Support of Excavation Work for Keelesdale Station

North side of Eglinton Avenue West/Keele Street & Trethewey Drive 


What Work is taking Place?

Crews are working within the construction site on the north side of Eglinton Avenue West/Keele Street and Trethewey Drive excavating a shallow area, and steel piles, braces and tie-backs are installed around the sides to support the excavation for the Keelesdale Station’s footprint. 

While every effort will be made to minimize noise, residents near the work site can expect to hear trucks, excavators, backhoes, and other construction equipment.

Keelesdale set up


Hours of Work

  • Standard hours of work are 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. but the contractor has the ability to work beyond 11:00 p.m. and may do so at their discretion.
  • Work may be rescheduled due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.


Pedestrian Access

  •  Minor sidewalk movements will happen however pedestrian access will remain open.


Please Contact Us

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

For more information about the permits related to the road occupancy for this work please click here

Thank you for your patience as we work to build this important project.

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