Temporary Crosswalk Closure and Sidewalk Blockage - Saturday, May 30 at 7:00 a.m. to Monday, June 1 at 8:00 a.m.

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May 26, 2015

What phase of work is starting in the vicinity of Sutherland Drive? 

What:  A temporary closure of the Eglinton crosswalk and south-side Eglinton sidewalk on City of Toronto right-of-way near Leaside High School is scheduled for the above noted dates. During this time, pedestrians will be diverted to cross Eglinton at Bayview Avenue and Rumsey Road. Also, the south-side Eglinton sidewalk near Leaside High School will be temporarily blocked and not accessible to pedestrian traffic.

Leaside sidewalk closure May 2015 

Why: In order to perform utility relocation work on the south side of Eglinton Ave East in the vicinity of the Eglinton crosswalk near Leaside High School. The Metrolinx contractor will work with sub-contractors on-site to complete necessary work.  

When:  Saturday, May 30 at 7:00 a.m. to Monday, June 1 at 8:00 a.m. 

Where: The crosswalk near Leaside High School, and the driveway of 663 Eglinton Avenue East, will be closed starting early on the morning of Saturday, May 30 and continue until the morning of Monday, June 1. Because of this, the south-side sidewalk near the crosswalk will be blocked, and not be accessible to pedestrian traffic. Pedestrians will be asked to cross Eglinton at Bayview Avenue and Rumsey Road. A paid duty officer will be on-site during this time. 

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Transforming transit across the middle of Toronto will involve significant road works. Construction will be visible along the corridor and on some side streets. There will be short-term local street closures and turning restrictions to allow for the construction to take place. Metrolinx, City of Toronto staff and your elected officials are working closely together to monitor and make adjustments to the local road configurations, work zones and other day to day items such as signage and temporary adjustments.

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