Tower Crane Installation at Kennedy Station - March 14, 2020

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February 20, 2020


What Work is Taking Place

As part of the ongoing construction of the Eglinton LRT crews will be delivering and assembling a second Tower Crane in the existing work zone at Kennedy Station. The work will take place on March 14, 2020 and last for one (1) day. 

Tractor trailers will enter from Eglinton Avenue East, through the Temporary Service Road to deliver the crane to the existing construction zone located north of Temporary Service Road and east of Transway Crescent.

Delays can be expected while traveling through Temporary Service Road.


Work Area Map



Hours of Work 

As early as March 14, 2020 the delivery and installation of the tower crane will last for 1 day.

Work will be performed between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Work may be rescheduled due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.


What to Expect 

The crane will be delivered in eight parts, a delivery is expected approximately each hour.

Once the loads are delivered, the crane will be assembled south of Eglinton Avenue East within the existing work zone at Kennedy Station.

This is the second tower crane in place at Kennedy Station.

The crane will be used to assist with ongoing construction work.


Traffic and Pedestrian Impacts 

East bound lanes may be intermittently restricted on Eglinton Avenue East between Ionview Road and Kennedy Road to ensure the safe delivery of the crane.

Busses and vehicles traveling though Temporary Service Road can expect minor delays.

A minimum of one lane of eastbound and westbound through traffic will be maintained during this work.

Paid duty officers will be on site to facilitate the delivery and manage traffic.

Emergency services access will be maintained


TTC Impacts

Busses may experience delays when exiting or entering Kennedy Station.

All temporary TTC bus stops will remain in their current locations.

Relocation and re-routing of bus stops and buses is done in consultation with TTC to ensure construction can continue safely, while minimizing impact on the community and customers


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