Traffic Changes at Don Mills and Eglinton for Science Centre Station

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October 5, 2018

ORIGINAL POST: OCTOBER 5, 2018

NEW END DATE FOR PREPARATORY WORK.

Upcoming Traffic Changes at Don Mills and Eglinton

What Work is Taking Place?

As part of the continued support of excavation works and utility relocation works for the future Science Centre Station, traffic staging at the intersection of Don Mills Road and Eglinton Avenue East will be changing  

Preparatory work for the reconfiguration will take place as early as Tuesday, October 9, 2018 starting at 7 p.m. and ending Friday, October 12, 2018 at 6 a.m.

Once the traffic set-up is in place, this configuration is expected to remain in place for approximately four (4) months for ongoing support of excavation works and utility relocations for the future Science Centre Station.


Hours of Work

  • Preparatory work for the reconfiguration is expected to take place overnight beginning as early as Tuesday, October 9, 2018 starting at 7 p.m. and ending on Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 6 a.m.
  • Once the new traffic set up is in place, this phase is expected to last approximately four (4) months.
  • Support of excavation (SOE) work will be performed between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday to Friday.
  • Work may be rescheduled due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

What to Expect

  • A minimum of two through lanes of traffic in each direction will be maintained.
  • New turning restrictions will be in place for the duration of the set up at the intersection.
  • During the work zone set-up additional short duration lane closures may be required to safely conduct the work.
  • Pedestrians and road users can expect delays when travelling through the work zone.
  • As always, please take care when travelling near work sites
  • For safety, fencing, dust cloth, barriers, and scaffolding may be erected around work zones.

 Traffic and Pedestrian Impacts

  • Please note new turn restrictions will be in place for the duration of this set up:
  1. The left turn from eastbound Eglinton Avenue to northbound Don Mills will be prohibited.
  2. The left turn from southbound Don Mills to eastbound Rochefort Drive will be prohibited for the duration of this set-up (see map).
  3. Once complete, the left turn restriction from southbound Don Mills to eastbound Rochefort Drive will be restored during during the peak periods of 7-9 a.m. and 4-6 p.m.
  • The north-south crosswalk on the east side of the intersection will reopen for the duration of this set up.
  • The north-south crosswalk on the west side of the intersection will reopen for the duration of this set up.
  • The east-west crosswalks on the north and south sides of the intersection will remain open for the duration of this set up.
  • Pedestrian rerouting around work zones can be expected, with detours clearly marked with signage directing pedestrians to the alternate routes

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