Upcoming Works at Eglinton Station: Signal Reconfigurations

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August 10, 2016

What Work is Taking Place?

Pending permits and approvals, work will commence to reconfigure the traffic lights at the Yonge-Eglinton intersection to prepare for upcoming utilities relocations. 

Timing

  • Work is expected to begin as early as late August 2016 and is expected to last 4 days.
  • Overnight work will be required, but minimal noise disruption is expected.
  • Pending permits, work will be from 11:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
  • The contractor may not always work during the permitted hours, but may do so at its discretion.
  • Work is subject to permits and all relevant approvals, and may be rescheduled due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances

What to Expect

  • Localized construction zones will be instated at the Yonge-Eglinton intersection.
  • Traffic signals will be disabled temporarily at various times overnight to minimize traffic and pedestrian impacts.
  • A paid-duty officer will be present to direct traffic as required.
  • The new traffic signal configuration will maintain all the existing functions including the audio-positioning system.
  • All access to businesses will be maintained.

Transit Information

Relocation and re-routing of bus stops is done in consultation between TTC and Metrolinx to ensure construction can continue safely while minimizing impact on the community and customers. Please watch for posted notices indicating new information. 

 

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

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