Update: Cross Passage Dewatering System between Lillian Street and Redpath Avenue

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April 17, 2019

WHAT WORK IS TAKING PLACE

The dewatering system at Cross Passage 10 site between Lillian Street and Redpath Avenue is now recommissioned and will operate on a 24 hour basis. Periodic maintenance will be required.

 

 

 

TRAFFIC, TTC AND PEDESTRIAN IMPACTS

  • There are no pedestrian or TTC impacts related to this work.
  • Periodic lane reductions may be required for maintenance works and would occur between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. 
  • A fenced enclosure is in place on the south side of Eglinton Avenue just east of Lillian. 
  • Generators and pumps are in place and will operate on a 24 hour basis until late August 2019. 

 

TIMING

  • Periodic maintenance will occur between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. 
  • Dewatering system will operate on a 24 hour basis.
  • The contractor may not always work during the permitted hours, but may do so at its discretion.
  • Work may be rescheduled due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances

 

WHAT TO EXPECT

  • Nearby residents and businesses can expect noise in the area caused by pumps, generators and other construction equipment.
  • Occasional overnight work may be required. Metrolinx will notify the public in advance and monitor activities throughout.
  • In addition to construction activity, residents can expect to see equipment and material storage within designated work zones.
  • For safety purposes, fencing will be erected around the work zone.
  • All access to businesses is maintained throughout the stages.

 

TRAVELLING SMART DURING CONSTRUCTION

  • Travel delays are expected with construction. Please allow extra time for your journey.
  • Traffic will be extra heavy at peak periods during the Eglinton Crosstown LRT construction.
  • Download the free ‘aCrosstown’ traffic app to get real-time traffic and transit information for Eglinton Avenue.

 

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