Update: Extended Construction Hours at Chaplin Station - July 2020

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July 17, 2020

What Work is Taking Place?

Extended construction hours at Chaplin Station are underway and will continue in August 2020.  Activities take place at Main Entrance located on the north side of Eglinton Avenue West between Chaplin Crescent and Gilgorm Road, and at the Tertiary Entrance located on the south side of Eglinton Avenue, east of Chaplin Crescent.  Activities include, deep excavation, loading and hauling of excavated spoils, removal of struts and walers, and deliveries of structural materials.

Hours of Work

Main Entrance:

  • Delivery of structural materials will take place between 5:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m., Monday – Saturday beginning mid-July 2020 through August 2020
  • The contractor may not always work during these hours, but may do so at its discretion.  This work may be longer or shorter than expected.

Tertiary Entrance:

  • Deep excavation, loading and hauling will take place between 5:00 a.m. – 3:00 a.m., Monday – Saturday underway through July 31, 2020
  • Delivery of structural materials will take place between 5:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m., Monday – Saturday beginning mid-July 2020 through August 2020
  • Chipping is expected to continue between 6:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. until July 20, 2020
  • The contractor may not always work during these hours, but may do so at its discretion.  This work may be longer or shorter than expected.

Work Area Map

 


What to Expect

  • Noise from construction activity, including heavy equipment, trucks and a ventilation fan
  • Use of site lighting
  • Work will take place from the Main and Tertiary Entrance work zones
  • Property access will be maintained

 

Traffic and Pedestrian Details

  • There is no change to the current traffic configuration and pedestrian routes associated with this work
  • Chaplin Cres and the Chaplin-Russell Hill laneway are expected to remain closed until July 31, 2020

Travelling Smart during Construction

Travel delays are expected with the Crosstown construction. Please allow extra time for your journey. Traffic will be extra heavy at peak periods during the Crosstown construction. When possible, please travel during the off-peak period between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.

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