Update: Hydro Ductbank Connections Continue at Science Centre Station

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May 15, 2017

What Work is Taking Place?

As part of ongoing utility relocation work for the future Science Centre Station, crews will be conducting ongoing, intermittent hydro infrastructure work at the intersection of Don Mills Road and Eglinton Avenue East beginning as early as mid-May.

Timing

  • Work is expected to begin as early as mid-May 2017 and will take approximately six (6) weeks to complete.
  • Work is permitted to occur in the roadway between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM.
  • Work outside of the roadway may occur between 7:00 AM and 11:00 PM.
  • 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

  • Construction zones will be established in the Don Mills Road and Eglinton Avenue East intersection.
  • Residents and businesses near construction sites should anticipate noise from excavators, bobcats, hydro vac trucks and/or other construction equipment during this work.

Traffic Details

  • Lane reductions and/or turn restrictions may be required to safely conduct all phases of this work. Signage will be placed to advise motorists of restrictions.
  • Paid-Duty Police Officers will be present during this work.

Pedestrian Details

  • Existing crosswalk and sidewalk closures will remain in effect.
  • Please watch for signs directing pedestrians to alternate routes.
  • Property access will be maintained.
  • As always, please take care when travelling near work sites.

TTC Details

  • Relocation of bus stops and re-routing 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.

For more information, please contact Heather Glicksman at the East Community Office.

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

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