Update: Upcoming Traffic Changes at Kennedy and Eglinton Intersection in Support of Shoring Work

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October 12, 2018

Originally Published: October 12, 2018

Updated: October 19, 2018

Updated: October 26, 2018

Updated: October 29, 2018

Updated: November 5, 2018

What Work is Taking Place?

As part of the continued support of excavation works (shoring) and utility relocations for the future Kennedy Station, traffic staging at the intersection of Kennedy Road and Eglinton Avenue East will be changing in late October or early November. Shoring began in April 2018 and will continue in phases at the intersection.

Preparatory work for the reconfiguration will take place as early as Tuesday, October 30, 2018 and ending Wednesday, October 31, 2018. The new traffic set-up will be in place as early as Wednesday, November 7, 2018. Once complete, this configuration is expected to remain in place for approximately three (3) months.

Stage 6A

Stage 6B

Stage 6C


Hours of Work

  • Work is expected to as early as Tuesday, October 30, 2018 and ending Wednesday, October 31, 2018.
  • Once the new traffic set up is in place as early as Wednesday, November 7, 2018, this phase is expected to last approximately three (3) months.
  • Support of excavation (SOE) work will be performed between the hours of 6 AM and 5 PM, Monday to Friday.
  • Work may be rescheduled due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

What to Expect

  • During the preparation and flip itself, nearby residents and businesses can expect to see line painting vehicles, and other light vehicles carrying the traffic equipment and signage.
  • Stage 6A this stage will only occur on weekends starting Friday at 11 PM through to Monday 5 AM.
  • Stage 6B this stage will occur Monday to Friday between the hours of 7 AM and 11 PM.
  • Stage 6C this stage will occur approximately one (1) month later.

Traffic and Pedestrian Impacts

  • The north-south crosswalk on the west side of the Kennedy Road and Eglinton Avenue East intersection will be closed for the duration of stages 6A, 6B, and 6C.
  • The north-south crosswalk on the east side of the Kennedy Road and Eglinton Avenue East intersection will remain open for the duration of stages 6A, 6B, and 6C.
  • The east-west crosswalks on the south and north sides of the Kennedy Road and Eglinton Avenue East intersection will remain open for the duration of this stage.
  • Left turn lanes restrictions on the north and south of the Kennedy Road on weekends during stage 6A.
  • Temporary sidewalk access to Kennedy Station only located at the south side of Kennedy Road, pedestrians will need to cross to north side to continue on Eglinton Avenue East.
  • New traffic signals will be installed 160m east of Kennedy Road and Eglinton Avenue East.
  • Signage will be in place to direct pedestrians to alternate routes.
  • A minimum of one lane of traffic in each direction on Eglinton Avenue East and Kennedy Road will be maintained.

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For more information, please contact Phil Rodriques at the East Community Office.

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

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