UPDATED: Overnight Hydro Pole Installation February 2, 2020

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January 27, 2020


As early as Sunday February 2, 2020 crews at Chaplin will be installing hydro poles along Eglinton Avenue West from Latimer Avenue to Russell Hill Road. The installation of two (2) hydro poles will provide temporary power for the construction site. Installation will take approximately three to four days and will be conducted overnight. The poles will be in place for the duration of the project. Each pole will be installed on the north sidewalk of Eglinton Ave W, one west of Latimer Avenue and the other between Latimer Avenue and Russell Hill Drive.


  • Work is expected to begin as early as Sunday February 2, 2020 and take approximately three (3) to four (4) days to complete.
  • Work will take place overnight, from 8:00 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 may be rescheduled due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.
  • This work may be longer of shorter than expected.



  • Crews will be installing two (2) hydro poles on Eglinton Ave W, west and east of Latimer Ave
  • Lane reductions will be required to safely conduct this work.
  • Nearby businesses and residents can expect noise from trucks and other construction equipment used for the installation.
  • Fencing, dust cloth, barriers, and scaffolding may be erected around work zones for safety purposes.
  • Noise, dust and lighting from construction activity can be expected.
  • Expect delays when traveling near work zones.


  • Lane reductions will be required with a minimum of one through lane of traffic in each direction maintained.
  • Traffic control personnel will be present during this work.
  • As always, please take care when travelling near work sites.
  • There will be no impacts to TTC bus service. 

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