Weekend Traffic Restrictions at Birchmount Road

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June 13, 2019

Weekend Traffic Restrictions at Birchmount Road

What Work is Taking Place?

Updated June 18

As part of the ongoing pavement reconstruction works at intersections along Eglinton Avenue East in support of construction of the future surface stops, crews will be conducting pavement reconstruction works at Birchmount Road intersection at Eglinton Avenue East. Work began in November 2018 and will continue with two (2) weekend intersection traffic restrictions of Birchmount Road as early as the weekend of June 22/23 and the weekend of June 29/30.

June 22/23 weekend - There will be no                   June 29/30 weekend - There will be no access to

access no or from Birchmount Road on the              or from Birchmount Road on the north side of 

south side of Eglinton Ave East                                 Eglinton Ave East

 

Hours of Work

  • Construction activities will begin on each Friday before these weekends, and will continue during regular working hours (7am- 11pm) and overnight during the weekend (11 pm- 7am) until the intersection re-opens the following Monday morning.
  • Note: Unexpected circumstances (weather, equipment failure, etc.) may also change the above interruption plans or prolong the interruption. If this occurs, we will endeavour to provide reasonable notice.

 

What to Expect

  • The paving reconstruction will be completed over two (2) weekends.
  • Full restrictions to northbound or southbound traffic from Eglinton Avenue East.
  • East-west through traffic will be maintained.

 

Traffic and Pedestrian Impacts

 

June 22/23 weekend

  • One (1) lane of traffic in each direction at the intersection along Eglinton Ave E will be maintained. Traffic will be shifted north along Eglinton Avenue East and Birchmount Road intersection.
  • There will be no access to or from Birchmount Road south of Eglinton Avenue East.
  • One north south crosswalk at Eglinton Avenue East and Birchmount Road intersection will be maintained.

 

June 29/30 weekend

  • One (1) lane of traffic in each direction at the intersection along Eglinton Ave E will be maintained. Traffic will be shifted south along Eglinton Avenue East and Birchmount Road intersection.
  • There will be no access to or from Birchmount Road south of Eglinton Avenue East.
  • One north south crosswalk at Eglinton Avenue East and Birchmount Road intersection will be maintained.

 

TTC Impacts

 

  • TTC bus stops in the affected area may be relocated for the safety of transit riders.
  • Relocation and re-routing of bus stops and buses respectively, is done in consultation with TTC to ensure construction can continue safely while minimizing impact on the community and customers.

 

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