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June 10 2015

What phase of work is coming in the vicinity of Mount Pleasant Road?

Utility Relocation: The first stage of work in this area is utility relocation. Construction of headwalls requires some utilities such as hydro, gas, water, telecommunication, etc.,to be moved safely out of the way in advance of tunnel and station construction. Read more »

June 10 2015

Utility Investigation and Relocation Work at Mount Pleasant and Eglinton

What work is starting?

What: Crews will be investigating and relocating utilities at the intersection of Mount Pleasant Road and Eglinton Avenue East prior to the construction of headwalls for the future Mount Pleasant Station.  Read more »

June 09 2015

Update: Emergency Exit Building Construction near Petman Avenue - Utility Relocation Work Moves to the Middle Lanes of Eglinton Avenue East

Emergency exit buildings (EEBs) are built in between stations when station platforms are more than approximately 760 metres apart to allow for easy evacuation of passengers. The construction of an EEB includes the building of an evacuation pathway, a set of stairs from the tunnel to ground level, and a small building at the surface. The scale of construction is similar to building a small-scale underground station. Generally, it takes up to 24 months to complete construction at each EEB.

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June 09 2015

Toronto Hydro Utility Overhead Relocation Work at Bayview and Eglinton

What work is starting?

What: Toronto Hydro crews will be relocating overhead Hydro utilities at the intersection of Bayview Avenue and Eglinton Avenue East ahead of headwall construction for the future Bayview Station.  Read more »

June 04 2015

Overnight Eglinton Avenue East Closure between Brentcliffe Road and Leslie Street from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. starting as early as June 15

Brentcliffe overnight closure June 2015

WHAT: On behalf of the City of Toronto, Metrolinx will be reconstructing the surface of Eglinton Avenue East between Brentcliffe Road and Leslie Street. Between Brentcliffe Road and Leslie Street, Eglinton Avenue East will be blocked and traffic will be diverted. Paid Duty Officers (PDOs) will be employed to control traffic at each end of the work site. Read more »

June 03 2015

Re-location of Temporary Pedestrian Walkways

What:  Metrolinx will be working to relocate major telecommunications infrastructure currently located beneath the west construction site and the north/south pedestrian walkway located on the west side of Allen Road. 

Where:  The initial work zone will be extended north along the pedestrian pathway from Eglinton Avenue West north to Whitmore Avenue.  Read more »

May 29 2015

Emergency Exit Building Construction near Petman Avenue - Driveway Closure at 393 Eglinton Avenue East

Emergency exit buildings (EEBs) are built in between stations when station platforms are more than approximately 760 metres apart to allow for easy evacuation of passengers. The construction of an EEB includes the building of an evacuation pathway, a set of stairs from the tunnel to ground level, and a small building at the surface. The scale of construction is similar to building a small-scale underground station. Generally, it takes up to 24 months to complete construction at each EEB. Read more »

May 28 2015

Short Term Allen Road Lane Restrictions for Trucking Staging Lane and Construction Compound

What: Installation of truck staging lanes and additional site facilities for Eglinton Crosstown project. This road work and installation of an additional lane is required for the re-launch of the tunnel boring machines at Eglinton Avenue West and Allen Road and the construction of tunnels from east of Allen Road to Yonge Street. Read more »

May 27 2015

Utility Relocation Work for Headwall Construction at Bayview and Eglinton

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What work is starting?

What: Crews will be performing utility relocation at the intersection of Bayview Avenue and Eglinton Avenue East prior to the headwall construction for the future Bayview Station. Read more »

May 26 2015

Temporary Crosswalk Closure and Sidewalk Blockage - Saturday, May 30 at 7:00 a.m. to Monday, June 1 at 8:00 a.m.

What phase of work is starting in the vicinity of Sutherland Drive? 

What:  A temporary closure of the Eglinton crosswalk and south-side Eglinton sidewalk on City of Toronto right-of-way near Leaside High School is scheduled for the above noted dates. During this time, pedestrians will be diverted to cross Eglinton at Bayview Avenue and Rumsey Road. Also, the south-side Eglinton sidewalk near Leaside High School will be temporarily blocked and not accessible to pedestrian traffic. Read more »