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April 05 2017

Hydro Relocation for West Portal & Elevated Guideway

What work is taking place?

Between May 4 to May 11, 2017 crews will relocate and upgrade existing overhead hydro utilities at the Eglinton Avenue and Black Creek Drive in preparation for the the West Portal and Guideway, where the light rail vehicles will travel on bridged tracks above Black Creek Drive, and enter and exit the underground portion of the Crosstown. Read more »

April 03 2017

Traffic Signal Hanging at Fairbank Station

What Work is Taking Place?

To make way for station construction, crews must relocate and hang the existing traffic signals at Dufferin Street and Eglinton Avenue West.  Traffic signal relocation will take place over five days, with curbside lane closures throughout the intersection.  Crews will install temporary traffic poles and signals at each corner of the intersection.  The temporary traffic signals and cables will be hung overhead, while the existing traffic poles are removed. Read more »

March 31 2017

The TBM Don Experience

The week of March 13, 2017, the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project marked another significant milestone. Metrolinx began the process of extracting the tunnel boring machines (TBM) from the completed east tunnels. TBM ‘Don’, the machine that bored the north tunnel, was the first machine to be lifted to surface. He was disassembled and lifted from extraction shaft just east of Yonge & Eglinton in four over-sized sections over four days.  Read more »

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March 31 2017

LOW WATER PRESSURE NOTICE: Watermain Investigation Work

What Work is Taking Place?

On April 3, 2017, crews will begin subsurface utility engineering (SUE) investigation of a large 900mm watermain in the Eglinton Avenue West and Chaplin Crescent area.  The watermain will be exposed to determine the utility and ground conditions in advance of wet utilities relocation.  Most of the work will take place within the existing traffic staging at Chaplin Crescent and Eglinton Avenue West. Read more »

March 30 2017

Mount Dennis & Eglinton Maintenance and Storage Facility Open House

Thank you for attending our Mount Dennis & Eglinton Maintenance and Storage Facility Open House on March 29, 2017.

For those of you who missed it, the presentation is here:

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March 30 2017

Upcoming Parking Changes at Kennedy Station - Beginning As Early As Spring 2017

Overview

Kennedy Station will be the terminal station at the eastern end of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT line. Kennedy Station is an interchange station with connections to the GO Transit Stouffville Line, the TTC Scarborough RT, the TTC Bloor-Danforth subway, and a TTC bus terminal. Read more »

March 29 2017

Overnight Lane Reduction on Eglinton Avenue East for Crane Transport

What Work is Taking Place?

Crews will be transporting a crane into the extraction shaft construction zone area, on the north side of Eglinton Avenue East, east of Yonge Street. 

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March 29 2017

Geotechnical Equipment Installations and Monitoring at Oakwood Station

Geotechnical Equipment Installations and Monitoring at

 Oakwood Station 

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