Water Main Works for Cedarvale Station Laneway North of Eglinton between Marlee and Fairleigh

 
March 24, 2018

ORIGINAL POSTING: FEBRUARY 21, 2018

REPOSTED: MARCH 21, 2018

WHAT WORK IS TAKING PLACE?

To accommodate work on the new Cedarvale Station, crews need to complete water main utility relocations. A new water main will be installed in the laneway that runs behind the homes and businesses on the north side of Eglinton Avenue West between Marlee Avenue and Fairleigh Crescent. A portion of the new water main will be constructed on Marlee Avenue.

TIMING

  • Work will begin Saturday, March 24, 2018, taking place in stages.
  • All stages will last for approximately 8-10 weeks.
  • Work may occur between the hours of 7:00 AM and 11:00 PM, 7 days a week.
  • The contractor may not always work during the permitted hours, but may do so at its discretion.
  • Occasional overnight work may be required. Instances of overnight work will be communicated separately and in advance.
  • Work may be delayed due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances

 WHAT TO EXPECT

  • Driveway access for some properties will be restricted during this work.  Affected residents will be contacted separately to arrange for alternate parking.
  • Nearby residents and businesses can expect noise in the area caused by loaders, trucks, a hydro-vacuum truck, and other construction equipment.
  • Nearby residents and businesses can expect dust from excavation activity and debris removal.
  • Heavy truck traffic entering and exiting the work zone.
  • In addition to construction activity, residents can expect to see equipment and material storage within designated work zones. 

TRAFFIC AND PEDESTRIAN IMPACTS

  • The laneway (Ln N Eglinton W Fairleigh) will be closed from Marlee Avenue to Fairleigh Crescent for the duration of the works.
  • Crews will occupy a lane on Marlee Avenue for a portion of the works. A minimum of one lane in each direction will be maintained on Marlee Avenue.

TRAVELLING SMART DURING CONSTRUCTION

  • Travel delays are expected with construction. Please allow extra time for your journey.
  • Traffic will be extra heavy at peak periods during the Eglinton Crosstown LRT construction.
  • Download the free ‘aCrosstown’ traffic app to get real-time traffic and transit information for Eglinton Avenue.