In areas where construction is concentrated, several construction vehicles may be required to be staged along Eglinton Avenue, and is subject to City of Toronto approval. Construction vehicles range from heavy operating equipment to smaller vehicles for transportation of signage and various materials. These vehicles are performing a key process of the operation occurring on site.
In some cases, vehicles may appear to be unnecessarily idling; however, it is important for vehicles and equipment as part of the immediate works are required to dwell nearby to move in as required to perform the scheduled work. Construction associated vehicles are exempt from City of Toronto idling legislation.
Generators may also be required to supply power to site equipment. Each site presents a unique challenge for construction and varies in terms of impacts to the roadway and space required for construction activity. Each stage of work will dictate the size and type of truck and generator. Noise and vibration associated with construction can be expected with this work.
Please be cautious when travelling nearby and around these vehicles and equipment. Workers on or near the road and are operating heavy equipment, acting as flag persons, inspecting the work and working with specialized equipment and tools within the site.