Empowering the future generation of women in construction

For the past three weeks, 15 high school girls from the Eglinton East and Scarborough Village neighbourhoods were granted an inside look at careers in construction and what it means to be a woman working in a male-dominated industry. Read more »

Taking first steps to building the Crosstown’s stations and stops

On April 11, 2016, a crew began to excavate the main entrance to the future Keelesdale Station using a large drilling equipment. This is the first step in the Eglinton Crosstown’s Stations and Stops construction.  Read more »

Pedestrian tunnel closures at Yonge & Eglinton

There are four pedestrian tunnels that enable underground access to and from the existing subway station to the four corners of the Yonge-Eglinton intersection. These tunnels are located directly where supports need to be installed, so all four of these tunnels need to be closed. Read more »

Eglinton Gems to Romance Your Valentine

Valentine’s Day is an occasion of love, luxury and romance. But with the pressure to create the best possible night ever, it can also be really stressful. 

Whether it’s one of the strip’s well-known establishments or one of its hidden gems, a wonderful selection of shops on Eglinton can provide all you need to impress that special someone.  Read more »

Winter Safety: Driving Near the Crosstown Construction Sites

Driving near construction sites is tough, there’s no question about it. Fencing can reduce available laneways and traffic bottlenecks can cause long delays. When winter weather and precipitation hit, these difficulties are made even worse. 

This winter, keep the following tips in mind when driving near the Crosstown’s construction sites: Read more »

Students Learn Construction at Habitat for Humanity Build

On November 25, 2016, CTS partnered with the Toronto District and Toronto Catholic District School Boards to provide mentorship opportunities for youth interested in the construction trades. Read more »

Demolishing the Abandoned TTC Bus Terminal at Yonge and Eglinton

In 2004 the TTC bus terminal at Yonge and Eglinton was abandoned over safety concerns stemming from the 50 year-old infrastructure.  This has left a large unoccupied space in Toronto’s bustling Midtown community, offering little-to-no value to the public realm for more than a decade. Read more »

Steps to Constructing Crosstown's Stations

The Crosstown will span a great distance, which means each station will be constructed in a variety of different types of neighbourhoods, environments and other local conditions. As a result, our constructors have to apply different excavation and construction methodologies to accommodate the local conditions while building the stations along the line. Read more »

The tunnels are complete – now, what’s next?

Now that the tunnels are prepared, up next is fitting out the tunnels similar to furnishing a freshly built home. Read more »

How we build: Science Centre Station

Constructing the future Science Centre Station is a complex process. It will be the only underground station located between two surface stops (Sunnybrook Park and Aga Khan).

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