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January 16 2015

Extraction Shaft Construction Work East of Yonge Street Shifting to North Side of Eglinton Avenue

What: Crews will be working on the construction of a large shaft including the building of support piles and a headwall, located within the Eglinton Avenue roadway on the east side of Yonge Street. 

Why: Crews are currently relocating utilities on the south side of Eglinton. During the next stage, construction of a large shaft will begin on the north side of Eglinton. Construction of this shaft will include daylighting for utilities, installation of piles, jet-grouting and excavation and decking of the roadway.   Read more »

January 13 2015

Emergency Exit Building Construction Hydro Utility Pole Relocation on Petman Avenue

What work is starting?

What: Petman Avenue hydro utility pole relocation work is necessary in advance of the construction of Emergency Exit Building.  Certain hydro utility poles located on the east side of Petman Avenue and on City of Toronto property, will be relocated to a nearby location - also on City of Toronto property. Read more »

January 08 2015

Long-term Closure of Highbourne Road at Eglinton Avenue West

What we are building

What: Construction of the headwalls for the future Avenue station requires a grout plant to be established nearby to pump a form of concrete, otherwise known as “grout”, to the station headwall location. In order to minimize road occupancy on Eglinton Avenue West this grout plant will be located within a section on Highbourne Road, south of Eglinton. Some road adjustments will take place to accommodate the grout plant. Read more »

January 08 2015

Cross Passage Headwall Construction near Duncannon Drive - Stage 1

What we are building?

What: A cross passage is a tunnel cut between two other parallel tunnels required for maintenance or emergency purposes. Crews will be building one headwall for the future cross-passage required for future maintenance of the tunnels.  Read more »

January 08 2015

2014 Year-in-Review

The Eglinton Crosstown is a 19-kilometre light rail transit (LRT) line that will run along Eglinton Avenue through the heart of Toronto, with a 10-kilmetre underground tunnel in its central section. When it’s complete, the line will connect Mount Dennis in the west to Kennedy Road in the east, and will be up to 60% faster than bus service today. Read more »

January 08 2015

Avenue Station Headwall Construction for Twin Tunnels

What we are building?

What: In this phase of construction, crews will be building the headwalls for the future Avenue Station. Headwalls are underground support walls located at the east and west ends of the station location. Following the site preparation, crews will be installing these underground station headwalls in advance of the twin tunnel construction. Read more »

December 19 2014

Emergency Exit Building Construction Stage 1 – Utility Relocation Work on the North Side of Eglinton at Petman Avenue

What:  Crews will relocate underground utilities beneath the Eglinton Avenue roadway and in the vicinity of Petman Avenue. Read more »

December 09 2014

Overnight Lane Reduction on Eglinton Avenue West to a Single Lane between Flanders Road and Everden Road

Wednesday, December 10th 2014, 10 p.m. to. Thursday, December 11th 2014, 5 a.m.

What:  Crews will be working on the Eglinton Ave West road decking near at the launch shaft. 

Where:  On Eglinton Ave West near Allen Road between Flanders Road and Everden Rd, Read more »

December 05 2014

Utility Relocation Work near Yonge Street for Extraction Shaft - Temporary Closure of Holly Street

What we are building

What: Crews are working on advanced utility construction and relocation prior to the building of support headwalls and an extraction shaft, located within the Eglinton Avenue roadway on the east side of Yonge Street.  Read more »

November 17 2014

Cross Passage Construction Update – November 2014

Information as of November 5, 2014

What is the Crosstown?

The Eglinton Crosstown is a 19-kilometre light rail transit (LRT) line that will run along Eglinton Avenue through the heart of Toronto, with an underground central section. The line will connect Mount Dennis in the west to Kennedy Road in the east, and the new service will be up to 60% faster than the bus service today. 

Did you know? Read more »