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April 142015

You are invited to our big TBM move!

Dear Friends and Neighbours:

Come join us on Saturday April 18 and Sunday April 19 to witness a significant milestone in the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project!  

Dennis and Lea, the tunnel boring machines (TBMs) that have been tunnelling the western segment of the Crosstown’s underground section, will be lifted out of the extraction shaft located west of Allen Road, and moved to the launch shaft located east of Allen Road.

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April 012015

TBMs on the move April 17-20 - Specialized lift and move will result in road closures

What is happening?

Dennis and Lea, the tunnel boring machines (TBMs) that have been building the western segment of the Eglinton Crosstown’s underground tunnel, are getting ready for their own big move.

Over the weekend of April 17-20, 2015, Dennis and Lea will be lifted out of the extraction shaft located just west of Allen Road, and moved to the launch shaft just east of Allen Road. The TBMs are being moved in order to bypass the TTC subway line in this area. Read more »

February 122015

Temporary Bridge Deck Installation on Eglinton Avenue

What we are building

What: Crews will be installing a temporary bridge deck on Eglinton Avenue for the future planned move of the Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs) from the extraction shaft. The TBMs will be moved from the extraction shaft on the west side of Allen Road to the launch shaft under construction on the east side of Allen Road. This bridge deck will facilitate the movement of the TBMs and is not for public use. Read more »

January 082015

Retour sur l’année 2014

Le projet Eglinton Crosstown est une ligne de transport léger sur rail (TLR) de 19 kilomètres qui longera Eglinton Avenue au cœur de Toronto et comprendra un tunnel souterrain de 10 kilomètres dans sa section centrale. Lorsqu’elle sera terminée, la ligne reliera Mount Dennis, à l’ouest, à Kennedy Road, à l’est, et offrira un service jusqu’à 60 % plus rapide que le service d’autobus actuel.  Read more »

January 082015

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 »

December 092014

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 »

November 172014

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. 

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September 182014

New northbound Allen Road ramp opens

New northbound Allen Road ramp opens 

To accommodate the construction of the tunnelling site, crews have built a new temporary northbound Allen Road ramp. 

What:  Read more »