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October 182017

Avenue Construction Updates - October 18

Construction Activities at Avenue Road and Eglinton

As we gear up to begin mining operations at the Secondary Entrance in November, there are many other parcels of preparatory work to complete. Construction outside of the long-term set up is very active and will be for the rest of the year.

Residents and businesses can expect to see many works happening at various locations in the roadway or on the sidewalk, often at the same time.

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October 132017

Chaplin and Avenue Stations Open House

Thank you for attending the open house about Chaplin and Avenue Stations on October 12, 2017. 

For those of you who missed it, the presentation is here: Read more »

October 122017

Sewer Lining Activities at Avenue Station - Bypass Installation & Lining Operations


The entire sewer lining process will take approximately 4 – 6 weeks to complete.

Sewer bypass work takes place in the daytime construction hours.

Sewer lining work takes place on a 24 hour schedule.


October 102017

Mining at Avenue Station

Mining is expected to begin in November 2017, and will carry on through to late 2019.

What Work is Happening?

The Eglinton Crosstown includes a 10-kilometre underground portion, between Weston Road and Laird Drive, where 15 below-grade stations are under construction. Eleven will be built using a “cut-and cover” method and four, including Avenue Station, are going to be “mined.” 

Excavation of the entrances at Avenue Station is nearing completion and mining will begin soon. Read more »

October 062017

Overnight Work and Lane Reductions to Install Centre Line Dewatering Wells on Eglinton for Avenue Station

Updated: October 6, 2017
Original Post: October 3, 2017

New Start Date: October 16, 2017 


What Work is Taking Place?

The term “dewatering” means pumping water from the ground at a site where there will be excavation and is essential before and during upcoming mining operations at Avenue Station. The dewatering system is installed in two phases, drilling of the wells and then digging shallow trenches to connect the wells and lay the pipes, pumps, and valves for the system. Read more »

October 052017

Chaplin - Avenue Construction Liaison Committee Meeting

The construction liaison committee meeting of Chaplin and Avenue Stations was held on October 4, 2017. You can see the presentation here:

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September 282017

Tunnel Concrete Pour for Avenue Station

What Work is Happening? 

To prepare for upcoming mining works at Avenue Station, crews need to fill portions of the completed tunnels with concrete. 

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September 082017

UPDATED: Dewatering System at Avenue Station

Updates: September 8, 2017
Latest Issue Date: May 15, 2017
Original Issue Date: April 17, 2017


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September 072017

Chaplin - Avenue Construction Liaison Committee Meeting

The construction liaison committee meeting of Chaplin and Avenue Stations was held on September 6, 2017. You can see the presentation here:

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August 292017

Pedestrian Safety near Construction Sites

The tunnelled section between Brentcliffe Road and Black Creek Drive is complete, and last year, construction activities began at all 15 underground stations including Kennedy Station. The preparatory works at the at-grade portion of the line, between Brentcliffe Road and Kennedy Station, also started this summer. Since the end of school, many work zones have been set up for construction and some major intersections along Eglinton Avenue have changed.

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