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October 022015

Short- term Road Closures at Gilgorm Road for Removal of Grout Plant

What: The jet grout plant at Eglinton Avenue West and Gilgorm Road will no longer be needed and will be taken down over the next few weeks. This will result in road closures at the south end of Gilgorm Road. 

When: The demobilization of the plant has started and will continue over the next couple of weeks. The road closure is expected to start as early as October 2 and last for approximately six days. The site will no longer occupy the south end of Gilgorm Road after October 9.   Read more »

October 012015

Eglinton Crosstown Line Station and Stop Names

The Eglinton Crosstown Project is building the Eglinton Line, a 19-kilometre light rail transit (LRT) line that will run along Eglinton Avenue through the heart of Toronto, with a 10-kilometre 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 »

September 252015

East tunnel boring machines begin their journey!

The Eglinton Crosstown LRT tunnel boring machines 'Don' and 'Humber' will begin their journey westward on September 29, 2015, marking another milestone toward the completion of the new LRT. 

The westbound tunnelling will start from the launch shaft located east of Brentcliffe Rd. and will proceed towards Yonge St. Work on the western segment of the tunnel has been underway since June 2013 with four of the 6.5 kilometres already complete. All tunnelling work is expected to be finished by the end of 2016. Read more »

September 032015

Monitoring Equipment Installation at intersection of Avenue Road and Eglinton Avenue West

Friday September 4 and Tuesday September 8 2015

What: Crews will continue installing monitoring equipment at the intersection of Avenue Road and Eglinton Avenue West. This equipment will measure important data related to the work of our tunnel boring machines underground.

Where: The equipment will continue to be installed within the roadway along Eglinton Avenue West and Avenue Road.

When: Specifically for the intersection of Avenue Road and Eglinton Avenue West of the monitoring equipment will be installed: Read more »

August 212015

Partial Road Closure for Gilgorm Road

Starting the week of August 24, 2015

What work is starting?

What: Enbridge Gas Distribution (Enbridge) will need to close the south end of Gilgorm Road (at Eglinton Avenue West) in order to complete the relocation of natural gas pipelines.

partial road closure gilgorm august 2015 Read more »

August 172015

Monitoring Equipment Installation along Eglinton Avenue East at Avenue Road

What: Monitoring equipment will continue to be installed at major intersections along Eglinton Avenue East. This equipment will measure important data related to the work of our tunnel boring machines underground. These measurements will allow construction crews to adjust tunnelling activities along Eglinton Avenue East if needed.   Read more »

July 152015

UPDATE: Avenue Station Headwall Construction

What: In this phase of construction, crews are building the headwalls for the future Avenue Station. Headwalls are underground support walls located at the east and west ends of the station location.  Read more »

June 232015

Construction Delays at Bathurst Street and Avenue Road

Dear Neighbours,

We understand and appreciate that you have endured our construction activities for months already and will have to endure it for many more months to come.  We regret the inconvenience that construction causes as we build the Eglinton Crosstown LRT project.  Read more »

May 142015

Temporary Water Shut Off - Wednesday May 20th 2015

What:  A temporary Water Shut Off is scheduled for the above noted date. During this time, the water main will be shut off and there will be no water available from the taps. 

When:  10:00 am to 5:00 pm on, Wednesday May 20th, 2015 

Where:  Temporary water shut off will be experienced by north side properties of:

1220 to 1164 Eglinton Ave West Read more »