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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 »

August 212015

Monitoring Equipment Installation at the intersection of Eglinton Avenue West and Bathurst Street

Monitoring equipment Bathurst Aug 2015

What: Monitoring equipment will be installed at Eglinton Avenue West and Bathurst Street. 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 West if needed.   Read more »

August 142015

Overnight Restoration Work - Monday August 15 and Tuesday August 16

What: Crews will be completing restoration of the roadway overnight in an effort to minimize traffic impacts.  Noise and asphalt smell can be expected as part of this work.

When: August 15 and 16 from 9 p.m. in the evening to 6 a.m. in the morning.

Why: Construction of underground headwalls for the future Bathurst Station is nearing completion. Crews will be restoring the intersection to pre-construction conditions.  Read more »

June 262015

THE UPPER VILLAGE NEIGHBOURHOOD – Health & Wellness with a Side of Indulgence

The Upper Village BIA covers the area on Eglinton Avenue West between Allen Road and Bathurst Street, adjacent to one of the city’s most beautiful neighbourhoods – Forest Hill. 

Upper Village BIA map

Established in 1983, it is currently chaired by Dr. Alan Pintaric, a chiropractor who runs Health Solutions. Dr. Pintaric provides his patients with complete chiropractic care, including acupuncture and massage therapy.  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 042015

Stage 2 Cross Passage Construction near Locksley Ave. and Alameda Ave.

What: 

A cross passage is a tunnel cut between two other parallel tunnels required for maintenance or emergency purposes. 

Stage 2:  Cross Passage Construction near Locksley Ave. and Alameda Ave. Stage 2 work involves the placing of a generator and a dewatering treatment tank occupying a short curb lane restriction for approximately 6 months.  

Where:  Read more »

March 062015

Parking in the vicinity of Bathurst, Chaplin and Avenue during Construction

Transforming transit across the middle of Toronto is a significant undertaking and requires a lot of coordination. Construction is visible along the Eglinton corridor and on many side streets while we work to build this important transit project. In some cases, there will be short-term local street closures, turning and parking restrictions to allow for the construction to take place. Read more »

March 052015

UPDATE – Construction Shifts to the South Side of Eglinton for Bathurst Station Headwall Construction for Twin Tunnels

What we are building

What: Since October 2014, crews have been building headwalls for the future Bathurst Station ahead of the arrival of the Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs). Headwalls are underground support walls located at the east and west ends of the underground station.  Read more »

February 102015

UPDATE: Bathurst Station Headwall Construction for Twin Tunnels

What we are building

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