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September 202017

Preliminary Notice to Businesses and Residents: Upcoming Power Outage Between Birchmount and Kennedy

What Work is Taking Place?

Since June 2017, crews have been upgrading and relocating existing hydro utilities in the area located just west of Birchmount Road to Kennedy Road in the vicinity of Eglinton Avenue East. To complete this work, a Hydro outage is required.

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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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July 262017

Pharmacy - Kennedy Construction Liaison Committee Meeting

The construction liaison committee meeting of stops and station between Pharmacy and Kennedy was held on July 25, 2017. You can see the presentation here:

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July 142017

Median Removals on Eglinton Avenue East for Surface Stops

The surface section of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT will run down the centre of Eglinton Avenue East in dedicated transit lanes at street level. To prepare for the construction of the surface section, crews are working to get the roadway ready.

Setting up the construction work zones in the roadway will require changes to how car and truck, bus, and pedestrian traffic flows along Eglinton Avenue East and the associated intersections where future stops will be located. To conduct this work safely lane reductions will be required. Read more »

July 132017

Re-issue: Telecommunication Utilities Relocation: Birchmount Road to Treverton Drive

What Work is Taking Place?

• Crews will begin relocation of existing telecommunication lines along Eglinton Avenue East, between Birchmount Road and Treverton Drive.

• Telecommunication lines within utility chambers as well within pre-existing duct banks will be relocated in preparation for station construction.

• All work conducted during this phase will occur within the public boulevards.

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June 282017

Pharmacy - Kennedy Construction Liaison Committee Meeting

The construction liaison committee meeting of stops and station between Pharmacy and Kennedy was held on June 27, 2017. You can see the presentation here:

June 202017

Hydro Utility Relocation for the Eastern End of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT Line

What Work is Taking Place?

Crews will relocate and upgrade existing overhead hydro utilities between Birchmount Road and Kennedy Station in preparation for construction of the surface section dedicated transit lanes (guideway), the Kennedy Portal, and the Kennedy LRT Station. Existing overhead and underground hydro lines will be relocated from the north side of Eglinton Avenue East to the south side of Eglinton Avenue East.

June 092017

Preparatory Road Works on Eglinton Avenue East for Surface Stops

Preparatory Road Works on Eglinton Avenue East for Surface Stops

The surface section of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT will run down the centre of Eglinton Avenue East in dedicated transit lanes at street level. To prepare for the construction of the surface section, crews are working to get the roadway ready.

Setting up the construction work zones in the roadway will require changes to how car and truck, bus, and pedestrian traffic flows along Eglinton Avenue East and the associated intersections where future stops will be located.  Read more »

May 312017

Pharmacy - Kennedy Construction Liaison Committee Meeting

The construction liaison committee meeting of stops and station between Pharmacy and Kennedy was held on May 30, 2017. You can see the presentation here:

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