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November 182015

Monitoring Equipment Installation along Eglinton Avenue West at Spadina Road

What: Monitoring equipment will continue to be installed at major intersections along Eglinton Avenue West. 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 »

November 052015

Tunnelling for the Crosstown: What you may experience

As you know, tunnelling continues on the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) project as we build the underground portion of the future transit line. 

The tunnel boring machines (TBMs) operate around the clock - 24 hours a day, seven days week. On average, they each travel about 10 metres per day. Our TBMs are working about 20 metres below ground, but we do sometimes hear from nearby residents who may experience vibration from the TBMs as they pass through the area.    Read more »

October 052015

Eglinton Crosstown Construction Update

Metrolinx is making progress on the Crosstown project. Construction of a launch shaft east of Brentcliffe Road is complete and assembly of two tunnel boring machines (TBMs) is nearing completion. Utility relocation and headwall construction along Eglinton Avenue East between Brentcliffe and Bayview started in January 2014. Some works along the road have been completed and others are progressing well. The Crosstown Team appreciates the patience of our neighbours while we work to build transit. Read more »

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 »

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

Overnight Restoration Work Wednesday and Thursday 9 pm to 6 am, on Eglinton between Chaplin & Latimer

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.

Where: This work will take place on Eglinton Avenue between Chaplin Crescent and Latimer Avenue. Read more »

July 152015

Gas line relocation for future Chaplin Station Starting the week of August 4, 2015

What work is starting?

What: Enbridge Gas Distribution will be relocating natural gas pipelines at the site of the future Chaplin Station.

Map - Chaplin gas relocation July 2015 Read more »