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June 302016

Enbridge Gas Distribution Line Relocation for Mount Pleasant Station: Beginning July 2016

What Work is Taking Place?

  • Enbridge Gas Distribution (Enbridge) will be relocating natural gas pipelines at the site of the future Mount Pleasant Station. 

Timing

  • Work will start July 4, 2016 and will last for approximately 10 weeks.
  • Work will occur between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m, Monday to Friday.
  • Work could be rescheduled due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances

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June 302016

Cross Passage Construction: Rumsey Road Stages 1, 2 and 3

What

A cross passage is a small passageway built to connect the eastbound and westbound tunnels for maintenance and emergency purposes. Dewatering equipment is used at street level on Eglinton Avenue above the cross passage location. Dewatering is the process of removing groundwater from around the tunnel level below. The dewatering equipment will be in place for the duration of the building of the cross passage. Read more »

June 292016

Update: 7 Eglinton Avenue East Demolition

What Work is Taking Place?

  • 7 Eglinton Avenue East, the Salvation Army Community Church building, is being demolished to make way for the construction of Eglinton Station.

Timing Read more »

June 282016

Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) Investigation at Kennedy Station

Kennedy Station will be the terminal station at the eastern end of the LRT line, and will also serve as an interchange station. It will be located at Transway Crescent and Eglinton Avenue East, approximately 300 metres east of Kennedy Road.  Read more »

June 242016

Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) Investigation on Eglinton Avenue East at Leslie Street

In preparation for construction of the surface level section of the Eglinton Crosstown, crews will begin conducting preparatory activities and utility works including surveying, locating utilities, and drilling boreholes to obtain additional information on sub-surface utilities and ground conditions in various locations along Eglinton.

What work is starting? Read more »

June 232016

Tunnelling: What You May Experience

As you may know, the Eglinton Crosstown includes a 10-kilometre underground portion, between Keele Street and Laird Drive. For the tunnelled portion, locomotives run along interim track and transport materials and haul spoils in and out of the tunnels to the extraction shafts. Tunnel boring machines (TBMs) and muck removal operations run around the clock - 24 hours a day. Read more »

June 222016

Mount Pleasant Dewatering to Commence Week of June 20, 2016

What work is starting?

What: Dewatering will commence to allow crews to perform scheduled maintenance on the tunnel boring machines. Dewatering wells were installed in advance of the arrival of the tunnel boring machines.  Read more »