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November 242016

Update: Shoring and Excavation Work Continues for Laird Station

Since June 2016, shoring and excavation work has been underway within the main and secondary entrance sites for the future Laird Station. In January 2017, the long-term road occupancy and sidewalk closure is expected to begin and will remain for the duration of the work – upwards of 40 months.  Read more »

November 242016

Overnight Geotechnical Works: Dec. 1 & 2 Eglinton Lane Reduction to a Single Lane between Brentcliffe Road and Leslie Street

What Work is Taking Place?

Overnight lane reduction to a single lane of traffic on Eglinton Avenue East between Brentcliffe Road and Leslie Street will be required for two nights, as crews drill boreholes in the road to determine the condition of existing soil and rocks in the area. Boreholes will be drilled along Eglinton Avenue East between Brentcliffe Road and Leslie Street in advance of the construction of Laird and Science Centre Stations. Read more »

November 212016

Shoring for Caledonia Station

What Work is Taking Place?

Beginning in November 2016, crews will start support of excavation work, also known as shoring, at the future Caledonia Station.  The station is located on the north side of Eglinton Avenue West between Gabian Way and Croham Road (in front of Westside Mall).  Shoring is a common step in the process of constructing the foundation of a building.  Steel piles, as well as braces and tie-backs, will be installed around the perimeter of the station box area to support excavation. Read more »

November 182016

Well Decommissioning at Eglinton Station

What Work is Taking Place?

To prepare for future construction of Eglinton Station, crews will be decommissioning monitoring wells along Eglinton Avenue between Duplex Avenue and Cowbell Lane.

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November 182016

UPDATE – Re-configuration of Emergency Exit Site at Petman Avenue

What Work is Taking Place?

The configuration of the current Emergency Exit Building site will be altered.  The existing vehicular access to 393 Eglinton Avenue East (Mac’s Convenience Store) parking lot, via Petman Avenue, will be closed.  Starting in late November, vehicles must use Eglinton Avenue East to access the Mac’s Convenience Store parking lot.    Read more »

November 172016

Backfilling and Compaction at Eglinton Station

What Work is Taking Place?

  • Backfilling and compaction is the next stage of construction at the abandoned TTC bus depot, located at the south west corner of Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue West.
  • This work involves refilling and leveling the demolition site with fresh granular material and compaction of the material into the ground. This activity will prepare the site for support of excavation, the following phase of construction.

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November 162016

Hydro Utility Relocation at Chaplin Station

What Work is Taking Place?

Crews will relocate overhead hydro utilities in the vicinity of Chaplin Crescent and Eglinton Avenue West to prepare for construction of Chaplin Station.  Existing hydro poles and cables will be removed.  Temporary poles will be installed, and the cables will be relocated to the temporary poles and an underground duct bank.   Temporary services outages will be required to switch service over to the new hydro infrastructure.  Some businesses or residents may experience short-duration hydro outages of approximately 20 minutes. Read more »

November 162016

Update: Hydro Utility Relocations for Science Centre Station: Pedestrian Crosswalk Closure and TTC Bus Detour

What Work is Taking Place?

In mid-November crews began to set-up work zones within the roadway at both the northwest and southwest corners of Don Mills Road and Eglinton Avenue East as crews continue to relocate existing utilities at the intersection. Work began on relocating hydro utilities and work continues on relocating telecommunication lines within man holes as well within pre-existing duct banks in preparation for station construction.  Read more »

November 112016

Next Stage of Utility Relocations for Science Centre Station

Beginning as early as Sunday, November 13 work zones will be erected within the roadway at both the northwest and southwest corners of Don Mills Road and Eglinton Avenue East as crews will continue to relocate existing utilities in the vicinity of Don Mills Road and Eglinton Avenue East. Read more »