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June 302017

Mount Dennis Railway Corridor Work - July 4 to July 30, 2017

What Work is Taking Place?

Crews are working in the rail corridor, within the vicinity of the Eglinton Avenue Bridge, preparing for the relocation of the CP Mainline Track. This work involves grading the track bed in the area where the tracks will be realigned, track bed leveling and shifting of the CP Diversion track to the correct alignment and cutting over-/shifting of the existing track.

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June 302017

Update: Dewatering System at Laird Station

Original issue dates: April 20, 2017 and June 7, 2017 Re-Issue date: June 30, 2017

The term “dewatering” means pumping from the ground water at a site where there will be excavation.  At Eglinton Avenue East and Laird Drive, dozens of small wells will be drilled along the curbside eastbound lane. Wells will be drilled and shallow trenches will be required to lay the pipes, pumps, wells and valves to do the work.   Read more »

June 272017

Chaplin Station: Pedestrian Pathway Change

 

 Since fall 2016, crews have been conducting support of excavation work (shoring) at the future Chaplin Station. Read more »

June 222017

Storm Sewer Connection in Cedarvale Park

What Work is Taking Place?

In preparation for the construction of Cedarvale Station, several storm and sanitary sewers must be reconfigured prior to the commencement of the support of excavation works. As part of one of these relocations, an existing connection must be enabled in one of the storm sewers at Cedarvale Park.

Crews will occupy a small portion of the park in the vicinity of an existing manhole (see picture below) in order to conduct the works.

Timing Read more »

June 212017

Upcoming Sanitary Sewer Connection at Eglinton Station

What Work is Taking Place

To prepare for the construction of Eglinton Station, crews have been relocating existing water mains and sanitary sewers in the vicinity of Eglinton Avenue and Yonge Street.  To complete this work, crews need to connect the new sanitary sewer with the existing sewer located at the northwest corner of the Yonge-Eglinton intersection.  Read more »

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 192017

Enbridge Gas Distribution Line Relocation Victoria Park Avenue & Eglinton Avenue East

What Work is Taking Place? 

Enbridge Gas Distribution (Enbridge) is relocating a gas main in the Eglinton Crosstown LRT corridor on Eglinton Avenue East between Victoria Park Avenue and Saddle Ridge Drive. 

Timing

  • Work will start at the end of June 2017 and will last for approximately four weeks.
  • Work will occur between 7:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., Monday to Friday.
  • Work could be rescheduled due to weather conditions or any unforeseen circumstances.
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June 132017

Enbridge Gas Distribution Line Relocation near Kennedy Station

What Work is Taking Place? 

To accommodate the construction of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT, Enbridge Gas Distribution (Enbridge) is required to relocate a gas line on Eglinton Avenue East (between Kennedy Road and Midland Avenue) and on Kennedy Road (between Treverton Drive and Eglinton Avenue East). 

These pipelines are integral to Enbridge’s gas system and must be re-routed to ensure the safe and reliable delivery of natural gas to customers in the Greater Toronto Area. Read more »

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 »

June 092017

UPDATE: Cedarvale Station Support of Excavation

Original issue date: March 14, 2017
Re-issue date: June 9, 2017

UPDATE: Cedarvale Station Support of Excavation

By the end of 2015, tunneling works in the vicinity of Allen Road had concluded. Throughout 2016 and the beginning of 2017, crews conducted preparatory works for the future Cedarvale Station construction. Read more »