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July 082014

Launch Shaft Welding Overnight Work at Allen Road until end of Summer 2014

The Eglinton Crosstown is a transit project that will provide rapid and reliable service across Eglinton Avenue. It includes an underground central section from Keele Street to Laird Drive, bring transit service that will be up to 60% faster than bus service today.

What work is starting?

What: Crews will conduct overnight welding work at the launch shaft at Allen Road. During the day, crews will be building and installing a road deck for a future traffic shift for the continuing work of the launch shaft. Read more »

July 032014

Laird Station East Headwall Construction for Twin Tunnels Stages One & Two – Reminder

The Eglinton Crosstown is a 19-kilometre light rail transit line that will run along Eglinton Avenue through the heart of Toronto, with an underground central section. The line will connect Mount Dennis in the west to Kennedy Road in the east, and the new service will be up to 60% faster than the bus service today. Read more »

July 022014

Rolling Lane Closures on Sutherland Drive at Eglinton Avenue East - Week of June 23, 2014

The Eglinton Crosstown is a 19 kilometre light rail transit (LRT) line that will run along Eglinton Avenue through the heart of Toronto, with an underground central section. The line will connect Mount Dennis in the west to Kennedy Road in the east, and the new service will be up to 60% faster than the bus service today.

What work is starting?

What: Crews will be installing ground movement monitoring equipment.   Read more »

June 242014

Letter to residents addressing traffic concerns in the Chaplin and Eglinton area.

Dear Neighbour:

The Eglinton Crosstown is a light rail transit (LRT) line that will run across Eglinton Avenue between Mount Dennis (Weston Road) and Kennedy Station. This 19-kilometre corridor will include a 10-kilometre underground portion, between Keele Street and Laird Drive. It will provide a rapid and reliable service that will be up to 60% faster than bus service today, when it is completed in 2020. Read more »

June 232014

Headwall Construction on the West of Yonge Street - Traffic Update for Edith Drive

The Eglinton Crosstown is a 19 kilometre light rail transit (LRT) line that will run along Eglinton Avenue through the heart of Toronto, with an underground central section. The line will connect Mount Dennis in the west to Kennedy Road in the east, and the new service will be up to 60% faster than bus service today.

What we are building

What: Crews will be building headwalls for the future Eglinton Station. Headwalls are underground support walls located at the east and west ends of the station location. Read more »

June 182014

Launch Shaft Construction East of Brentcliffe Road - Stage 2 - Road Work

The Eglinton Crosstown is a 19 kilometre light rail transit (LRT) line that will run along Eglinton Avenue through the heart of Toronto, with an underground central section. The line will connect Mount Dennis in the west to Kennedy Road in the east, and the new service will be up to 60% faster than bus service today. Read more »

June 182014

Closure of Dynevor Road for Headwall Construction at Dufferin

The Eglinton Crosstown is a 19-kilometre light rail transit (LRT) line that will run along Eglinton Avenue through the heart of Toronto, with an underground central section. The line will connect Mount Dennis in the west to Kennedy Road in the east, and the new service will be up to 60% faster than the bus service today.

What we are building

When: Dynevor Road will be closed as early as mid June for several months.Timelines may be rescheduled or adjusted due to weather conditions and unforeseen circumstances. Read more »

June 122014

Park Hill Road Closure for Extraction Shaft Construction

The Eglinton Crosstown is a 19-kilometre light rail transit (LRT) line that will run along Eglinton Avenue through the heart of Toronto, with an underground central section. The line will connect Mount Dennis in the west to Kennedy Road in the east, and the new service will be up to 60% faster than the bus service today. Read more »

June 022014

Construction Update for June 2014

Utility relocation and headwall construction along Eglinton Avenue West between Caledonia and the Allen Road area began in March 2013. Many works along the road have been completed and other on-going works are progressing well. The Crosstown Team appreciates the patience of our neighbours while we build transit.

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