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December 182015

Tunnelling: What You May Experience

Dear Neighbour:

As you may know, the Eglinton Crosstown is a 19-kilometre light rail transit that includes a 10-kilometre underground portion, between Keele Street and Laird Drive. For the tunneled portion, we have tunnel boring machines (TBMs) operating around the clock - 24 hours a day, seven days week.

On average, the tunnel boring machines each travel about 10 metres per day. 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 »

December 152015

Utility works and geotechnical tests scheduled for the future Don Mills (Crosstown) Station

Starting in mid-December, a work crew will be seen in the vicinity of the future Don Mills Station conducting survey, locating utilities, and drilling boreholes to obtain additional information of sub-surface utilities and ground conditions. Read more »

December 072015

OVERNIGHT CONSTRUCTION AT BAYVIEW/EGLINTON INTERSECTION

What work is starting?

What: Installation of a jet-grout delivery trench within the intersection of Bayview Avenue and Eglinton Avenue.

When:   Read more »

November 242015

Temporary Sewer Work - Walder Avenue

What work is starting?

What: In conjunction with the nearby Eglinton Avenue East sewer rehabilitation work, crews will be excavating for temporary bypass pipes on the west side of Walder Avenue in the southbound lane.  

Why:  A major sewer under Eglinton Avenue East requires upgrading prior to tunnel excavation. Read more »

November 242015

Monitoring Equipment Installation along Kay Gardner Beltline trail below the Eglinton Ave overpass

What: Monitoring equipment is to be installed at major points along Eglinton Avenue West. This equipment will measure important data related to the work of our tunnel boring machines underground. 

Where: The equipment will be installed along the Kay Gardner Beltline trail below the Eglinton Ave overpass. 

When: Tuesday November 24 until Thursday November 26, 2015, beginning as early as 8:00 a.m. and to be completed as late as 4:00 p.m.   Read more »

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 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 182015

Monitoring Equipment Installation along Eglinton Avenue West at Castle Knock Avenue

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 182015

Monitoring Equipment Installation along Eglinton Avenue West from Latimer Avenue to Tarlton Road

What: Monitoring equipment will continue to be installed at 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 »