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September 072017

Emergency Exit Shaft near Leaside Station: Tunnel Invert Concrete Pour

What Work is Taking Place?

To prepare for track system installation in the new LRT tunnels, concrete must be poured to form the foundation of the track. The emergency exit site in front of Leaside High School will be used as the access points to the tunnels.

Trucks will access the tunnel shaft from the construction site entrance near Bessborough Drive, pump concrete into a pipe, and drive the concrete down the tunnel to where it will be poured into place. Read more »

August 292017

Pedestrian Safety near Construction Sites

The tunnelled section between Brentcliffe Road and Black Creek Drive is complete, and last year, construction activities began at all 15 underground stations including Kennedy Station. The preparatory works at the at-grade portion of the line, between Brentcliffe Road and Kennedy Station, also started this summer. Since the end of school, many work zones have been set up for construction and some major intersections along Eglinton Avenue have changed.

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September 062016

Pedestrian Safety near Construction Sites

Construction of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT line, including 15 underground stations, is underway. Since the end of school, many construction sites have been set up for station construction and the set-up of some major intersections along Eglinton Avenue has been changed.

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August 112016

UPDATED: TTC DETOUR NOTICE - Eglinton Closure and Detour for Road Deck Repair: NEW DATE: Saturday, August 27 from 4 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Update

NEW DATE: Saturday, August 27 from 4:00 AM to 10:00 PM

ALTERNATIVE DATE: Saturday, September 10 from 4:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Transit Information

Relocation and re-routing of bus stops is done in consultation between TTC and Metrolinx to ensure construction can continue safely while minimizing the impact on the community and customers. Read more »

August 112016

Eglinton Closure and Detour for Road Deck Repair: Saturday, August 27 from 4 a.m. to 10 p.m.

What Work is Taking Place? 

As construction continues on the emergency exit building near Leaside High School, Eglinton Avenue East is required to be temporarily closed between Donlea Drive and Hanna Road, in order to remove and replace existing road decking.

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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 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 »

May 202016

Eglinton Closure and Detour for Road Deck Repair Saturday, May 28 at 8:00 PM to Sunday, May 29

What work is starting?

What: Repair/maintenance is required for the road decking on Eglinton Avenue East at the emergency exit building near Leaside High School. Read more »

April 072016

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 »

March 092016

Update: Vacuum Truck at Emergency Exit Building #3 (Overnight Work)

What work is happening?

Construction at the Emergency Exit Building (EEB) site at next to Leaside High School continues. The contractor is in the process of using a vacuum truck for the purpose of lowering the water level in the emergency exit building shaft, so that they can safely open the tunnel boring machine cutterhead to perform needed maintenance. 

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