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November 292016

Shoring and Guide Wall Construction at Fairbank Station Main Entrance

What Work is Taking Place? 

Beginning in late November 2016, crews will start support of excavation work, also known as shoring, at the future Fairbank Station.  The main entrance is located on the southeast corn Read more »

November 032016

Overnight Rogers Utility Relocation Work at Fairbank Station

Overnight Rogers Utility Relocation Work at Fairbank Station

What Work is Taking Place?

Since September 2016, crews have been relocating existing telecommunications (Rogers) utilities in the vicinity of Eglinton Avenue West and Dufferin Street in preparation for station construction. Read more »

October 062016

Backfilling and Compaction at Fairbank Station

What Work is Taking Place?

Crews will begin backfilling and compaction work at the main station entrance site of the future Fairbank Station.  This work involves refilling and leveling the demolition site with fresh granular material, compaction of the material into the ground, and construction of the crane and drill rig pad.  This activity will prepare t Read more »

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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July 202016

Fairbank and Oakwood Stations Open House

Thank you for attending our Fairbank and Oakwood stations open house on July 19, 2016. 

For those of you who missed it, the presentation is here:

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 »

February 012016

Tunnelling: What you may experience

Dear Neighbour:

As you may know, the Eglinton Crosstown includes a 10-kilometre underground portion, between Keele Street and Laird Drive.For the tunnelled 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 approximately 10-15 metres per day. TBMs are working approximately 16-20 metres below ground, but we sometimes hear from nearby residents who may experience noise and vibration from the TBMs as they pass through the area. Read more »