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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 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 »

October 192015

Monitoring Equipment Installation in the vicinity of Eglinton Avenue West and Vesta Drive

Monday October 19 2015 to Wednesday October 21 2015

What: Monitoring equipment will be installed on Eglinton Avenue West in the vicinity of Vesta Drive. 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 »

October 052015

Eglinton Crosstown Construction Update

Metrolinx is making progress on the Crosstown project. Construction of a launch shaft east of Brentcliffe Road is complete and assembly of two tunnel boring machines (TBMs) is nearing completion. Utility relocation and headwall construction along Eglinton Avenue East between Brentcliffe and Bayview started in January 2014. Some works along the road have been completed and others are progressing well. The Crosstown Team appreciates the patience of our neighbours while we work to build transit. Read more »

October 012015

Eglinton Crosstown Line Station and Stop Names

The Eglinton Crosstown Project is building the Eglinton Line, a 19-kilometre light rail transit (LRT) line that will run along Eglinton Avenue through the heart of Toronto, with a 10-kilometre underground tunnel in its central section. When it’s complete, the line will connect Mount Dennis in the west to Kennedy Road in the east, and will be up to 60% faster than bus service today.    Read more »

September 252015

East tunnel boring machines begin their journey!

The Eglinton Crosstown LRT tunnel boring machines 'Don' and 'Humber' will begin their journey westward on September 29, 2015, marking another milestone toward the completion of the new LRT. 

The westbound tunnelling will start from the launch shaft located east of Brentcliffe Rd. and will proceed towards Yonge St. Work on the western segment of the tunnel has been underway since June 2013 with four of the 6.5 kilometres already complete. All tunnelling work is expected to be finished by the end of 2016. Read more »

August 182015

The Fairbank Neighbourhood

The Fairbank neighbourhood is a reverse L-shape that stretches from Eglinton Avenue West between Chamberlain Avenue and Dufferin Street.

The Fairbank Village Business Improvement Area (BIA) was established in 2007 and it currently has more than 120 members.

Fairbank map Read more »

June 192015

Overnight Work at Miranda Avenue

Dear Neighbours,

Crews will be working into the night on Friday June 19, 2015 in order to complete critical work in this work zone ahead of the Fairbank Village Multicultural Festival this weekend.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Regards,

Carlos, Stas, Lancefield and Chasya

Crosstown Community Office

May 042015

Stage 2 Cross Passage Construction near Locksley Ave. and Alameda Ave.

What: 

A cross passage is a tunnel cut between two other parallel tunnels required for maintenance or emergency purposes. 

Stage 2:  Cross Passage Construction near Locksley Ave. and Alameda Ave. Stage 2 work involves the placing of a generator and a dewatering treatment tank occupying a short curb lane restriction for approximately 6 months.  

Where:  Read more »