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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.

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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.  

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March 262015

Gas line relocation for future Dufferin Station Starting the week of April 6, 2015

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 per cent faster than the bus service today. Read more »

March 262015

Return of Northcliffe Boulevard to One-Way Traffic Northbound

UPDATE: During construction at the intersection of Dufferin Street and Eglinton Avenue, Northcliffe Boulevard between Vaughan Road and Eglinton Avenue West was temporarily converted from a one-way northbound street to a two-way street.

The week of April 6th, Northcliffe Boulevard will return to a one way northbound street to accommodate Enbridge Gas Distribution gas line relocation. Traffic signage will be in place to reinforce the change.

Further construction on Northcliffe Boulevard can be expected. Information will be shared as it becomes available.  Read more »

January 082015

Retour sur l’année 2014

Le projet Eglinton Crosstown est une ligne de transport léger sur rail (TLR) de 19 kilomètres qui longera Eglinton Avenue au cœur de Toronto et comprendra un tunnel souterrain de 10 kilomètres dans sa section centrale. Lorsqu’elle sera terminée, la ligne reliera Mount Dennis, à l’ouest, à Kennedy Road, à l’est, et offrira un service jusqu’à 60 % plus rapide que le service d’autobus actuel.  Read more »

January 082015

2014 Year-in-Review

The Eglinton Crosstown is a 19-kilometre light rail transit (LRT) line that will run along Eglinton Avenue through the heart of Toronto, with a 10-kilmetre 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 »

November 172014

Cross Passage Construction Update – November 2014

Information as of November 5, 2014

What is the Crosstown?

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. 

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