GUIDEWAY CONSTRUCTION AT BERMONDSEY ROAD AND SLOANE AVENUE AT EGLITON AVENUE EAST

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July 11, 2019

 

GUIDEWAY CONSTRUCTION AT BERMONDSEY ROAD AND SLOANE AVENUE AT EGLITON AVENUE EAST 

WHAT WORK IS TAKING PLACE?

Throughout 2019, Eglinton Crosstown LRT construction will require temporary changes to intersection operations from Credit Union to Ionview for road paving and guideway construction. This work is required for the construction of the Crosstown LRT tracks and guideway (dedicated transit lane) in the centre of Eglinton Avenue East.

Road widening will be completed on the south and north sides of the intersection in mid-July. As early as July 18, 2019, works will transition to the centre of Eglinton Avenue. There will be a six (6) week restriction of northbound and southbound through-traffic from Sloane to Bermondsey and Bermondsey to Sloane for guideway construction.

 WHAT TO EXPECT

  • This stage is dedicated to guideway construction and includes: cutting and removal of existing asphalt, excavation, installation of subgrade materials, duct banks installation and track drainage, track slab and stops.
  • Pedestrians and road users can expect delays when travelling through the work zone. As always, please take care when travelling near work sites.

TIMING

  • Traffic will change as early as July 18, 2019 and continue for six (6) weeks.  
  • Work may occur between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m., seven (7) days a week.
  • The contractor may not always work during the permitted hours, but may do so at its discretion.
  • Updates on work taking place during overnight periods will be communicated separately.
  • Work may be rescheduled or extended due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

PEDESTRIAN IMPACTS

  • The north south crosswalk will be available on the east side of the intersection.
  • The sidewalk will be open on the south side of Eglinton Avenue East between Bermondsey Road and Victoria Park Avenue.  
  • Pedestrian rerouting around work zones is done to protect the safety of pedestrians. Detours will be clearly marked with signage to direct pedestrians to the alternate routes

TTC IMPACTS

  • A TTC detour will be required for Route 91 Woodbine.  See details below.
  • Location of TTC stop locations are subject to change upon implementation of the detour.