Guideway Excavation at Rosemount Drive Intersection

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October 10, 2019


What Work is Taking Place?

As part of the ongoing pavement reconstruction works at intersections along Eglinton Avenue East in support of the future surface stops, crews will be conducting guideway excavation at the Rosemount Drive intersection. 

As early as November 1, 2019 the construction zone will shift to the center of the Rosemount Drive intersection and be in place for approximately six (6) weeks. The south bound lane at Rosemount drive will be restricted approaching Eglinton Avenue for the duration of this work, no north-south through traffic or left turns will be permitted at the intersection.

The work includes cutting and removal of asphalt, excavation, installation of subgrade materials, duct banks installation and track drainage, track slab and stops. 




Hours of Work

Work is expected to start as early as November 1, 2019 and last for approximately six (6) weeks.

Time: guideway work will be performed between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m.

Note: Unexpected circumstances (weather, equipment failure, etc.) may also change the above interruption plans or prolong the interruption. If this occurs, we will endeavour to provide reasonable notice.


What to Expect

Cutting and removal of existing asphalt will take place at Eglinton Avenue East and Rosemount Drive. 

Eglinton Avenue East remains open in both directions at all times.

Nearby businesses and residents can expect noise from excavation, bobcats, trucks and other construction equipment caused by utilities relocation activity.  

Pedestrians and road users can expect delays when traveling through work zone.

As always, please take care when travelling near work sites.


Traffic and Pedestrian Impacts


The south bound lane on the north side of Eglinton at Rosemount Drive will be closed  in order to carry out work safely.

There will be no north-south through traffic and left turns permitted at the intersection.

A minimum of one lane of eastbound and westbound through traffic will be maintained during this work. 

There will be intermittent north-south crosswalk closures during this work. One north-south crosswalk will remain open at all times.

Emergency services access will be maintained. 

Pedestrian access will be maintained.


TTC Impacts


TTC bus stops in the affected area may be relocated for the safety of transit riders.

Relocation and re-routing of bus stops and buses respectively, is done in consultation with TTC to ensure construction can continue safely while minimizing impact on the community and customers.


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