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April 212017

Laird Station Open House

Thank you for attending our Laird Station Open House on April 20, 2017.

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

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April 212017

Material and Equipment Deliveries at Laird Station

During the week of April 24 to 28, there will be a number of large equipment and material deliveries to the Main Entrance at Laird Station. To safely offload equipment and materials into the bottom of the shaft temporary lane and sidewalk closures will be in place as required. A mobile crane will be used to facilitate deliveries. 

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April 202017

Dewatering System at Laird Station

Installation of the dewatering system designed for Laird Station is underway and surface installations will begin as early as late April 2017. Dewatering systems involve controlling groundwater by pumping to locally lower groundwater levels in the vicinity of the excavation.  The specific dewatering system for each station is selected based on local soil conditions as well as existing groundwater levels.  Read more »

March 292017

Tunnel Concrete Pour for Laird Station

To progress construction at Laird Station and prepare for upcoming mining works, crews will be drilling from the right of way surface into the completed TBM tunnel to fill portions of the tunnels with concrete.

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March 272017
March 172017

Update: Shoring and Excavation Work Continues for Laird Station

Since June 2016, shoring and excavation work has been underway within the main and secondary entrance sites for the future Laird Station. In Spring 2017, the long-term sidewalk closure will begin on the west side of Laird Drive from Eglinton Avenue East to Parklea Drive along with the closure of the west/east crosswalk on the south side of Eglinton Avenue East. The long-term road occupancy and sidewalk closure on Eglinton Avenue East between Laird Drive and Don Avon Drive will begin in Summer 2017 and remain for the duration of the work into 2020. Read more »

March 032017

Completion of Hydro Utilities Work at Laird Station

Crews will work to finalize hydro utility works for the construction of the future Laird Station. Work will occur on the north side of Eglinton Avenue East from Laird Drive to Brentcliffe Road. Crews will be working on overhead lines. For the safety of the public and workers, temporary pedestrian and traffic changes may be in effect to accommodate this work. Work will occur in stages to minimize traffic disruptions.  Read more »