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November 092017

Laird - Leaside Construction Liaison Committee Meeting

The construction liaison committee meeting of Leaside and Laird Stations was held on November 8, 2017. You can see the presentation here:

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October 312017

Leaside and Laird Stations Open House

Thank you for attending the open house about Leaside and Laird Stations on October 30, 2017. 

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

October 122017

Laird - Leaside Construction Liaison Committee Meeting

The construction liaison committee meeting of Leaside and Laird Stations was held on October 11, 2017. You can see the presentation here: Read more »

October 052017

Tunnel Backfilling Brentcliffe Road to Laird Drive

What Work is Taking Place?

To support the ongoing mining works at the future Laird Station, a layer of backfill (granular material) will be added to the base of the existing tunnel from the Brentcliffe Portal to Laird Drive. 

Backfill material will be stockpiled and then be pushed in to the tunnel at Brentcliffe Portal and inside the tunnels towards Laird Drive. Compaction of the material will occur inside of the tunnels. Read more »

October 022017

Update: Mining at Laird Station Main Entrance

Original Issue Date: September 19, 2017

Re-issue Dates: October 2, 2017  Read more »

September 282017

Periodic Deliveries at Laird Station into Spring 2018

What Work is Taking Place? 

To support a number of large equipment and material deliveries on Eglinton Avenue East near the Main and Secondary Entrances at Laird Station periodic lane closures to accommodate deliveries will be required until Spring 2018. To safely offload equipment and materials into the bottom of the shaft temporary lane closures will be in place as required. Read more »

September 192017

Mining at Laird Station Main Entrance

The Eglinton Crosstown includes a 10-kilometre underground portion, between Weston Road and Laird Drive, where 15 below-grade stations are under construction. Eleven will be built using a “cut-and cover” method and four, including Laird Station, are going to be “mined.” 

Excavation of the main entrance at Laird Station is complete and mining will begin soon. Read more »

September 142017

Sewer Re-lining Works at Laird Station

Sewer re-lining is a process intended to increase the durability of the sewers.  At Laird Drive and Eglinton Avenue East, local sewers will be re-lined in the vicinity of the construction sites. 

The liner is a flexible membrane that is placed inside the sewers. Lining is designed to be generally non-disruptive and eliminates the need for excavation of the entire sewer section. The required activities take approximately three days for each sewer section.  Read more »

September 142017

Laird - Leaside Construction Liaison Committee Meeting

The construction liaison committee meeting of Leaside and Laird Stations was held on September 13, 2017. You can see the presentation here:

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September 012017

Update: Dewatering System at Laird Station

Re-Issue date: September 1, 2017

The term “dewatering” means pumping from the ground water at a site where there will be excavation.  At Eglinton Avenue East and Laird Drive, dozens of small wells will be drilled along the curbside eastbound lane. Wells will be drilled and shallow trenches will be required to lay the pipes, pumps, wells and valves to do the work.  

Hours of Work/ What to Expect  Read more »