Overnight Utilities Relocations at Eglinton Avenue East and Swift Drive

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March 15, 2019

WHAT WORK IS TAKING PLACE?

Roadway widening and surface reconstruction is underway at the Eglinton Avenue East and Swift Drive intersection. Access to Eglinton Avenue East via Swift Drive will remain closed until mid-April 2019. As part of these activities, crews will be relocating underground telecommunication lines, requiring an expanded work zone (depicted below). Work will begin as early as Friday March 15, 2019.

TIMING

  • Work will occur for 24 hours beginning Friday March 15, 2019 at 7:00 a.m. and between 7:00 a.m. and 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, March 16.
  • The final stage will take place on Monday March 18 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m..
  • The contractor may not always work during the permitted hours, but may do so at its discretion.
  • Work may be rescheduled due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

WHAT TO EXPECT

  • Crews will be relocating underground telecommunications infrastructure.
  • Construction activities will include concrete removal, hydro-vaccing, digging and paving.
  • Due to the nature of this work, at times there will be noise and vibration around the work area.
  • Lane reductions will be required to complete this work.  
  • Pedestrians and road users can expect delays when travelling through the work zone.

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Stage 2

Stage 3

Stage 4

TRAFFIC IMPACTS

  • Lane reductions will be required to complete this work.  
  • Pedestrians and road users can expect delays when travelling through the work zone.

PEDESTRIAN IMPACTS

  • Pedestrian routes will remain the same as the current staging.

TTC IMPACTS

  • A temporary platform will be arranged outside of the work zone for the westbound TTC bus stop on Eglinton Avenue East at Swift Drive. Please watch for posted signs indicating the adjusted location.

STAY INFORMED

Sign up for e-mail updates at www.thecrosstown.ca/sign-up or download the aCrosstown traffic app to get real-time traffic and transit information for the Eglinton corridor.

CONTACT US

For more information please contact Phil Rodriques at the East Community Office.

Thank you for your continued patience as we work to build this important project.

Please support your local businesses during construction.

 

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