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April 16 2015

Eglinton Crosstown TBMs on the move Friday, April 17 at 9:00 p.m. – Monday, April 20 at 5:00 a.m. UPDATE

Dennis and Lea, the tunnel boring machines (TBMs) that have been building the western segment of the Eglinton Crosstown’s underground tunnel, are getting ready for their own big move.

Over the weekend of April 17–20, 2015, Dennis and Lea will be lifted out of the extraction shaft located just west of Allen Road, and moved to the launch shaft just east of Allen Road. The TBMs are being moved in order to bypass the TTC subway line in this area. Read more »

April 14 2015

You are invited to our big TBM move!

Dear Friends and Neighbours:

Come join us on Saturday April 18 and Sunday April 19 to witness a significant milestone in the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project!  

Dennis and Lea, the tunnel boring machines (TBMs) that have been tunnelling the western segment of the Crosstown’s underground section, will be lifted out of the extraction shaft located west of Allen Road, and moved to the launch shaft located east of Allen Road.

TBM lift Read more »

April 13 2015

Gas line relocation for future Keele Station - Starting the week of April 20, 2015

What work is starting?

What: Enbridge Gas Distribution will be relocating natural gas pipelines at the site of the future Keele Station.

Blue highlights indicate where works crews will occupy one lane.

Enbridge work map Apr 13 Read more »

April 07 2015

York-Eglinton Business Improvement Area: Party Planning & Cultural Cuisine

York Eglinton BIA office

The York-Eglinton BIA Office ~ 605 Oakwood Avenue ~ 416-789-1835 Read more »

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April 01 2015

TBMs on the move April 17-20 - Specialized lift and move will result in road closures

What is happening?

Dennis and Lea, the tunnel boring machines (TBMs) that have been building the western segment of the Eglinton Crosstown’s underground tunnel, are getting ready for their own big move.

Over the weekend of April 17-20, 2015, Dennis and Lea will be lifted out of the extraction shaft located just west of Allen Road, and moved to the launch shaft just east of Allen Road. The TBMs are being moved in order to bypass the TTC subway line in this area. Read more »

March 31 2015

Lane reduction on Eglinton Avenue West at southbound Allen Road April to June 2015

Dennis and Lea, the tunnel boring machines (TBMs) that have been building the western segment of the Eglinton Crosstown’s underground tunnel, are getting ready for their own big move.

Over the weekend of April 17–20, 2015, Dennis and Lea will be lifted out of the extraction shaft located just west of Allen Road, and moved to the launch shaft just east of Allen Road. The TBMs are being moved in order to bypass the TTC subway line in this area. Read more »

March 26 2015

Gas line relocation for future Dufferin Station Starting the week of April 6, 2015

The Eglinton Crosstown is a 19-kilometre light rail transit (LRT) line that will run along Eglinton Avenue through the heart of Toronto, with an underground central section. The line will connect Mount Dennis in the west to Kennedy Road in the east, and the new service will be up to 60 per cent faster than the bus service today. Read more »

March 26 2015

Return of Northcliffe Boulevard to One-Way Traffic Northbound

UPDATE: During construction at the intersection of Dufferin Street and Eglinton Avenue, Northcliffe Boulevard between Vaughan Road and Eglinton Avenue West was temporarily converted from a one-way northbound street to a two-way street.

The week of April 6th, Northcliffe Boulevard will return to a one way northbound street to accommodate Enbridge Gas Distribution gas line relocation. Traffic signage will be in place to reinforce the change.

Further construction on Northcliffe Boulevard can be expected. Information will be shared as it becomes available.  Read more »

March 23 2015

Update: Laird West Headwall Construction – Phase 2 Work Shifts to the North Side of Eglinton

What phase of work is starting in the vicinity of Sutherland Drive? 

What:  Headwall construction has been underway in this area since the end of 2015. Crews have been building the Laird west headwall on the south side of Eglinton for the future Laird Station in advance of tunnel construction. Crews will soon begin on the west headwall on the north side of Eglinton.  Read more »