Setup of Jet Grout Plant on Eglinton Avenue East between Dunfield Avenue and Redpath Avenue

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June 26, 2015


What work is starting?

What: Crews will setup a jet grout plant on the north side of the roadway on Eglinton Avenue East between Dunfield Avenue and Redpath Avenue.

Why: Station headwalls create the frame for future underground stations, and are required to be in place prior to the arrival of tunnel boring machines at each of the station locations along the Eglinton Crosstown route. Construction of the headwalls requires a jet grout plant to be established nearby to pump a form of concrete, otherwise known as “grout”, to the station headwall location. A grout plant will be required to support operations to construct the future Mount Pleasant Station headwalls.

When: Starting as soon as the week of July 6, 2015, a grout plant will be set up on the north side of the roadway on Eglinton Avenue East. The grout plant is expected to be in place throughout the headwall construction. Some work may be rescheduled or adjusted due to weather conditions and/or unforeseen circumstances.

Where & Traffic Details:

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  • The jet grout plant and associated work zone will occupy the three north lanes of Eglinton Avenue East between Dunfield Avenue and Redpath Avenue.
  • Traffic will be shifted to the two south lanes on Eglinton Avenue East and reduced to one lane in each direction between Dunfield Avenue and Redpath Avenue.
  • No left turn from westbound Eglinton Avenue to southbound Lilian Street.

More details on traffic will be provided in separate notices when the plan is finalized. 

For more details or updated traffic information, please contact us.

Traffic delays are expected during construction. Please watch for traffic signs and take care when travelling near construction areas.


  • To ensure safety, pedestrians will be separated from construction with a chain-link fence from the jet grout site.
  • All sidewalks on Eglinton Avenue East will remain open for pedestrians to travel through the work zones.
  • All store entrances on Eglinton Avenue East will remain open and accessible by sidewalk.  
  • Please watch for additional signs directing pedestrians and take care when travelling near construction areas.

Transit Information 

For the safety of transit riders, both eastbound and westbound TTC bus stops in the affected area will be relocated. Watch for posted signs and future information indicating the new locations.  

Work Hours

Most of the work will be carried out between 7:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m., 7 days a week. In certain situations, some late night and/or early morning works may be required to complete the work and keep construction moving. The contractor will not always work during the extended hours, but may do so at its discretion.

Noise and Vibration

Noise and vibration associated with construction can be expected with this work. 

Waste Collection 

Solid Waste Management Services will continue to pick up waste during construction of the Crosstown. Recycling and garbage collection schedules along Eglinton Avenue will not change during the construction period. Please continue to abide by their guidelines for garbage disposal and follow your normal routine. Please label your bins with addresses and place them as close to the usual location as possible before 7:00 a.m. or the night before the scheduled collection day. If necessary, during construction, your bins may be temporarily moved to the edge of the work zone by the contractor.

Please Contact Us

If you would like more detail about this work or any other aspect of the Eglinton Crosstown project, please do not hesitate to contact us.  We thank you for your continued patience as we work to build this important project.



Businesses remain open on Mount Pleasant Road and Eglinton Avenue East. 

Please support your local businesses during construction.