Temporary Bus Rerouting – TTC Route 17 Birchmount At-Grade LRT Construction

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February 13, 2019


To accommodate upcoming intersection work at Birchmount Drive and Eglinton Avenue East in summer 2019, TTC Bus Route 17 Birchmount will need to be rerouted to Rosemount Drive and Bertrand Avenue for approximately six (6) weeks. This work is currently planned for July and August 2019.

*Additional notices will be provided with details about the intersection construction in the coming months.


  • Intersection construction at Birchmount Drive is expected to be underway during July and August and last for approximately six (6) weeks.
  • Intersection works will occur between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m. however the work zone will be in place for the entire six (6) week period. 
  • Work may be rescheduled due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.


·         On-street parking on Rosemount Drive will be prohibited during the six (6) week period.


  • Relocation of bus stops and rerouting of buses are done in consultation with TTC to ensure construction can continue safely while minimizing impact on the community and customers. 


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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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