Temporary Pedestrian Detour at Bayview Avenue and Eglinton Avenue East

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January 28, 2020

Temporary Pedestrian Detour at Bayview Avenue and Eglinton Avenue East

 

What Work is Taking Place? 

A new traffic configuration was implemented on January 22, 2020 at the Bayview Ave and Eglinton Avenue East intersection. The new traffic stage will accommodate deep excavation and hauling, concrete works, material deliveries and permanent works. Due to upcoming material deliveries and concrete works, a temporary pedestrian detour will be implemented on February 3 for one (1) day (depicted below). The sidewalk on the east side of Bayview Avenue south of Eglinton Avenue East will be closed. There will be no pedestrian access from the east side of Bayview to Eglinton Avenue. Pedestrians should cross at Soudan. Pedestrian rerouting around work zones is done to protect the safety of pedestrians.


 Hours of Work

  • The pedestrian detour will be in place on February 3, 2020 for one (1) day.
  • Construction may occur between the hours of 5:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m., seven (7) days a week.
  • This work may be delayed or rescheduled due to inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances.

What to Expect

  • Noise, lighting and traffic delays can be expected for the duration of this stage.
  • Equipment and material storage within the work zone.
  • Construction vehicles entering and exiting the work zone.
  • Property access will be maintained.
  • Fencing and concrete barriers will be installed around the work zone.
  • Pedestrians and motorists can expect delays while moving through the intersection.

Traffic Impacts

  • One lane in each direction will be maintained.
  • The westbound left turn movement will be prohibited.
  • The southbound left and right turn movements will be prohibited.
  • The northbound left turn will be prohibited.
  • Lane reductions are required to accommodate simultaneous construction activities and subsequent vehicles, equipment and crews.

Pedestrian Impacts

  • The sidewalk on the east side of Bayview Avenue south of Eglinton Avenue East will be closed.
  • There will be no pedestrian access from the east side of Bayview to Eglinton Avenue. Pedestrians should cross at Soudan.
  • The west north-south crosswalk will remain closed.
  • Pedestrian rerouting around work zones is done to protect the safety of pedestrians. Detours will be clearly marked with signage to direct pedestrians to the alternate routes.

Transit Information

  • There are no changes to the existing TTC stops.