Update on Construction Works at Forest Hill Station

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February 8, 2018

WHAT WORK IS TAKING PLACE?

In February 2018, crews implemented a new traffic stage at Eglinton Avenue West and Bathurst Street.  The southeast work zone has been reduced and a new work zone was erected on the north side of Eglinton Avenue West, east of Bathurst Street.  The northeast sidewalk at the Main Entrance has been closed and pedestrian traffic has been rerouted around the Main Entrance.  This was the first of two stages to complete the following activities: 

  • Hydro utilities relocation
  • Telecommunication utilities relocation
  • Pile installation at the northeast corner of Eglinton Avenue West
  • Piling and shallow excavation on the south side of Eglinton Avenue West

CONSTRUCTION STAGING 

Stage A – February 2 until early March 2018

 

Stage B – early March 2018 to mid-April 2018


TIMING

  • Stage A will be in place until approximately early March 2018
  • Stage B will be implemented as early as early March 2018
  • Permitted hours are 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., Monday through Sunday

 WHAT TO EXPECT

  • Noise from construction activity as well as site lighting can be expected
  • Fencing, scaffolding, dust cloth may be erected around work zones
  • Pedestrians and road users can expect delays when travelling through the intersection

TRAFFIC DETAILS

  • Traffic lanes on Bathurst Street will shift to the west during Stage B
  • The east crosswalk will close and the west crosswalk will be reinstated during Stage B