Update: Pedestrian Crossing at the Oakwood intersection

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November 29, 2016


What is the Crosstown?

Metrolinx is building the Eglinton Crosstown, Toronto’s new 19-kilometre light rail transit (LRT) line that will run along Eglinton Avenue with a central 10 km underground section. The Crosstown will connect Mount Dennis in the west to Kennedy Road in the east, and the new service will be up to 60% faster than the bus service today. With 25 stations and stops and connections to 3 TTC subway stations, 54 local bus routes, 3 GO Transit lines and the UP Express, the Crosstown will improve travel times and change the way we move through the heart of the city.

 

Update: Pedestrian Crossing at the Oakwood intersection

 

What work is Taking Place?

 

As of Tuesday, November 29, 2016 the next staging plan at Oakwood Station will come into effect. This means that the side walk directly in front of the Main Entrance at the Oakwood/Eglinton Ave W intersection is now closed. Pedestrians are no longer able to cross Eglinton Ave W at Oakwood Ave.

Oakwood sidewalk closeure

Timing

  • The new signalized crossing will remain in effect for the duration of the project


Traffic and Pedestrian Detail

  • A new pedestrian signal, located west of Alameda at approximately 1543/1520 Eglinton Ave W will become operational.
  • On street parking adjacent to the new pedestrian signal will be removed.

 

TTC Details

  • The temporary west bound TTC Bus stop will be located between 1534-1540 Eglinton Ave West (previously located at Oakwood/Eglinton Ave intersection)

 For more information about the permit related to this sidewalk closure please see here

Please Contact Us

For more information about this work, please contact Lancefield Morgan at 416-782-8118 or crosstown@metrolinx.com.

Thank you for your patience as we work to build this important project.

Please support your local businesses during construction.

 

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