Update: Traffic Light Works at Laird Station

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October 5, 2016

What Work is Taking Place?

Crews will begin to relocate traffic lights around the Eglinton Avenue East and Laird Drive intersection. Crews will also install a temporary signalized pedestrian crossing on Eglinton Avenue East, just west of Don Avon Drive. For more information about upcoming shoring and excavation works check out our Shoring and Excavation Work for Laird Station notice.

Map showing the work zone for the traffic lights relocation works will be alternating short term closures of curbside lanes for this work. Map showing work zone for the installation of the temporary signalized pedestrian crossing will require alternating short term closures of curbside lanes on Eglinton, west of Don Avon for this work.

Timing

  • Works are expected to begin as early as October 5, 2016 and will take approximately two weeks to complete.
  • Work is permitted between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m.
  • Work may be rescheduled due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

What to Expect

  • Nearby residents and businesses can expect to hear noise related to saw cutting, jack hammering, trucks, and other construction equipment related to this work.

Traffic Details

  • Works will be completed in a sequence designed to minimize traffic impacts.
  • Alternating short term closures of curbside lanes are required during the traffic light works. 
  • A Paid Duty Officer will be present for work near the intersection when necessary.

Pedestrian Details

  • A minimum of 1.5 metres will be maintained on all pedestrian routes. 
  • As always, please take care when travelling near construction areas.


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

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