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October 012016

Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) Investigations at Eglinton Station

What work is Taking Place?

  • To prepare for future construction of Eglinton Station, crews will be conducting Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) investigations along Eglinton Avenue between Duplex Avenue and Holly Street.
  • Crews will drill bore holes and use a hydro-vacuum truck within the roadway to determine the location of the underground utilities and the ground conditions around the intersection for design purposes.

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September 062016

Pedestrian Safety near Construction Sites

Construction of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT line, including 15 underground stations, is underway. Since the end of school, many construction sites have been set up for station construction and the set-up of some major intersections along Eglinton Avenue has been changed.

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August 262016

Demolition Work for Future Eglinton Station

 

What Work is Taking Place?

Two properties are to be demolished to make way for the construction of Eglinton Station:

o The abandoned TTC bus depot located at 2190 Yonge Street. 

o The Salvation Army Community Church located at 7 Eglinton Avenue East.

 

Timing

Demolition works will last for approximately four (4) months.  Read more »

August 102016

Upcoming Works at Eglinton Station: Signal Reconfigurations

What Work is Taking Place?

Pending permits and approvals, work will commence to reconfigure the traffic lights at the Yonge-Eglinton intersection to prepare for upcoming utilities relocations. 

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August 102016

One Week Overnight Single Lane Operation on Eglinton Avenue East at Holly Street

What Work is Taking Place?

A large crane is required to perform various construction related tasks in the extraction shaft site. The crane will be transported into the extraction shaft construction zone area, which is on the north side of Eglinton Avenue East, at Holly Street.

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July 272016

Upcoming Works at Eglinton Station: Utilities Relocations

What work is Taking Place? 

  • Pending a City of Toronto permit, work will commence to replace and relocate existing utilities in the area of Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue to make way for the future Eglinton interchange station. Over the coming months, storm and sanitary sewers, water mains, hydro ducts, and telecommunications utilities will be replaced and relocated in a series of stages.

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July 262016

Closure of Underground Pedestrian Tunnels at Eglinton Station

What work is Taking Place? 

  • Utilities relocation and support of excavation (shoring) for the new Eglinton station will require closure of the underground pedestrian tunnels at Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue leading from the current TTC subway station (pictured below).  Tunnel closures will correspond to different phases of the construction work.

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June 292016

Update: 7 Eglinton Avenue East Demolition

What Work is Taking Place?

  • 7 Eglinton Avenue East, the Salvation Army Community Church building, is being demolished to make way for the construction of Eglinton Station.

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