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February 262016

Geotechnical Testing for Future Eglinton Station

What work is starting?

In February 2016, crews began conducting preparatory activities in the Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue West vicinity to make way for the future Eglinton Station.

Upcoming Works – Geotechnical Testing   Read more »

February 242016

Temporary Closure of Holly Street at Eglinton Avenue East

What we are building

What: Holly Street will be temporarily closed, due to continued work on the construction of the extraction shaft located on the south side of Eglinton Avenue East, east of Yonge Street. This work will involve daylighting and relocating utilities. Depending on site conditions, gas, hydro, water mains, sewers, traffic and street lighting, as well as telephone lines, will be relocated to allow for heavy civil construction.   Read more »

February 242016

Demolition Work for Future Eglinton Station

What work is starting?

In February 2016, crews began conducting preparatory activities in the Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue West vicinity to make way for the future Eglinton Station.

Upcoming Works – Demolition Read more »

February 052016

Eglinton Avenue East (Near Yonge) Extraction Shaft Work - Shifting to South Lanes

What we are building

What: Crews will be shifting construction to the south lanes on Eglinton Avenue East to continue work on the tunnel boring machine (TBM) extraction shaft located within the Eglinton Avenue roadway on the east side of Yonge Street. This work will include, heavy civil construction; installation of secant piles, jet grouting, daylighting and relocating utilities.  Read more »

February 012016

Tunnelling: What you may experience

Dear Neighbour:

As you may know, the Eglinton Crosstown includes a 10-kilometre underground portion, between Keele Street and Laird Drive.For the tunnelled portion, we have tunnel boring machines (TBMs) operating around the clock - 24 hours a day, seven days week.

On average, the tunnel boring machines each travel approximately 10-15 metres per day. TBMs are working approximately 16-20 metres below ground, but we sometimes hear from nearby residents who may experience noise and vibration from the TBMs as they pass through the area. Read more »

January 192016

Eglinton Crosstown Year-In-Review

The Crosstown team appreciates the patience of our neighbours and local businesses while we work to build new rapid transit. In 2015, the project made significant progress and hit a number of key milestones. We would like to take this opportunity to reflect on the past year and provide a look ahead to how we expect the project to progress in 2016. Read more »

January 062016

Geotechnical tests continue at the future Yonge (Crosstown) Station until January 9, 2016

This notice is to update you that the geotechnical activities that have been taking place in your area since mid-December 2015 will end by January 9, 2016. We thank you for your patience as we continue to build the Eglinton Crosstown.

Why: Read more »

December 182015

Tunnelling: What You May Experience

Dear Neighbour:

As you may know, the Eglinton Crosstown is a 19-kilometre light rail transit that includes a 10-kilometre underground portion, between Keele Street and Laird Drive. For the tunneled portion, we have tunnel boring machines (TBMs) operating around the clock - 24 hours a day, seven days week.

On average, the tunnel boring machines each travel about 10 metres per day. TBMs are working about 20 metres below ground, but we do sometimes hear from nearby residents who may experience vibration from the TBMs as they pass through the area. Read more »

December 182015

Tunnelling: What You May Experience

Dear Neighbour:

As you may know, the Eglinton Crosstown is a 19-kilometre light rail transit that includes a 10-kilometre underground portion, between Keele Street and Laird Drive. For the tunneled portion, we have tunnel boring machines (TBMs) operating around the clock - 24 hours a day, seven days week.

On average, the tunnel boring machines each travel about 10 metres per day. TBMs are working about 20 metres below ground, but we do sometimes hear from nearby residents who may experience vibration from the TBMs as they pass through the area. Read more »