Crosstown

Limitless Power in a Limited Space

Think, for a moment, about the amount of electricity that would be required for underground transit tunnels.

You’ve got the lighting systems along the walls, ventilation to ensure there’s clean air, and rail communications systems. On top of all this, you need to supply power for these systems over massive distances covered by the transit line. Read more »

Shop Local – "Experience Eglinton"

Eglinton is one of the most diverse streets in Toronto. Intersecting over a dozen neighbourhoods, its hundreds of local shops and big-name retailers sell nearly every good and service imaginable. As you travel Eglinton Avenue, the streetscape changes to match the character of each vibrant neighbourhood.  Read more »

Inspiration in Construction

The Artbarn School is Toronto’s foremost not-for-profit art school, and students and staff are finding inspiration in unlikely places near its Eglinton home, encouraging the community not to feel fenced in by construction.   Read more »

Construction Progress Update – Science Centre Station

When you think of the biggest Crosstown sites, the obvious one comes to mind – the Maintenance and Storage Facility and Mount Dennis Station. However, much further east on Eglinton, crews are operating on a complex site nearly one kilometre long; Science Centre Station.  Read more »

Sewer upgrades during Crosstown station construction

Crosstown construction comes with some add-on infrastructure perks  ̶  like upgrades to existing sewers along some sections of Eglinton. At Laird, Avenue and Oakwood Stations, local storm and sanitary sewers will be lined in the vicinity of the construction sites prior to mining works. Sewer lining is a process that increases the durability of the sewers – a great improvement for the surrounding neighbourhoods. Read more »

Please drive carefully – so everyone can get home safe

Soon, you’ll notice some new signs posted at Crosstown construction sites. The message is simple; there’s a traffic control person (TCP) behind that sign, and they have a family depending on them. We’re dedicated to worker safety, and they are responsible for your safety. Read more »

Steps to constructing a concrete roof slab

Learn about how we're building Fairbank, Forest Hill, Chaplin and Mount Pleasant stations from the top down. Read more »

And the winners of Gallery City 2017 are...

This past summer, Gallery City brought together local businesses and local artists from across Eglinton for six street-side art crawls. The event made Eglinton a destination for Torontonians, and gave them a chance to win art showcased in over 40 businesses across the corridor. We’re happy to announce the 12 lucky winners from each of the six art crawls. Read more »

Overhead crane at Oakwood Station

You may have noticed, at the intersection of Oakwood Avenue and Eglinton Avenue West, there is now a large steel structure. For the first time ever in Canada, an overhead crane has been assembled on a pile wall above an open excavation. This impressive first is all part of the construction of the Crosstown’s new Oakwood Station. Read more »

Back to School – Safety Tips During Construction

Whether you’re driving or walking to school, keep these tips in mind to ensure your own safety, as well as the safety of others, when you're travelling near construction zones. Read more »

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