Crosstown

Construction Updates

December 192014

Emergency Exit Building Construction Stage 1 – Utility Relocation Work on the North Side of Eglinton at Petman Avenue

What:  Crews will relocate underground utilities beneath the Eglinton Avenue roadway and in the vicinity of Petman Avenue. Read more »

December 092014

Overnight Lane Reduction on Eglinton Avenue West to a Single Lane between Flanders Road and Everden Road

Wednesday, December 10th 2014, 10 p.m. to. Thursday, December 11th 2014, 5 a.m.

What:  Crews will be working on the Eglinton Ave West road decking near at the launch shaft. 

Where:  On Eglinton Ave West near Allen Road between Flanders Road and Everden Rd, Read more »

December 052014

Utility Relocation Work near Yonge Street for Extraction Shaft - Temporary Closure of Holly Street

What we are building

What: Crews are working on advanced utility construction and relocation prior to the building of support headwalls and an extraction shaft, located within the Eglinton Avenue roadway on the east side of Yonge Street.  Read more »

November 172014

Cross Passage Construction Update – November 2014

Information as of November 5, 2014

What is the Crosstown?

The Eglinton Crosstown is a 19-kilometre light rail transit (LRT) line that will run along Eglinton Avenue through the heart of Toronto, with an underground central section. The line 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. 

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October 302014

UPDATED: Utility Relocation Work near Yonge Street for Crosstown Tunelling

What we are building

What: Crews will be working on advanced utility construction and relocation prior to the  building of support headwalls and an extraction shaft, located within the Eglinton Avenue roadway on the east side of Yonge Street.  Read more »

October 292014

Emergency Exit Building Construction - Continued Closure of Donlea Drive at Eglinton Avenue East - Phase 2

Emergency exit buildings (EEBs) are used to evacuate passengers from tunnels in the event of an emergency at track level during operation. An EEB is being built close to Donlea Drive.

What work is starting? Read more »

October 242014

Utility Relocation Work near Yonge Street for Crosstown Tunelling

The Eglinton Crosstown is a 19-kilometre light rail transit (LRT) line that will run along Eglinton Avenue through the heart of Toronto, with an underground central section. The line 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.

What we are building Read more »

October 222014

Bathurst Station Headwall Construction for Twin Tunnels

What we are building

What: Crews will be building headwalls for the future Bathurst Station. Headwalls are underground support walls located at the east and west ends of the underground station. Following the site preparation, crews will be installing these underground station headwalls in advance of the twin tunnel construction.
  Read more »

October 152014

Cross Passage Headwall Construction for Twin Tunnels Stage 2 – Southside Switch - UPDATE

What we are building

What: A cross passage is a smaller tunnel placed between two other parallel tunnels for maintenance or emergency purposes. Crews will be building one headwall for the cross-passage required for future maintenance of the tunnels. Headwalls are underground support walls. Read more »

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