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Construction Updates

August 152014

Chaplin Station Headwall Construction for Twin Tunnels - Stage 3 Traffic Update - Work Zones have been shifted to the South Side of Eglinton

What we are building

What: Crews are building headwalls for the future Chaplin Station and cross-passages for the future maintenance of the tunnel. Headwalls are underground support walls located at the east and west ends of the station location. Following the site preparation, crews will be installing these underground station headwalls in advance of the twin tunnel construction.
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August 152014

Overnight Lane Reduction to a Single Lane between Brentcliffe Road and Leslie Street Starting August 17, 2014, 10:00 p.m.

What/Where: Crews will be working on advanced utility construction and relocation between Brentcliffe Road and Leslie Street.  Read more »

August 132014

Short Term Sewer Rehabilitation Work on Eglinton Avenue at Marlee Avenue

What we are building

What: Crews will be performing limited sewer rehabilitation work as part of construction activity for the extraction shaft and the tunnelling. 

Where: Eglinton Ave from west of Alameda Avenue to just east of Marlee Avenue.  Read more »

August 072014

Overnight Lane Reduction to a Single Lane between Brentcliffe Road and Leslie Street, Starting late August 2014

What/Where: Crews will be working on advanced utility construction and relocation between Brentcliffe Road and Leslie Street. Read more »

August 052014

Short Term Lane Closures along Eglinton Avenue West for Monitoring Equipment Installation Black Creek Drive -Yonge Street Summer 2014 - Summer 2015

What work is starting?

What: Crews will be installing ground movement monitoring equipment.
 
Why: Monitoring equipment will provide information on the ground conditions during excavation and tunnelling activities to the construction team. Read more »

August 052014

Advanced Utility Work for Laird West Headwall Construction

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: Crews will be working on advanced utility construction and relocation, just to the east of the intersection of Eglinton Avenue East and Sutherland Drive. Read more »

July 242014

Cross Passage Headwall Construction near Duncannon Drive - Stage 1

What we are building

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

July 212014

Work Zones to be shifted to the South Side of Eglinton at Chaplin

What is the purpose of the construction work at Chaplin?

Station headwalls create the frame for future underground stations, and are required to be in place prior to the arrival of tunnel boring machines at each of the station locations along the Eglinton Crosstown route. Construction of the headwalls requires a grout plant to be established nearby to pump a form of concrete, otherwise known as “grout”, to the station headwall location. Read more »

July 212014

Continuation of Quality Testing of Headwall at Oakwood

The Eglinton Crosstown is a transit project that will provide rapid and reliable service across Eglinton Avenue including an underground central section and will be up to 60% faster than bus service today.

What: Crews will perform some core holes for quality testing at the Oakwood headwall locations.

Where: The work zone will be on the north east side of Eglinton Avenue West and Oakwood Avenue.

When: Starting as early as July 21, 2014 for two to three weeks, crews will perform some holes for quality testing. Read more »

July 212014

Watermain Work at Bayview and Eglinton Avenues Starting the Week of July 21, 2014

What: Crews will be working on watermain construction on the east side of the intersection of Bayview Avenue and Eglinton Avenue East. Read more »

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