Crosstown

Weekend Traffic Restrictions at Birchmount Road

June 13, 2019

Latest Update: July 5, 2019

What Work is Taking Place?

The north side pavement reconstruction works at Eglinton Avenue East and Birchmount Road will be moved to July 6/7 (from June 29/30). The guideway work in the centre of Eglinton Avenue East will now be in place as July 8th.

Hours of Work

  • Work  will begin on each Friday before these weekends, and will continue during regular working hours (7am- 11pm) and overnight during the weekend (11 pm- 7am) until the intersection re-opens the following Monday morning.
  • Regular work throughout the six weeks work will be performed between the hours of 7 am and 11pm
  • Note: Unexpected circumstances (weather, equipment failure, etc.) may also change the above interruption plans or prolong the interruption. If this occurs, we will endeavour to provide reasonable notice.

What to Expect

  • Eglinton Avenue East remains open in both directions at all times.
  • No through north/south traffic at the intersection during the duration of the guideway work starting July 8th.
  • As always, please take care when travelling near work sites.
  • During the guideway work at Birchmount and Eglinton, the following traffic restrictions will be in place in the surrounding area to accommodate TTC detours.

-          No stopping at all times on the south side of Comstock Road, between Sinnott Road and Birchmount Road.

-          No parking at all times on the east and west sides of Sinnott Road, between Eglinton Avenue East and Civic Road. 

Timing

  • The restrictions will be in place as soon as July 5th, 2019 and for the duration of the works.
  • Restrictions will be in effect at all times.

TTC Impacts

  • TTC bus stops in the affected area may be relocated for the safety of transit riders.
  • Relocation and re-routing of bus stops and buses respectively, is done in consultation with TTC to ensure construction can continue safely while minimizing impact on the community and customers.

Stay Informed

  • Sign up for e-mail updates at http://www.thecrosstown.ca/sign-up or download the aCrosstown traffic app to get real-time traffic and transit information for the Eglinton corridor.

 

For more information, please contact the East Community Office.

Thank you for your continued patience as we work to build this important project.

Please support your local businesses during construction.

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