Removal of Traffic Signals and Installation of Temporary Traffic Lights and CCTV for Science Centre Station

July 13, 2016

What work is Taking Place? 

  • Pending a City of Toronto permit, work will commence to remove traffic signals at the Don Mills Road and Eglinton Avenue East intersection.
  • Temporary traffic lights and Closed Circuit Television Cameras  (CCTVs) will be installed at all four corners of the intersection to accommodate construction staging for the future Science Centre Station. 
  • The CCTVs link to the City of Toronto’s Road Restrictions Map providing road restriction information in real-time.
  • Work will start as early as July 15, 2016 and will continue for approximatley one month. 

Science Centre map


  • Work will be conducted between the hours of approximately 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
  • Work could be rescheduled due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

What to Expect

  • Nearby residents and businesses can expect to hear noise related to saw cutting, jack hammering, trucks, and other construction equipment related to this work.

Traffic Details

  • Intermittent lane closures on Eglinton Avenue East and on Don Mills Road will be required. 
  • Paid duty officer(s) will be present to assist with traffic management and pedestrian safety. 

Pedestrian Details

  • Intermittent crosswalk closures will be required for this work. No more than one crosswalk will be closed at a time. Signage will be provided to inform pedestrians of each crosswalk closure. 
  • Crosswalk(s) may be shifted to accommodate pedestrian traffic but will remain open.  
  • Pedestrian and property access will be maintained.
  • As always, please take care when travelling near construction areas.

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