Mount Dennis Railway Corridor CP Bridge Removals Weekend Work

March 7, 2018

What Work is Taking Place?

Crews will be working on the CP rail bridge over Eglinton Avenue West. In order to facilitate the construction of the new CP Bridge structure, there will be partial removals of the existing structures – hand railing, Bell 360 fibre infrastructure and concrete sidewalk. This work will require the closure of Eglinton Avenue West from Black Creek Drive to Weston Road the weekend of March 24th and 25th.

image of work zone

Hours of Work

  • This work is scheduled between Saturday March 24th and Sunday March 25th, 2018.
  • The work will occur from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Eglinton Avenue West will be closed from Saturday March 24 at 6:00 a.m. to Sunday March 25 at 8:00 p.m.
  • Work may be rescheduled due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

Traffic Details

  • For the safety of workers, motorists, and residents, Eglinton Avenue West between Black Creek Drive and Weston Road will be closed during this work.
  • Eastbound through traffic on Eglinton will be rerouted south on Weston Road and north on Black Creek to continue east on Eglinton.
  • Westbound through traffic on Eglinton will be rerouted north on Black Creek via Trethewey to Jane or south on Black Creek to Weston Road to continue west on Eglinton.
  • Paid off-duty officers will be used to alert motorists during the closure.
  • Access to the No Frills will be maintained from Black Creek Drive. The Eglinton access to No Frills will be closed for the weekend.

What to Expect

  • Every effort will be made to maintain the pedestrian sidewalk. Temporary closures of the sidewalk may be required while work is taking place overhead in the vicinity of the sidewalk.
  • Nearby residents and businesses can expect to hear noise and feel vibrations similar to those experienced with concrete cutting.


For more information, please contact Lancefield Morgan at the West 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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