UPDATE: Allen Road South Closure October 19th-22nd Due To Exit Ramp Reinstatement

October 9, 2018

Originally Published: October 4, 2018

Updated: October 9, 2018  

What Work is Taking Place

  • Continued supporting of excavation for the new Eglinton LRT Cedarvale Station requires the Allen Road South exit ramp be reinstated to its original position.
  • The ramp will be closed and reinstated over a weekend.

 Hours of Work

  • Allen Road South will close from Lawrence Avenue to Eglinton Avenue to complete the shift of the exit ramp on Friday, October 19th at 11pm until as late as Monday, October 22nd at 5am.
  • Work will occur 24 hours a day during re-alignment activities (11 p.m. on Friday night until 5 a.m. on Monday morning).
  • Work may be delayed due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. The rain dates will be the following weekend – Friday, October 26th at 11pm until as late as Monday, October 29th at 5am.

What to Expect

  • Nearby residents and businesses can expect noise in the area caused by a pile drill, crane, loaders, trucks and other construction equipment, as well as dust from drilling activity and debris removal.
  • Heavy truck traffic entering and exiting the work zone.
  • There will be noise and vibration associated with shoring activities.
  • In addition to construction activity, residents can expect to see equipment and material storage within designated work zones.

Traffic Details

  • The Allen Road South exit ramp will shift further east to its original position.
  • Allen Road South will close at Lawrence Avenue.
  • Allen Road North will remain open.

Transit Access

  • Access to the TTC Eglinton West Subway Station will be maintained at all times.

Travelling Smart during Construction

  • Travel delays are expected with construction. Please allow extra time for your journey.
  • Traffic will be extra heavy at peak periods during the Eglinton Crosstown LRT construction.
  • When possible, please travel during the off-peak period between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.
  • Download the free ‘aCrosstown’ traffic app to get real-time traffic and transit information for Eglinton Avenue.
  • To watch our new pedestrian navigation video ‘Navigating Cedarvale’ on the CrosstownTO YouTube channel click here.


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