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INTERMITTENT CROSSWALK CLOSURES AT BERMONDSEY ROAD AND EGLINTON AVENUE EAST

March 6, 2019

WHAT WORK IS TAKING PLACE?

As part of the continued installation of new utility lines along Eglinton Avenue East, the current work zone will be expanded at the south east corner of Bermondsey Road and Eglinton Avenue East (depicted below). Intermittent closures of the east north-south crosswalk and the south east-west crosswalk will be required for pedestrian safety as work progresses. Three of the four crosswalks will be maintained at all times. Signage will be installed to direct pedestrians to available crosswalks at the intersection.


TIMING

  • Starting as early as March 11, 2019 and lasting for approximately two (2) weeks.
  • Work may occur between the hours of 7:00 AM and 11:00 PM, seven (7) days a week.
  • The contractor may not always work during the permitted hours, but may do so at its discretion.
  • Work may be rescheduled due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

 WHAT TO EXPECT

  • Minor reductions to lane widths along Bermondsey Road. 
  • Pedestrians and road users can expect delays when travelling through the work zone.
  • As always, please take care when travelling near work sites

PEDESTRIAN IMPACTS

  • Intermittent closures of the east north-south crosswalk and the south east-west crosswalk are required to complete this work.
  • Three of the four crosswalks will be maintained at all times.
  • Signage will be installed to direct pedestrians to available crosswalks at the intersection.
  • Pedestrian rerouting around work zones is done to protect the safety of pedestrians. Detours will be clearly marked with signage to direct pedestrians to the alternate routes. 

TTC IMPACTS

  • A temporary platform for the eastbound TTC stop on Eglinton Avenue East at Bermondsey Road is available outside the work zone.

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