Crosstown

Update: Ferrand Drive Access Restrictions - Street Light Installations between Don Mills Road and Credit Union Drive

July 16, 2019

Original Post: June 19, 2019

Updated: July 16, 2019

Updated: July 22, 2019

 

WHAT WORK IS TAKING PLACE?

As part of construction of the future surface alignment for the Eglinton Crosstown LRT, crews will be completing installation of street light infrastructure crossing Gervais Drive and Eglinton Avenue East, crossing Ferrand Drive, at Wynford Drive and Eglinton Avenue East and at Credit Union Drive and Eglinton Avenue East. This work began in late June and will take approximately four (4) weeks

Eastbound access to Ferrand Drive from Eglinton Avenue East will be closed on Tuesday July 23, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Wednesday July 24, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Access will be available via Don Mills Road and Rochefort Drive or Wynford and St-Dennis Drive. 

Work will be performed in stages to minimize disruption as crews will be trenching along the roadways. Temporary traffic lane reductions and turn restrictions will be in place as work occurs and work zones will change on a daily basis. Traffic control personnel will be present to support traffic and pedestrian movements in the area.

 

TIMING

  • Work has been underway since late June and will continue for approximately four (4) weeks.
  • Time: Work will be performed between the hours of 7 am and 7pm
  • Note: Unexpected circumstances (weather, equipment failure, etc.) may also change the above interruption plans or prolong the interruption. If this occurs, we will endeavor to provide reasonable notice.

WHAT TO EXPECT

  • Cutting and removal of existing asphalt, trenching, installation of street light infrastructure.
  • Eglinton Avenue East remains open in both directions at all times.
  • Nearby businesses and residents can expect noise from excavators, bobcats, trucks and other construction equipment caused by utilities relocation activity.
  • Pedestrians and road users can expect delays when travelling through the work zone. As always, please take care when travelling near work sites.

TRAFFIC AND PEDESTRIAN IMPACTS

  • A minimum of one lanes of eastbound and westbound traffic will be maintained during this work.
  • Lane reductions and turn restrictions will be in place during working hours.
  • Eastbound access to Ferrand Drive from Eglinton Avenue East will be closed on Tuesday July 23, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Wednesday July 24, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Access will be available via Don Mills Road and Rochefort Drive or Wynford and St-Dennis Drive. 
  • Pedestrian access will be maintained.

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