Crosstown

CONSTRUCTION NOTICE: Noise Wall and Access Gate Removal at Locust St.

July 9, 2019

 

WHAT WORK IS TAKING PLACE?

In order to facilitate the Rail Corridor development on the west side, a portion of the noise wall will be removed north of the future main entrance of Mt Dennis station, and at the access gate on Locust Street. Crews will begin removing the wall as early as Tuesday, July 9th, from 7:00am until 4:00pm, for approximately one week.

CONSTRUCTION STAGING

Noise wall removal 2019

TIMING

  • The noise wall removal work starts as early as Tuesday, July 9th 2019.
  • Crews are expected to work 7am-4pm.
  • Other west development activities are scheduled through to summer 2020..
  • Work may be rescheduled due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

WHAT TO EXPECT THROUGHOUT THE WEST CORRIDOR DEVELOPMENT

  • Construction of the LRT Tunnels include excavation, cast-in-place concrete, backfilling, and grading.
  • Construction of the GO Bridge Expansion include shoring, excavation, CIP concrete, and structural steel installation.
  • Construction of the GO Platforms include excavation, cast-in place concrete, backfilling, and grading.
  • Nearby residents and businesses can expect noise in the area caused by loaders, trucks, and other construction equipment, as well as dust from debris removal.
  • Heavy truck traffic entering and exiting the work zone, and travelling through nearby streets can be expected due to the new haul routes and access points.
  • In addition to construction activity, residents can expect to see equipment and material storage.

 

TRAFFIC AND PEDESTRIAN IMPACTS

  • TTC bus routes will be maintained.
  • Access to Weston Rd and Eglinton Ave will be maintained.
  • All existing sidewalks and crosswalks will be maintained during this work.

 

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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