Stop Shelter Installation at Pharmacy Avenue and Eglinton Avenue East - March 3-6, 2020

February 28, 2020

Updated: February 28, 2020

What Work is Taking Place

As part of construction of the future surface alignment for the Eglinton Crosstown LRT, crews will continue stop construction east of the Pharmacy Avenue and Eglinton Avenue East intersection. Permanent shelters will be installed as early as March 3, 2020 and assembly will last for (4) days.

Work includes crane installation and shelter assembly; this will require lane closures on either side of the mid-block guideway to help facilitate work safely.


Work Area Map


Hours of Work 

The new traffic configuration will be implemented as early as March 3, 2020 lasting through March 6, 2020.

Work will be performed between the off-peak hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. 

Work may be rescheduled due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. 


What to Expect 

A crane will be in place in the existing work zone east of Pharmacy Avenue in the middle of Eglinton Avenue East to facilitate shelter installation.

The assembled shelter structure will be delivered to the existing work zone to be lifted into place by the crane.

Minimal noise from construction equipment, such as cranes, trucks and generators, as well as site lighting can be expected.

Training and controls are in place to reduce the noise produced by equipment and workers. 


Traffic and Pedestrian Impacts 

The east side crosswalk will remain closed for the duration of the work.

One lane of eastbound and westbound traffic will be restricted on either side of the work zone.

A minimum of one lane of eastbound and westbound through traffic will be maintained during this work 

Emergency services access will be maintained at all times. 


TTC Impacts

All temporary TTC bus stops will remain in their current locations.

Relocation and re-routing of bus stops and buses is done in consultation with TTC to ensure construction can continue safely, while minimizing impact on the community and customers


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