Crosstown

Decommissioning Monitoring Wells between Taunton Road and Laird Drive

May 28, 2020

Decommissioning Monitoring Wells between Taunton Road and Laird Drive

June 5, 2020 – June 26, 2020

What Work is Taking Place?

Crews have begun decommissioning monitoring wells across the alignment. The wells served as part of the Geotechnical Instrumentation and Monitoring Program (GIMP). Crews will be decommissioning wells as far as west of Jane Street and Eglinton Avenue West and work their way as far east as Kennedy Road. The wells will be decommissioned in sections. Some wells will require temporary lane reductions in the area. When a lane reduction is required, one lane will remain open, and two-way traffic will be controlled by traffic control personnel and Paid Duty Officers. 

Taunton Road to Laird Drive

As early as Friday June 5, crews will move into this area. Decommissioning each will take approximately two hours. Upon completion, crews will move onto the next well, beginning at Taunton Road working their way east towards Laird Drive.


 

Hours of Work

  • As early as Friday June 5 until as early as Friday June 26.
  • Decommissioning will begin as early 9:00am until 4:00pm.
  • Occasional night work may be required, beginning as early as 8:00pm until 7:00am.
  • 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.
  • This work may be longer or shorter than expected.

What to Expect

Traffic Details

  • Access to properties will be maintained.
  • All current construction staging for Crosstown work zones will remain in place.
  • In addition to construction activity, residents can expect to see equipment and material storage within designated work zones.
  • Travel delays are expected with construction. Please allow extra time for your journey.

Travelling Smart during Construction

Travel delays are expected with the Crosstown construction. Please allow extra time for your journey. Traffic will be extra heavy at peak periods during the Crosstown construction. When possible, please travel during the off-peak period between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Stay Informed

Sign up for e-mail updates at www.thecrosstown.ca/sign-up or download the Crosstown traffic app to get real-time traffic and transit information for the Eglinton corridor.

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