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Overnight OCS Cable Installations on Eglinton Avenue East between Don Mills Road and Sloane Avenue

April 28, 2021

Original Post: April 23, 2021

Updated: April 28, 2021 

Overnight OCS Cable Installations on Eglinton Avenue East between Don Mills Road and Sloane Avenue

WHAT WORK IS TAKING PLACE?

Crews will be installing OCS (Overhead Catenary System) cables along Eglinton Avenue East between Don Mills Road (Science Centre Station) and Sloane Avenue. Overhead catenary is the system installed overtop of the rails of a light rail system, to provide operational power to the LRVs (Light Rail Vehicles). Installation will take place from Sunday April 25 – May 2, 2021 between the hours of 4:00 p.m. and 1:00 a.m. Crews will operate above the track. No significant traffic impacts are expected, while this work takes place.  


WHAT TO EXPECT

Cables will be installed overhead using a high rail vehicle. Minimal noise is expected while this work takes place. Site lighting will be required.

HOURS OF WORK 

  • Sunday, April 25 – May 2, 2021
  • Work is expected to take place between 4:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
  • This work may be rescheduled due to inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances.

TRAFFIC AND PEDESTRIAN DETAILS

  • No changes to the current traffic configurations or pedestrian routes are expected, as a result of this work.
  • Short-term lane interruptions may be required as vehicles enter and exit the work zones.
  • Traffic control personnel will be present, while this work takes place.

TTC DETAILS

  • Access to TTC will be maintained at all times.
  • For more information, please visit www.ttc.ca

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