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Lane Reductions at Laird Station for Fiber Hand Well Installations

October 28, 2021

Lane Reductions at Laird Station for Fiber Hand Well Installations 

What Work is Taking Place?

As early as Monday, November 1, 2021, and lasting through Thursday, November 11, 2021, crews will begin fiber hand well installations on Laird Drive between the Main and Secondary Entrances. To accommodate this work, lane reductions on Laird Drive will be in place south of Eglinton Avenue East in three phases moving from west to east. 

What to Expect

Phase One will last from Monday, November 1, 2021, through approximately Wednesday, November 3, and includes fiber hand well installations in the southbound lanes on Laird Drive south of Eglinton Avenue East. Phase Two will last approximately three days and take place on Thursday, November 4, 2021, and include fiber hand well installations in the left and centre northbound lanes on Laird Drive south of Eglinton Avenue East. Phase Three will last approximately three days and take place on Tuesday, November 9, 2021, and include fiber hand well installations in the centre and right northbound lanes on Laird Drive south of Eglinton Avenue East.  During each phase two lanes of southbound traffic on Laird Drive south of Eglinton Avenue East will be maintained and northbound traffic on Laird Drive south of Eglinton Avenue East will be reduced to a single lane. Phases Two and Three will require the northbound bus stop located on the southeast corner of Eglinton Avenue East and Laird Drive to be relocated to the northwest corner of the intersection.

Expect delays while travelling through the area. Noise from construction activities can be expected. Traffic control personnel and/or a Paid Duty Officer will be present while this work takes place. 

HOURS OF WORK

  • As early as Monday, November 1 to approximately Thursday, November 11, 2021
  • Work is expected to take place on Monday – Friday between 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Work may be rescheduled due to weather or unforeseen circumstances
  • This work may be longer or shorter than expected

TRAFFIC DETAILS

  • During Phase One a work zone will be in place in the southbound lanes on Laird Drive south of Eglinton Avenue East.
  • During Phase Two a work zone will be in place in the left and centre northbound lanes on Larid Drive south of Eglinton Avenue East.
  • During Phase Three a work zone will be in place in the centre and right northbound lanes on Laird Drive south of Eglinton Avenue East.
  • Two lanes of southbound traffic on Laird Drive south of Eglinton Avenue East will be maintained while this work takes place.
  • Northbound traffic on Laird Drive south of Eglinton Avenue East will be reduced to a single lane while this work takes place.

PEDESTRIAN DETAILS

  • No changes to TTC routes are expected, as a result of this work.

TRANSIT INFORMATION

  • During Phase One of this work no changes to TTC routes are expected.
  • During Phases Two and Three of this work, the northbound TTC bus stop located on the southeast corner of Eglinton Avenue East and Laird Drive will be temporarily relocated to the northwest corner of the intersection for the duration of this work (TTC route Eglinton Avenue East 56).

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