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Traffic Configuration Change at Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue - November 18, 2021

November 17, 2021

As early as Thursday November 18, 2021, a new traffic configuration will be implemented at Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue. Traffic on Yonge Street will be shifted to the east side and traffic on Eglinton Avenue will remain on the south. A portion of the sidewalk on the west side of Yonge Street, south of Eglinton, will close. The east-west crosswalk on the south side of the intersection will remain closed. The crosswalks on the north, east, and west sides of the intersection will remain open. This configuration will be in place for approximately nine (9) months. During this stage, construction will take place on the west side of Yonge Street to accommodate works for Eglinton Station’s south-east entrance. 

What to Expect

Construction activities including asphalt removal, concrete breaking, excavation, and concrete works will take place on the west side of Yonge Street. Noise from trucks and use of heavy equipment can be expected. Concrete barriers, fencing, and signage will be in place to delineate the work zone. Traffic control personnel and/or a Paid Duty Officer will be present, while the traffic changes are being implemented. Expect delays while travelling through the intersection. Access to businesses and properties will be maintained at all times.  

 

HOURS OF WORK

  • As early as Thursday November 18, 2021, for approximately nine (9) months.
  • Works on Yonge Street are expected to take place between 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Overnight work may be required to implement the new configuration. 
  • Extended construction hours are currently underway and will continue during this work.
  • This configuration may be in place shorter or longer than expected.

 

TRAFFIC DETAILS

  •  Traffic on Yonge Street will shift to the east side of the street.
  • Traffic on Eglinton Avenue will remain on the south side of the street.
  • One lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained on Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue.
  • All turns at the intersection will remain prohibited.

 

PEDESTRIAN DETAILS

  • The east-west crosswalk on the south side of the intersection will remain closed.
  • The crosswalks on the north, east, and west sides of the intersection will remain open.  
  • A portion of the sidewalk on the west side of Yonge Street, south of Eglinton, will close. 
  • Access to properties and businesses will be maintained.
  • The signalized crosswalk at 2190 Yonge street will remain open.

 

TTC INFORMATION

  • Access to TTC will be maintained at all times.
  • Please visit www.ttc.ca for more information.

 

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