Crosstown

Update: Implementation of Eglinton Avenue Streetscape and Cycle Track Duplex Avenue and Eglinton Avenue West - As early as August 2, 2022

July 26, 2022

What Work is Taking Place?

As early as Tuesday, August 2, 2022, crews at Avenue Station will continue road restoration works on Eglinton Avenue, west of Duplex Avenue. To facilitate this work, westbound traffic on Eglinton Avenue will be reduced to one lane west of Duplex Avenue. This work is expected to take one (1) month to complete. Upon completion of this work, construction will shift to the south side of Eglinton Avenue and traffic will shift to the north side.

The new Eglinton Connects streetscape and cycle track will be implemented continuously between Avenue Road and Holly Street. Crews will work Monday through Saturday from 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. with overnight work as required.  As part of this work, the existing roadway, sidewalk, and any street furniture and trees will be removed. For more information on the City of Toronto’s Eglinton Connects Streetscape and Cycle Track Design, visit www.toronto.ca/eglinton.

Occasionally, use of a hydro-vacuum truck, jackhammer and/or compaction roller will be required.  Significant traffic and pedestrian changes will be in effect. Please review the complete notice or visit http://www.thecrosstown.ca/  for more information.

What to Expect

Noise from construction activity, including trucks, breaking of concrete and asphalt, utility work, and use of heavy equipment can be expected. Construction vehicles and trucks will stage within work zones and traffic tapers. Traffic barrels, fencing, and signage will be in place to delineate work zones. Access to businesses, properties, and TTC will be maintained. Expect delays while travelling through the intersection. 

HOURS OF WORK

  • As early as Tuesday, August 2, 2022    
  • This configuration will remain in place for approximately one (1) month
  • Work will take place Monday through Saturday from 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Overnight work may be required
  • Work may be rescheduled due to inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances

TRAFFIC DETAILS

  • Westbound traffic on Eglinton Avenue will be reduced to one lane west of Duplex Avenue
  • No changes to the traffic lanes on Duplex Avenue are expected as a result of this work
  • All turns at the intersection will be maintained

PEDESTRIAN DETAILS

  • All sidewalks and crosswalks are expected to remain open

TRANSIT INFORMATION

  • The eastbound bus stop at the south-west corner of Eglinton and Duplex Avenues will be relocated further west
  • Temporary bus platforms will be constructed to maintain TTC service
  • Access to TTC will be maintained at all times.
  • Please visit www.ttc.ca for more information

 

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