Short Term Lane Closures along Eglinton Avenue West for Monitoring Equipment Installation Black Creek Drive -Yonge Street Summer 2014 - Summer 2015

August 5, 2014

What work is starting?

What: Crews will be installing ground movement monitoring equipment.
Why: Monitoring equipment will provide information on the ground conditions during excavation and tunnelling activities to the construction team.

Where: This equipment will be installed within the sidewalks and roadway (on both sides of the street) along the right-of-way on Eglinton Avenue West from Black Creek Drive to Yonge Street. There will be short-term lane closures to install monitoring equipment in preparation for the tunnel construction.

When: Summer 2014-Summer 2015. Each monitoring point installation process may up take up to a few days within the roadway.  Some work may be rescheduled due to weather.

Traffic Details

During the day, traffic will be reduced to one lane within the vicinity of the work. Short term lane closures will allow the crews to perform their work safely.  Some lane closures will be left in place overnight for a few days. Please take care when travelling near construction areas.


To ensure safety, pedestrian detours may be required during construction. 


This construction may temporarily block driveways.

Work Hours

Crews will begin working from 7 a.m. until 11 p.m., Monday through to Saturday.

Please Contact Us

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