What Work is Taking Place?
As early as Saturday August 22, 2020, utility works will take place on Eglinton Avenue West, east of Edith Drive, to facilitate ongoing catch basin installations and connections. This work is part of the construction of the new Eglinton Connects Streetscape and Cycle Track, which will be implemented continuously from Avenue Road to Holly Street. For more information on the City of Toronto's Eglinton Connects Streetscape and Cycle Track Design, visit www.toronto.ca/eglinton.
To perform this work safely, crews will be required to temporarily occupy the westbound lane on Eglinton Avenue West, east of Edith Drive. Eglinton Avenue West will be reduced one lane only, alternating traffic in each direction, while this work takes place. Work will begin as early as 7:00 a.m. and take approximately six (6) hours to complete. Traffic control personnel and/or a Paid Duty Officer will be present during this work.
What to Expect
Noise from construction activity, including trucks, breaking of concrete and asphalt, utility work, and use of heavy equipment can be expected. Staging of construction vehicles and trucks will take place within work zones and traffic tapers. Traffic barrels, fencing, signage, and other equipment will be erected to delineate the work zone.