City of Toronto: Expected August 3 - October 5, 2020
Road Resurfacing on Ellins Avenue from Scarlett Road to Kinghorn Avenue
Start Date: August 3, 2020
End Date: October 5, 2020
*Timeline is subject to change.
The City of Toronto will resurface Ellins Avenue from Scarlett Road to Kinghorn Avenue (see map). Our inspection of the road shows that it needs resurfacing and sections of damaged curb and/or sidewalk need to be replaced to bring them to a state of good repair. This work is part of the Council-approved 2020 Capital Works Program to renew aging city roads and sidewalk for current and future needs.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT COVID-19 AND CONSTRUCTION WORK IN TORONTO
The Province of Ontario has enacted a declaration of emergency to help contain the spread of COVID-19 and protect the public. A list of essential workplaces in Ontario was announced on March 23. As indicated on the list, City-led infrastructure construction has been deemed essential and this project will proceed. This construction is essential to ensure the City's infrastructure remain safe, in a state of good repair and able to meet Toronto’s needs. For more information on the City's response to COVID-19 please visit toronto.ca/covid-19.
The City’s contractor will:
•Dig up the road surface
•Re-align maintenance holes and catch basins
•Repair curbs, gutters, and/or sidewalks, and driveways
•Repave the road surface
WHAT TO EXPECT DURING CONSTRUCTION
• You may experience dust, noise and other inconveniences. The City will make efforts to reduce the impacts. We appreciate your patience.
• The City will not be responsible for damage to any privately owned items on City property.
Work Hours: Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday to Friday, with
work after hours and on weekends as required.
Telephone and Internet Services: This work may affect phone and internet cables
for individual properties that aren't buried deep below the sidewalk. The contractor
will coordinate with utility companies to minimize disruption. Residents who find their
service has been disrupted should contact the Field Ambassador and notify their
phone or internet service provider.
Road and Sidewalk Access: In order to complete the work in a safe manner, there
will be road and sidewalk restrictions within the construction work zone. Access for
emergency vehicles will be maintained at all times.
Driveway Access: The contractor will notify you of any temporary restrictions to
your driveway access. If your property has two entrances, one entrance will be kept
open at all times.
Traffic Management: Efforts have been made to manage traffic in the area for the
safety of workers, road users and residents.
Traffic will be reduced on streets with active construction/access may be
limited when paving operations are taking place.
Parking: Parking in the active work zone is not permitted as space is needed for
construction equipment and materials. This project will affect on-street parking. If
your parked vehicle affects construction work, it will be relocated with no charge to
the owner. Please call 416-808-2222 for its location.
Parking Violation Notice: In an effort to reduce ticketing due to construction, the
City encourages communities with construction to be patient as neighbours may
need to temporarily relocate vehicles. If enforcement is called, enforcement must
issue a yellow parking violation notice (ticket). If you receive a yellow notice during
this construction work, do the following within 15 days of the notice date:
1) Contact the site inspector or person listed on the Construction Notice and give
them the yellow notice number.
2) Dispute the parking violation notice online or in person following the process listed
on the reverse side of the parking violation notice.
You may use this construction notice as part of the explanation of why the
violation should be cancelled. Please note: violation notices cannot be cancelled
if vehicles are parked in illegal parking spots (i.e. in front of a fire hydrant or in no
Garbage and Recycling: Please follow your normal routine. If required, the
contractor will move bins to an appropriate location and return them. Please ensure
that you label your bins with your address.
Restoration: The construction work area will be restored with sod and/or asphalt
where required. Interlocking bricks, flagstone on a granular base, or other similar
features that are removed from public and private property during construction will
be replaced. Lawn seeding and/or laying of sod will be done as needed during ideal
growing seasons only - in the spring (April to June) and fall (September to October).
Residents are encouraged to water newly installed sod to ensure its survival.
Important information for owners of sprinkler systems / heated driveways and
private landscaping features. Property owners should remove items located within
City property limits (boulevard) to avoid damage.
This includes items such as landscaping (plants and pavers), decorative objects,
sprinkler systems or heated driveways. If you have a sprinkler system or heated
driveway, please contact the Field Ambassador listed below.
NEED MORE INFORMATION?
If you have questions about the upcoming work, please contact us and quote the contract number
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Thank you for your patience. Building a great city takes time. Better infrastructure for all of us is worth the wait.