Overnight LRT Work at Eglinton/Weston on October 22

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Eglinton Crosstown LRT Construction Notice


Overnight Work within the Rail Corridor

October 22, 2020



What Work is Taking Place?

Crews at the Rail Corridor continue west Rail Corridor development, including utility installations. Overnight on Thursday October 22, crews will be installing the storm pipe on the north side of the Corridor. Due to the proximity of live tracks, this work must be performed overnight. Crews continue to use the access gate through the noise wall on Locust Ave to access the corridor north of Eglinton Ave W.


What to Expect

Installation of the storm pipe includes the use of excavators, front end loaders, rollers, and tampers. Crews will be excavating to install the pipe, and then refilling and levelling the demolition site with fresh granular material and compaction of the material into the ground. Noise and vibration can be expected.


HOURS OF WORK

Crews will be working from 7:00pm until 6:00am on Thursday October 22  Work may be rescheduled due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances  The contractor may not always work during the permitted hours but may do so at its discretion  This work may take longer or shorter than expected. Should additional time be required, crews will also be working overnight on Friday October 23


TRAFFIC IMPACTS 

All current traffic restrictions will remain in place  Access to Weston Rd and Eglinton Ave W will be maintained.


PEDESTRIAN IMPACTS 

All current pedestrian restrictions will remain in place  Access to businesses and properties will be maintained


OTHER IMPACTS

Noise from construction equipment caused by loaders, trucks, and other machinery, as well as dust and debris removal  Crews will be using a roller to perform backfilling and compaction works. Vibrations can be expected


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Tel: 416-782-8118


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