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Eglinton Crosstown LRT - Keelesdale:
Concrete pour, lane closures, December 7



Updated — Wednesday, December 5, 6:01 p.m.: The contractors have rescheduled the work to Friday, December 7 during the same hours.


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Metrolinx contractors continue building the future Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit line between Mount Dennis and Kennedy.


(Updated — Wednesday, December 5, 6:01 p.m.) From 7 a.m. until 11 p.m. Thursday Friday, December 6 7, crews are delivering and pouring cement to build the platform walls at the future Keelesdale Station. Concrete trucks will be arriving to the main station-entrance site from the west along Eglinton Avenue West and will stage in the eastbound curb in front of the construction site. Trucks will be entering and leaving the site at the northeast corner of Keele Street and Eglinton Avenue West every three to four minutes.

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For transit passengers:

  • 32A Eglinton West (Renforth);
  • 32C Eglinton West (via Trethewey);
  • 32D Eglinton West (Emmett);
  • 41 Keele;
  • 332 Eglinton West overnight;
  • 341 Keele overnight; and
  • 941 Keele express.

For pedestrians:

  • The sidewalk on the north side of Eglinton West west of Trethewey Drive remains closed. A temporary walkway is available to the north of the work zone at the secondary entrance site.
  • The sidewalk on the north side of Eglinton east of Trethewey remains closed. A temporary walkway is available on the roadway. Safety barrier protect you from traffic.
  • The sidewalk on the east side of Trethewey north of Eglinton remains closed. A temporary walkway is available on the roadway. Safety barrier protect you from traffic.
  • The sidewalk on the east side of Yarrow Road south of Eglinton remains closed. You must walk on the west side of the street.

For motorists:

  • Work zones block curb lanes on both sides of Eglinton West west of Keele / Trethewey and on the north side of Eglinton east of Trethewey.
  • Work zones block curb lanes on the west side of Keele / Trethewey north and south of Eglinton.
  • Just one lane in each direction is available for traffic on Eglinton **west of Keele / Trethewey.
  • Two lanes are available for eastbound traffic on Eglinton east of Keele. Just* one lane* is available for westbound traffic.
  • Two lanes are available for southbound traffic on Keele / Trethewey north and south of Eglinton. Just one lane is availabe for northbound traffic.
  • You cannot turn left from eastbound Eglinton to northbound Trethewey or Keele.
  • Yarrow Road remains closed to traffic at Eglinton.
  • The laneway behind the buildings on the north side of Eglinton between Trethewey and Keele remains closed to traffic.

For nearby residents and business people

  • Expect noise from a pile drill, crane, loaders, trucks and other construction equipment and dust as crews drill and remove debris.
  • Also expect heavy truck traffic to enter and exit the work zones and travel through nearby streets.
  • Crews are erecting safety fencing around work zones.
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