Keele Yard Construction Notice

Posted on January 31, 2017

TTC is upgrading the Keele Subway Yard to accommodate increased storage of subway cars. During the above-noted dates, the TTC parking lot on Indian Road will be closed to allow crews to install electrical cables along the subway bridge.

Friday February 10 -12, 2017 AND
Friday February 17-19, 2017, if required.

The parking lot on Indian Road and the east entrance to the station (Indian Grove) will be closed.Crews will be using specialized equipment on a flat-bed truck, along with portable lighting to complete this work. For safety reasons, part of this work must be completed at night.

Efforts will be made to have the work completed as quickly as possible.

Work Hours
Friday 2:00 PM – Midnight
Saturday 6:00 AM -6:00 PM
Sunday 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM

TTC Service
Keele Station entrance from Indian Grove (parking lot) will be closed. Please use the Keele Street main entrance to access the station.

For more information contact:

Lito Romano
Sr. Community Liaison Officer
Phone: 416-397-8699
Email: lito.romano@ttc.ca
Website www.ttc.ca

Update on the Dufferin Street Bridge Work

Posted on December 20, 2016

Construction activities on the Dufferin Street Bridge will continue throughout the rest of December, with the exception of Christmas Day, when there will be no activity.

Dufferin Road is scheduled to reopen to vehicles and pedestrians on December 30, 2016.

There will also be a concrete pour this Thursday December 22, 2016. Similar to the other pours, crews will arrive on site at 5 a.m. to begin prep work, pump trucks are expected to arrive at approximately 6 a.m., and concrete trucks at 7 a.m. There will be some lighting required, but it will be directed away from nearby residences. Those living nearby may experience some noise and/or lighting pollution associated with this work.

The project is still on time and scheduled to wrap up by spring 2017.

Lansdowne Bridge Rehabilitation

Posted on December 20, 2016

The Lansdowne Avenue Bridge Rehabilitation Project involves replacing three bridge spans on the north side of the Lansdowne Avenue Bridge and upgrading the bridge abutments. That work has been completed, and the next stage involves completing concrete work and welding plates at various locations on the bridge.

The work will be continuous starting Friday, December 23 at 8:00 p.m. to Saturday December 24 at 11:00 a.m..

Residents can expect normal construction noise, including back-up alarms from trucks. We will ensure any lights are directed away from homes where possible. The work dates are subject to change based on weather conditions.

Lansdowne Bridge Rehabilitation

Wallace Avenue Pedestrian Bridge Repair Work – Night Time Closures

Posted on November 21, 2016

The Wallace Avenue Pedestrian Bridge will be closed from 10pm to 6am November 21-24 due to the installation of proper railings. There may be noise during this time and the city asks for your patience for the duration of this work. Thank you.

Expected Start Date: November 21, 2016
Expected End Date: November 24, 2016

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No Streetcar Service On Dufferin South of Queen St on Nov 17th

Posted on November 14, 2016

Just a friendly reminder of this upcoming closure:

On Thursday, November 17 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., TTC overhead crews will be installing new cabling on Dufferin Street pole to pole between Queen Street and the Dufferin Gate Loop. This work will be completed in one day, pending weather. Old cable will be removed at a later date.

Traffic will be maintained through the area, and there should be little to no loss of street parking during this work.

TTC service (November 17 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.)

  • 29 Dufferin buses will not enter Dufferin Gate Loop and will turn back inside Exhibition Place grounds.
  • 514 Cherry streetcars will not operate on Dufferin Street south of King Street and will divert both ways via King Street, Dufferin Street, Queen Street, Shaw Street and King Street.

Milton Rail Corridor 2nd Track Reinstatement Notice

Posted on November 14, 2016

Metrolinx will soon begin work to reinstate the second span of track on the Milton corridor between Keele Street and Bloor Station. Due to the close proximity to an active rail corridor, work must be completed when trains are not operating. This consists of both daytime and overnight work. Construction will involve grading the old track bed, realigning the existing set of tracks and reinstating the second set of tracks. Specialized rail equipment will be used and residents should expect some noise and vibration associated with the work. Lighting will be used for overnight work, but will be directed on the immediate work site, away from homes, when possible. Once complete, the tracks will be outfitted with ballast mats designed to minimize vibrations from passing trains.

This project will begin in November and will be completed in early 2017.

Hours of operation are as follows:
 Weekdays: 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
 Overnight: 8:00 p.m. to 5 a.m.
 Weekends: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

If you would like to find out more information about the upcoming work, we will be hosting a drop-in session at the Bloor Station, at the main entrance, 1456 Bloor Street West on November 17th, 2016 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Representatives from Metrolinx will be there to answer any questions you may have about the project.

Milton Rail Corridor 2nd Track Reinstatement Notice

Posted on November 14, 2016

Metrolinx will soon begin work to reinstate the second span of track on the Milton corridor between Keele Street and Bloor Station. Due to the close proximity to an active rail corridor, work must be completed when trains are not operating. This consists of both daytime and overnight work. Construction will involve grading the old track bed, realigning the existing set of tracks and reinstating the second set of tracks. Specialized rail equipment will be used and residents should expect some noise and vibration associated with the work. Lighting will be used for overnight work, but will be directed on the immediate work site, away from homes, when possible. Once complete, the tracks will be outfitted with ballast mats designed to minimize vibrations from passing trains.

This project will begin in November and will be completed in early 2017.

Hours of operation are as follows:
 Weekdays: 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
 Overnight: 8:00 p.m. to 5 a.m.
 Weekends: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

If you would like to find out more information about the upcoming work, we will be hosting a drop-in session at the Bloor Station, at the main entrance, 1456 Bloor Street West on November 17th, 2016 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Representatives from Metrolinx will be there to answer any questions you may have about the project.

No Streetcar Service On Dufferin South of Queen St on Nov 17th

Posted on November 8, 2016

On Thursday, November 17 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., TTC overhead crews will be installing new cabling on Dufferin Street pole to pole between Queen Street and the Dufferin Gate Loop. This work will be completed in one day, pending weather. Old cable will be removed at a later date.

Traffic will be maintained through the area, and there should be little to no loss of street parking during this work.

TTC service (November 17 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.)

  • 29 Dufferin buses will not enter Dufferin Gate Loop and will turn back inside Exhibition Place grounds.
  • 514 Cherry streetcars will not operate on Dufferin Street south of King Street and will divert both ways via King Street, Dufferin Street, Queen Street, Shaw Street and King Street.

47 Lansdowne Watermain Construction Finished

Posted on November 3, 2016

Major City watermain work on Lansdowne Avenue is now complete and the road is fully re-opened! Crews will still be cleaning up the area for the next few days. Additionally, TTC route 47-Lansdowne will soon return to regular routing, with no more southbound diversion.

Dundas/Sorauren Pavement Markings

Posted on November 1, 2016

We heard that cyclists exiting Sorauren to turn right onto Dundas were being pinched by motor vehicles so we have added green marking at this intersection. The purpose of this marking is to encourage motorists to make a wider right hand turn creating more room for cyclists.

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