Category: Construction and Road Work

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Extended: Overnight Utility Work between Driftwood Ave. and Keele St. along Finch Ave. W (September 21 – October 22, 2020)

WHAT? As part of the construction of the future Finch West Light Rail (LRT) line, crews will work extended hours on Finch Ave. W. between Driftwood Ave. and Keele St. to dig a shaft for a road crossing and a trench on a boulevard to install underground hydro ducts. They will also undertake high voltage…
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UPDATE: Sidewalk Closure 6592 Finch Ave. W. to Damascus Dr. September 14 – October 31, 2020

What? As part of the construction of the future Finch West Light Rail (LRT) line, crews have been undertaking telecommunications and hydro work on and around Finch Ave. and Westmore Dr. since July 2020. The closure of the north sidewalk of Finch Ave. W. will be extended from 6592 Finch Ave. W. (east of Westmore…
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Installation of Temporary Streetlights on Finch Ave. W from Kiskadee Dr. to Kipling Ave. Mid-September – End of 2020

What? As part of the construction of the future Finch West Light Rail (LRT) line, crews will install temporary streetlights on the north and south sides of Finch Ave. W. from Kiskadee Dr. to Kipling Ave. Some preparatory works are needed, including: Removal of four trees Trimming of eleven trees Temporary removal and replacement of…
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Street Furniture Removals along Finch Ave. W. from Signet Dr. to Sentinel Rd. (September 21, 2020 – September 30, 2023)

What? As part of the ongoing preparatory works for the construction of the Finch West LRT Project, crews will be removing street furniture across Finch Ave. W. between Signet Dr. to Sentinel Rd. Street furniture includes litter bins, benches, transit shelters and publication boxes. Street furniture removed will be stored for the construction period and…
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Overnight Utility Work Between Romfield Ln. and Keele St. along Finch Ave. W – September 14 – 19, 2020

What? As part of the construction of the future Finch West Light Rail (LRT) line, crews will work extended hours on Finch Ave. W. between Romfield Ln. and Keele St. to dig a shaft for a road crossing and a trench on a boulevard to install underground hydro ducts. Night work is required every night…
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Overnight Utility Work between Tobermory Dr. and Sentinel Rd. along Finch Ave. W – August 19 – September 7, 2020

WHAT? As part of the construction of the future Finch West Light Rail (LRT) line, crews will work extended hours on Finch Ave. W. between Tobermory Drive and Sentinel Road to place hydro pipes across the road (road crossings). The work involves removing and excavating asphalt, replacing pipes, then backfilling and re-asphalting the roadway. Night…
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Overnight Utility Work Highway 400 Ramp Closures – August 23 – August 28, 2020

What? To complete the Highway 400 bridge works, which is part of the future Finch West Light Rail (LRT) project, crews will complete high voltage utility work overnight at the Hwy 400 on and off ramps. Overnight utility work will start on Sunday, August 23 and continue until August 28, 2020, taking place between the…
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Tree Removal Signet Dr. /Arrow Rd. to Tangiers Rd. – August 13, 2020 – End of 2020

What? As part of the construction of the Finch West LRT, tree removals are required along Finch Ave West. Mosaic Transit Group (MTG), our constructor worked with an arborist to determine the trees that are to be removed. Tree protection fences will be placed around trees adjacent to work areas. All removals have been approved…
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Utility Relocation (Update) – Mid-August – October 2020

What? Since Spring 2020, crews have been undertaking underground civil work, telecommunications work and hydro pole relocations as part of the relocation of utilities for the Finch West LRT project. Starting in mid-August 2020 and to expedite this work as much as possible, crews will be working on the weekends as well for seven days…
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UPDATED: Partial Lane Reductions on Finch Ave. W. at Hwy. 400 – Ongoing until September 2020

What? Short-term lane closures on the eastbound and westbound through lanes of Finch Ave. W. at Hwy 400 as well as closure of the curb lane on eastbound and westbound of Finch Ave. W. at Hwy. 400 are in effect to allow crews to reface the abutment as part of the Hwy 400 bridge rehabilitation…
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