Guideway installation at the Intersection of Finch Avenue West and Kipling Avenue (December 13, 2021 – Summer 2022)

Guideway installation at the Intersection of Finch Avenue West and Kipling Avenue (December 13, 2021 – Summer 2022)

As part of the Finch West Light Rail Transit (LRT) Project, crews will be doing some road and utility work at the Intersection of Finch Avenue West and Kipling Avenue. The work also includes guideway work and installation of permanent traffic signals and at grade stops. It is scheduled to start on December 13, 2021, and will last for eight (8) months, approximately. Sidewalks and crosswalks may be closed periodically.

There will be a Paid Duty Officer, flaggers, and detour signs to direct traffic, as needed.

We will continue monitoring noise and vibration levels to make sure they are always within permitted ranges.

WORK HOURS:

  • Work will primarily occur Monday to Friday from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm. There may be overnight and/or weekend work, if needed.
  • Signs are installed to keep local residents informed about the closure.
  • Dates are tentative and may change. Please visit us at www.metrolinx.com/finchwestlrt for up-to-date information.
  • Inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances may delay work activities.

WHAT TO EXPECT:

  • Heavy trucks and equipment in the area.
  • Due to the nature of the work, at times there will be dust, noise and vibration associated with this work.
  • Nearby businesses and residents can expect noise from excavators, bobcats, vacuum trucks and other construction equipment caused by road work activities.
  • Expect delays near work zones.

PEDESTRIAN AND TRAFFIC DETAILS:

  • Please be careful when navigating near construction zones
  • Please take extra care when walking near work sites, and always make eye contact with the driver before crossing in front of any equipment or vehicle.
  • TTC bus stops will be closed or relocated away from work zones, as needed.
  • Relocation of bus stops is done in consultation with TTC.
  • Access to TTC will be maintained at all times.
  • Please visit www.ttc.ca for more information.
  • Thank you for your patience and we apologize for any inconvenience.