Update: Romfield Lane Closure to Relocate Bus Stop at Finch Avenue West and Romfield Lane (October 26 – November 4, 2022)

Update: Romfield Lane Closure to Relocate Bus Stop at Finch Avenue West and Romfield Lane (October 26 – November 4, 2022)

LOCATION

  • Finch Avenue West and Romfield Lane.

IMPACT

  • Romfield Laneclosureat Finch Avenue Westto accommodate a temporary bus stop.
  • Periodic sidewalk and crosswalk closures.
  • Minor field modifications will occur when needed to complete work safely and minimize impact on the public.

TIMING

  • October 26-November 4, 2022, approximately.
  • There may be overnight and/or weekend work, if needed.

WORK DESCRIPTION

Guideway installation at Finch Avenue West and Romfield Lane.

As part of the preparatory works for the Finch West Light Rail Transit (LRT) line, crews continue working on guideway installation at the intersection of Finch Avenue West and Romfield Lane. To safely relocate a bus stop on the south side of Finch Avenue West used by the students and staff of
James Cardinal McGuigan Catholic High School, Romfield Lane will remain closed until November 4, 2022 approximately.

Minor field modifications may occur when needed to complete work safely and minimize impact on the public. There will be a Paid Duty Officer, flaggers, and detour signs to direct traffic, as needed. We will continue monitoring noise and vibration levels during these activities to identify the need for mitigative actions

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 will be working 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.
  • There will be a Paid Duty Officer, flaggers, and detour signs to direct traffic, as needed.
  • 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.
  • A TTC bus stop located on the south side of Finch Avenue West will be relocated away from work zones.
  • 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.