The City is planning improvements to the Beltline Trail entrance at Moore Avenue. This project provides an opportunity to replace the aging infrastructure and will result in a safer, more accessible route for pedestrians and cyclists while minimizing negative impacts on the surrounding Environmentally Significant Area (ESA).
This timeline was updated in February 2021 and is subject to change.
The improvements to the Beltline Trail entrance at Moore Avenue is a project in partnership with the City of Toronto and the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA).
The state of good repair enhancement will realign the trail to form a switchback configuration, resulting in a gentler grade and a safer, more accessible experience for trail users. The trail will be resurfaced between the switchback and the Heath Street pedestrian bridge and a rest area overlooking the Beltline Pond will be included in the design.
The project map provides an overview of the Beltline Trail and the surrounding area. The perimeter of the site is indicated by a yellow line and spans south of Moore Avenue, east of Hudson Drive, north of the Heath Street Pedestrian Bridge and west of Brendan Road.
The Beltline Trail at Moore Avenue Improvements project encountered unexpected delays in the fall of 2020. These delays were related to design challenges and the retention of permits. The permitting issues have been resolved, and the project team continues to work towards finalizing the plans so that construction can begin. Construction, with associated trail closure and detour, is now anticipated for summer 2021.
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