The City of Toronto is completing various construction projects throughout downtown Toronto in the spring, summer and fall of 2019. These projects are part of the Council-approved Capital Works Program to renew aging infrastructure.

In the tabs below are the downtown construction projects that started in 2018 that will extend into 2019. The downtown construction list for 2019 will be updated in the coming weeks.

This shows the construction projects happening in Ward 27 and Ward 28 - in central downtown Toronto. There are 12 different projects happening.
(Map not to scale, Updated: Nov. 2, 2018)

Start Date

September 24, 2018

Planned End Date

Fall 2019

Location

(See map)

Description of Work

The City of Toronto will replace the watermain and City-owned substandard water services on Dundas Street West between Spadina Avenue and Bay Street. The City will also be reconstructing the intersections at Carlyle Street and Casimir Street along with repairing road and sidewalks impacted by previous utility works. The road will be resurfaced where watermain work was completed.

Start Date

July 1, 2018

Watermain Construction End Date

January 30, 2019

Road Resurfacing Start Date

Spring, 2019

Location

Jarvis Street, from Queen Street East to Dundas Street East

New: Construction Update #2

Description of Work

The City of Toronto has completed work installing the new larger watermain and water service replacements on Jarvis St from Queen Street East to Dundas Street East.

Thank you for your patience during this stage of construction.

While the contractor will return in the spring to complete the road resurfacing work, Jarvis will re-open fully until that work is slated to begin. Notice will be provided before reconstruction work begins

Start Date

Mid-July 2018

Planned End Date

October 2018

Location

Gloucester Street, from Yonge Street to Jarvis Street

Description of Work

The City of Toronto is planning to replace the watermain and the City-owned portion of water services on Gloucester Street from Yonge Street to Jarvis Street. The water service is the underground pipe that brings water to your water meter and is owned by you and by the City. The part you own is from your house to the end of your property, the part the City owns is from the end of your property to the watermain. This project is part of the Council-approved 2018 Capital Works Program to renew our aging infrastructure, improve water distribution and reduce the risk of watermain breaks.

 

Start Date

Phase 1: September 10, 2018
Phase 2: November 1, 2018

Planned End Date

November 30, 2018

Location

Dufferin Street from Bloor Street West to Dundas Street West

Description of Work

The City of Toronto will be resurfacing Dufferin Street from Bloor Street to Dundas Street West. This work is required to bring the City’s road to a state of good repair.

 

Planned Start Date

Mid-April 2019

Planned End Date

Late June 2019

Location

McCaul Street from Dundas Street West to College Street

Description of Work

The City of Toronto and Toronto Transit Commission are renewing aging streetcar tracks, resurfacing the road and repairing sidewalks on McCaul Street, from College Street to Dundas Street West.

Planned Start Date

April 2019

Planned End Date

May 2019

Location

Dundas to Queen St

Start Date

January 2019

Planned End Date

October 2019

Location

Niagara to Bathurst

 

Planned Start Date

May 2019

Planned End Date

November 2019

Location

Bathurst to Spadina along Bloor Street West

Description of Work

The City of Toronto will be replacing the watermain and the City-owned portion of substandard water services, on Bloor Street West between Bathurst Street and Spadina Avenue. The project will also involve: replacing the sidewalks, constructing permanent cycling facilities, and installing five new parkettes on side streets.

Planned Start Date

June 2019

Planned End Date

October 2019

Location

York Street to Bathurst Street on Richmond Street

Description of Work

This summer, the City of Toronto will replace the 143-year-old watermain and the City-owned portion of substandard water services on Richmond Street West between Bathurst Street to York Street.

The work will be completed in two construction phases.The project will include a partial reconstruction of some sidewalks and restoring the road where watermain work was completed.

Planned Start Date

TBD

Planned End Date

TBD

Location

Richmond to Adelaide

 

Planned Start Date

September 2019

Planned End Date

March 2020

Location

Algonquin Rd (Algonquin Island) over Toronto Bay

 

Planned Start Date

January 2019

Planned End Date

October 2019

Location

Yonge Street to Church Street on Colborne Street

 

Start Date

January 2019

Planned End Date

December 2020

Location

Jarvis to Cherry Street

 

Planned Start Date

TBD

Planned End Date

TBD

Location

Carlton Street to Bloor Street

 

The City’s road restrictions map will help residents and visitors make their travel plans.

Information about the City’s planned capital construction work is available on a web-based map.

TTC route diversions are outlined in each projects construction notice, or you can visit TTC Route Diversions.