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 2019 that may extend into 2020. The downtown construction tabs and map for 2020 are being updated and will be posted in the coming weeks.

Start Date

November 24

Planned End Date

August 2020

Location

Jarvis Street from Queen Street East to Front Street East

Description Of Work

The City of Toronto will replace the watermain and the City-owned portion of substandard water services on Jarvis Street from Queen Street East to Front Street East and resurface the road from Queen Street East to Richmond Street East.

 

Construction Notice

City contractor have completed their portion of this project. Please see the TTC update below.

Queen/Kingston/Eastern – Update

The intersection has been open to all traffic and TTC service (bus operations) since Sunday, October 27.

On Sunday, November 24, 2019 Queen streetcars will be resume service to Neville Park Loop.

Transit Service – until November 24

  • 501R Queen buses are operating between Neville Park Loop and River Street (Queen/King junction).
  • 301R Queen night buses are operating between Neville Park Loop and Greenwood Avenue area.
  • 501A Queen streetcars and 301 Queen Night streetcars are operating as far east as TTC’s Russell Yard (located west of Coxwell Avenue).

Work remaining

Some TTC overhead renewal work will continue in the area. This work will involve night activities with lane restrictions into December.

 

 

Start Date

Sept 3, 2019

Planned End Date

Spring 2020

Location

Sheppard Street from AdelaideStreet West to Richmond Street West

Description Of Work

The City of Toronto will replace the watermain and the City-owned portion of substandard water services on Sheppard Street from Adelaide Street West to Richmond Street West. When the watermain work is complete the City will also resurface Sheppard 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 2019 Capital Works Program to renew our aging infrastructure, improve water distribution and reduce the risk of watermain breaks.

Construction Notice

Start Date

September 2019

Planned End Date

November 2019

Location

Sherbourne Street from Bloor Street East to Carlton Street

Description Of Work

The City of Toronto will resurface the road on Sherbourne Street from Bloor Street East to Carlton Street. Our inspection of the road shows that it needs resurfacing and sections of damaged curb and sidewalk need to be replaced to bring them to a state of good repair.

This work is part of the Council-approved 2019 Capital Works Program to renew aging city roads and sidewalk for current and future needs.

Construction Notice

Construction Impact Notice

 

Start Date

July 22, 2019

Planned End Date

Summer 2020

Location

York Street to Bathurst 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 project will include a partial reconstruction of some sidewalks and restoring the road and cycle track.

This project is part of the Council-approved 2019 Capital Works Program to renew our aging infrastructure, improve water distribution and reduce the risk of waterman breaks.

 

Planned Start Date

Week May 20 2019

Planned End Date

December 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.

For more information about this project please visit:

Bloor Street Construction Website

Construction Notice
Construction Impact Notice

For assistance in accessing or reading these files, please contact downtownconstructionprojects@toronto.ca or 416-392-3074.

Start Date

January 2019

Planned End Date

Early 2021

Location

Jarvis to Cherry Street

For more information please see
FG Gardiner Expressway Rehabilitation project website

Construction Impact Notice 
Construction Notice

For assistance in accessing or reading these files, please contact downtownconstructionprojects@toronto.ca or 416-392-3074.

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.