Construction Update 8 – February 13, 2019

Start Date: February 24, 2019 | End Date: Summer 2019

All traffic currently using the Bloor/Dundas/Kipling Interchange ramps will be directed to the newly constructed Dundas Street West effective February 24, 2019. Drivers, pedestrians and cyclists please be aware and obey the new traffic movements, signs and signals. The travel route suggestions below provide information about open and closed areas.

Map of open roads, including new Dundas Street West, and intersections of Bloor Street, Dundas Street West, and Kipling Avenue
Map of open roads, sidewalks, and New Dundas Street West

Pedestrians – Map of open sidewalks

  • A temporary paved sidewalk will be open on the north side of Dundas Street to Six Points Plaza and Beamish Drive.
  • Temporary pedestrian access will be maintained on the south side of Dundas Street.
  • Pedestrian access will remain on the north side of Bloor Street, east of Resurrection Road.

Kipling Avenue / Bloor Street West

Map showing new Bloor Street West and Kipling Avenue intersection. Please contact the Field Ambassador 416-338-7755 or at etobicokecentre@toronto.ca for more information
Map showing new Bloor Street West and Kipling Avenue intersection

Motorists travelling east on Bloor Street West, west of Kipling Avenue can:

  • Travel north or south on Kipling Avenue

Motorists travelling north and south on Kipling Avenue can:

  • Travel west on Bloor Street West

New:

  • The ramps from Kipling northbound to Dundas West will be closed.

Kipling Avenue / Dundas Street West

Map of Kipling Avenue and new Dundas Street west intersection. Please contact the Field Ambassador 416-338-7755 or at etobicokecentre@toronto.ca for more informations
Map of Kipling Avenue and new Dundas Street west intersection

Motorists travelling north on Kipling Avenue can:

  • Travel east or west by turning onto the new Dundas Street West

Motorists travelling south on Kipling Avenue can:

  • Travel east or west by turning onto the new Dundas Street West, or travel west by turning at Bloor Street West

Motorists travelling east or west on the new Dundas Street West can:

  • Travel north or south by turning onto Kipling Avenue

New:

  • Signalized intersection at Dundas Street and Kipling Avenue.
  • Kipling Avenue West bus ramp from Viking/St. Albans to southbound Kipling Avenue and southbound Kipling to Viking/St. Albans will be opened.

Temporary:

  • Motorists can access Beamish Drive via Bloor Street West but NOT Dundas Street West.
  • Access from St. Albans and Dundas Street to Roads A and B will be closed.

Dundas Street West at Dunbloor

Motorists travelling on new/existing Dundas Street West can: •Travel east on Dundas Street West via Dunbloor Road • Travel east on Bloor Street West • Travel south on Dunbloor Road to Bloor Street AND continue south on the new Dundas Street West to access Kipling Avenue • Access northbound Kipling via the Dundas-Kipling ramp Motorists travelling on Dunbloor Road can: • Travel east or southwest on Dundas Street West • Travel east on Bloor Street West Motorists travelling on Bloor Street West can: • Travel north on Dunbloor Road and continue east on Dundas Street West • Travel south on Dundas Street West and re-join Bloor Street West via Aukland Road. Please contact the Field Ambassador 416-338-7755 or at etobicokecentre@toronto.ca for more information
Map of new Dundas Street West and Dunbloor/Bloor Street West/Kipling Avenue intersections

Motorists travelling on new/existing Dundas Street West can:

  • Travel east on Dundas Street West via Dunbloor Road
  • Travel east on Bloor Street West
  • Travel south on Dunbloor Road to Bloor Street AND continue south on the new Dundas Street West to access Kipling Avenue
  • Access northbound Kipling via the Dundas-Kipling ramp

Motorists travelling on Dunbloor Road can:

  • Travel east or southwest on Dundas Street West
  • Travel east on Bloor Street West

Motorists travelling on Bloor Street West can:

  • Travel north on Dunbloor Road and continue east on Dundas Street West
  • Travel south on Dundas Street West and re-join Bloor Street West via Aukland Road

Closed:

  • The Dundas and Bloor Street bridges over Kipling Avenue
  • The northbound Kipling Avenue to Dundas Street ramps

Temporary:

  • Dunbloor Road will have one lane of traffic open in each direction.
  • Separated bike lanes remain closed until all streetscape improvements are

Kipling Avenue between Bloor Street and Dundas Street West will temporarily re-open to two lanes of vehicle traffic in each direction starting the last week of January 2019 for a period of 4-8 weeks. When future construction work starts in other areas of the Six Points Reconfiguration, one-lane of traffic will remain active in each direction on Kipling Avenue.

  • You may experience dust, noise and other inconveniences. The City will make efforts to reduce the impacts. We appreciate your patience.
  • Property owners should remove items located within City property limits (boulevard), such as landscaping and / or decorative objects. If you have a sprinkler system within the boulevard, please contact the Project Manager.
  • The City will not be responsible for damage to any privately owned items on City property.

Work Hours

Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday to Friday, with work after hours and on weekends as required.

Road & Sidewalk Access

In order to complete the work in a safe manner, there will be road and sidewalk restrictions within the construction work zone. Access for emergency vehicles will be maintained at all times.

Driveway Access

The contractor will notify you of any temporary restrictions to your driveway access. If your property has two entrances, one entrance will be kept open at all times.

Traffic Management

Efforts have been made to manage traffic in the area for the safety of workers, road users and residents. Road users should expect delays and increased traffic on nearby main and side streets. Efforts have been made to manage traffic in the area for the safety of workers, road users and residents. Road users should continue to obey all posted traffic signage. *Please note that timelines are subject to weather and working conditions and may change.

Parking

Parking in the active work zone is not permitted due to space requirements for construction equipment and materials. If your parked vehicle affects the construction work, it will be re-located with no charge to the owner. If your vehicle is moved, please contact parking control for its location at 416-808-2222.

Garbage & Recycling

Please follow your normal routine. If required, the contractor will move bins to an appropriate location and return them. Please ensure that you label your bins with your address.

Restoration

The construction work area will be restored with sod and/or asphalt where required in future stages of the work. Updates will be provided.

Transit Service

This project will affect travel times of all TTC and MiWay Routes to and from Kipling Subway Station that travel along Dundas Street West.

Construction encompasses Kiplong Ave, Dundas St W, Bloor St W, & Resurrection Rd. Please contact the Field Ambassador 416-338-7755 or at etobicokecentre@toronto.ca for more information

Download printable maps of Phase 2 Construction Stages 1-3

Phase 2: March 2017 – Spring 2020

Generally, construction includes:

  • removing the existing structures, roads, and facilities, as required
  • installing underground infrastructure (watermain, storm sewers, sanitary sewers, and utilities)
  • streetscaping (including landscaping, street lighting, and furniture)
  • road surfacing, intersection improvements, and curb installation

Demolition and reconstruction will take place in the following stages across the area:

Stage 1: Spring 2017 – Winter 2018

Stage 1A

  • Construct new Dundas Street alignment between Kipling and Bloor.
  • Construct Road A and Road B.
  • Construct an underground Hydro duct bank on Dundas Street West from Aukland Road to Jopling Avenue.

Stage 1B

  • Closure of Dundas/Bloor intersection to remove asphalt and place temporary ramps to Bloor.
  • Construction along Dundas Street, Road A, and Road B.
  • Start work on the bus ramp (Kipling to Street A) and opening temporary connections (Dundas, Road A, Road B).

Stage 1C

  • Reconstruct Bloor Street westbound lanes from Dunbloor Road to the projects eastern limit.
  • Construct the east-side of Kipling and bus ramp, south of Bloor.

Stage 1D

  • Construct the Bloor Street westbound lanes
  • Construct the Kipling/Dundas intersection

Stage 2: Spring 2018 – Summer 2019

Stage 2A

  • Reconstruct the Bloor Street West eastbound lanes.
  • Reconstruct Dunbloor Road.
  • Construct the remainder of Dundas Street West south side and the Kipling/Dundas intersection.
  • Construct new Viking Lane.

Stage 2B

  • Bloor Street realignment from Dundas to Kipling.
  • Construct Road C.
  • Reconstruct the existing Dundas Street East and Kipling/Dundas ramp.
  • Construct Dundas Street West from Jopling to Kipling.

Stage 3: Summer 2019 – Spring 2020

Stage 3A

  • Widen Kipling Avenue northbound lanes.
  • Remove the existing Dundas/Bloor bridge structures over Kipling.

Stage 3B

  • Widen and reconstruct Kipling Avenue southbound lanes.
  • Construct Bloor Street West from Kipling to Prennan Avenue.