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The City is planning to extend Woodfield Road, south of Eastern Avenue, to Lake Shore Boulevard East. The road extension also provides an opportunity to improve connectivity, safety and accessibility especially for people walking and cycling.

The work will be coordinated with the Woodfield Road-Monarch Park Avenue Project, approved by City Council in 2021.

Timeline

Date Details
Summer 2021 Background review
Fall 2021 to Winter 2022 Analysis & design options
Summer 2022 Advance design of the preferred design option

Next Steps

This project follows the requirements under the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment process for Schedule A+ projects and is pre-approved. The City is providing an opportunity for the public to provide input before finalizing its design.

A project update will be issued in summer 2022.

Virtual Public Meeting

The City hosted a virtual public meeting on February 22, 2022, to introduce the project and show the proposed design options for consideration and comment. The meeting was attended by seven (7) participants.

Consultation Materials

In September 2017, The Port Lands and South of Eastern Transportation and Servicing Master Plan (TSMP) was completed to support the planned regeneration and renewal of the Port Lands and the continued job growth in the area south of Eastern Avenue over the next 30 to 50 years.

The TSMP identified the need for a new north-south roadway connection to Lake Shore Boulevard East to provide relief to Leslie Street and recommended the extension of Woodfield Road to Lake Shore Boulevard East over other options like Knox Avenue.

Design Options

The City evaluated three design options:

Option 1: Maintain existing conditions with Council-approved improvements

Sample cross-section of Option 1: Maintain Existing Conditions with Council-approved improvements
Sample cross-section of Option 1

Option 2: Road extension with one-way cycle tracks

Sample cross-section of Option 2: Road extension with one-way cycle tracks
Sample cross-section of Option 2

Option 3: Road extension with two-way cycle tracks

Sample cross-section of Option 2: Road extension with two-way cycle tracks
Sample cross-section of Option 3

Preferred Design

Option 3: Two-Way Cycle Tracks is the preferred design, and includes:

  • Two-way raised cycle tracks on east side of road
  • People cycling southbound on Woodfield Road will need to cross to the east side of the road before crossing Eastern Avenue
  • Sidewalks widened to City standards (2.1 m)
  • Improved streetscape
  • On-street parking at midblock
  • Connections to Lake Shore Boulevard East for all road users
Woodfield Road, south of Eastern Avenue, has varying available right-of-way. Section A is 20 m wide, Section B is 17 m wide, and Section C is 20 m wide.
Because of the varying available right-of-way on Woodfield Road, between Eastern Avenue and Lake Shore Boulevard East, the design has been separated into three sections.
Cross-section of Section A (20 m)
Cross-section of Section B (18 m)
Cross-section of Section C (20 m)

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