In November 2019, the Yonge and Eglinton Construction Hub was created to conduct logistical planning of the right-of-way, review Construction Management Plans, connect travellers with real-time information, collaborate with enforcement officers and communicate impacts and changes to businesses and communities in the neighbourhood.
Read the November 2019 Construction Hub Coordination Presentation.
The privately owned laneway on the east side of 101 Roehampton Ave. to Eglinton Ave. E. will be closed as of June 20 due to nearby construction.
In July 2021, two residential streets in the Yonge and Eglinton Construction Hub were temporarily changed to one-way traffic to improve road safety for pedestrians, cyclists and motorists while allowing construction vehicles access to the sites.
Redpath Avenue from Erskine Avenue and Broadway Avenue will be closed to vehicle traffic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to facilitate building maintenance.
The City is monitoring traffic patterns in the area and will re-evaluate this traffic plan as construction progresses.
Read the notice and view a map of the changes.
The Construction Hub has a number of road safety initiatives, including:
A new pedestrian crossing has been installed on Broadway Avenue, east of Yonge Street.
The City is raising awareness about heavy truck blind spots in partnership with Concrete Ontario by visually depicting blind spots.
In addition, the following organizations have formed a blind spot awareness working group:
The working group will be updating information and posters, expanding the program to more construction equipment, and more. Learn more and watch videos on the Pass Trucks Safely website.