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Central Virtual Open House 28Apr2021

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Central Virtual Open House 28Apr2021

Central Virtual Open House 28Apr2021

  1. 1. Forum Forum IT’S HAPPENING, TODAY Eglinton Crosstown LRT
  2. 2. We have a strong connection with our customers, and a great understanding of who they are and where they are going. Metrolinx’s Core Business – Providing Better, Faster, Easier Service Adding More Service Today Making It Easier for Our Customers to Access Our Service Building More to Improve Service Planning for New Connections Investing in Our Future
  3. 3. 3 MISSION: WE CONNECT COMMUNITIES VISION: GETTING YOU THERE BETTER, FASTER, EASIER
  4. 4. WELCOME Our Central Open House will feature the following stations: • Forest Hill • Chaplin • Avenue (Eglinton Connects) • Eglinton • Mount Pleasant Station • Leaside
  5. 5. 111 escalators 15.2 million job hours 273.5 km medium voltage/ direct current cable 38 two-vehicle trains 60 elevators 6000 tons of rail 208 overhead catenary system poles 5 new bridges PROJECT QUANTITIES
  6. 6. MODEL: Bombardier Flexity Freedom Overhead Catenary POWER SUPPLY: 60 KM/H street level
  7. 7. Read more about how Eglinton Crosstown will change Toronto’s cityscape here.
  8. 8. Train Testing Video: Click Here
  9. 9. • The Eglinton Crosstown project is now over 75% complete • Three stations – Mount Dennis, Keelesdale and Science Centre – are largely complete • Over 85% of track has been installed • 45 LRVs have arrived at the EMSF to date • Vehicle testing is now underway PROJECT UPDATE Eglinton Crosstown
  10. 10. 2020 Progress to-date • Track installed between Mount Dennis Station and Fairbank Station • Track installed between the Brentcliffe Portal and Wynford Stop, and between Sloane Stop track split and Birchmount Stop • Track installed between Sunnybrook Park Stop and Ionview Stop • Traction power cables installed from Mount Dennis Station to Caledonia Station, and from Science Centre Station to KennedyStation • Tunnel lighting installed from the Black Creek Portal to Chaplin Station and from Mount Pleasant Station to Science Centre Station • OverheadCatenary System (OCS) installed from Mount Dennis Station to west of Caledonia Station • Signaling equipment operational between Mount Dennis Station and Caledonia Station • Jet fans installed at the Black Creek Portal, Mount Dennis Station, Brentcliffe Portal, Science Centre Station, and Kennedy Station Remaining Work in 2020 • Track installation between Wynford Stop to Sloane Stop track split and from Birchmount Stop to KennedyStation (excluding tail tracks) • OCS installation above-grade from O’Connor to Kennedy • OCS installation at Caledonia Station • Traction power cables installation from Caledonia Station to Avenue Station and from Leaside Station to Kennedy Station • Traction power systems at Mount Dennis Station, Keelesdale Station and Science Centre Station to be operational • Installation of jet fans at Laird Station • Signaling equipment installation between Science CentrE Station and TPSS 10 Remaining Work for 2021 • Track installation between Fairbank Station to Laird Station, and KennedyStation tail tracks • Traction power cables installation from Caledonia Station to Avenue Station and from Mount Pleasant Station to Science Centre Station • Traction power systems at Eglinton Station • OCS installation at Fairbank, Oakwood, Cedarvale, Forest Hill, Chaplin, Avenue, Eglinton, Mount Pleasant, Leaside, Laird, Science Centre and Kennedystations • OCS installation above-grade from Brentcliffe Portal to O’Connor Stop • Installation of remaining signaling equipment What to Expect: Systems & Track Eglinton Crosstown
  11. 11. CHAPLIN STATION
  12. 12. Eglinton Crosstown What to Expect: Chaplin Station • 600 mm watermain reinstated • Concrete and structural steel installation at the tertiary entrance completed • Concrete work at main entrance completed 2021 Progress to-date Remaining Work in 2021 • Pile installation at secondary entrance • Completion of the station entrances • Complete track and overhead catenary system installation • Demolition of 6 Gilgorm Road (site office) • Complete road restoration and landscaping
  13. 13. Avenue Station AVENUE STATION
  14. 14. Eglinton Crosstown What to Expect: Avenue Station • Gantry crane removed from the secondary entrance • Secondary entrance construction to third level above ground • Escalators delivered and installed within the station box • Poured all platform and concourse level slabs 2021 Progress to-date Remaining Work in 2021 • Completion of final lining and concrete works • Completion of track and overhead catenary system installations • Main entrance construction reaches street level • Architectural works within the station box and entrances • Road reinstatement and landscaping
  15. 15. Avenue Station EGLINTON CONNECTS
  16. 16. Eglinton Crosstown What to Expect: Eglinton Connects Streetscape and Cycle Track (Eglinton Avenue West from Lascelles Boulevard – Duplex Avenue) • Construct new sidewalks, bicycle lanes, and curbs on the south side of Eglinton Avenue • Continuous utility upgrades and road restoration works • Install permanent street light fixtures • Tree planting and landscaping • Completion of Eglinton Connects between Lascelles Boulevard and Duplex Avenue • Eglinton Connects construction begins within immediate station areas Remaining Work in 2021
  17. 17. EGLINTON STATION
  18. 18. Eglinton Crosstown What to Expect: Eglinton Station • Completed station excavation • Completed structural steel and precast panel installations at the Berwick Portal • Poured all main station invert slabs 2021 Progress to-date Remaining Work in 2021 • Completion of the north tunnel ventilation shaft on Yonge Street • Construction of the main and southeast entrances • Completion of elevator construction at Eglinton TTC Station • Track and overhead catenary system installations What to Expect for 2022 • Completion of concrete works • Architectural works within the station box and entrances • Road reinstatement and landscaping
  19. 19. MOUNT PLEASANT STATION
  20. 20. Eglinton Crosstown What to Expect: Mount Pleasant Station • Completed station excavation • Secondary entrance construction reached street level • Completed station invert, track and platform slab pours 2021 Progress to-date Remaining Work in 2021 • Begin track and OCS installations • Traffic bridge removal, backfilling, and road reinstatement • Escalator and elevator deliveries and installations • Continuous utility upgrades • Completion of concrete works What to Expect for 2022 • Completion of architectural works • Road reinstatement and landscaping • Restoration of the heritage façade at the northwest entrance
  21. 21. LEASIDE STATION
  22. 22. Eglinton Crosstown What to Expect: Leaside Station • Finished pouring the platform and concourse level walls and slabs • Completed structural concrete works at the main entrance • Completed all track slab pours • Poured exterior walls and roof of the main entrance building 2021 Progress to-date Remaining Work in 2021 • Secondary entrance construction above street level • Completion of structural steel installations at the station entrances • Completion of concrete works • Begin architectural finishing works within the station box and entrances • Road deck removals, final utility reinstatement work, and backfilling • Begin track and OCS installations What to Expect for 2022 • Completion of architectural works • Road reinstatement and landscaping
  23. 23. Eglinton Crosstown • The Eglinton Crosstown LRT Project contractually requires the constructor, Crosslinx Transit Solutions Constructors (CTSC), to embed community benefits in their work, including ensuring that local communities and historically disadvantaged groups benefit directly from the province’s $5.3 billion investment. • We are committed to making the pathway to professional, administrative and technical (PAT) roles in the construction industry more accessible to people facing barriers to employment. • CTS has hired 209 people in PAT roles to date, as well as 185 apprentices and journey persons from historically disadvantaged and equity seeking groups. • We are committed to supporting small and medium sized businesses along the Eglinton corridor, businesses impacted by our construction, and social enterprises that create employment and training opportunities for people who face systemic barriers to employment. • CTS has spent more than $800,000 on social enterprises and more than $7 million at local businesses. Supports for Community
  24. 24. Eglinton Crosstown • With construction remaining classified as an essential industry, work on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT continues through the COVID-19 pandemic. • Crosslinx Transit Solutions, the constructor of the Crosstown, has undertaken a comprehensive COVID-19 response plan to minimize the risk to workers, keeping staff and the communities around our sites safe. This plan includes: • A mask mandate for all workers on site • A daily screening questionnaire prior to entering site • Frequent rapid testing for workers on all sites • Outdoor seating/break spaces to minimize indoor interactions • Mandatory isolation for any worker who may express symptoms • Crosslinx is encouraging all employees to make an appointment to receive a vaccine as soon as they are eligible to do so. COVID-19 Construction Safety

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