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Fall18 Open House Western Segment Works

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Fall18 Open House Western Segment Works

  1. 1. Mission We connect our communities Vision Getting you there better, faster and easier Values Play as a team Think forward Serve with passion 1 Metrolinx overview
  2. 2. go transit, up express, presto 2Metrolinx Overview • Serve a population of more than seven million across more than 11,000 square km stretching from Hamilton and Kitchener-Waterloo in the west to Newcastle and Peterborough in the east, and from Orangeville and Beaverton in the north to Niagara Falls in the south. • In operation since 1967, GO now carries more than 70 million passengers a year. • The PRESTO card is the smart card fare payment system seamlessly connecting 11 transit agencies across the GTHA and Ottawa. • PRESTO replaces the need for tickets, tokens, passes or cash. • UP Express connects the country's two busiest transportation hubs: Toronto Pearson International Airport and Union Station in downtown Toronto, offering a 25-minute journey from end to end, with trains departing every 15 minutes.
  3. 3. Regional transit map – connecting the region 3 Metrolinx overview
  4. 4. Regional Transportation Plan 4 Vision: The GTHA will have a sustainable transportation system that is aligned with land use, and supports healthy and complete communities. The system will provide safe, convenient and reliable connections, and support a high quality of life, a prosperous and competitive economy, and a protected environment. 31 Priority Actions to Support the 5 Strategies • Metrolinx published the first regional transportation plan (RTP) for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) in 2008. • We are required to review the RTP at least every ten years, in alignment with Ontario’s Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe. • The legislative review of initial RTP led to the development of the 2041 RTP. Key outcomes include: o Quadrupling the number of people and doubling the number of jobs within walking distance of Frequent Rapid Transit o 27x more kilometres of the Frequent Rapid Transit o In addition to the capital costs, successful implementation will also require operating funding for transit services, fare integration and programs for walking and cycling Metrolinx Overview
  5. 5. Community Benefits 5 Metrolinx overview The objective of the Community Benefits Program is that people from historically disadvantaged communities and equity-seeking groups are positively impacted by the Eglinton Crosstown. Program has three streams: 1. Employment, Training and Workforce Development 2. Social Enterprises and Social Procurement 3. Investment (Community Improvements)
  6. 6. Community Benefits 6 Metrolinx overview
  7. 7. Business support – shop local campaign 7 Metrolinx overview
  8. 8. Parking 8 Metrolinx overview
  9. 9. 416-782-8118 or 416-482-7411 24 hours/7days a week www.thecrosstown.ca crosstown@metrolinx.com facebook.com/thecrosstown twitter.com/crosstownTO instagram.com/eglinton_crosstown Crosstown West Office 1848 Eglinton Ave W (at Dufferin) Crosstown East Office 660 Eglinton Ave E (at Bayview) Stay in Touch 9 METROLINX OVERVIEW
  10. 10. Eglinton Maintenance and Storage Facility (EMSF) • As part of the Crosstown LRT project, a state-of-the-art maintenance and storage facility near Ray Avenue and Industry Road is being built. • The facility sits on 42 acres of land and is comprised of three facilities for LRT operations. This includes a maintenance building, storage for 76 LRT vehicles, administration offices and training facilities. It is designed with future growth in mind, with the ability to house a total of 135 vehicles as ridership increases. • The EMSF achieved ‘readiness to receive delivery of Light RailVehicles’ on October 1st of 2018, marking delivery of the first major milestone of the LRT project on time. Train movements in the yard will begin as early as November 2018. LRT Maintenance Bay EMSF
  11. 11. Eglinton Maintenance and Storage Facility (EMSF) LRT maintenance baysLRT Maintenance Bays
  12. 12. Railway Corridor – Renderings Connections to UPX and GO Transit Kitchener Lines
  13. 13. Railway Corridor – Upcoming Works November 2018 - January 2019:Track RelocationWork* • CP crews will be relocating the CP mainline track further east from its current position. Once complete, crews will begin relocating the GOTransit track further east from its current position. • Track relocation work involves saw-cutting, drilling rail, surfacing, ballast placement/regulating, and thermite welding. Portions of the work will require compaction by means of mechanical roller causing vibrations. January 2019 - Summer 2020: Rail Corridor Development (West Side)* • After the track relocations are complete, work will begin on the west side of the Railway Corridor. and activities are scheduled through to Summer 2020. Site access will be made via Brownsville Avenue, Hollis Street, and Locust Street. • Construction activities include: – LRT Tunnels (excavation, cast-in-place concrete, backfilling, grading, etc.) – GO Bridge Expansion (shoring, excavation, CIP concrete, structural steel installation, etc.) – GO Platforms (excavation, cast-in-place concrete, backfilling, grading, etc.) *Work may be re- scheduled due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.
  14. 14. Railway Corridor – Construction Progress Photos SpurTrackPedestrianTunnelConstruction CP BridgeGirder Installation
  15. 15. Mount Dennis Station – Renderings
  16. 16. Mount Dennis Station - Construction Progress Photos • The track, elevators, and platform edges at Mount Dennis have all been installed. • Station construction continues with steel and façade installation. • The Kodak building retrofit is ongoing with steel supports, interior demolitions, and electrical well underway. • TheTTC bus terminal progresses, with tunnel and vertical access construction ongoing. BusTerminal Construction Kodak Building Retrofit Station Construction
  17. 17. West Portal & Elevated Guideway - Renderings
  18. 18. West Portal & Elevated Guideway – UpcomingWorks • Construction continues on the west portal with shoring activities and at the elevated guideway with rebar, formwork, and concrete. • In early 2019, traffic will open up to two lanes in each direction along Eglinton Avenue West from Black Creek Drive to Bicknell Road.
  19. 19. West Portal & Elevated Guideway - Construction Progress Photos Looking East into the Tunnel from Bicknell Drive Construction of the Elevated Guideway over Black Creek Lagging Installation
  20. 20. Keelesdale Station – Renderings
  21. 21. Keelesdale Station - Construction Progress Photos Forming StationWallsInvert Slab Concrete Pour Rebar Installation • Station construction at Keelesdale progresses with rebar, concrete, and waterproofing on a ongoing basis for slabs and walls in the various portions of the station box including all three entrances and the pedestrian underpass connection.
  22. 22. 22 FUTURE BRIDGE CONNECTION TO CALEDONIA GO STATION* *Future bridge connection is not part of the Crosstown LRT construction scope of work. Caledonia Station – AerialView Rendering
  23. 23. Caledonia Station – Ongoing and Upcoming Works Ongoing • The first invert slab (concrete) pour was completed in October 2018. • Drilling of tie-backs, dewatering wells and rebar installation continues. Upcoming • Several concrete pours will continue for the course of 2019, forming the future station structure.
  24. 24. Caledonia Station – Construction Progress Photos Excavation and Hauling
  25. 25. 25 Fairbank Station – Renderings
  26. 26. 26 Future Exterior Plaza
  27. 27. 27 Fairbank Station – Ongoing and Upcoming Works Ongoing • Excavation is underway at the Main Entrance, Service Building and southwest Station Box areas. • The first concrete roof pour was completed in October 2018 at the southeast Station Box area. • Drilling of tie-backs and rebar installation continues. Upcoming • Overnight concrete pour and intersection closure will take place in late November 2018.
  28. 28. Fairbank Station – Construction Progress Photos Roof Construction PreparationExcavation Excavation
  29. 29. Oakwood Station – Renderings *90% Design
  30. 30. Oakwood Station: Mined Station • Oakwood Station is being constructed using a mined method known as Sequential Excavation Method or SEM. • 24 hour mining is underway and will be ongoing to early 2020. • The mining process includes three principal underground activities that occur in a continuous sequence.This creates the large underground cavern that will house the station platform and concourse. • Horizontal ‘pipe roof’ supports the ground above. • Excavation of the materials below the ‘roof’. • Support of underground surfaces by spraying the walls and ceiling with concrete. Cross Cut Access Adit Main Entrance Cavern Secondary Entrance Approx. 150m to be mined underneath Eglinton Ave – between Oakwood Avenue and the Secondary Entrance
  31. 31. Oakwood Station – Ongoing and Upcoming Works • Mining works are ongoing and advancing from the main entrance. • Excavation of the secondary entrance is nearing completion and preliminary mining works will begin in November 2018. • The construction zones in the map below will support continued progress into 2019. Main Entrance Secondary Entrance
  32. 32. Oakwood Station – Construction Progress Photos Secondary Entrance Secondary Entrance Main Entrance Main Entrance

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