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Spring Virtual Open - Central West - April 21, 2021

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Thank you for your interest in the Spring 2021 Central West Virtual Open House on April 21, 2020. Please see the presentation below:

Spring Virtual Open - Central West - April 21, 2021

  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. 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
  5. 5. MODEL: Bombardier Flexity Freedom Overhead Catenary POWER SUPPLY: 60 KM/H streetlevel VEHICLE OVERVIEW
  6. 6. Read more about how Eglinton Crosstown will change Toronto’s cityscape here.
  7. 7. 1 1 Train Testing Video: Click Here
  8. 8. • The Eglinton Crosstown project is now over 75% complete. • Most stations will be complete in 2021, beginning with Mount Dennis, Keelesdale and Science Centre stations in the first half of the year. • More than 85% of track has been installed – track installation between EMSF and Cedarvale Station is complete. • 45 LRVs have arrived at the EMSF to date. • Vehicle testing is underway. PROJECT UPDATE Eglinton Crosstown
  9. 9. LRT Program Name CEDARVALE STATION
  10. 10. Eglinton Crosstown What to Expect: Cedarvale Station • Pedestrian tunnel excavation completed • Poured all platform and lower concourse level slabs and walls • East tunnel ventilation fans installed • Mechanical and electrical equipment installed • Track installation commenced 2021 Progress to-date Remaining Work in 2021 • Completion of concrete works • Removal of road decking • Installation of permanent utilities • Commence road restoration works • Complete excavation to Eglinton West TTC Station • Architectural works within the station box and entrances • Train testing through station begins Remaining work for 2022 • Completion of architectural works • Completion of road restoration and landscaping
  11. 11. LRT Program Name FOREST HILL STATION
  12. 12. Eglinton Crosstown What to Expect: Forest Hill Station • Completion of concrete and structural steel at the secondary entrance • Demolition of former site office (2020 Bathurst Street) 2021 Progress to-date Remaining Work in 2021 • Completes of the main and secondary station entrance • Complete wet utility work • Track installation • Overhead catenary system installation • Begin landscaping • Begin road restoration work Remaining work for 2022 • Completion of station construction
  13. 13. CHAPLIN STATION
  14. 14. 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
  15. 15. Avenue Station AVENUE STATION
  16. 16. 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
  17. 17. Avenue Station EGLINTON CONNECTS
  18. 18. Eglinton Crosstown What to Expect: City of Toronto’s Eglinton Connects Streetscape & 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
  19. 19. EGLINTON STATION
  20. 20. 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
  21. 21. 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. Eglinton Crosstown Supports for Community
  22. 22. 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. Eglinton Crosstown COVID-19 Construction Safety

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