Leslie Barns: Overnight Construction Notice - South of Lake Shore Blvd.

Due to severe weather on Monday July 8th, the overnight work that was scheduled to take place on Leslie Street, south of Lake Shore Blvd was cancelled. This work has been rescheduled for Monday July 15th. Traffic configuration and work times will remain the same as originally outlined.

On Monday July 8th there will be overnight construction work occurring on Leslie Street between Commissioners Street and Lake Shore Blvd.

This is to facilitate work on underground water infrastructure and will require occupying one southbound lane on Leslie Street. This will reduce a section of Leslie St between Commissioners St and Lake Shore Blvd to one shared lane for both northbound and southbound traffic. During this time, a flag person will be present to direct traffic flow.

Hours of work:

Monday, July 15th at 8:00pm – Tuesday, July 16th at 8:00am.


Further to this, there will be additional overnight work beginning this evening through to Friday July 12th. Details of this work are outlined below:


Wednesday, July 10th – Thursday July 11th

-          Construction crews will be working on a communication ductbank on the west side of Leslie Street, south of Lake Shore Blvd.

-          Southbound traffic will be maintained via the existing northbound left turn lane.

-          Two paid-duty police officers will be present to direct traffic.

-          Hours of work will be 9:00pm – 5:30am


Thursday, July 11th – Friday July 12th

-          Crews will be installing traffic monitoring instrumentation at the corners of the Leslie and Lake Shore intersection.

-          Installations will require approximately 20 meters of curb lane to be restricted. They will be completed one corner at a time.

-          A paid-duty officer will be present to help direct traffic.

-          Crews will also be working on Leslie Street south of Commissioners and will be occupying a middle lane; one lane in each direction will be maintained at all times.

-          Hours of work will be 8:00pm – 5:30am


Friday July 12th – Saturday July 13th

-          Work will continue on the communications ductbank on Leslie Street, south of Commissioners.

-          Traffic configuration will remain the same as noted for Thursday.

-          Hours of work will be 8:00pm – 5:30am

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