Leslie Street Road Work Notice

This week the TTC will be beginning a new series of road work on Leslie St. between Lake Shore and Queen.

 

Leslie Street Road Work

Test Pits

On Monday July 22nd,  there will be construction work occurring on Leslie Street between Lake Shore Blvd and Queen Street. The contractor plans to conduct test pits to investigate subsurface conditions as it relates to hydraulic design.

 

The test pits will be located along Leslie Street in the northbound curb lane between Lake Shore Boulevard and Queen Street. The pits will be conducted one at a time moving south to north with each pit requiring a 10 m section of curb lane. A paid-duty officer will be on site to guide and ensure safety of vehicular, pedestrian and cyclist traffic.

 

Hours of work:

The work involves 7-8 test pits, each requiring a few hours of work for a total of 2-3 days to complete testing.  Work hours will be from 9:00am to 5:00pm.

 

Utility Monitoring Instrumentation       

Starting on Monday July 22nd, the contractor will continue the installation of utility monitoring instrumentation on Leslie  Street between Lake Shore Blvd and Queen St.

 

The curb lane closures will begin in segments from 1) Lake Shore Blvd to Mosley St.; 2)Mosley St. to Eastern Ave.; and 3) Eastern Ave to Queen St. Each installation will require occupying a 10m section of the curb lane. During segment 3) the SE and SW corners of Queen and Leslie will be occupied to install two Utility Monitoring Points (UMPs) for a brief period (eastbound curb lane).

A paid-duty officer will be on site to guide and ensure safety of vehicular, pedestrian and cyclist traffic.

 

Hours of work:

The work will be conducted over a two-week period. Work hours will be from 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday.

 

Median Removal on Lake Shore Boulevard

On Monday July 22nd, the contractor will begin prepping the site area for the upcoming removal of the medians on Lake Shore Blvd at Leslie Street with the removal of street light wiring within the median. The commencement of the median removal may begin on Thursday July 25th (with a contingency of Monday July 29th).

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