Updated: Prepare for traffic impacts on Danforth Avenue as crews prepare for Lakeshore East GO Line bridge work

Work on the Lakeshore East GO Line continues to ramp up, and it means there will be traffic impacts on Toronto’s Danforth Avenue. Traffic will be reduced to single lanes in both directions to give crews enough elbow room to widen the Danforth bridge. The bridge construction is part of GO Expansion, bringing more frequent … Continue reading Updated: Prepare for traffic impacts on Danforth Avenue as crews prepare for Lakeshore East GO Line bridge work

See video of new Agincourt GO station building

Metrolinx is making major improvements at Agincourt GO Station. The latest development offers customers that new station building smell, look and feel - with sleek lines, open spaces and modern touches. Take a tour with the latest photos and video. The tour of Agincourt GO’s new station building starts right here. The new building offers … Continue reading See video of new Agincourt GO station building

Work on Warden Avenue continues for Lakeshore East Corridor expansion

Progress is being made to accommodate the fourth rail track to deliver a quieter, faster and more efficient regional transit network. With the widening of the Warden Avenue Bridge, expect some traffic delays through the summer. Watch out for that lane change ahead. The traffic configuration on Warden Avenue is expected to  be changed again … Continue reading Work on Warden Avenue continues for Lakeshore East Corridor expansion

Metrolinx gives away firewood as part of vegetation management program

More than 350 people from the local community came out to a recent firewood giveaway event in Whitchurch-Stouffville. Check out photos from the event and find out just how much wood was given away. The price was right for Stouffville residents. As part of Metrolinx’s vegetation management program, the transit agency, and its contractor GRASCAN … Continue reading Metrolinx gives away firewood as part of vegetation management program

Metrolinx teams up with Toronto and Region Conservation Authority to plant trees around Eglinton Crosstown West Extension route

Metrolinx is getting a head start on tree planting along the route of the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension, helping to keep the community green as this critical new transit project is built. Take a look at some of the tree planters in action. Metrolinx is growing the tree canopy around Eglinton Avenue West as transit … Continue reading Metrolinx teams up with Toronto and Region Conservation Authority to plant trees around Eglinton Crosstown West Extension route

Weekend road closure planned at Rutherford Road in Vaughan as Rutherford GO construction progresses

Road closures are a pain, but the construction they allow lead to significant gains. Here’s why a weekend closure is planned for Rutherford Road and what it means for GO customers and drivers. People planning to use Rutherford Road this coming weekend (Oct. 22-25), might need to change their plans a bit. At least if … Continue reading Weekend road closure planned at Rutherford Road in Vaughan as Rutherford GO construction progresses

Humber College stop leads pack of new progress photos for Finch West LRT project

There’s been a number of construction elements recently added into Toronto’s Finch West light rail transit project. Here’s a roundup, including work at the Humber College stop as well as powering up the Maintenance and Storage Facility. In between all those construction pylons, lies some important pieces of new transit coming to Finch Avenue West. … Continue reading Humber College stop leads pack of new progress photos for Finch West LRT project

Metrolinx launches naming contests for Eglinton Crosstown West Extension and Scarborough Subway Extension tunnel boring machines

People are getting the chance to name a trio of digging machines, as they make their way to Canada from overseas. Find out below how you can throw your name into the hat. Starting today (Oct. 19), communities along the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension and the Scarborough Subway Extension will have chance to put their … Continue reading Metrolinx launches naming contests for Eglinton Crosstown West Extension and Scarborough Subway Extension tunnel boring machines

See images of pedestrian bridge night lift at Rutherford GO

Recently, Metrolinx’s contractor successfully lifted a new pedestrian bridge into place over Rutherford Road. Let’s take a look at pictures that show how it was done. Lifting and installing bridges is among the most interesting engineering feats Metrolinx pulls off. Though the precise and delicate work recently done to haul up and put in place … Continue reading See images of pedestrian bridge night lift at Rutherford GO