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

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

Metrolinx heads into the valley with the Mount Dennis Community Association

The Humber Valley is a place of refuge in the heart of Etobicoke, where people can experience nature right in the midst of a bustling city. It’s a place with a long history – and a bright future. Read on to learn more about how the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension will fit into the community … Continue reading Metrolinx heads into the valley with the Mount Dennis Community Association

Environmental surveys take place along the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension route

Turtles, bats, and birds are being studied along the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension route, as experts make sure work doesn’t disrupt important habitats of even the smallest creatures. Over the spring and summer, teams from Metrolinx have been examining local wildlife along the route as part of the planning process for the project. Read on … Continue reading Environmental surveys take place along the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension route

Meet the tunnelling team for the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension

Metrolinx continues to make progress on the four priority subway projects, including the 9.2-kilometre-long Eglinton Crosstown West Extension. Find how you can get involved below. The community around the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension is getting the chance to learn more from the team constructing the tunnels for the project. This evening (July 13), residents can … Continue reading Meet the tunnelling team for the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension

Metrolinx holding virtual open house for Eglinton Crosstown West Extension as teams prepare for construction

Right on the heels of awarding the contract for advance tunnel work on the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension, Metrolinx is returning to the community to share the latest information about the project and to seek feedback on another important element – the elevated guideway. Check out brand new concept renderings and find out how to … Continue reading Metrolinx holding virtual open house for Eglinton Crosstown West Extension as teams prepare for construction

Eglinton Crosstown West Extension deal signed and sealed

With West End Connectors officially on board to deliver the tunnels, the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension project is another step closer to getting shovels in the ground for the 9.2-kilometre extension of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT. Here are the details. The Eglinton Crosstown West Extension has reached an important financial milestone. Once built, the Eglinton … Continue reading Eglinton Crosstown West Extension deal signed and sealed

Directional drilling along the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension: A first step for new stations at Kipling and Martin Grove

Even before the first phase of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT is finished, workers are on the ground for its extension through Etobicoke and into Mississauga. Crews are busy moving telecommunications cables out of the way of two future stations using a horizontal direction drilling technique that minimizes traffic disruptions. Crews can already be seen along Eglinton Ave West performing early works of site surveys, geotechnical site investigations and utilities relocations for the Eglinton … Continue reading Directional drilling along the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension: A first step for new stations at Kipling and Martin Grove

How transit corridor lands will shorten construction timelines

Building transit in a large, urban landscape is a big challenge. With the region decades behind on building much-needed subways, getting shovels in the ground and keeping priority transit projects on track is more important than ever. Here’s what it means to those living and working near some major transit projects around Toronto. Building transit … Continue reading How transit corridor lands will shorten construction timelines