In less than 60 seconds – New timelapse video shows large concrete girders installed above Dupont Street

Six pre-cast concrete girders were installed over Dupont Street in April. This is the first use of concrete girders put up on the Davenport Diamond Guideway project. Check out the new timelapse video – capturing two weeks of work in less than a minute. Crews have been busy installing girders on the Davenport Diamond Guideway project. The girders form the bridge deck of the guideway, … Continue reading In less than 60 seconds – New timelapse video shows large concrete girders installed above Dupont Street

Small’s Creek update – Metrolinx launches next phase of community consultation on draft restoration plan

Construction began in early 2022 in the Small’s Creek area, alongside the Lakeshore East GO tracks between Woodbine Avenue and Coxwell Avenue. The work is part of the Lakeshore East rail corridor expansion project in Toronto. Metrolinx has worked to minimize tree removals and has been revising the vegetation restoration plan as a direct result of community feedback. As promised, the Small’s Creek community is … Continue reading Small’s Creek update – Metrolinx launches next phase of community consultation on draft restoration plan

Watch four massive girders get installed at Bloor Street bridge in new timelapse video

The Davenport Diamond Guideway project recently celebrated another key milestone. The installation of enormous girders across Bloor Street West overnight created the first half of the new Bloor Street bridge. Take a look. A newly upgraded Bloor Street rail bridge is one step closer to completion. Four steel girders were installed during a recent overnight road closure on Bloor Street West in Toronto. For nearby … Continue reading Watch four massive girders get installed at Bloor Street bridge in new timelapse video

Double tracking and station upgrades coming to expanding Barrie GO Line

Expanding GO Train service along the Barrie Line is on track as construction starts at Maple and King City GO Stations, and work gets underway to install a second set of tracks. Increased two-way, all-day service every 15 minutes is coming – read on for more information about improvements for the Barrie Line. From upgrading stations to adding more track, there’s a lot happening along … Continue reading Double tracking and station upgrades coming to expanding Barrie GO Line

New GO Expansion agreement with ONxpress Transportation Partners ushers in exciting future of faster, greener, more frequent GO Train service

GO Expansion is moving forward to the next stage of development and will transform the region in ways greater than previously imagined. GO Expansion will include infrastructure and operational plans that reduce journey times even more, add more capacity, improve on-time performance, and customer satisfaction. Continue reading New GO Expansion agreement with ONxpress Transportation Partners ushers in exciting future of faster, greener, more frequent GO Train service

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Metrolinx to host a virtual event on the environmental benefits of pollinators in the Davenport Diamond Greenway

Experts will share Davenport Diamond Greenway design features that support pollinators, and the many ways that yards, gardens, and other public spaces in the community can help pollinators, too. Read on to find out how to get involved. Residents will learn about the habitat features of the Davenport Diamond Greenway and how these landscapes will provide food, shelter, and nesting sites for bees, butterflies and … Continue reading Metrolinx to host a virtual event on the environmental benefits of pollinators in the Davenport Diamond Greenway

GO Expansion explained – What it means for you

GO Expansion is exactly what it sounds like … and more. It is a massive expansion of rail service across the region. With two-way, all-day service across core GO lines, faster trains, and service every 15 minutes (or better) GO Expansion will give people more reasons to use transit. GO Expansion will transform the GO rail network from a commuter service into an all-day, rapid … Continue reading GO Expansion explained – What it means for you

Bridging the gap with new pedestrian bridges at Milliken GO Station

Recently, Steeles Avenue East was closed to safely install two new pedestrian bridges. New photos capture crews fitting all the pieces together during the overnight hours. Take a look. After extensive planning and preparation, two new pedestrian bridges were recently lifted and set in place at Milliken GO Station. The bridges, which cross over the new Steeles Avenue East underpass, will provide pedestrians and cyclists … Continue reading Bridging the gap with new pedestrian bridges at Milliken GO Station

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Massive girders to be installed on Davenport Diamond Guideway project – Will mean overnight closures of Dupont Street

They’re massive and will take expertise and time to install. So concrete girders finding their homes as part of the Davenport Diamond Guideway project will mean night work and detours for locals. Here’s what the concrete behemoths, and street closures, are all about. Make way for the girders. The erection of girders above the Dupont Street overpass between Lansdowne Avenue and Campbell Avenue will require … Continue reading Massive girders to be installed on Davenport Diamond Guideway project – Will mean overnight closures of Dupont Street