Image shows crews working on the bridge.

Why lengthy partial road closure has kept everyone moving during Bloor bridge reconstruction  

Rebuilding a bridge that spans over one of Toronto’s busiest roads is challenging. To keep traffic flowing, Metrolinx implemented a partial road closure of Bloor Street West while crews have been reconstructing the Bloor bridge. This work is part of the Davenport Diamond Guideway project – find out how it’s unfolding. The replacement of the Bloor Street West rail bridge between Lansdowne Avenue and Symington … Continue reading Why lengthy partial road closure has kept everyone moving during Bloor bridge reconstruction  

Guelph bridge work the next phase of Kitchener GO Line expansion

Starting this spring, Metrolinx contractors will begin work on the first of a few bridge upgrades that will help make expanding GO Train service possible. The work will have some impact on Guelph residents, get all the details below. Metrolinx is continuing to make progress on expanding GO Train service on the Kitchener Line. The provincial transit agency has more news on the essential work … Continue reading Guelph bridge work the next phase of Kitchener GO Line expansion

New timelapse video captures entire Highway 400 bridge lift for Finch West LRT project

While many spend their weekends enjoying the summer heat, construction crews are out there building transit projects. Recently the entire bridge that crosses Highway 400 at Finch Avenue West was replaced. Don’t worry if you missed the speedy work, you can watch the whole thing right here. The bigger they are, the slower they move, right? Not exactly. A few short weeks ago an entire … Continue reading New timelapse video captures entire Highway 400 bridge lift for Finch West LRT project

Twitter told the story – How the first weekend of Finch West LRT bridge replacement work unfolded on social media

This major project involving the Highway 400 crossing at Toronto’s Finch Avenue, is now 50 per cent complete. This past weekend (June 12-14) saw construction crews replace the southbound lanes and next weekend they will do the northbound lanes.  Thanks to an engineering process that dramatically speeds up the replacement, the disruptions will be kept to a minimum. Here’s how the first weekend was constructed … Continue reading Twitter told the story – How the first weekend of Finch West LRT bridge replacement work unfolded on social media

Image shows the bridge work taking place.

Hwy. 400 Bridge work ramps up on Finch West LRT project – Detours ahead

Major bridge work is always a very big deal. It also means patience from those travelling nearby. A project involving the Highway 400 crossing at Toronto’s Finch Avenue, will cause some detours. But the disruption won’t be too large, thanks to an engineering process that will dramatically speed up the replacement. Here, we span the details. (Update – New images added on June 11, 2020.) … Continue reading Hwy. 400 Bridge work ramps up on Finch West LRT project – Detours ahead