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What you need to know about Toronto’s Davenport Diamond Greenway community consultations and connections it will bring

Design for the Davenport Diamond Greenway is well underway, and Metrolinx continues to share updates with local community members through virtual open houses and meetings. But where do those conversations lead? Here’s a look at community consultations for Metrolinx’s Greenway project, and how they help determine the scope of work – including discussions around Lappin Avenue. Metrolinx often asks for public input – but what … Continue reading What you need to know about Toronto’s Davenport Diamond Greenway community consultations and connections it will bring

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Specially engineered walls bring Davenport Diamond Guideway project to a new level

Construction on the Davenport Diamond Guideway project is, in a very real way, ramping up. Recently, reinforced concrete columns have been popping up as they form structural piers to support the elevated guideway. Next, community members will see even more activity above ground as crews build the mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) walls at the north and south ends of the project. The engineering behind these ’MSE’ … Continue reading Specially engineered walls bring Davenport Diamond Guideway project to a new level

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Residents can get involved as Metrolinx holds live virtual event next month for Davenport Diamond guideway and greenway projects

Metrolinx is making significant progress on the Davenport Diamond guideway project and has now awarded the design contract for the greenway (public realm). Metrolinx knows the community has questions about these projects. Find out how you can get involved below.  Metrolinx is inviting the local community to learn more about the Davenport Diamond Guideway currently in construction and the associated greenway project at an upcoming virtual event.   Davenport Diamond guideway construction is in full swing and will continue into 2023. The guideway, a type of railway bridge, will span approximately from Bloor Street West to north of Davenport Road in west Toronto.   It will replace the … Continue reading Residents can get involved as Metrolinx holds live virtual event next month for Davenport Diamond guideway and greenway projects

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Davenport Diamond Guideway project sees extended hours – What’s behind the work and effort to keep the noise down

Caisson drilling has been well underway and will continue with upcoming extended hours around the Davenport Diamond Guideway project. It’s needed work, but it can be taxing on the local community. Here’s what’s happening, why it’s needed and what noise mitigating measures are being taken so neighbours can sleep at night. Those living around the Davenport Diamond Guideway project have to sleep at night. Amid … Continue reading Davenport Diamond Guideway project sees extended hours – What’s behind the work and effort to keep the noise down