Massive excavation efforts underway for Hurontario light rail transit route

Experts working on the Hurontario Light Rail Transit line connecting Mississauga and Brampton need to move a whole lot of dirt and rock. It’s part of the job when constructing a modern transit line. And a host of new images show what all that digging is adding up to. Hint – in one case it’s … Continue reading Massive excavation efforts underway for Hurontario light rail transit route

Hear from community canvassers who are helping get the word out on Hurontario LRT project

A team of transit experts is out in the community talking to residents and business about the Hurontario light rail transit project. The pandemic poses certain challenges for the multilingual squad, but their work is essential to keeping people informed as construction of Peel Region’s newest transit line moves forward. And we wanted to see … Continue reading Hear from community canvassers who are helping get the word out on Hurontario LRT project

Energizing the Hurontario LRT using traction power substations

The Hurontario light rail transit (LRT) line will feature electrically powered light rail vehicles, producing near zero emissions. For the 18-kilometre line along Hurontario Street, 13 traction power substations will be built to provide a consistent level of power to keep it running smoothly. Get all the powerful details below. All of the region’s light … Continue reading Energizing the Hurontario LRT using traction power substations

Making room for the Hurontario LRT project in north Mississauga

Mississauga residents may have noticed construction crews working on one of the city’s busiest roads. It may look like normal roadwork, but in fact they are prepping the area for construction on the region’s first rapid transit line. The Hurontario light rail transit (LRT) project. Metrolinx News breaks down what this construction is for and … Continue reading Making room for the Hurontario LRT project in north Mississauga

Progress continues on the Hurontario LRT project in Port Credit

New images showcase the work underway on the Hurontario light rail transit project at Port Credit GO Station. Construction crews are prepping the site for a structure that will help form a tunnel underneath the Lakeshore West GO tracks. Check out the latest progress pictures below. Transit projects continue to move forward as the province … Continue reading Progress continues on the Hurontario LRT project in Port Credit

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

Making room for the Hurontario LRT in Mississauga City Centre

Mississauga residents may have noticed construction crews working in the middle of one of the city’s busiest roads. It may look like normal roadwork, but in fact they are prepping the area for construction on the region’s first rapid transit line. Metrolinx News breaks down what this construction is for and why it’s happening now. … Continue reading Making room for the Hurontario LRT in Mississauga City Centre

New connections and heavy lifting at Port Credit GO Station

A new temporary bridge will be available soon for customers heading to Port Credit GO. Find out all about the work going on at one of south Mississauga’s most important transit stations. Construction crews recently installed a 21-metre-long temporary pedestrian bridge at Mary Fix Creek, just north of Port Credit GO Station. This bridge will … Continue reading New connections and heavy lifting at Port Credit GO Station

Surfing the pipe – Hurontario LRT project uses ‘SmartBall’ to map hidden watermains

We’re geeks for gadgets. So when we heard the Hurontario Light Rail Transit projects had found a bit of an aquatic smart drone to quietly map out watermains far below the streets of Mississauga and Brampton, we were intrigued. So we dived in. Someone’s on the ball. As crews continue to hunt for existing, and … Continue reading Surfing the pipe – Hurontario LRT project uses ‘SmartBall’ to map hidden watermains