TRAFFIC CONFIGURATION CHANGE Emergency Exit 3 – Eglinton and Donlea

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October 4, 2019

Crews are currently completing final utility relocations, backfill and restoration works in the existing construction site on the south side of Eglinton Avenue at Donlea Drive.  As early as Sunday October 6th, the construction zone will shift to the north side of Eglinton Avenue. The new construction zone will allow for the completion of utility relocations, backfill and road restoration. Following the work, all lanes will be restored, and the construction zone will be removed. A small emergency exit building will be permanently in place on the boulevard.  


  • Utility relocations, backfill and pavement restoration will take approximately six (6) weeks.
  • The construction zone will shift as early as October 6th. Work to shift the construction zone will begin at 7 p.m.  
  • Construction works will occur between 7:00 am to 11:00 pm.



  • One lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained.
  • There will be no access from Donlea Drive to Eglinton Avenue East for the duration of the work.
  • The sidewalk on the northeast corner of Donlea Drive and Eglinton Avenue will be closed during the works.
  • There is no impact to existing TTC stops.



  • Travel delays are expected with construction. Please allow extra time for your journey.
  • Traffic will be extra heavy at peak periods during the Eglinton Crosstown LRT construction.
  • Download the free ‘aCrosstown’ traffic app to get real-time traffic and transit information for Eglinton Avenue.


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