Leslie Street construction affects signals,
June 20



Tomorrow, Thursday June 20, work continues on the City of Toronto and TTC project to upgrade and build new streetcar tracks on Leslie Street.

(Contractors are working to build new tracks to connect the future Leslie Barns streetcar maintenance and storage facility — on Leslie at Commissioners Street — to the tracks on Queen Street East.)

Tomorrow, the construction team will be working at the intersection of Leslie Street and Lake Shore Boulevard East, switching the current traffic lights to temporary signals which will remain in place throughout construction. This work will take about 14 hours, during which time traffic signals will not be functioning.

Three “paid-duty” Toronto Police Service officers will be on site to direct traffic in each direction, ensuring the safety of pedestrians, cyclists and vehicular traffic. Along Lake Shore Boulevard East, the police officers and work crews will maintain at least four lanes for through traffic — two eastbound and two westbound — and a left-turn lane at all times.

TTC passengers riding buses operating along the 83 Jones route should expect delays.