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Eglinton - Crosstown LRT - Mount Pleasant:
Hydro work, TTC detour, April 20 to 23



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Metrolinx contractors continue building the future Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit line between Mount Dennis and Kennedy.


From 9 p.m. Friday, April 20 until 5 a.m. Monday, April 23, the City of Toronto is closing:

  • Mount Pleasant Road between Roehampton Avenue and Eglinton Avenue East

to accommodate Toronto Hydro crews who are relocating hydroelectric utilities in both the south- and northbound lanes.

Crews will break out the hydro duct-bank infrastructure and place hydro cables into new infrastructure.

Crews work daily from 7 a.m. until 11 p.m.

Flag persons help direct traffic.

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The TTC is detouring buses operating along this route, while the street is closed:

  • 74 Mt Pleasant.

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For transit passengers

  • The TTC has already relocated bus stops in the area.
  • Also expect delays aboard buses along these routes:
  • 34 Eglinton East;
  • 51 Leslie;
  • 54 Lawrence East;
  • 56 Leaside;
  • 74 Mt Pleasant;
  • 142 Downtown / Mt Pleasant express;
  • 334 Eglinton East overnight; and
  • 354 Lawrence East overnight.

For pedestrians

  • The north-south crosswalk on the east side of Mount Pleasant at Eglinton remains closed.
  • A work zone blocks the east end of the east-west crosswalk on the north side of Eglinton at Mount Pleasant. You must detour around the work zone to the north.
  • The east-west crosswalk on Taunton Road remains closed. You must cross Taunton south of the work zone.
  • A work zone blocks the north sidewalk on Eglinton east of Mount Pleasant. A temporary walkway leads you around the work zone to the north.
  • A work zone blocks the south sidewalk on Eglinton east of Brownlow. You must detour along a temporary walkway on a closed section of the roadway. Safety barriers protect you from traffic.
  • A work zone blocks the west sidewalk** on Mount Pleasant north of Eglinton. You must detour along a temporary walkway on a closed section of the roadway. Safety barriers protect you from traffic.

For motorists

  • Work zones block curb lanes for east- and westbound traffic on Eglinton west of Mount Pleasant.
  • A work zone blocks westbound curb lanes on Eglinton east of Mount Pleasant.
  • A work zone blocks eastbound curb lanes on Eglinton east of Taunton Road.
  • A work zone blocks northbound curb lanes on Mount Pleasant south of Eglinton.
  • From 9 p.m. Friday, April 20 until 5 a.m. Monday, April 23, a work zone blocks the entire intersection of Eglinton with Mount Pleasant.
  • A work zone blocks Taunton south of Eglinton.
  • A work zone blocks Rawlinson north of Eglinton.
  • From 9 p.m. Friday, April 20 until 5 a.m. Monday, April 23, the City is closing Mount Pleasant between Roehampton and Eglinton to through traffic. Local traffic can access businesses and residences.
  • Just one lane in each direction is available for traffic on Eglinton between Rawlinson and Brownlow Avenue.
  • Just one lane in each direction is available for traffic on Mount Pleasant south of Eglinton.
  • The City is prohibiting northbound left turns from Brownlow onto westbound Eglinton.

The City previously closed Mount Pleasant to accommodate Metrolinx construction — and the TTC detoured the buses — from 7 a.m. Saturday, April 14 until 5 p.m. Sunday, April 15.


74 Mt Pleasant

From 9 p.m. Friday, April 20 until 5 a.m. Monday, April 23, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Mount Pleasant Road and Roehampton Avenue, then detour:

westward along Roehampton;
southward along Redpath Avenue; and then
eastward along Soudan Avenue to Mount Pleasant,
resuming their regular route southward along Mount Pleasant.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Mount Pleasant Road at Roehampton and Soudan Avenues.

Instead, southbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Redpath Avenue at Eglinton Avenue East.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to Mount Pleasant Road and Eglinton Avenue East, then detour:

westward along Eglinton East;
northward along Redpath Avenue; and then
eastward along Broadway Avenue to Mount Pleasant,
resuming their regular route northward along Mount Pleasant.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Mount Pleasant Road north of Eglinton Avenue East and at Broadway Avenue.

Instead, northbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • on Eglinton Avenue East at Redpath Avenue and
  • on Redpath Avenue north of Eglinton Avenue East and at Roehampton and Broadway Avenues.