July 19, 2012
Construction continues on Eglinton-Scarborough light rail project in Toronto
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Work continues on Eglinton Ave. between Black Creek Dr. and Bicknell Ave. for the Eglinton-Scarborough Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) west launch area in Toronto.
General contractor Kenaidan Contracting Ltd. began the work in June 2011 and completion is expected March 2013 for owner Metrolinx c/o Toronto Transit Commission. The project includes construction of a launch shaft into the profile of a hill beneath Eglinton Ave., widening of the bridge over Black Creek and the construction of a contiguous caisson wall to permit the excavation of a 60 metre long x 20 metre wide x 17 metre deep access shaft for the TBM (tunnel boring machine). The project represents the first phase of an $8.2 billion transit expansion program.
Consultants are Transit City Group, Aecom, IBI Group and Transit Expansion Department. Subcontractors include: H & S Equipment (792873 Ontario Ltd.); Bermingham Construction Ltd. (shoring/caissons); Harris Rebar, a Division of Harris Steel LLC; Outspan Concrete Structures Ltd. (formwork); Coreslab Structures (Ont.) Inc. (precast deck planks); Ontario Redimix, a Division of Holcim (Canada) Inc.; T.P.L. Construction Ltd. and Gazzola Paving Ltd.
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