Project description and purpose

As part of the TTC’s commitment to safety and modernization, Donlands Station (on Line 2 Bloor-Danforth) will be getting a second exit/automatic entrance to improve customer safety and convenience. The TTC Board unanimously approved the Local Working Group’s recommended Second Exit location at 17/19 Dewhurst Boulevard.

The TTC’s Easier Access Program makes stations accessible for everyone with the addition of new elevators. To minimize the duration of overall construction, TTC will build the Donlands Station Easier Access project at the same time as the Second Exit project. The street level-to-concourse-to-eastbound platform level elevator shaft will be located on the southwest corner of Strathmore Boulevard & Donlands Avenue, extending the main station entrance.

The concourse-to-westbound platform level elevator shaft will be constructed on the northwest corner of Strathmore Boulevard and Donlands Avenue.

Construction is currently scheduled to begin in 2019. As a first step in the construction planning process, Donlands Station and the local area will be surveyed. Please note that the properties located near Strathmore Boulevard and Dewhurst Boulevard have already been surveyed and this is a continuation of previous work.

Land surveying and related activities

Survey activities involve gathering accurate measurements of the area, which may include having contracted field staff in the vicinity placing surveying markers at property corners and elsewhere.

During the course of survey activities, field staff will attempt to contact some building occupants directly should access be required to private property, such as backyards. The field crew will consist of two staff wearing reflective vests.

Related activities may involve locating and marking utilities on Dewhurst, Strathmore and Donlands.

Surveyor

MMM Geomatics Ontario Ltd. and various utility location sub-consultants.

Expected survey dates and hours

Starting as early as March 27 to July, 2017 (usually weekdays; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.).

For further information:

Denise Jayawardene, Community Liaison, 416-393-6937, denise.jayawardene@ttc.ca.