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Wilson Downsview Construction Notice

June 11, 2011

Construction is winding down this month on W.R. Allen Road, south of Sheppard Avenue West, building a tunnel connecting Downsview Station to TTC Wilson Yard. The work is necessary as part of the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension (TYSSE) project.

UPDATE: Construction work begins on Friday, June 10th and includes the removal of roadway decking in phases to accommodate vehicular traffic and restoration of the roadway surface of Allen Road. The work is expected to be complete the last week of June.

The City of Toronto has approved a noise by-law exemption which allows the contractor to perform overnight and weekend work to minimize traffic and neighbourhood disruptions.

Work Hours

Lane Restrictions during the Project

There will be lane restrictions on Allen Road, south of Sheppard Ave. W., in both directions. Overnight work may restrict Allen Road to one lane in each direction. Weekend work may restrict Allen Road to one lane northbound and two lanes southbound. Due to the nature of the work motorists may face traffic delays.
We regret any inconvenience that may be caused as a result of this work.

For more Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension construction information, please contact us at:

Construction Information Line: 1-800-223-6192


TTY Hearing Impaired Service: 416-481-2523 (Daily 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., closed statutory holidays).

Bus Route Changes


Review the new changes to bus routes in the area to connect to the new subway extension.

Read about it here!

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To contact us for information about the project:

Call 416-393-4636 (INFO) automated information available 24 hours daily.

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