Welcome to the Woodbine Station Easier Access Project and Second Exit photo gallery. This page provides a snapshot of the current construction activity at the site as well as an archive of recent work. The page will be updated biweekly with photos from the site along with a brief explanation on the activities being presented.

A Display case showing the most recent construction photos has been be installed at the station for customers interested in following the construction progress.

If you have questions about the photos or the project, please contact the Community Liaison Officer, Lito Romano at 416-397-8699 or lito.romano@ttc.ca

Click on photo to enlarge and for description of work.

Photos for the week of April 15, 2016

Installation of terrazzo surfaces in second eastbound second exit concourse level staircase landing.

Installation of terrazzo surfaces

 Newly installed Structural Glazed Tiles in Second Exit Link Tunnel.

Newly installed Structural Glazed Tiles

Newly installed Structural Glazed Tiles in Eastbound Second Exit staircase.

Newly installed Structural Glazed Tiles

Newly installed Storage Batteries rack with Storage Batteries.

Newly installed Storage Batteries

Newly installed Elevator 2 and Structural Glazed Tiles as seen from Concourse Level.

Newly installed Elevator 2

Future location of Elevator 1.

Future location of Elevator 1

Photos for the week of July 27, 2015

E2 upper roof rebar and formwork. To be poured tomorrow morning.

E2 upper roof's rebar and formwork

Westbound Second Exit 1st lift stairs and landing rebar and formwork. To be poured on Wednesday.

Westbound Second Exit 1st lift stairs and landing rebar and formwork

New automatic sliding door at front entrance with temporary sign.

New automatic sliding door

E2 shaft before rebar and formwork installation showing workers who are cutting concrete to create opening from E2 lobby to concourse level.

E2 shaft before rebar and formwork installation

Photos for the week of July 14, 2015

New glazing at station’s main entrance

New glazing at station’s main entrance

Elevator (E2) structure with lower roof poured; upper roof to be poured soon

Elevator (E2) structure with lower roof poured

Platform level of Westbound Second Exit is cured and ready for stair construction

Platform level of Westbound Second Exit

Opening in Westbound platform level wall for future E2 elevator lobby

Opening in Westbound platform level wall

Photos for the week of May 18, 2015

Coring E2 elevator opening on concourse level.

Coring E2 elevator opening

Installing Autmatic Doors at Woodbine Ave entrance and exit.

Installing Autmatic Doors at Woodbine Ave

Placing base slab concrete - Eastbound Second Exit.

Placing base slab concrete

Placing base slab concrete - Eastbound Second Exit.

Placing base slab concrete

Photos for the week of April 6, 2015

Removing equipment and garbage out of Elevator 2  prior to the lean-fill pour.

Removing equipment and garbage out of Elevator 2.

Applying polymer rubber gel behind North structural wall of Elevator 2 to attach waterproofing sheets.

Applying polymer rubber gel behind North structural wall.

Installing waterproofing sheets in Second Exit Westbound.

Installing waterproofing sheets in Second Exit Westbound.

Crane transporting the new transformer that will help power the new elevators.

Crane transporting the new transformer.

Photos for the week of February 23, 2015

Excavating Elevator 2 using a mini excavator. Will also accommodate sump pit installation.

Excavating Elevator 2 using a mini excavator.

Installed whalers in Elevator 2 for lateral support against soil vertical forces.

Installed whalers in Elevator 2 for lateral support.

Removing tarp in preparation of excavation for elevator sump pit in Elevator 2 site.

Removing tarp in preparation of excavation.

Forming sump pit liner in Second Exit Westbound for future installation.

Forming sump pit liner in Second Exit.

Photos for the week of February 16, 2015

Lowering the concrete pump down to the installed sump pit formwork in Second Exit Westbound.

Lowering the concrete pump.

Pumping concrete into lowered sump pit formwork.

Pumping concrete into lowered sump pit formwork.

Placed thermal blanket over the sump pit liner to protect concrete from freezing while curing.

Placed thermal blanket over the sump pit liner.

Removing sump pit formwork after concrete has been fully cured.

Removing sump pit formwork.

Photos for the week of December 22, 2014

A peice of construction machinery sits at bottom of pit.

The Eastern wall of the Second Exit Eastbound excavation, covered up for weather protection.

A worker with a flashlight kneels working at the bottom of pit beneath large steel beams.

Installing the final piece of corner brace for the 4th row whalers in the Second Exit Eastbound excavation.

Construction machinery sits at bottom of pit.

Removing soil from the Second Exit Westbound excavation via crane and bucket.

A crane lifts a bucket of soil in the middle of construction site.

The crane and bucket used to remove soil from the Second Exit Westbound excavation.

Photos for the week of December 1, 2014

Three sets of whalers (horizontal steel beams) and bracing have been installed along the walls of the Westbound side of the Second Exit. (Northwest corner of Woodbine and Strathmore Blvd)

Three sets of whalers and bracing

An operator is using a mini-excavator to chip away the edges of the concrete caissons on the Eastbound side of the Second Exit. (Southwest corner Woodbine and Stathmore)

An operator is using a mini-excavator

Two sets of whalers and bracing line the walls of the Eastbound Second Exit.

Two sets of whalers and bracing line the walls

Looking through the tunnel connecting each side of the Second Exit beneath Strathmore Blvd.

Looking through the tunnel connecting each side of the Second Exit

Photos for the week of November 17, 2014

Looking up at the first level lateral supports on the Eastbound side of the Second Exit.

Looking up at the first level

Looking through the tunnel connecting both sides of the Second Exit from the Eastbound side.

Looking through the tunnel

An excavator carrying lagging to be used in the construction of the Second Exit.

An excavator carrying lagging

New metallic conduits and junction boxes are being installed on the concourse level beside the Electrical Maintenance room.

New metallic conduits and junction boxes

Photos for the week of November 10, 2014

Whaling and bracing used for lateral support and the platforms for access into the Second Exit. Whaling and bracing used for lateral support
The whaler supports have been installed on the Second Exit eastbound side.  Soon the whalers will be welded into place. The whaler supports have been installed

Whalers on the eastbound side of the Second Exit have been installed along the south and west walls. Whalers on the eastbound side
A worker is chipping the rock near the Second Exit tunnel connecting the eastbound and westbound sides. A worker is chipping the rock

Electricians are preparing to work on the concourse level at night. Electricians are preparing to work

Photos for the week of November 3, 2014

The south wall bracing and whalers on the westbound side of the Second Exit, in front of the tunnel that will connect to the eastbound side. Second Exit south wall bracing
The Second Exit lagging, bracing and whalers on the westbound side against the west wall. The Second Exit lagging, bracing and whalers

Chipping away concerte caissons to start the eastbound side excavation for the new Second Exit. Chipping away concerte caissons

Photos Week of October 24, 2014

Front of a drill rig used to dig pile holes for the construction of the new Second Exit on the westbound platform. Front of a drill rig
Workers preparing to weld a brace to the whalers on the southwest corner of the new Second Exit. Workers preparing to weld a brace

An excavator is carrying a steel I-beam to be used to brace the new Second Exit eastbound platform. An excavator carrying a steel I-beam
With pile holes complete, the drill rig is loaded onto a flatbed truck and hauled away. Drill rig is loaded onto a flatbed truck

Photos Week of October 17, 2014

Corner bracing of the new Second Exit Westbound stairs Corner bracing of the stairs
Removing soil from the excavation for future E2 elevator Removing soil

Drill rig at Second Exit Eastbound stairs, installing caissons Drill rig installing caissons