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Cross Passage Dewatering Work Begins June 7, 2013 in Vanier/Founders Green

June 6, 2013

Dewatering work begins June 7, 2013, for the construction of the cross passage for the northern subway tunnels. The construction site area is situated south-east of Ottawa Road and in the Vanier/Founders Green near the Founders Residence and east of the Lumbers parking lot. The temporary line will be removed on July 26, 2013.

Construction work will include:

- Installation of a temporary dewatering line including backfilling (one day duration).
- Dewatering into the temporary line (June 7 – July 25, 2013).
- Removal of the temporary line (one day duration).

 Work Hours

- Work will normally run between 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday to Friday.
- During the work there will be construction related noise and vibration.

Pedestrian Access

Pedestrian access will change during the stages of this work.  Please follow the directions from safety personnel on site June 7 and July 26.

Project Information Centre in York Lanes

A project information centre is open in York Lanes across from the York University bookstore.  Our Construction Liaison Officers are on-hand three days a week to greet visitors and share information about the project.  The York Lanes office has project information and the station models for York University and Steeles West stations.  Please follow this link Project Information Centre Information for information on visiting hours or to book an appointment.

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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