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Construction Newsletter - Spring 2011

May 17, 2011

Currently Under Construction

Utility & Watermain Works     

Utility and watermain work is underway in preparation for Finch West subway station construction. It includes replacement and installation of watermains, utilities, drainage, storm and sanitary sewers, Bell ducts, traffic signals, as well as new landscaping and pedestrian sidewalks. Work is scheduled to be completed this summer.

Watermain construction on Keele Street.

Relocation of Toronto Fire Hall #141
Toronto Fire Hall #141 is being moved from the east side of Keele St. to the west side of Keele St. The fire hall is being relocated to allow for construction of the Finch West Subway Station starting in late spring. The new Toronto Fire Hall is scheduled to open in the summer.

Future home of Fire Hall 141.

Murray Ross Pkwy-Tangiers Rd Detour

Murray Ross Parkway is being extended to meet the northern extension of Tangiers Road. Once completed, this will provide a detour route for the intersection of Finch & Keele to improve traffic flow during Finch West station construction. The detour is scheduled to open June 2011. (see map on next page)

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TTC Bus Route Services

Transit delays can be expected during peak times on 36 Finch West, 107 Keele St., and 41 Keele St. bus services. Your patience is greatly appreciated.

Current: Construction Activities for Keele Street

Watch for posted detours & Point Duty Police Officers

Construction Activities for Keele Street - Watermain and Utility along Keele Street, Murray Ross PKWY long term detour, Fire Hall 141 construction, and other construction work.

Project Information Centre:

1120 Finch Avenue West, Suite 800, North York, ON
Hours: Monday & Fridays: 10:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m,
Thursday: 2:00 p.m - 5:00 p.m
Call Christina to schedule an appointment.           
Christina Joseph, TTC Community Liaison Officer
Monday to Friday 416-397-8539

Finch West Station - Keele St. Construction Staging - Barrier Free Pedestrian & Bike Route, Detour Road, Work/Staging Area

What’s Next: Finch West Station - Keele St. Construction Staging

What we are doing to keep you moving during construction

Site Plan of Finch West Station

Site Plan of Finch West Station

Artist rendering - Finch West bus terminal

Artist rendering - Finch West bus terminal

Artist rendering-interior view of bus terminal

Artist rendering - interior view of bus terminal

The TYSSE project is an extension of the existing TTC subway system from Downsview station in the City of Toronto to Vaughan Metropolitan Centre in the Regional Municipality of York. The length of the extension is 8.6 km and includes six new subway stations. Start of service end of 2015.

YORK UNIVERSITY STATION Arrive at the heart of the campus, FINCH WEST STATION TTC bus terminal 400 parking spaces 100 space secure bicycle parking 10 space Passenger Pick Up & Drop Off (PPUDO), SHEPPARD WEST STATION Access to Parc Downsview Park Connection to GO Transit Barrie-Bradford Line, VAUGHAN CORPORATE CENTRE STATION YRT bus terminal - End of extension - Connection to future VIVA Rapidway, HIGHWAY 407 STATION Interregional bus terminal - 600 parking spaces - Connection to future Hwy 407 Transitway, STEELES WEST STATION - TTC bus terminal YRT bus terminal - 1900 parking spaces

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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