Easier Access Program
Construction Update - April 7, 2015
Overnight work starting April 10 to early June 2015
As part of the elevator work at Ossington Station, overnight work will be conducted inside the elevator shaft just north of the station (in the laneway). This is required to support daytime construction activities and to maintain continuous concrete placement for the elevator structure. Handheld power tools will be used to conduct this phase of work.
Although the majority of the work will take place underground and inside the elevator shaft, some noise is to be expected from the activities and presence of workers. The elevator shaft has a cover on it which will mitigate some noise. Efforts will be made to keep noise to a minimum.
Overnight work will typically take place between 7:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m.
Thank you for your patience as we work to improve transit in Toronto.
Work started in summer 2014 to make Ossington Station accessible to all customers, regardless of their level of mobility. The work will include:
- Two elevators to access eastbound and westbound platforms
- Accessible fare gates
- Barrier free path to the platform
- Automatic sliding doors to enter station
- Improved signage
- CCTV – Security cameras
- Resurface a portion of Delaware Avenue entrance
A Pre-construction Open House was held on July 16, 2014 to share details on improvements to the station, construction schedule and staging. Staff were available throughout the evening to address questions on the "Ossington Station Easier Access Project" presentation panels .
An Open House full report on the July 16, 2014 Pre-construction is available for review.
May 28 TTC Board Meeting
At the May 28, 2014 Board meeting, members authorized the award of this contract to the company with the lowest priced acceptable bid. Read the Ossington Station Easier Access Board Report.
Community Information Session and Open House
A Community Information Session and Open House was held on June 13, 2013 at the Bob Abate Community and Recreation Centre. Members of the public were invited to attend to view information displays and speak with TTC staff about the project.
Find out more about TTC’s Easier Access program.
Please get in touch if you have any questions or concerns:
Toronto Transit Commission
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