Donlands Station - second exit/entrance and Easier Access project update
Preliminary investigative work ongoing
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COVID-19 and project update
The Donlands Easier Access & Second Exit/Entrance projects are considered critical and preliminary construction works (conducted by utilities who will notify you directly) will continue. Major construction is now anticipated to begin in Fall 2020 (date TBD - pending COVID-19 conditions and impact).
Prior to major construction, a Construction Public Open House Update will be provided online (in lieu of meeting in person). The date is TBD. We will provide you with updates or changes in regards to this project as we adapt to current conditions.
Project description and purpose
As part of the TTC’s commitment to safety and modernization, Donlands Station (on Line 2 Bloor-Danforth) will be getting a second exit/automatic entrance to improve customer safety and convenience. The TTC’s Easier Access Program makes stations accessible for everyone with the addition of new elevators. To minimize the duration of overall construction, TTC will build the Donlands Station Easier Access project at the same time as the Second Exit project.
Current stage of work - preliminary investigative construction activitiesOver the next year, a variety of preliminary investigative construction activities are required before the new underground structures (second exit/entrance and elevators) can be built. Contractors on TTC’s behalf will undertake some of these activities (including the work noted below). Other preliminary investigative construction activities will be managed by property-owners such as Bell, Enbridge, Toronto Water etc. (and they will notify you of any of their works).
Land surveying and related activities
Survey activities involve gathering accurate measurements of the area, which may include having contracted field staff in the vicinity placing surveying markers at property corners and elsewhere. During the course of survey activities, field staff will attempt to contact some building occupants directly should access be required to private property, such as backyards.
Noise, vibration and work hours
Noise, dust and vibration associated with construction can be expected with this work. Efforts will be made to keep levels to a minimum.
The majority of work will take place between Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. and 7 p.m.
For further information:
Denise Jayawardene, Senior Community Liaison, 416-393-6937, email@example.com.
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