Spadina Station


The TTC's Easier Access Program is making subway stations accessible. Construction at Spadina Station (Line 1) will begin in Q2/Q3 2022 and will be completed by end of 2024.

Easier Access

The TTC's Easier Access Program is making subway stations accessible. Construction at Spadina Station (Line 1) will begin in Q2/Q3 2022 and will be completed by the end of 2024.

 

cross-section of elevator plan at Spadina Station post-construction

Cross section image of station elevators

What we are doing and why

Station improvement projects are coming to Spadina Station (Line 1) in spring/summer 2022. Construction will begin by Q3 2022 to build two new at Spadina Station to create a barrier-free path from the street to the subway platform level by the end of 2024.

The Easier Access improvements will include:

  • Two new elevators, one to each passenger platform
  • Improved signage
  • CCTV – Security cameras inside the station
  • Public art installation as a part of the TTC Public Art Program

What to expect

 construction staging for spadina station

The first major phase of work will include shoring and excavation activities for the new elevator shafts, located on north east and south west corners of Spadina Road and Lowther Avenue. Work will be completed in two phases, starting with construction of Elevator 2 (E2) on Lowther Avenue west of Spadina Road and the moving onto Elevator 1 (E1) on Lowther Avenue east of Spadina Road.

Traffic and pedestrian details

  • Traffic on Spadina Road maintained with lane restrictions.
  • Lowther Avenue west of Spadina Road will be closed to traffic for duration Phase 1 of construction.
  • Sidewalk closures / detours will be required.

Work hours

Work will typically take place Monday to Friday between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Some work on weekends between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. may be required.

For safety, overnight work is required for work zone set up, scaffolding installation and deliveries.

 

TTC service

Subway service at the station will be maintained throughout construction.

 

Thank you for your patience as we work to improve Spadina Station (Line 1). An updated notice will be issued prior to construction.


If you wish to be added to the project list to receive regular updates, please email below with "subscribe to Spadina Station" in the subject line.

 

For further information:

Nick Chan
Community Liaison
416-931-6754
Nick.Chan@ttc.ca

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