Waterfront Toronto and the City of Toronto have announced of resumption of work on the Gardiner Expressway / Lake Shore Boulevard Reconfiguration Environmental Assessment (EA) and Integrated Urban Design Study. The public is being asked for input on the future of the eastern section of the often controversial roadways.

Gardiner east, Toronto

The specific area in question runs roughly from Jarvis Street in the west to east of the Don Valley Parkway. The Enviromental Study will will focus on four main options for the expressway: Improving, Maintaining, Removing, or Replacing the aging the structure. Much of the Enviromental Assessment will  focus on holding public consultation with local residents, Aboriginal groups, Government agencies and other interested parties.

Gardiner East project, TorontoGardiner East Project, image courtesy of Waterfront Toronto

The first opportunity for you to offer your opinion, speak directly with the project team and learn more about the various proposals will be on June 13 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. There will be an open house in room 701 of the south building starting 6 PM followed by presentations at 6:30. For those who can't attend in person the event will be broadcast live online at www.gardinereast.ca.

For info other on Waterfront Toronto projects in this area check out some of the dataBase listings below.