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    Love Park | 3m | 1s | City of Toronto | Claude Cormier + Associés

    Aug 13 Looking at the site today, going to miss being open this year with the amount of work to be done. Surprised it so far behind schedule considering I been away 2 months. I see IBI group is now part of this project. No photos due to battery issues for some unknown reason
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    Toronto | Crosstown Line 5 West Extension | ?m | ?s | Metrolinx

    I thought they did both TBM At the same time as the pit area was empty in June when I last saw it. There was 2 TBM in various stages being built when I had my first look at the site. It common to open things up in phases to get something up and running ASP when its a long and stage from day one.
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    Toronto | Crosstown Line 5 West Extension | ?m | ?s | Metrolinx

    Metrolinx’s second tunnel starts as Rexy joins Renny in tunneling the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension
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    Toronto | Pinnacle Uptown: Gemma Condos | 120.3m | 35s | Pinnacle | Richmond Architects

    Aug 7 Construction has started for this site
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    GO Transit Fleet Equipment and other

    Saw 2 F59's pulling a 12 car Lakeshore train a few days ago
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    King-Queen-Roncy Intersection/ROW

    Aug 7 Assuming hydro has done their work to allow poles to be place to support Sunnyside loop as well the connection to the ROW. Lots of missing hangers from where the new OS connects to the old King OS to the yard. Then, King OS has to be replace. Still a lot of hydro work to be done. Track...
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    Roads: Highway 401 Widening - Highway 8 to Highway 410 (MTO, U/C, Planned)

    Aug 07 In the next few weeks, you will be driving on 2 construction lanes in the new express lanes that have speed 100 km signs up for them, You are currently using some of the new 5 lane section with 3 lanes only. This for westbound only since we came back a different route and no idea for...
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    Toronto | Edge Towers | ?m | 50s | Solmar | Rosario Varacalli

    Aug 10 @interchange42: T1 tower crane is coming down on Thursday as the crane is setup to remove it now.
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    GO Transit Fleet Equipment and other

    Not true In 2010 and 2022, was on low floor DD Emu's as well high floor, let alone single level. They come with slide out gap plates as well. It depends on the system using them. Intercity trains are usually high floor that can be a problem when some stations are high floor while others are...
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    Toronto | Hurontario-Main LRT | ?m | ?s | Metrolinx

    The area between Matheson and Watline has concrete flower box area on either side of the centre poles foundation pour with dirt in them. The next block to the north is being ready for concrete to be pour. This will stop people trying to cross the tracks mid block. Noticed a stockpile of precast...
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    GO Transit: Construction Projects (Metrolinx, various)

    Aug 8 Shot Milliken today and will this station be completed by the end of the year? The south temporary platform has been relocated to the centre area over the new track 2, One rail is missing going south to connect to the new track 2 that is ballast and needs to be align. The north side...
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    GO Transit Fleet Equipment and other

    There been talk for years of having GO go from the southside to the northside in a fly under at the west end of Lambton yard. Its the best place to do it and it keeps GO out of CP way for the route except for Streetsville area. Got the room to put in the 2nd track for GO where the track doesn't...
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    QEW Credit River Bridge threatened

    Nope I was down there about 9:30 and at the QEW Bridge about 3 pm
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    TTC: Flexity Streetcars Testing & Delivery (Bombardier)

    I have no first hand info on the 2 cars how they look like. I don't know what you call a strip car of all interior items that had to be removed to clean it from the flood damage?? The only cost between this strip car to a new one is the cost of the shell. The the roof power equipment and...
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    TTC: Flexity Streetcars Testing & Delivery (Bombardier)

    4463 has reenter service on 501 This leaves 4462, 4464 and 4465 to be return to TTC to close out the repair to 66 cars.
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    Roads: Ontario/GTA Highways Discussion

    Bridge repair with exit lane from the express lane close to the collector/410 lanes. Had to go to Hurontario to back track when I hit the closure Sat night on our way home.
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    Toronto | Hurontario-Main LRT | ?m | ?s | Metrolinx

    A number of piers are now pour with a few others been worked on for the elevated section. The south side of the 403 has been built up to be the same level of the existing bridge to the east to allow tracks on it. All the excavated guideway are in various stages of work with some seeing embedded...
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    QEW Credit River Bridge threatened

    Aug 7 The drome folks need to try to get a closer look at the bridge as it hard to see it on the ground. There are 4 girders making up a 4 section bridge with crossing bracing in place. At the west end, there are 2 sections of girders with bracing between to 2 girders that are smaller with lug...
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    Roads: Ontario/GTA Highways Discussion

    Going eastbound on the QEW today, the new rebuilt ramp and bridge should be back to normal by the end of the month. New sound barrier walls going up.
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    Roads: Highway 401 Widening - Highway 8 to Highway 410 (MTO, U/C, Planned)

    Concrete is slow placement vs asphalt with asphalt being a lot faster.

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