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Drove by Eglinton and Renforth yesterday, and there were already quite a few construction vehicles in the area. A large chunk of the grass in the hydro corridor on the south side had been removed (not sure if it's related to this project) and a shoring machine was drilling near the intersection, probably for the tunnel boring shaft.
 

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Latest Metrolinx engage presentation - still lots of complaining that it's not going to be fully underground :rolleyes:

Tunnel between portal and Mount Dennis - cut and cover has been ruled out.
The underground section is approximately 500m long from the portal to Mount Dennis Station.
The bored tunnels will be built by either tunnel boring machines or sequential excavation method.
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Latest Metrolinx engage presentation - still lots of complaining that it's not going to be fully underground :rolleyes:

Tunnel between portal and Mount Dennis - cut and cover has been ruled out.

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Hard to believe they would put the shaft here after building the crossover/tail end tunnel there last year as well the pedestrian tunnel. That will be a waste of money if they do as well poor planning.

Best to do a cut and cover as it will have no impact on what has been built and save the cost of rebuilding the area again.

Then they have already rebuilt the sidewalk and road. Not sure where the landscaping stands as been a well since I was last there, but work was taking place for it as a plaza.

Far easier to use the portal area to remove material than here.

If the shaft is here, what impact will it have on pedestrians going to/from either of the stations???

Then you got an 30s residential tower to be built next to the entrance east of the bank parking lot.

Da!! underground in a flood plan that will have to be deep when there are no residential buildings between the Portal and Scarlet Rd. Sound does travel, but not that that bad for the area,
 

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You're kidding right? they're going to use a TBM for a 1-2 km stretch of tunnel? eh??
At the next meeting, they should ask if they will use the same boring machine used between Renforth and Scarlett, for the section from Pearen Park (east of Fergy Brown Park) to Mt. Dennis Station.

When the bored the Eglinton Line, they went east until they reached just west of Allen Road. Then they lifted it out, and put it back in just east of Allen Road before continuing east, to avoid messing with the Eglinton West Station Box. Happened on Saturday April 18 and Sunday April 19, 2015.

See link and link.

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The question I have is can the Eglinton bridge over the Humber River handle the mass, or will they have to reinforce the bridge somehow.
 
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Does anyone know why the The IO P3 Market Update (June 2021 version) see link below has not filled out the Procurement schedule for the EGWLRT while all the other transit projects have been filled out?

https://www.infrastructureontario.c...Market_Update/June 2021 Pipeline Chart_EN.pdf

On a side note if anyone wondering why I sent June's update is because the September update got delayed to the middle of October ish

Project Model PDC/TA Procurement Issue RFQ Issue RFP Contract Execution Location Estimated Total Capital Costs
*/**Eglinton Crosstown West Extension - Stations, Railway, Systems TBD Awarded TBD TBD TBD Toronto $2B - $4B
 

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Does anyone know why the The IO P3 Market Update (June 2021 version) see link below has not filled out the Procurement schedule for the EGWLRT while all the other transit projects have been filled out?

https://www.infrastructureontario.c...Market_Update/June 2021 Pipeline Chart_EN.pdf

On a side note if anyone wondering why I sent June's update is because the September update got delayed to the middle of October ish

Project Model PDC/TA Procurement Issue RFQ Issue RFP Contract Execution Location Estimated Total Capital Costs
*/**Eglinton Crosstown West Extension - Stations, Railway, Systems TBD Awarded TBD TBD TBD Toronto $2B - $4B

I wonder if the update for this Fall will be released tomorrow based on this:

 

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P3 Market Update will be held today at 12:00 p.m. with Minister of Infrastructure. The Eglinton West Extension will likely be a topic of discussion. Link below if you are interested in attending.

 

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Eglinton West LRT mentioned in the IO CEO's letter and the latest market update.

 

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Eglinton West LRT mentioned in the IO CEO's letter and the latest market update.


EGWLRT Extension still TBD - Wonder Why


Q3 Market Update -
 

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I found this blurb the more interesting:

***ECWE: Contract packaging options (including delivery models and timelines) continue to be explored, with a view to considering how a) Tunnels and/or Elevated Guideway and b)
Stations, Rail and Systems might be optimally delivered.
 

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^ Is the construction industry's ability to deliver all these projects almost at the same time factoring into the "optimally delivered" aspect?
 

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