The Gardiner Expressway is getting shorter. While some people would like to see even more of the elevated Toronto waterfront highway come down, the portion east of the Don Valley Parkway off ramps closed forever recently, and is now being taken down. Several UrbanToronto Forum contributors have shot images of the demolition over the last several days, and some of the most eye-catching ones are our Daily Photo.

In these shots by by UrbanToronto Forum contributors achender and drum118, excavators with hydraulic jackhammers mounted on them assemble en masse to rip up the concrete roadbed from a safe perch.

Excavators rip up the Gardiner, image by UT Forum contributor achender

Excavators line up at the end of the Gardiner, image by UT Forum contributor drum118

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