Construction Notice – Metrolinx Impacts to the Queensway and Hurontario – UPDATE Work rescheduled

By April 19, 2024May 13th, 2024Announcement, Hurontario LRT, Resources

Update as of May 13, 2024 – The work that was scheduled to begin May 2 had been postponed, and is now due to start May 14.

Lane Reductions and Turn Restrictions for Track Installation at The Queensway and Hurontario Street

Beginning Thursday May 14, 2024 at 10 p.m. to Thursday July 9, 2024 at 10 p.m

 

What work is taking place?

Crews will be welding tracks and doing concrete work for guideway installations within the intersection of Hurontario Street and The Queensway. Work will begin on the north half of the intersection first. When completed, crews will shift staging over to the south half of the intersection. During this process, east-west traffic will be reduced to single lanes in each direction. Left turns will also not be permitted in the intersection. Detours routes are available via Dundas Street, Confederation Parkway, King Street and Camilla Road. Work is scheduled to begin on Thursday May 14, 2024 at 10 p.m., until Thursday July 9, 2024 at 10 p.m.

Construction work at this intersection is scheduled to take place from 7 a.m. – 10 p.m., seven days per week, until completion. Overnight work is required on the first day so crews can safely set up the staging for area. Access for emergency vehicles will be maintained. Traffic signal timings will be adjusted to keep people moving. Pedestrian crossings will be maintained at a signalized crosswalk. Please follow the signs installed to assist with navigating around the closure.

MiWay Route 4 and 103 will be detoured because of these works. Visit www.miway.ca/updates for updates on your bus route. In accordance with City of Mississauga Noise By-Law Exemption requirements, this notice is meant to advise that residents near the work site can expect to hear noise and vibration caused by trucks, excavators, loaders, tri-axles, backhoes, and other construction equipment related to this work.

Please note, work may be rescheduled due to weather or unforeseen circumstances. If you require the most up-to-date information, please reach out to peel@metrolinx.com and our team will provide you with e-updates of this work.

TIMING
• Intersection work is scheduled to begin May 14, 2024 until July 9, 2024.
• Construction is scheduled to occur from 7 a.m. – 10 p.m., 7 days per week.
• Work could be rescheduled and delayed due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

TRAFFIC DETAILS
• Eastbound and westbound movements will be reduced to a single lane in each direction.
• Left turns at The Queensway and Hurontario Street will not be permitted.
• Traffic delays are expected.
• Watch for slow moving vehicles entering and exiting work areas.
• Remember to reduce your speed when approaching lane reductions.

WHAT TO EXPECT?
• Every effort will be made to minimize disruptions.
• Residents and businesses near the work site can expect to hear noise and vibration caused by trucks, excavators,
loaders, tri-axles, backhoes, and other construction equipment related to this work.

TRANSIT DETAILS
• MiWay Route 4 and 103 will be detoured because of these works.
• Visit MiWay.ca/updates for updates on your bus route.
• Watch for additional signs directing passengers at bus stops as boarding areas may be relocated.

PEDESTRIAN DETAILS
• Please take care when travelling near construction areas.
• Sidewalk access in the area could be affected.
• Watch for additional signs directing pedestrians as detours may be required.
• Clear and defined walking paths will be maintained during construction to ensure pedestrian safety.

PROPERTY DETAILS
• Crews will not require property access for this work.

CONTACT US
• Metrolinx has a dedicated community relations team in place to work with residents in Peel region through the construction and operation of this transformational transit project.
• 24-hour line 416-202-7500.