L Tower Hoist Removal Rescheduled to August

L Tower Hoist Removal Rescheduled to August 9 & 10, 2014

The L Tower Hoist (external elevator) was to be removed this month, July, 2014, over a full weekend. Due to complications with some elements of construction staging, the hoist removal has been postponed to early August. Most likely the weekend of August 9 and 10. Updates will be provided to confirm the dates and timing of this work. 
L Tower from Toronto Harbour

The Lower (including the hoist and crane) as seen from Toronto Harbour

What is going to happen?

The hoist (external elevator) will be taken down in stages using the Large Tower Crane to street level. 

The Road Closure of The Esplanade between Yonge Street and Scott Street will be in effect from 12:01 am Saturday through Midnight on Sunday, to permit the safe lowering of each hoist section. 

Pedestrian access will be maintained except when sections of the hoist are being lowered by the crane.

Traffic control staff will be on hand as well as two (2) Paid Duty Officers of the Toronto Police Service

The road closure permit will be posted on site. Reminder notices will be delivered to the two neighbouring condominiums. Reminder email and social media notices will be posted prior to the weekend and any updates will also posted on this website. 

 

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