Road Closure May 1 on The Esplanade

Please be advised that on Thursday May 1, 2014, the eastbound lane from Yonge Street to Scott Street on The Esplanade will be closed to vehicle traffic from 7:00 am to 5:30 pm.

Pedestrians will continue to have access through the site.

The City of Toronto has approved the request for the temporary road closure and the appropriate permit will be posted on site on Thursday, May 1.

NOTE: the western exit from the Toronto Parking Authority’s St. Lawrence Parking Garage will be closed to all exits and entries as part of this temporary road closure. 

The Construction Management team apologizes in advance for any inconvenience this may cause. 

Please click on this link for a downloadable notice: Backstage & L Tower Construction Notice for May 1

L Tower Construction Photos, March 16, 2012

L Tower at 30 floors and counting - as seen from the Backstage construction site - March 16, 2012

Site of the future public plaza at the Sony Centre, L Tower in the background, March 16, 2012

L Tower rising above the future public plaza beside the Sony Centre, March 16, 2012

Looking up at the L Tower from Yonge Street, March 16, 2012

L Tower as seen from Union Station - Front Street West, March 16, 2012

L Tower Crane Raising – March 17

On Saturday, March 17 the crane at the L Tower will be raised 6 metres (20 feet).

Preparations will begin starting at 9:00 am. It is expected the crane will be raised at approximately 11:00 am. Work should be completed by Noon. However, it is possible the work may take longer.

L Tower Crane as seen on Friday, March 16

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8 The Esplanade – Construction Schedule Jan 16 – 21, 2012

This is the current construction schedule for 8 The Esplanade – L Tower for January 16 – 20, 2012

Posted January 13, 2012

Monday, January 16

  • There will be a 90M concrete pour beginning at 12:00pm with the chance of extending beyond 7:00pm.

Tuesday, January 17

  • There will be a 90M concrete pour beginning at 12:00pm with the chance of extending beyond 7:00pm.

Wednesday, January 18

  • There will be a steel Delivery at 7:00 am.

Thursday, January 19

  • There will be a steel Delivery at 7:00 am.

Friday, January 20

  • There will be a steel Delivery at 7:00 am.
  • There will be a 180M concrete pour beginning at 10:00am which is not expected to extend beyond 7:00 pm.

Saturday, January 21

  • There is no site work scheduled for Saturday

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NOTES:

A Paid Duty Police Officer is on-site daily Monday to Friday, from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm daily to assist with traffic control.

8 The Esplanade – Construction Schedule Dec 28 – 30

This is the current construction schedule for 8 The Esplanade – L Tower for December 28 – 30, 2011

Posted December 27, 2011

Wednesday, December 28

  • The site will be open for general work.
  • No concrete pour is scheduled.

Thursday, December 29

  • The site will be open for general work.
  • No concrete pour is scheduled.

Friday, December 30

  • The site will be open for general work.
  • No concrete pour is scheduled.

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Holiday Schedule:  The L Tower site at 8 The Esplanade will re-open again on January 3, 2012.

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Happy New Year!

Construction Schedule – August 2 – 6

This is the current construction schedule for 8 The Esplanade – L Tower and 1 The Esplanade – L Tower Parking + Backstage for the week of August 2 through August 6, 2011.

Updated August 2, 2011

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Tuesday, August 2

8 The Esplanade – L Tower 

  • There will be a 180M concrete pour which may go beyond 7:00 pm
  • Several deliveries to site are scheduled throughout the day. These should have little or no impact on traffic.

1 The Esplanade – L Tower Parking + Backstage 

  • Sub-contractor, Deep Foundation will be drilling caissons.
  • Concrete truck deliveries are scheduled throughout the day.

Wednesday, August 3

8 The Esplanade – L Tower 

  • There will be a 72M concrete pour which is not expected to beyond 7:00 pm
  • Several deliveries to site are scheduled throughout the day. These should have little or no impact on traffic.

1 The Esplanade – L Tower Parking + Backstage 

  • Sub-contractor, Deep Foundation will be drilling caissons.
  • Concrete truck deliveries are scheduled throughout the day.
  • There will be a large steel delivery: Deep Foundation, has scheduled an oversized delivery of steel piles 85 feet long. The load will come to The Esplanade gate.
    • Because it is an oversized load the truck delivering it will leave Deep Foundation’s yard at approximately 9:00 am under police escort and make its way to the site via Jarvis St, west across The Esplanade toward Yonge Street.
    • Unfortunately, during delivery there will be a significant impact on vehicular and pedestrian traffic in the vicinity of 1 The Esplanade. This is expected to occur between approximately 10 am and 11 am.

Thursday, August 4

8 The Esplanade – L Tower 

  • There will be a 72M concrete pour which is not expected to beyond 7:00 pm
  • Several deliveries to site are scheduled throughout the day. These should have little or no impact on traffic.

1 The Esplanade – L Tower Parking + Backstage 

  • Sub-contractor, Deep Foundation will be drilling caissons.
  • Concrete truck deliveries are scheduled throughout the day.

Friday, August 5

8 The Esplanade – L Tower 

  • There will be a 108M concrete pour which may go beyond 7:00 pm
  • Several deliveries to site are scheduled throughout the day. These should have little or no impact on traffic.

1 The Esplanade – L Tower Parking + Backstage 

  • Sub-contractor, Deep Foundation will be drilling caissons.
  • Concrete truck deliveries are scheduled throughout the day.

Saturday, August 6

8 The Esplanade – L Tower 

  • There will be a Dominus labour crew in for housekeeping activities on the site between 9:00 am and 1:00 pm

 

NOTE: A Paid Duty Police Officer is on-site daily from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday; and this week  Tuesday through Friday.

June 27 – 30 – Temporary Street Occupation

This coming week —  Monday, June 27 through Thursday, June 30 the Dominus construction team will continue the installation of a self climbing form-work protection system and conduct related work on the L Tower, 8 The Esplanade.

Due to the amount and size of the materials that need to be hoisted over the roadway, construction management has again applied for and received a Temporary Street Occupation Permit from the City of Toronto, Transportation Services — Permit Number 53972402– to occupy the eastbound lane of The Esplanade between Yonge Street and Scott Street.

The time period covered by this permit is as follows:

  • Monday, June 27 9:30 am to 6:00 pm
  • Tuesday, June 28 from 9:30 am to 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday, June 29 from 9:30 am to 6:00 pm
  • Thursday, June 30 from 9:30 am to 6:00 pm

NOTE: One Paid Duty Officer is required for vehicular and pedestrian traffic control.

To view the permit please click on the link below:

Temporary Street Occupation Permit – City of Toronto, Transportation Services — Permit Number 53972402

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