UPDATE May 17 L Tower crane removal & road closure May 17 -18

L Tower construction information 8 The Esplanade – L Tower
Update May 17, 2016

The vehicular Road Closure continues Wednesday, May 18 2016 for the eastbound lane on The Esplanade from Yonge Street to Scott Street. A possible extension to Thursday May 19 may occur if required. We will have an update tomorrow on the 18th. 

Work is progressing on taking down the L Tower crane with the job and cab components coming down this afternoon. 

As work continues tomorrow, May 18: 

  • Pedestrian access will remain open to Yonge Street on the south side of The Esplanade. 
  • There may be short term disruptions to pedestrian flow as active crane work occurs. 
  • The City of Toronto has issued a road closure
    permit for this work.

A mobile crane is required to remove the remaining sections of the tower crane. The vehicular road closure is required to permit the mobile crane to be delivered, installed and removed.

The Esplanade May 2016 Road Closure Map

Work this morning and midday on The Esplanade: 

Looking west to the L Tower with a mobile crane in position to remove the L Tower's crane

Looking west to the L Tower with a mobile crane in position to remove the L Tower’s crane.

Dismantling the final sections of the tower crane at L Tower

Preparing to dismantle the final sections of the tower crane at L Tower.

L Tower move-ins to begin the week of September 22

The construction management team has advised us that move-ins are slated to begin the week of September 22, 2014 at the L Tower. Stay tuned for updates. 

L Tower from Hanlan's Point Ferry Dock

L Tower from Hanlan’s Point Ferry Dock

 

Weekend Road closure and L Tower Hoist removal rescheduled to August

Updated July 24, 2014 — Weekend Road closure and L Tower Hoist removal rescheduled to August.

The L Tower Hoist Removal (external elevator pictured in the photo below) had been rescheduled to this weekend July 26 – July 27, 2014. It will now be removed in early August – please click here for more details. 

The L Tower, hoist and tower crane, July 18, 2014

The L Tower, hoist and tower crane, July 18, 2014

 

Cancelled – Road closure for L Tower Hoist removal July 19 and 20

THIS WORK HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO JULY 26 & 27.

The L Tower Hoist (external elevator pictured in the photo below) WAS to be removed over the weekend of  Saturday, July 19 and Sunday, July 20, 2014 and will now be removed the following weekend. The change is due to ongoing remedial work in the wake of last weekend’s flood at the L Tower. 

* * *

The hoist 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. 

The L Tower Hoist (external elevator) which be taken down on July 19 and 20, 2014.

The L Tower Hoist (external elevator) which be taken down on July 19 and 20, 2014.

 

L Tower Hoist is to be taken down July 19 and 20

The L Tower Hoist (external elevator pictured in the photo below) is scheduled to be taken down and removed on Saturday, July 19 and Sunday, July 20, 2014.

The L Tower Hoist (external elevator) which be taken down on July 19 and 20, 2014.

The L Tower Hoist (external elevator) which be taken down on July 19 and 20, 2014.

 

A road closure permit has been issued by the City of Toronto for all day Saturday July 19 and Sunday July 20.

Pedestrians will be permitted through the site when it is safe for them to cross through.

Two paid duty Toronto Police Service officers will be on-site.

The large tower crane will be in use during this work.

More information will be posted on this site on Monday, July 14.

L Tower construction schedule June 28 – July 4

This is the current construction schedule for 8 The Esplanade – L Tower  – June 28 – July 4, 2014

L Tower top floors & crane.

L Tower top floors & crane.

Please note:

  • There may be some short-term disruptions to vehicular traffic while delivery trucks are moved into position and unloaded.
  • 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.

Saturday, June 28

  • No work is scheduled.

Monday, June 30

  • No work is scheduled.

Tuesday, July 1 – Canada Day

  • Site Closed for the Holiday.

Wednesday, July 2

  • There will be deliveries to the hoist throughout the day from 7:00 am.
  • There will be general construction work inside the L Tower.

Thursday, July 3

  • There will be deliveries to the hoist throughout the day from 7:00 am.
  • There will be general construction work inside the L Tower.

Friday, July 4

  • There will be deliveries to the hoist throughout the day from 7:00 am.
  • There will be general construction work inside the L Tower.

L Tower Construction Schedule June 21 – 27

This is the current construction schedule for 8 The Esplanade – L Tower  – June 21 – 27, 2014

L Tower seen from St. Lawrence Market

L Tower seen from St. Lawrence Market (looking west)

Please note:

  • There may be some short-term disruptions to vehicular traffic while delivery trucks are moved into position and unloaded.
  • 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.

Saturday, June 21

  • There will be some general construction work inside the L Tower.

Monday, June 23

  • There will be deliveries to the hoist throughout the day from 7:00 am.
  • There will be general construction work inside the L Tower.

Tuesday, June 24

  • There will be deliveries to the hoist throughout the day from 7:00 am.
  • There will be general construction work inside the L Tower.

Wednesday, June 25

  • There will be deliveries to the hoist throughout the day from 7:00 am.
  • There will be general construction work inside the L Tower.

Thursday, June 26

  • There will be general construction work inside the L Tower.

Friday, June 27

  • There will be general construction work inside the L Tower.

 

 

L Tower Construction Schedule June 14 – 20

This is the current construction schedule for 8 The Esplanade – L Tower  – June 14 – 20, 2014

Please note:

  • There may be some short-term disruptions to vehicular traffic while delivery trucks are moved into position and unloaded.
  • 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.

Saturday, June 14

  • There will be some general construction work inside the L Tower.

Monday, June 16

  • There will be deliveries to the hoist throughout the day from 7:00 am.
  • There will be general construction work inside the L Tower.

Tuesday, June 17

  • There will be deliveries to the hoist throughout the day from 7:00 am.
  • There will be general construction work inside the L Tower.

Wednesday, June 18

  • There will be deliveries to the hoist throughout the day from 7:00 am.
  • There will be general construction work inside the L Tower.

Thursday, June 19

  • There will be general construction work inside the L Tower.

Friday, June 20

  • There will be general construction work inside the L Tower.

THROWBACK FRIDAY — L TOWER – AUGUST 2011

SAMSUNG SAMSUNG

L Tower Construction Schedule June 7 – 13

This is the current construction schedule for 8 The Esplanade – L Tower  – June 7 – 13, 2014

 

L Tower Yonge Street facade

L Tower Yonge Street facade

Saturday, June 7

  • There will be some general construction work inside the L Tower.

Monday, June 9

  • There will be deliveries to the hoist throughout the day from 7:00 am.
  • There will be general construction work inside the L Tower.

Tuesday, June 10

  • There will be deliveries to the hoist throughout the day from 7:00 am.
  • There will be general construction work inside the L Tower.

Wednesday, June 11

  • There will be deliveries to the hoist throughout the day from 7:00 am.
  • There will be general construction work inside the L Tower.

Thursday, June 12

  • There will be general construction work inside the L Tower.

Friday, June 13

  • There will be general construction work inside the L Tower.

Please note:

  • There may be some short-term disruptions to vehicular traffic while delivery trucks are moved into position and unloaded.
  • 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.

L Tower Construction Schedule May 31 – June 6

This is the current construction schedule for 8 The Esplanade – L Tower – May 31 – June 6, 2014

 

L Tower Yonge Street facade

L Tower Yonge Street facade

Saturday, May 31

  • There will be some general construction work inside the L Tower.

Monday, June 2

  • There will be deliveries to the hoist throughout the day from 7:00 am.
  • There will be general construction work inside the L Tower.

Tuesday, June 3

  • There will be deliveries to the hoist throughout the day from 7:00 am.
  • There will be general construction work inside the L Tower.

Wednesday, June 4

  • There will be deliveries to the hoist throughout the day from 7:00 am.
  • There will be general construction work inside the L Tower.

Thursday, June 5

  • There will be general construction work inside the L Tower.

Friday, June 6

  • There will be general construction work inside the L Tower.

Please note:

  • There may be some short-term disruptions to vehicular traffic while delivery trucks are moved into position and unloaded.
  • 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.
<span>%d</span> bloggers like this: