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. 

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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.

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