City of Toronto Storm Water Work Yonge & The Esplanade – October 11 – 13

Posted October 11

Please Note: 

    We have been advised that City of Toronto contractor OJCR will be working at Yonge Street and The Esplanade starting Friday night, October 11 through to Sunday, October 13, on storm water connections. We anticipate that there may be disruptions to traffic flow and possibly pedestrian access to The Esplanade from Yonge Street. 

Backstage and L Tower Construction Schedule – December 22, 2012 – January 1, 2013

This is the current construction schedule for 1 The Esplanade – L Tower parking and Backstage condominium and 8 The Esplanade – L Tower  for December 22 – January 1, 2013

Posted December 21, 2012

Monday, December 24 – Tuesday, January 1

  • No work is scheduled for the Backstage site between December 22, 2012 and January 1, 2013.
  • No work is scheduled for the L Tower site between December 22, 2012 and January 1, 2013.
  • We have been advised that the City of Toronto’s contractor — OJCR Construction — will not be working between December 22, 2012 and January 6, 2013 and will resume water main work on The Esplanade  on January 7, 2013.

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!

    NOTES: 

    If there is any new information we will update this website on Friday, December 28th, 2012 and January 2, 2013.

    Please click here for a downloadable construction summary: L Tower & Backstage Construction Dec 22-Jan 1

    Backstage Construction Schedule – December 17 – December 21

    This is the current construction schedule for 1 The Esplanade – L Tower parking and Backstage condominium for December 17 – December 21, 2012

    Updated December 17, 2012

    Monday, December 17

    • GFL Excavating will be setting up long reach and will be removing material from the site: six (6) dump trucks will take fourteen (14) loads each, for a total of eighty-four (84) loads. **
    • OJCR will be tying in water lines on the Esplanade.

    Tuesday, December 18

    • GFL Excavating will not be removing material. They will be operating the hydraulic breaker and preparing material, this will cause significant noise during construction hours.
    • OJCR will be tying in water lines on the Esplanade.

    Wednesday, December 19

    • GFL Excavating will not be removing material. They will be operating the hydraulic breaker and preparing material.
    • OJCR will be tying in water lines on the Esplanade.

    Thursday, December 20

    • GFL Excavating will be using the long reach and will be removing material from the site: six (6) dump trucks will take fourteen (14) loads each, for a total of eighty-four (84) loads. **

    Friday, December 21

    • GFL Excavating will be using the long reach and will be removing material from the site: six (6) dump trucks will take fourteen (14) loads each, for a total of eighty-four (84) loads. **

    NOTES: 

    ** Dump truck frequencies are dependent on road and traffic conditions and the amount excavation materials at any given time on the site.

    Construction activities are dependent on whether.

    Continuing Sanitary Sewer & Water Main work on The Esplanade 

    City of Toronto contractor — OJCR Construction — continues water main work on The Esplanade between Yonge Street and Scott Street. 

    1. Pedestrian traffic will remain open. 
    2. Eastbound Vehicular Traffic may be closed during work hours. 
    3. We have advised the City of complaints we have received in respect to their work. 

    If you have further questions please contact: 

    Joseph Sinopoli
    Toronto Water
    416-338-6526 Office

    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.

    Please click here for a downloadable construction summary: L Tower & Backstage Construction December 17 – December 21

    Backstage Construction Schedule – December 8 – December 14

    This is the current construction schedule for 1 The Esplanade – L Tower parking and Backstage condominium for December 8 – December 14, 2012

    Posted December 7, 2012

    Saturday, December 8

    • GFL Excavating will be assembling the long reach backhoe.

    Monday, December 10

    • GFL Excavating will be operating machinery in the hole moving material in preparation for the long reach.
    • OJCR will be working on Yonge Street due to the L Tower concrete pour.

    Tuesday, December 11

    • GFL Excavating will be operating machinery in the hole moving material in preparation for the long reach.
    • OJCR will be working on service connection on the Esplanade.

    Wednesday, December 12

    • GFL Excavating will be setting up long reach and will be removing material from the site: six (6) dump trucks will take fourteen (14) loads each, for a total of eighty-four (84) loads.
    • OJCR will be tying in water lines on the Esplanade.

    Thursday, December 13

    • GFL Excavating will be using the long reach and will be removing material from the site: six (6) dump trucks will take fourteen (14) loads each, for a total of eighty-four (84) loads.
    • OJCR will be tying in water lines on the Esplanade.

    Friday, December 14

    • GFL Excavating will be using the long reach and will be removing material from the site: six (6) dump trucks will take fourteen (14) loads each, for a total of eighty-four (84) loads.
    • OJCR will be working on Yonge Street connecting the storm drain.

    NOTES: 

    * Dump truck frequencies are dependent on road and traffic conditions and the amount excavation materials at any given time on the site.

    Construction activities are dependent on whether.

    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.

    Please click here for a downloadable construction summary: L Tower & Backstage Construction December 8 – December 14

    Backstage Construction Schedule – December 3 – December 7

    This is the current construction schedule for 1 The Esplanade – L Tower parking and Backstage condominium for December 3 – December 7, 2012

    Updated December 4, 2012

    Monday, December 3 

    •  CANCELED GFL Excavating will be assembling the long reach backhoe and will be operating machinery in the hole moving material in preparation for the long reach. 
    • OJCR will be working on service connection on the Esplanade.

    Tuesday, December 4

    •  CANCELED GFL Excavating will be assembling the long reach backhoe and will be operating machinery in the hole moving material in preparation for the long reach. 
    • OJCR will be working on service connection on the Esplanade.

    Wednesday, December 5

    • The Long Reach back-hoe will be delivered to the site midday under police escort
    • OJCR will be tying in water lines on the Esplanade.

    Thursday, December 6

    • GFL Excavating will be assembling the long reach backhoe and will be operating machinery in the hole moving material in preparation for the long reach.
    • OJCR will be tying in water lines on the Esplanade.

    Friday, December 7

    • GFL Excavating will be assembling the long reach backhoe and will be operating machinery in the hole moving material in preparation for the long reach. 
    • OJCR will be tying in water lines on the Esplanade.

    NOTES: 

    * Dump truck frequencies are dependent on road and traffic conditions and the amount excavation materials at any given time on the site.

    Construction activities are dependent on whether.

    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.

    Please click here for a downloadable construction summary: L Tower & Backstage Construction December 3 – December 7

    Sanitary Sewer & Water Main UPDATE

    November 29 UPDATE – Sanitary Sewer & Water Main work on The Esplanade 

    The City of Toronto’s subcontractor — OJCR Construction — has made the connection with the Sanitary Sewer and should complete this part of the work by this Friday, November 30. Then the connection of the water mains will take place next week with an anticipated completion date of Wednesday, December 5. The work on the storm sewer connection across Yonge Street should start on Thursday, December 6.

    Toronto Water has advised us that in order to complete the work the City’s contractor — OJCR Construction — will require vehicular traffic closure on The Esplanade between Yonge Street and Scott Street. Traffic will be re-opened at the end of each work day. They will maintain pedestrian traffic through area at all times.

    1. Pedestrian traffic will remain open. 
    2. Eastbound Vehicular Traffic will be closed during work hours. 

    If you have further questions please contact: 

    Joseph Sinopoli
    Toronto Water
    416-338-6526 Office

    Backstage Construction Schedule – November 26 – 30

    This is the current construction schedule for 1 The Esplanade – L Tower parking and Backstage condominium for November 26 – 30, 2012

    Updated November 29

    We have been advised that City of Toronto’s subcontractor — OJCR Construction — will begin sanitary sewer and water-main work on The Esplanade on  Wednesday, November 28. We have been advised that:

    1. Pedestrian traffic will remain open. 
    2. Eastbound Vehicular Traffic will be closed from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm      

    We will update this information when we can. Please check back here for updates

    Or please contact 

    Joseph Sinopoli
    Toronto Water
    416-338-6526 Office

    Thursday, November 29 – WORK CANCELLED 

    • CANCELLED A large backhoe (a “long reach”) will be delivered under police escort to the site at midday. There will be temporary disruptions to traffic on Front Street East, Scott Street and The Esplanade. 

    Friday, November 30

    • CANCELLED Set-up of the long-reach on site

    NOTE: The “Long Reach” Backhoe  will now arrive on Saturday, December 1. Please click here for details. 

    Please note:

    There may be some short-term disruptions to vehicular traffic while delivery trucks are unloaded.

    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

    Please click here for a downloadable construction summary: L Tower & Backstage Construction November 26 – 30

    Sanitary Sewer & Water Main work to begin November 28

    UPDATE – Sanitary Sewer & Water Main work to begin on The Esplanade Wednesday, November 28, 2012

    We have been advised that the City of Toronto’s subcontractor — OJCR Construction — will begin sanitary sewer and water-main work on The Esplanade, between Yonge Street and Scott Street, on Wednesday, November 28. OJCR will be distributing notices to 25 The Esplanade and The London on The Esplanade. 

    Toronto Water has advised us that in order to complete the work the City’s contractor — OJCR Construction — will require vehicular traffic closure on The Esplanade between Yonge Street and Scott Street. Traffic will be re-opened at the end of each work day. They will maintain pedestrian traffic through area at all times.

    1. Pedestrian traffic will remain open. 
    2. Eastbound Vehicular Traffic will be closed during work hours. 

    If you have further questions please contact: 

    Joseph Sinopoli
    Toronto Water
    416-338-6526 Office

     

    Update on Water Main / Sewer Work at 1 The Esplanade

     UPDATE

    The City of Toronto’s subcontractor — OJCR Construction — is expected to begin sanitary sewer and water-main work on The Esplanade, between Yonge Street and Scott Street, as soon as November 27th pending approval by Transportation Services and Councillor McConnell.

    Toronto Water has advised us that the work will last approximately 2 weeks (weather permitting). In order to complete the work the City’s contractor — OJCR Construction — will require traffic closure on The Esplanade directly in front of 1 The Esplanade. Traffic will be re-opened at the end of each work day. They will maintain pedestrian traffic through area at all times.

    When we have more detailed information it will be posted here. 

    Water & Sanitary Drain Work on The Esplanade

    Water & Sanitary Drain Work on The Esplanade – City Contractor is applying for a road closure on The Esplanade.

    The Construction Management Team has been advised late today that City of Toronto contractor OJCR Construction is planning to install water connections, sanitary drain connections and storm water connections at 1 The Esplanade (Backstage) next week.

    This would involve OJCR Construction closing the Esplanade for a up to a week to dig and make connections. The affected area would be between the western entrance to the Toronto Parking Authority garage and Yonge Street.

    The Construction Management Team has been advised that OJCR plans to start work on Wednesday October 24 pending approval of their application for a road closure permit.

    The work is required as part of construction but its scheduling is in the hands OJCR Construction and the City of Toronto.

    We have advised the City Councillor’s Office. More information should be available on Monday.

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