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Shuter Street Construction Notice

Watermain Replacement, Road Resurfacing, Trench Restoration on Shuter Street from Yonge Street to Sherbourne Street

 

Contract #: 16ECS-TI-18SP

Expected Start Date:  August 8, 2016

Expected End Date:  October 28, 2016

*Timeline is subject to change.

 

The City of Toronto is replacing the 140 year-old watermain and the City-owned portion of substandard water services on Shuter Street from Yonge Street to Sherbourne Street. This project also involves road resurfacing from Yonge Street to Church Street.

The water service is the underground pipe that brings water to your property and is owned by you and by the City. The part you own is from your house to the end of your property, the part the City owns is from the end of your property to the watermain.

This project is part of the Council-approved 2016 Capital Works Program to renew our aging infrastructure, improve water distribution and reduce the risk watermain breaks and is part of the City's comprehensive and coordinated strategy to rehabilitate and upgrade our roads for current and future needs.

If you live in a house on this stretch of Shuter Street that was built before the mid-1950s, your water service may be made of lead. Please read the attached fact sheet with important information about the risks of lead in drinking water, especially if someone in your house is pregnant, there are children under six years old, or there is an infant drinking formula made using tap water.

 

 

This work on this project has been phased in order to be the least disruptive to businesses, residents and road users.

 

 

 

Phase 1: Yonge Street to Victoria Street

 

  • Excavate a section of Yonge Street on the northbound lane at Yonge Street intersection to connect the new watermain to the existing water main connection.

  • Excavate the road and dig a trench to access and install the new watermain

  • Replace any City-owned water service pipes that do not meet City standards from the watermain to the private property line

     

    Phase 2: Victoria Street Church Street

  • Excavate the road and dig a trench to access and install the new watermain

  • Replace any City-owned water service pipes that do not meet City standards from the watermain to the private property line

     

    Phase 3: Church Street to Sherbourne

  • Excavate the road and dig a trench to access and install the new watermain

  • Replace any City-owned water service pipes that do not meet City standards from the watermain to the private property line

     

    Restoration:

  • When all watermain work is completed crews will resurface the road from Yonge Street to Church Street and permanently restore the road over the watermain trench from Church Street to Sherbourne Street.

 

For more information on what to expect and how this will impact you, please visit www.toronto.ca/downtownconstructionprojects .