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August 29, 2000
TTC Track Reconstruction Work Begins Along Lansdowne Avenue
Toronto's Works and Emergency Services Department, in conjunction with the
Toronto Transit Commission, will replace streetcar tracks at the intersections
of Lansdowne Avenue and College Street and Lansdowne Avenue and Dundas Street
from August 31 to September 11, 2000.

The project will involve replacing streetcar tracks at the two intersections
and resurfacing the road. A full road closure will take place at each
intersection while construction work takes place.

Construction Stage 1: Lansdowne Ave./College St
7 a.m. Thurs. Aug. 31 to 7 p.m. Tues. Sept 5

Construction Stage 2: Lansdowne Ave./Dundas St.
7 a.m. Wed. Sept. 6 to 5 a.m. Mon. Sept. 11

No vehicular traffic will be permitted within the construction area at each of
the intersections. Construction crews will be using the traffic lanes for
equipment and materials storage. Some re-routing of traffic may take place on
side streets for a short period.

Pedestrian access and access to businesses will be maintained throughout the
construction period.

During construction at the Lansdowne Avenue/College Street intersection, TTC
service will be re-routed through Dundas Street. During construction at the
Lansdowne Avenue/Dundas Street intersection, TTC service will be re-routed
through College Street.

TTC service changes will be posted at transit stops on the affected routes and
on the TTC website at Transit
route staff will be on site to direct passengers and answer questions.
Up-to-date service details are also available by calling the TTC Information
Line at 393-INFO.

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