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Upcoming access restrictions and water shutdowns: Wrapping up Gould watermain repairs

November 16, 2018

To: All employees

In May 2018, we announced public realm improvements planned for the Ryerson campus, including laneway resurfacing, Quad restoration work and Gould watermain repairs. We are reaching out to provide you with important updated information from the City of Toronto relating to the Gould watermain project wrap-up.

Please review this email carefully and note access restrictions and water shutdowns that may specifically affect you.

Project details

The project timeline and details are set by the City of Toronto and are subject to change. Major adjustments will be communicated to affected stakeholders as needed.

Access restrictions on Gould and Bond

Date

Details

Monday, November 19 to Monday, November 26

  • Existing fencing on Gould Street will block part of the north sidewalk during this time.
  • Pedestrian access will be maintained for entry into the Quad and for crossing at road intersections.
  • Street parking will not be available and vehicular traffic traveling east-west may be restricted.
  • Early Learning Centre short-term parking and drop-off may require alternate location.
  • Please exercise caution and observe any signage posted in the area.

Tuesday, November 20 to Thursday, November 22

  • Hoarding will be set up along Bond Street to prepare for excavation work, as the City works to relocate fire hydrants between Dundas Street East and Gould Street.
  • Vehicular traffic will not be affected.
  • The sidewalk in front of SBB and BON on Bond Street will be closed to pedestrians.
  • Please exercise caution and observe any signage posted in the area.

Monday, November 26 to mid-December

  • City crews will be cleaning up the site.
  • All shoring materials, fencing and machinery will be removed.
  • Gould Street will be repaved between O’Keefe Lane and Church Street.
  • Pedestrian and bicycle traffic may be limited to crossing Gould at Victoria Street and Bond Street intersections only.
  • Street parking will not be available and vehicular traffic traveling east-west may be restricted.
  • Early Learning Centre short-term parking and drop-off may require alternate location.
  • Please exercise caution and observe any signage posted in the area.

Water shutdowns

You may be impacted by water shutdowns that have been scheduled in buildings along Gould Street and Bond Street between November 20 and 23 as a result of the watermain project wrap-up. Please visit these service alerts for additional details:

Stay in the loop with service alerts

Visit the service alerts feed for the most up-to-date information about this and other service interruptions on campus.

Questions or concerns?

For specific questions about Gould Street watermain work, please contact Victoria Lee, project coordinator by email at victoria2.lee@ryerson.ca or by phone at 416-979-5000, ext. 553016 or 416-670-9749.

For general questions, please contact the FMD Help Desk at fixit@ryerson.ca, external link or 416-979-5091.

For after-hours concerns, please contact Security and Emergency Services at security@ryerson.ca, external link or 416-979-5040. In the case of an emergency, dial 911.