Project Details

Thorncrest Phase 3


  • Ward: Etobicoke Centre (Ward 4)
  • Activity: Overhead/Underground Rebuild
  • Timeline: August 2013 - September 2014
  • Status: Completed

Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited ("Toronto Hydro") is planning to convert the existing rear lot overhead electrical system to an underground electrical system on the street. The rebuild includes upgrading overhead electrical cables, replacing utility poles and transformers and installing tap boxes within the City of Toronto’ s public property allowance in front of or adjacent to the lot. ’s contractor may be trimming a number of the overgrown trees on the public road allowance in order to accommodate new hydro infrastructure. Upon project completion, affected areas will be restored to pre-construction conditions.

Throughout Project Thorncrest Phase 3 power interruptions may be necessary to switch from the old to the new electrical system. Toronto Hydro will provide advance notice prior to any planned outages.

Once construction begins, Toronto Hydro crews and contractors will take extra care and precaution to minimize inconveniences. Please be advised that as a result of the project, Toronto Hydro

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