Work to Consolidate and Improve Vehicle Traffic Flow at Billy Bishop Airport Will Begin On November 26 as Part of City-Led Bathurst Quay Neighbourhood Plan

Toronto (November 21, 2018) – As part of the City of Toronto-led Bathurst Quay Neighbourhood Plan, PortsToronto will begin work to consolidate certain traffic operations at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport. In addition to improving vehicle traffic flow on Eireann Quay, this enabling investment will reduce the airport's overall 'city-side' operational footprint, freeing up land for the construction of new and improved streetscaping and public spaces by the City of Toronto.
In alignment with new traffic patterns at the airport, the first phase of the project will consolidate passenger pick-up locations within a reconfigured and optimized ferry queue. Work will begin within the current ferry queue, and on a small portion of Eireann Quay (south of the school and community centre), on Monday, November 26, 2018, for a duration of 10 days, with the newly configured area scheduled to be ready mid-December 2018.
Construction activities will take place during daytime hours, Monday to Saturday, and will include minor paving to adjust asphalt elevations, new pavement markings and the installation of signage. Passengers and transportation partners will be guided by new pavement markings and signage.
This project is part of the City of Toronto’s Bathurst Quay Neighborhood Plan that will address access issues in the vicinity of Billy Bishop Airport and improve the public realm for the enjoyment of both the community and travellers. PortsToronto is working with the City of Toronto and airport transportation partners on all design elements of the project.
For more information on this project visit Bathurst Quay Neighbourhood Plan.
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