Eglinton Crosstown LRT

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Eglinton Crosstown LRT

Toronto, ON

The Eglinton Crosstown LRT in Toronto, Ontario is a 19-kilometer line started in 2016 and is planned to be opened in 2022 at a projected cost of $12.5 billion. Aecon Foundations successfully applied KB’s polymer system to drill 2.0-meter-diameter piles up to 42 meters deep at three stations during 2017 and 2018. ┬áChallenges included maintaining the pH of the polymer as drilling occurred through contaminated soil and fresh jet grouting.