Bronson Avenue is gaining a new pedestrian and cyclist crossing south of Colonel By Drive. In addition to traffic signals, the improvements include new sidewalks, bicycle lanes, multi-use pathways, streetlights, and modifications to the ramps connecting Bronson to Colonel By and Bronson Place.
Construction is scheduled to begin in mid-September 2015. The crossing should be functional by the end of November, with final paving and landscaping to be completed next spring or summer.
Work is taking place on Bronson Ave. between the Colonel By Dr. overpass and Sunnyside Ave., as well as on the Bronson Ave./Colonel By Dr. ramps and on Bronson Pl. between Colonel By Dr. and Fulton Ave. To avoid lane restrictions on Bronson during the day, the contractor will work between 7 p.m. and 7 a.m., with periodic lane and ramp closures. While efforts are being made to minimize noise, dust, vibrations and other disruptions to local residents, some of these things will be unavoidable, and the contractor has applied for a noise by-law exemption.
Find out more about the project here.