The City is moving forward with plans to reconstruct the Glen Road pedestrian bridge (Morley Callaghan Footbridge) across the Rosedale Valley Ravine and the pedestrian tunnel under Bloor Street East that connect the neighbourhoods of Rosedale and North St James Town.

The City’s contractor will undertake the following work: replacement of the existing pedestrian bridge and tunnel, installation of a barrier-free accessible path from the north side of Bloor Street East to connect with the bridge, redesign of public spaces at the north and south ends of the bridge and tunnel.

Construction is expected to begin with the bridge removal in early spring 2022 and will take at least two years to complete. Prior to beginning this work, in early 2022 the following activities will take place: traffic control set-up, tree protection/removal, and implementation of erosion control measures.

Bridge Inspection Update - November 20

The annual inspection was conducted on the Glen Road Bridge on November 20, 2021. The consultants that performed the inspection informed City staff that the bridge condition is much the same as it was in 2020 and that they did not find any new significant deterioration that was not already noted during the previous inspection.

The bridge will remain open at this time and will wait until construction starts next year. Staff anticipate receiving the final bridge inspection report before the end of 2021.

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