ROBERT STREET FIELD
Upcoming Community Meeting:
Spring 2020 updates:
- The University of Toronto will commence shortly with a key revitalization project at Robert Street Field. The goal of this revitalization project is provide a new Playing Field and Community Area within the Harbord Village Community.
- The project will also involve:
- The demolition of the existing field house building, outdoor rink and hard courts
- The installation of a 153 borehole geoexchange system, which will be buried five feet underneath the playing field
- The installation of a cistern and irrigation system for the Playing Field and Community Area
- The first stage of the revitalization project will begin with the installation of the geoexchange system and building demolition, which is expected to start at the beginning of March 2020.
- Installation of the civil works for irrigation and landscape improvements will follow in May 2020.
- The expected end date for the landscaping elements is the end of July 2020.
- Beginning March 2nd, two drilling rigs will commence the installation of the geoexchange system at Robert Street Field. There will be three more rigs, for a total of five drill rigs, shortly mobilizing to continue with drilling following the initial start date. The borehole drilling program is scheduled to run until the end of April 2020. The trenching construction for the geoexchange system will run until middle of May 2020.
- Beginning March 4th, building abatement and service disconnections will be undertaken for the field house building. This will be followed by the demolition of the building, outdoor rink and hard court areas. The expected end for the demolition program will be the end of April 2020. Further details regarding the demolition sequence will be provided in the coming weeks.
- Landscape construction updates will follow in a subsequent website posting and are anticipating to commence at the beginning of May 2020.
Details will be posted as they become available
Additional Contact: Sonia Groh, Project Manager, Project Management, University of Toronto, firstname.lastname@example.org