Photos from the construction site November 2019: Crews continue installing the cut-off walls in the first section of the new river valley. The walls will form the structure of the river’s edge, keeping excavation dry and stable. November 2019: Foundations for the new bridge to the north and south of the Keating Channel are almost complete. We expect to install the first of two Cherry Street North Bridges in 2020. Crews have also started work on the new alignment for Cherry Street. November 2019: Marine landscapers have also been planting underwater in the newly created habitat coves. November 2019: A dewatering plant is being installed south of Commissioners Street, east of Cherry Street as we prepare to begin deep excavation on the river valley. November 2019: Landscaping is complete on along the new shoreline that has been created as part of Cherry Street Lakefilling. September 2019: Dive teams are putting finishing touches in the new fish habitats. September 2019: Crews stand on the naturalized shoreline west of Essroc Quay. A new fish gate and future base for a footbridge is visible in the foreground. September 2019: Building demolition in the path of the new river, west of Don Roadway. September 2019: Looking east at the ongoing construction of the new river valley September 2019: Foundation work for the new Cherry Street Bridge is underway west of Cherry Street, south of Keating Channel. August 2019: Lakefilling is 97 per cent complete around Essroc Quay. August 2019: A marine landscaping barge puts finishing touches on the fish coves. August 2019: These steel support beams will reinforce walls that will line the new river valley during excavation. August 2019: The north side of the new Keating dock wall face is complete. August 2019: Foundation work for the new Cherry Street Bridge is underway west of Cherry Street, south of Keating Channel. August 2019: The final layer of stone along the new shoreline in the west fish cove. August 2019: Drills are installing temporary walls along the edges of the new river valley to keep excavation stable. August 2019: Creating cut-off walls along the river valley using cement created on site. August 2019: Stone placement along the shoreline at the western edge of Essroc Quay. August 2019: A view of the new cove that will be home to fish, birds and other animals. May 2019: Guide walls line the edges of the new river valley as we prepare for deeper excavation. May 2019: Drill rigs install secant piles to support the cut-off walls that will help keep excavation dry and stable. April 2019: The shape of the first section of the new river valley has been set and crews are ready for deeper excavation. April 2019: Marine landscapers have started placing salvaged trees into the new habitat coves. The trees will be secured in place using stone. April 2019: Fish gates have arrived – these will be installed at key locations to protect new habitats from invasive species of fish. April 2019: Clearing underground obstructions to prepare for ongoing excavation February 2019: Progress on Cherry Street Lakefilling. Looking west from Cherry Street, the new fish coves are now visible along the shoreline. February 2019: Removing underground obstructions as part of the excavation process. February 2019: Excavation on the first secton of the new river valley. February 2019: Removing underground obstructions as part of the excavation process. October 2018: Excavation of existing, unused underground infrastructure near Cherry and Commissioners Streets. October 2018: Excavating swales to manage surface water at the construction site near Cherry and Commissioners Streets. October 2018: Installing a culvert (drain pipe) in a recently excavated swale. October 2018: Dredging at the Cherry Street Lakefilling project site. October 2018: Clean, locally sourced material is being used to fill in the slip between Essroc and Cousins Quay. September 2018: An aerial view of the lakefilling progress. September 2018: The new shoreline continues to take shape. September 2018: Clean, locally sourced material continues to fill in the slip. September 2018: Shaping the new shoreline with clean, locally sourced material. September 2018: Testing begins for shallow excavation. September 2018: Construction of the dock wall continues. June 2018: Clean, locally sourced material is being used to fill in the slip. June 2018: The new shoreline is taking shape. June 2018: Construction of the dock wall. June 2018: Lakefilling beginning in the south east section of the slip. June 2018: A view of the lakefilling progress around Essroc Quay. June 2018: The shape of future habitat covers along the new shoreline is seen from above. April 2018: The completed berm (stone wall) between Essroc Quay and Cousins Quay. April 2018: The completed berm (stone wall) between Essroc Quay and Cousins Quay. March 2018: Barge places core stone in the inner harbour at Essroc Quay. March 2018: Core stone delivery at Essroc Quay where a beam is being built in advance of lakefilling. February 2018: Stone is placed in the inner harbour to create a berm. February 2018: Stone is placed in the inner harbour to create a berm. February 2018: A view of a portion of the completed berm. Core stone is being sourced locally. It’s used to form berms (or walls) before we begin lakefilling around Essroc Quay.