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The Board of Transport
Commissioners for Canada
Commission des Transports
du Canada

Order no. 83012

Tuesday, the 26th of
January, A.D. 1954

In the matter of the application of the Toronto and York Roads Commission, hereinafter called the ''Applicants", for an Order directing the replacement of the existing Canadian National Railways' and Canadian Pacific Railway Company's bridges on the old Weston Road Highway (Rogers Road) in the Township of York, Province of Ontario;

And in the matter of the apportionment of the cost of the said replacement:

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Hugh Wardrope
Assistant Chief Commissioner

Armand Sylvestre
Deputy Chief Commissioner

H. B. Chase
Commissioner

Upon hearing the matter at a sittings of the Board held in Toronto, on November 18, 1953, in the presence of Counsel for the Toronto and York Roads Commission, the Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto, the Toronto Transportation Commission, the Canadian Pacific Railway Company, the Canadian National Railways and The Bell Telephone Company of Canada—

It is ordered

  1. That the Canadian National Railways and the Canadian Pacific Railway Company be, and they are hereby, directed to construct and maintain an overhead bridge across the right-of-ways of the two railways on the old Weston Road Highway (Rogers Road), in the Township of York, Province of Ontario, as shown on Plan D 1569-102, dated September 21, 1953, on file with the Board under file No. 29215.
  2. That the said overhead bridge be constructed in accordance with the provisions of General Order No. 589 ; detailed plans of the said overhead bridge to be submitted for the approval of an Engineer of the Board.
  3. That, subject to the 'condition that the Canadian National Railways and the Canadian Pacific Railway Company undertake to keep their employees off the tops and sides of engines and cars while operating past the restricted clearance and subject to the condition that signs indicating less than standard clearance be erected and subject to and upon the due performance of the said undertaking of the Canadian National Railways and the Canadian Pacific Railway Company, such restricted clearances as may be necessary during construction of the said overhead bridge is hereby, approved and authorized.
  4. That the cost of construction of the overhead bridge hereby authorized be borne and paid as follows: $47,500.00 by the Canadian National Railways, $52,500.00 by the Canadian Pacific Railway Company and the balance of the cost of construction to be borne and paid by the Applicants, or their successors, namely, the Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto.

The costs of maintenance of the said overhead bridge structure to be borne and paid forty per cent by the Applicants, or their successors, namely, the Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto, thirty per cent by the Canadian National Railways and thirty per cent by the Canadian Pacific Railway Company; the Applicants, or their successors, namely, the Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto, to maintain the wearing surfaces of the bridges and sidewalks.

Hugh Wardrope
Assistant Chief Commissioner,
The Board of Transport Commissioners for Canada.