Roads and Traffic - Toronto - Gardiner Expressway

Jun. 3, 2019

"Yes; I noticed loose concrete above Lake Shore Boulevard several years ago and thought this is going to come down on someone, then it did; not sure why the city's inspectors didn't see it coming"

Phil Prentice on Facebook - Jun 4'19
Nov. 17, 2018

One person's eyesores are another's piece of public art. Daniel Rotsztain stands beside the York Street pillars he's hoping to save - CBC

Nov. 17, 2018

Support pillars 'There’s something to be said about a unique-to-Toronto design tradition that embraces its concrete heritage,' Rotsztain says - CBC

Apr. 21, 2017

"I don't know enough about this so-called self-healing concrete - The self-healing concrete might serve as a cosmetic patch, but I can assure you it cannot be used to fix the underlying problem which is the corrosion of the reinforcing steel - It is the combination of the reinforcing steel and the concrete that gives concrete its strength - It is the corrosion of the reinforcing steel that is the problem, not the concrete - They have been doing cosmetic repairs for almost 50 years now"

Phil Prentice - Apr 21'17