A number of road closures and restrictions will be in effect this weekend to support events and critical infrastructure work in Toronto.
Event road closures
Bloor Street West between Jane Street and 2181 Bloor St. W. will be closed to vehicle traffic from 9:30 a.m. on September 16 to 11:59 p.m. on September 18 for the Ukrainian Festival.
Roncesvalles Avenue between Harvard Avenue and Boustead Avenue will be closed to vehicle traffic from 11 a.m. on September 16 to 11:59 p.m. on September 18 for the Roncesvalles Polish Festival.
For the Pape Village Summerfest, Pape Avenue between Mortimer Avenue and Gamble Avenue will be closed to vehicle traffic from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. on September 17..
To accommodate the RBC Race for the Kids event, the following roads will be closed from 5:30 to 10:30 a.m. on September 17:
• Yonge Street between Sheppard Avenue and Turnberry Court
• Beecroft Road between Park Home Avenue and North York Boulevard
• North York Boulevard between Beecroft Road and Yonge Street
Huron Street between Dundas Street West and the first lane north of Dundas Street West will be closed to vehicle traffic from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on September 17 for the Huron Square Variety event.
Edward Street between Chestnut Street and Yonge Street will be closed to vehicle traffic from 4 a.m. to 5 p.m. on September 18 for the formation and dispersal of the International Gita Mahotsav Parade.
Front Street East between Yonge Street and Church Street will be closed to vehicle traffic beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, September 19, until Sunday, September 25, for the Elevate and Just for Laughs Toronto Street Festival.
Market Street continues to be closed from Front Street East to The Esplanade for I Heart Market Street activities.
On Friday, September 16, College Street from St. George Street to Spadina Avenue will be fully closed to vehicular traffic to begin work to replace the TTC streetcar tracks and make other improvements. This closure is expected to be in place until mid-November.
The intersection of King Street West and Shaw Street will be reduced to a single lane in each direction until November 12 for TTC and watermain work.
Traffic lanes on Queens Park between Bloor Street West and Queen’s Park Crescent are reduced to accommodate the TTC’s Easier Access (elevator installation) work at Museum Station.
Westbound Lake Shore Boulevard is reduced to a single lane between Lower Jarvis Street and Yonge Street until 7 a.m. on Friday, September 30, to facilitate the Enbridge gasmain installation.
The Queensway has a reduced number of lanes, in both directions, between Parkside Drive and the King-Queen-Queensway-Roncesval
Roncesvalles Avenue is closed from Queen Street West to Harvard Avenue for watermain replacement, TTC track replacement and road reconstruction.
Wellington Street from Church Street to Yonge Street is reduced to a single westbound lane for TTC track replacement and sidewalk improvements. Scott Street, north of Wellington Street, is closed to all vehicular traffic.
The Carlton Street and Church Street intersection will remain closed for streetcar track replacement.
There are no ActiveTO Major Road Closures scheduled this weekend.
Roads within High Park will be closed to vehicle traffic during the weekend. More information about access to High Park is available on the City’s High Park webpage: www.toronto.ca/explore-enjoy/p
Toronto’s more than 1,500 parks and 11,000 hectares of ravine spaces are also open for fresh air and exercise daily, including The Meadoway from Brimley Road to Scarborough Golf Club Road. Maps and details for walking, cycling and hiking paths and trails in Toronto are available on the City’s Walking, Hiking and Cycling webpage: www.toronto.ca/explore-enjoy/r
There are no TTC closures or service disruptions scheduled this weekend.
Residents are encouraged to follow @TTCNotices on Twitter, sign up for eAlerts and check the TTC website (www.ttc.ca) for the most up-to-date information.
Metrolinx closures and service disruptions
There are no Metrolinx closures or service disruptions scheduled this weekend.
Residents are encouraged to check GO Transit schedules and plan their trips by visiting the GO Transit website: www.gotransit.com/en/trip-plan
Those who need to drive in the general vicinity of road closures should stay alert, consider alternate routes and allow extra time to get to and from their destinations. A complete list of road closures and restrictions is available on the City’s Road Restrictions webpage: www.toronto.ca/roadrestriction
SOURCE City of Toronto