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Road closures in Toronto: June 28 - July 1

Posted by Chris Bateman / June 26, 2014

road closures torontoRoad closures in Toronto for the June 28 to July 1st holiday weekend rounds up the key transportation shut-downs affecting the city, including street and TTC closures.

KEY ROAD CLOSURES IN TORONTO

SATURDAY JUNE 28

Church Street: Carlton Street--Hayden Street: A portion of Church will be closed from Friday, June 27 at 3 p.m. to Monday, June 30 at 7 a.m. for WorldPride events.

Wellesley Street: Jarvis--Queen's Park Circle: Wellesley and Queen's Park Circle is due to be closed to traffic for the Pride and Rememberence Run on Saturday, June 28 from 8:30 a.m. to noon.

Carlton Street: Jarvis--Yonge, Yonge Street: Carlton--Charles, Charles Street: Yonge--George Hislop Parkette: Closed for the annual Dyke March Saturday June 28, 1 to 5 p.m.

SUNDAY JUNE 29

Rosedale Valley Road: Bayview--Park Road (plus lane restrictions on Bayview,) Bloor: Church--Yonge, Yonge: Bloor--Dundas, Dundas: Yonge--Church: To accommodate the Pride Parade and related staging areas from 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Sunday, June 29.

Gardiner Expressway: Dufferin--Downling Bridge: The eastbound Gardiner will be reduced to one lane for surface upgrades Sunday, June 29 at 9:30 p.m. to Monday, June 30 at 5:30 a.m.

TUESDAY JULY 1

Queen's Park Circle: College--Hoskin: Closed on Tuesday, July 1 from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. for Canada Day festivities at Queen's Park.

Brimley: Progress--Ellesmere and Ellesmere--Lawrence, Ellesmere: Midland--McCowan: Scarborough's Canada Day parade will see Brimley and Ellesmere roads closed at various times on Tuesday, July 1. Progress to Ellesmere will be shut 1:30 to 6 p.m., Ellesmere--Lawrence 4 to 7 p.m., and Ellesmere from Midland--McCowan 4 to 5 p.m.

Yonge Street: North York Blvd.--Park Home Ave.: Southbound lanes closed on Tuesday, July 1 from noon to 11 p.m. for North York's Canada Day party. Yonge will be completely closed in the evening from 7 to 11 p.m.

TTC CLOSURES

  • Line 1 Yonge-University-Spadina: Wilson--Downsview. Critical track work means some 70 shuttle buses will be operating the stretch of Line 1 between Wilson and Downsview on Saturday, June 28 and Sunday, June 29. Wheel-Trans buses will provide an accessible connection from Eglinton West station.
  • 505 Dundas: Bay--Broadview. WorldPride-related road closures this Sunday mean the 505 Dundas streetcar and 94 Wellesley bus will be on diversion. Stating at 1 p.m., 505 Dundas will divert both ways via Bay, College/Carlton, Parliament, Gerrard, and Broadview. Replacement buses will operate between Jarvis and Broadview after 7 p.m.
  • 94 Wellesley. After 1 p.m. on Sunday, the 94 Wellesley will be split in two: buses west of Yonge will service stops between Ossington and St. George station. East of Yonge, buses will make stops between Jarvis Street and Castle Frank station.

DON'T FORGET...

Queen Street: Broadview Intersection. TTC streetcar track replacement means that Queen and Broadview will be impassable from Monday, June 30 at 4:30 a.m to July 25.

ONGOING CLOSURES

Over and above the special closures this weekend, construction projects across Toronto result in numerous other road restrictions across the city. For a comprehensive list of such closures, you can consult the official map maintained by the City of Toronto (also available as a PDF.)

Chris Bateman is a staff writer at blogTO. Follow him on Twitter at @chrisbateman.

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