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Road closures in Toronto: July 5-6

Posted by Chris Bateman / July 4, 2014

toronto road closedRoad closures in Toronto for the weekend of July 5 and 6 rounds up the key transportation shut-downs affecting the city, including street and TTC closures.


Lawrence: Warden--Birchmount: Road closed starting at 10 a.m. Friday, July 4 for Taste of Lawrence festival until Sunday, July 6 at 11:59 p.m.

Queen's Park and Queen's Park Crescent: Bloor--College, University: College--Queen, University: Queen--Adelaide: The Lions Club International Convention and parade will see parts of Queen's Park and University closed Saturday, July 5. Queen's Park will be shut 6 a.m. to 5 p.m., northbound lanes of University between College and Queen from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and University between Queen and Adelaide from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Line 2 Bloor-Danforth: Pape--St. George. Critical track work on the Bloor Viaduct will delay the start of service on Sunday, July 6 until noon. Shuttle and Wheel-Trans buses will cover the route during the closure.

Line 1 Yonge-University-Spadina: Union. Second platform construction work means trains will not stop at Union station on Sunday, July 6. King and St. Andrew will be open as normal.

501 Queen: Broadview. Ongoing TTC streetcar track replacement means Queen and Broadview is impassable until July 25. The 501 Queen streetcar is diverting via Parliament, Gerrard, and Coxwell. 504 King is using Broadview, Dundas, and Parliament. 502 Downtowner and 503 Kingston Road streetcars are being replaced by buses.


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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