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Road Closures in Toronto: July 10-12

Road closures in Toronto for the weekend of July 4-5 rounds up the key transportation shut-downs affecting the city, including street and TTC closures.


Pan Am Games Opening Ceremony

The conclusion of the Pan Am Games torch relay and subsequent opening ceremony will come with plenty of road closures around the city. Here's a glimpse of streets to avoid:

1 p.m. to 12 a.m.

  • Eastbound lanes, Front St., from Blue Jays Way to Simcoe St.
  • Westbound lanes, Front St., from Blue Jays Way to Simcoe St.

3 p.m. to 12 a.m.

  • Westbound lanes, Bremner Blvd, from the Metro Convention Centre to Van De Water Crt.
  • Eastbound lanes, Bremner Blvd, from Van De Water Crt. to Lower Simcoe St.
  • Northbound lanes, Rees St., from Lakeshore Blvd. to Bremner Blvd.
  • Rees St. south of Lake Shore Blvd. will be closed

5:45 p.m. to 12 a.m.

  • Front St. to Wellington St. from Cherry St. to John St.
  • John St. from Wellington St. to Front St.
  • Front St. from John St. to Parliament St.
  • Parliament St. from Front St. to Lake Shore Blvd.
  • Lake Shore Blvd to Cherry St.
  • Cherry St. from Front St. to Villiers St.
  • Villiers St. from Cherry St. to the Don Roadway

PrideHouse TO
Church St. will be closed from Alexander St. to Gloucester St. on Friday, July 10 from 6 p.m. to Monday, July 13 at 6 a.m. The Church and Wellesley intersection will be open to traffic during this period.

Bloor West Village Festival
There will be closures to Windermere Ave., Beresford Ave., Glendonwynne Rd., Armadale Ave., Durie St. and Kennedy Ave. in the vicinity of Bloor on Saturday, July 11 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.


There are no TTC subway closures scheduled during the Pan Am Games.


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.)

Photo by Jack Landau in the blogTO Flickr pool.

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