Road closures in Toronto: August 8-9 2015
Road closures in Toronto for the weekend of August 16 and 17 rounds up the key transportation shut-downs affecting the city, including street and TTC closures.
KEY ROAD CLOSURES IN TORONTO
Danforth: Broadview--Jones. Closed to auto traffic in both directions from Friday, August 7 at 11 a.m. to Monday, August 10 at 3 a.m. for Taste of the Danforth.
Lake Shore: Colborne Lodge--Strachan Avenue, Bloor: Ellis Park--Parkside, Queensway: Claude--Ellis, Parkside: Lake Shore--Bloor, Ellis, and Ellis Park. Due to the Parapan Am cycling race, the preceding streets will be closed to autos or reduced in capacity on Friday, August 7 from 10 a.m. to noon and on Saturday, August 8 from 1 a.m. until 6 p.m.
In addition to these closures, there will be full road closures of Colborne Lodge Drive, Centre Road, West Road, Spring Road and High Park Boulevard from 1 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, August 8 for men's and women's road-race set up.
Gardiner Expressway ramps: Eastbound Gardiner Expressway to Lake Shore Boulevard at Jameson Avenue will be closed on Saturday, August 8 from 1 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The ramp from the westbound Gardiner Expressway to Lake Shore Boulevard from Dunn Avenue/Jameson Avenue will be closed Saturday, August 8 from 1 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
No closures planned this weekend. The subway will, however, be opening at approximately 6 a.m. instead of 9 a.m. on Sundays during the Parapan 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.)
Chris Bateman is a staff writer at blogTO. Follow him on Twitter at @chrisbateman.
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