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Road closures in Toronto: September 12-13, 2015

Road closures in Toronto for the weekend of September 12 and 13 rounds up the key transportation shut-downs affecting the city, including street and TTC closures.


King: Spadina-University. TIFF's Festival Street closes down King Street to traffic from 5 a.m. on Thursday, September 10, to 5 a.m. on Monday, September 14.

Bloor: Prince Edward Dr. N.-Montgomery. Closed from Friday, September 11 at noon to Sunday, September 13 at 11 p.m. for Taste of the Kingsway. A series of full and partial road closures will also take place in the surrounding area to accommodate this event.

Rosedale Valley Road: Park Road-Bayview, Queen's Park: College-Wellesley.Due to the Festival of Praise, the road will be closed in both directions on Saturday, September 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The dispersal area for the parade will result in the closure of the northbound lanes of Queen's Park Crescent from College Street to Wellesley Street from 2 to 5 p.m.

Parliament: Gerrard-Wellesley, Carlton: Parliament-Berkeley. Closed in both directions from Saturday, September 12 at 6 a.m. to Sunday, September 13 at 9 p.m. to accommodate the Cabbagetown Festival.

Bloor: Montrose-Dufferin. Closed to traffic on Sunday, September 13 from 7 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. during the Bloorcourt Arts and Crafts Fair.

Various roads in the Davenport, University Avenue/Queen's Park/Avenue Road, Dundas, and Bay area. The Bang and Olufsen Yorkville 5K Charity Fun Run/Walk and the Canadian 5K Road Race Championship will require the closure of various roads on Sunday, September 13 from 8 a.m. to noon.


Line 3: Kennedy-McCowan. There will be no train service running on Line 3 on September 12 to 13 and September 26 to 27, 2015 due to track work. Replacement buses will be stopping at all stations. Read more.

504 King: York--Bathurst. Because of TIFF's Festival Street on King, the 504 streetcar, 504 bus, and 304 night service route will be split into east and west sections from September 10 at 2 a.m. to September 14 at 4 a.m. Full details of the diversions are available on the TTC website or via this video.


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. Photo by Ben Roffelsen in the blogTO Flickr pool.

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