October 20, 2022
A number of road closures and restrictions will be in effect this weekend to support emergency and major construction projects in Toronto.
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Ashdale Avenue, between Gerrard Street East and the first road north of Gerrard Street East, will be closed to traffic from 12 pm to midnight on October 22 for the Diwali Mela Celebration.
Rees Street from Bremner Boulevard to Lake Shore Boulevard West is closed to traffic from 7 a.m. on October 17 to 6 p.m. Friday, October 28, for the lifting of relief equipment by Toronto Hydro.
The access to Lake Shore Boulevard West at Northbound Bay Street will be closed until 11:59 pm on October 23 for continued Enbridge work. Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane at the intersection. Northbound and southbound traffic will be redirected to Harbor Street and Lake Shore Boulevard West, respectively. The eastbound lanes of the Gardiner Expressway will be maintained.
Westbound lanes of Sheppard Avenue East between Herons Hill Way and Parkway Forest Drive will be closed from 10 p.m. on Oct. 21 to 10 a.m. on Oct. 22 and reopening from 10 pm on October 22 to 10 am on October 23 to facilitate the repair of road foundations. for the Ministry of Transportation’s bridge repair project.
To accommodate TTC highway repairs and other improvements, the following route closures are in effect:
- College Street, from St. George Street at Spadina Avenue, is completely closed to traffic
- College Street, between Borden Street and Spadina Avenue, is reduced to one east side
- College Street from St. George Street to Kings College Road has been reduced to one westbound lane
These closures are expected to last until mid-November.
The intersection of Carlton and Church Streets has been partially reopened. Vehicles can turn straight onto the westbound carriageway of Carlton Street from the south side of Church Street and turn right onto the south side of Church Street from the east side of Carlton Street.
The intersection of King Street West and Shaw Street is completely closed until mid-November for the TTC replacement route.
Traffic in Queens Park, between Bloor Street West and Queen’s Park Crescent, has been reduced to accommodate the TTC’s Easier Access (elevator installation) work at the Museum.
The Queensway will reduce the number of lanes in both directions, between Parkside Drive and the King-Queen-Queensway-Roncesvalles (KQQR) intersection, for TTC track replacement and reconstruction. the roads. Eastbound left turns from Queensway onto Glendale Avenue are not permitted.
Roncesvalles Avenue is closed from Queen Street West to Harvard Avenue for water main replacement, TTC route replacement and road reconstruction.
Wellington Street, from Church Street to Yonge Street, has been reduced to one west side for the TTC route replacement and pedestrian improvements. Scott Street, north of Wellington Street, is closed to all traffic.
Sewells Road between Steeles Avenue East and Old Finch Avenue will remain closed until 7 pm on Wednesday, October 26, for road construction work.
There are no TTC closures or service disruptions scheduled this weekend.
Residents are advised to follow @TTCNotices on Twitter, sign up for eAlerts and check the TTC website (www.ttc.ca) for the most up-to-date information.
Metrolinx shutdowns and service interruptions
Lakeshore West GO Train service will be reduced on Sunday, October 23. Beginning at 12:01 am, trains will not run between Union Station and Oakville GO due to construction of the Future Hurontario LRT. Replacement buses will run between Union Station Bus Terminal, Clarkson GO, Port Credit GO and Oakville GO. Trains run hourly between Oakville GO and West Harbor GO. GO Train service to Niagara Falls will continue to be available but will run on a flexible schedule and will not stop at Port Credit GO, Exhibition GO or Union Station. Regular services will resume on Monday morning.
Residents are encouraged to check GO Transit schedules and plan their trips by visiting the GO Transit website.
Those who need to drive through public areas of road closures should exercise caution, consider alternative routes and allow extra time to get to and from their destination. . A full list of closures and restrictions is available on the City’s Road Restrictions website.
The City of Toronto has partnered with the Ontario Ministry of Transportation to support the Tomorrow Transport Study (TTS). The survey, which will be sent to randomly selected Torontonians, takes less than 15 minutes to complete, and the results will be help plan improvements to transportation facilities for all road and travel users in Toronto and beyond. Residents can visit the TTS page to learn more.
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