October 27, 2022
Many road closures and restrictions will be in effect this weekend and beyond to support major Toronto projects and special events, including Halloween. .
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Danforth Avenue between Broadview Avenue and Donlands Avenue will be closed to traffic from 11am to 4pm on Sunday, October 30 for the Oxi Day Parade.
Church Street between the north side of Carlton Street to the south side of Gloucester Street will be closed to traffic from 6pm on Monday, October 31 to 2am on Tuesday , November 1 for Halloween at the Church.
Traffic, bicycle and pedestrian lanes on Yonge Street from Lake Shore Boulevard to Front Street will be closed beginning at 7 a.m. on Friday, October 28 until 11 p.m. evening on Sunday, October 30 to facilitate part of the demolition of the Metrolinx bridge over Yonge Street. The Yonge Street exit from the west side of Gardiner will also be closed. Northbound and southbound traffic will be detoured to Lake Shore Boulevard and Front Street. Local access will remain on the west side of Yonge Street, between Lake Shore Boulevard and the south end of the Metrolinx bridge. This closure is planned for six consecutive weeks starting this weekend to complete the demolition of the bridge.
The access to Lake Shore Boulevard East through the north side of Parliament Street will be closed until 9 pm on Sunday, October 30 for the continuation of main gas works. One westbound lane will be maintained at the intersection. Northbound and southbound traffic will be redirected to Lake Shore Boulevard East and Front Street East, respectively.
The Esplanade between Market Street and Church Street will be closed from 8 am to 3 pm on Sunday, October 30 for the operation of the crane hoist.
Yonge Street between Maitland Street and Alexander Street will be closed from 7 p.m. on Friday, October 28 to 5 a.m. on Monday, October 31 to facilitate assembly and disassembly. a mobile device and tower crane removal at 480 Yonge St.
Rees Street from Bremner Boulevard to Lake Shore Boulevard West is closed to motor vehicles until 6pm Friday, October 28 for the lifting of relief equipment by Toronto Hydro.
Adelaide Street from west of Simcoe Street to Bay Street has been reduced to one lane and the intersection of University Avenue and Adelaide Street has been reduced to one lane in each direction for major construction. There will also be a closed section on Adelaide Street to Simcoe Street with no access to south Adelaide. Starting the week of October 31, Adelaide Street from Widmer Street to Simcoe Street will be reduced to one lane and there will be partial lane closures at Widmer Street, John Street and Duncan Street.
To accommodate TTC road repairs and other improvements, the following road closures are in effect until mid-November:
- College Street, between Borden Street and Spadina Avenue, is reduced to one east side
- College Street from St. George Street to University Avenue is reduced to one side west lane
- Southbound University Avenue at College Street will be reduced to one lane on Tuesday, November 1
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.
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 TTC.ca for the latest information.
Metrolinx shutdowns and service interruptions
This weekend, construction will affect service changes on Lakeshore West, Lakeshore East and Barrie GO Train service.
West Lakeshore trains run hourly between Union Station and West Harbor GO Station. Connection times between East and West Lakeshore trains will be longer. Niagara Falls train and bus routes 12, 15 and 18 will operate under different schedules.
Trains will also operate under different schedules on the East Lakeshore line to accommodate the work on the West Lakeshore line.
There will be GO Train service hours on the Barrie Line between Union and Aurora GO Stations with no trains running between Aurora GO and Allandale Waterfront GO. Buses will replace some of the canceled train services.
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 complete list of closures and restrictions is available on the City’s website.
The City of Toronto has partnered with the Ontario Ministry of Transportation to support the Search for Tomorrow. 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.
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