August 15, 2014 12:43 pm

Special event road closures this weekend

TORONTO – Several special events means a string of road closures this weekend in Toronto.

Below is a list as provided by the City of Toronto.

Saturday closures:

Wheels on the Danforth and Fun in the Park

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Danforth Avenue, from Warden Avenue to Byng Avenue, and Danforth Road, from Landry Avenue to Danforth Avenue, will be closed in both directions on Saturday, August 16 from 7 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. to accommodate this event.

A Midsummer Night’s Run
Bouchette Street and Logan Avenue, from Commissioners Street to Lake Shore Boulevard East, will be closed on Saturday, August 16 from 6 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. for the setup of the Start/Finish line. The race starts at 5:30 p.m. and will involve some road closures on streets bounded by Cherry Street to the west, Lake Shore Boulevard to the north, Leslie Street to the east and Unwin Avenue to the south.

Saturday and Sunday closure:

International Street Festival
Eglinton Avenue, from Dufferin Street to Marlee Avenue, will be closed in both directions on Saturday, August 16 from 3 a.m. to Monday, August 18 at 3 a.m. to accommodate this event.

Sunday closure:

Open Streets Toronto
Bloor Street, from Spadina Avenue/Road to Parliament Street, and Yonge Street, from Bloor Street to Queen Street, will be closed on Sunday, August 17 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Vehicles will be able to cross Bloor Street at Spadina Avenue/Road, Avenue Road, Bay Street, Church Street, Sherbourne Street and Parliament Street.

Vehicles will be able to cross Yonge Street at College Street/Carlton Street, Gerrard Street, Dundas Street, Shuter Street and Queen Street.

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