July 11, 2014 1:29 pm
Updated: July 11, 2014 4:11 pm

TTC and road closures this weekend


TORONTO – A temporary closure of the subway system downtown could affect your weekend travel plans.

On Sunday, service on line 2 — the Bloor-Danforth line — will be closed between St. George and Pape stations from 9 a.m. until noon.

During the closure, shuttle buses and wheel trans vehicles will provide frequent service along that stretch.


Meanwhile, the Toronto triathlon brings a double closure this Sunday.

The eastbound Gardiner will be closed from the Humber River to Carlaw and the northbound DVP will be closed from the Gardiner to Eglinton.

Both closures are in effect from 2 a.m. Sunday morning until noon.

Here’s a list of other closures that could affect your commute this weekend:

Road closures:

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John St. and Lower Simcoe St.: A viewing party for the FIFA World Cup will shut down vehicular traffic from Friday evening through Sunday night.

Lakeshore Blvd. will be shut down in both directions on Saturday between Parkside Dr. and Newfoundland Rd. from 4 a.m. until 1 p.m. for a test run involving the Pan Am Games.

Bay St. between Dundas St. and Queen St. will also be affected by the Pan Am Games. There will be a brief closure in the area Saturday night between 10 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. for a celebration marking the one-year count down to the event.


TTC closures:

501 Queen Sackville & 501 Queen Broadview  are being diverted due to a closure at Broadview while several other street cars in the area are being diverted.

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