Road closures for Honda Indy weekend

Watch above: This weekend’s Honda Indy means fast cars on the track and slow cars on the roads around them. Peter Kim reports. 

TORONTO – It’s that time of the year again when a huge chunk of Toronto’s waterfront area will be closed for the Honda Indy weekend.

Beginning July 16 at noon, Strachan Avenue from Lake Shore Boulevard to Fleet Street will be closed.

Later that same day, as of 9 p.m., Lake Shore Boulevard from Strachan Avenue to British Columbia Drive will be closed.

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Both closures are in effect until Sunday, July 20 at 11:59 p.m. There will be no eastbound or westbound traffic during this closure.

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The only available access to Ontario Place will be from Lake Shore Boulevard at the foot of Strachan Avenue.