August 29, 2014 1:24 pm
Updated: August 29, 2014 1:48 pm

Toronto weekend road closures


ABOVE: Find out what roads are closed this long weekend – and what alternates you can take instead. 

TORONTO – There are a number of road closures in Toronto this weekend due to several special events.

Fan Expo – Thursday to Sunday closures
• Front Street West south curb lane from John Street to Simcoe Street and Bremner Boulevard north curb lane from Simcoe Street to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre driveway will be closed:
– Thursday, August 28 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

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– Friday, August 29 and Saturday, August 30 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
– Sunday, August 31 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

• Simcoe Street, full closure from InterContinental Hotel driveway to Bremner Boulevard:
– Saturday, August 30 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
– Sunday, August 31 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Open Streets Toronto – Sunday closures
• Bloor Street from Spadina Avenue/Road to Parliament Street and Yonge Street from Bloor Street to Queen Street will be closed on Sunday, August 31 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. for this event.

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.

Labour Day Parade – Monday closures
• Road closures will take place between 7 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Monday, September 1 as the Labour Day Parade travels along Queen Street West from University Avenue to Dufferin Street and south on Dufferin Street to the Canadian National Exhibition.

• Additional closures from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. to accommodate parade formation:
– University Avenue from Dundas Street West to Richmond Street West
– Queen Street West north curb lane from Bay Street to University Avenue
– Centre Street from Chestnut Street to University Avenue
– York Street from Richmond Street West to Queen Street West

• Additional closures from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. to accommodate dispersal:
– Liberty Street from Dufferin Street to Jefferson Avenue
– Mowat Avenue from King Street West to dead end
– Fraser Avenue from King Street West to Liberty Street
– Pardee Avenue from Liberty Street to dead end

Source: City of Toronto

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