Road closures in Toronto for the weekend of September 26 and 27 rounds up the key transportation shut-downs affecting the city, including street and TTC closures.
KEY ROAD CLOSURES IN TORONTO
Don Valley Parkway: 401/404-Gardiner. The Don Valley Parkway will be closed in both directions between Highway 401/404 and the Gardiner Expressway from 12:01 a.m. on Sunday, September 27 to 5 a.m. on Monday, September 28 for the routine fall maintenance. Motorists can use Don Mills Road, Bayview Avenue, Victoria Park Avenue and Kingston Road as alternative routes during the closure.
Dundas West: Runnymede-Fisken. Two eastbound lanes of Dundas Street West from Runnymede Road to Fisken Avenue will be closed from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday, September 27 to accommodate the Harvest Festival.
Various: Port Lands area. Due to the Toronto 10 Miler and 5K, a series of road closures in the Port Lands area will take place on Sunday, September 27 between 5 and 11:30 a.m. in the area bounded by Cherry in the west, Leslie in the east, and Lake Shore to the north.
Line 3: Kennedy-McCowan. No service on the Line 3 (Scarborough RT) this weekend, Sept. 26-27, as crews conduct upgrades and maintenance work on signals, cables, wiring and the power rail. Replacement buses will operate between McCowan and Kennedy stations, stopping at all Line 3 stations. Collector booths at all stations will remain open for customers to purchase TTC fares.
501 Queen: Broadview-Coxwell. Due to track replacement work at Alton and Laing, west of Greenwood on Queen, the 501 Queen streetcar will divert east and westbound via Broadview, Gerrard, and Coxwell for the next two weekends, Sept. 26-27 and Oct. 3-4. A replacement bus service will be provided on Queen between Neville Park Loop and the intersection of Queen and River. Regular service resumes on the following Monday mornings.
Over and above the special closures this weekend, construction projects across Toronto result in numerous other road restrictions across the city. For a comprehensive list of such closures, you can consult the official map maintained by the City of Toronto (also available as a PDF.)
Chris Bateman is a staff writer at blogTO. Follow him on Twitter at @chrisbateman.
by Chris Bateman via blogTO