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March 16, 2006
Weekend road closures for Special Events
The annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade will take place this Sunday, March 19. A series of road and lane closures as well as intermittent delays will take place to accommodate the parade.

Closed from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to accommodate the set-up and formation area for the parade:

St. George Street, from College Street to Bloor Street
Devonshire Place, from Hoskin Avenue to Bloor Street
Hoskin Avenue/Harbord Street, from Queen’s Park Circle to Huron Street

Full road and lane closures from noon to 3 p.m. for the parade:

Bloor Street, from St. George Street to Yonge Street
Yonge Street, from Bloor Street to Queen Street
Queen Street, from University Avenue to Yonge Street

Closed from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. to accommodate the dispersal of the parade:

University Avenue, from Queen Street to Dundas Street
Armoury Street, from University Avenue to Chestnut Street
Centre Avenue, from Armoury Street to Dundas Street

Residents are encouraged to use public transit (TTC and GO) as an alternative to driving in these areas whenever possible.

For more information about these and other closures, check Transportation Services’ Road Info Line at 416-599-9090 or visit the City’s web site at

Media contact:

Katie Herbert
Senior Communications Co-ordinator



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