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May 5, 2006
Weekend road closures for special event
A series of road and lane closures and intermittent delays will take place on Sunday, May 7 to accommodate the Sporting Life 10-K Run.

Yonge Street, between Lawrence Avenue and Erskine Avenue, will be closed from 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, May 7 to accommodate the formation area for the run.

The race begins at 9 a.m. The list of road closures that will take place between 9 a.m. and noon to accommodate the event are as follows:
- Yonge Street, from Lawrence Avenue to Adelaide Street, will be closed in both directions
- Adelaide Street, from Yonge to Sherbourne Street, will be closed
- Sherbourne Street will be closed to southbound traffic, from Adelaide Street to Lake Shore Boulevard
- Lake Shore Boulevard, from Sherbourne Street to York Street, will be reduced to one lane for traffic traveling westbound
- York Street, from Lake Shore Boulevard to Bremner Boulevard, will be closed in both directions
- Bremner Avenue (end of race) from Simcoe Street to York Street will be closed in both directions
Roads will be re-opened as early as possible.

The public is encouraged to use public transit (TTC and GO) as a convenient, alternative choice whenever possible.

For further information about other closures, check with Transportation Services’ Road Info line at 416-599-9090 or visit the city’s website at

Media contact:
Steve Johnston, Sr. Communications Coordinator, 416-392-4391.



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