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October 4, 2006
Partial intersection closure at Avenue Road and St. Clair Avenue West
  
The intersection at Avenue Rd. and St. Clair Ave. W. will be partially closed from Friday, October 6 until Tuesday, October 10 for the reconstruction of streetcar tracks, sidewalks and roadway.

Avenue Rd. will be closed to southbound traffic at St. Clair Ave. W. beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, October 6. Traffic travelling north on Avenue Rd. will be closed at St. Clair Ave. W. starting at 7 p.m. that evening. Right turns will be allowed from southbound Avenue Rd. to westbound St. Clair Ave. W., and from northbound Avenue Rd. to eastbound St. Clair Ave. W. All lanes on Avenue Rd. will re-open on Tuesday, October 10 at 5 a.m.

During the closure, one lane of traffic on St. Clair Ave. W. will remain open to both eastbound and westbound traffic, however, traffic travelling east on St. Clair Ave. W. will not be able to turn left onto northbound Avenue Rd. Traffic travelling west on St. Clair Ave. will not be able to turn left onto southbound Avenue Rd.

The TTC 5 AVENUE ROAD bus route will be temporarily split into two sections during this partial closure. NOTE: The St. Clair subway station bus platform will be the connecting point between the buses of the two services.

• North section routing: buses will run south on Avenue Rd, east on Heath St., south on Yonge St. and east on Pleasant Blvd. into the St. Clair subway station. On the return northbound trip, buses will run from St Clair Station via: east on Pleasant Blvd., north on Avoca Ave., west on St. Clair Ave. W. and north on Avenue Rd. to regular routing.

• South section routing: buses will run north Avenue Rd., east on Balmoral Ave., north on Yonge St. and east on Pleasant Blvd. into the St. Clair subway station. On the return southbound trip, buses will run from St. Clair station via: east on Pleasant Blvd., south on Avoca Ave., west on Rosehill Ave., west on Balmoral Ave. and south on Avenue Rd. to regular routing.

For more route and scheduling information, call the TTC Information Line at 416-393-INFO or visit the website at http://www.ttc.ca. For concerns about construction, call 416-338-2003.

During the closure, motorists are encouraged to use alternative north/south routes including Yonge St. or Bathurst St.

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


 

 

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