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July 6, 2006
Weekend road closures
  
A series of road and lane closures will take place this weekend to accommodate street events in the city.

Molson Grand Prix Weekend

Weekend road closure and lane restrictions:

  • Lake Shore Boulevard, from the west side of Strachan Avenue to the east side of Ontario Drive, will be closed from Thursday, July 6 at 9 p.m. to Sunday, July 9 at 11:59 p.m. In addition, traffic in both directions from the west side of Ontario Drive to the east side of British Columbia Drive, will be reduced to one lane.

  • The Gardiner Expressway and King Street are alternate east/west routes.


    Celebrate Toronto Weekend

    Weekend road closures:

  • Four segments of Yonge Street (at Lawrence Avenue, Eglinton Avenue, St. Clair Avenue and Dundas Avenue) will be closed from Friday, July 7 at 6 p.m. to Sunday, July 9 at 11:59 p.m.

    Lawrence site: Yonge Street, from Melrose Avenue/Teddington Park Avenue to Bedford Park Avenue. Lawrence Avenue will remain open.

    Eglinton site: Yonge Street, from Briar Hill Avenue/Sherwood Avenue to Eglinton Avenue. Eglinton Avenue will remain open.

    St. Clair site: Yonge Street, from Heath Street to Rosehill Avenue. St. Clair Avenue will remain open.

    Dundas site: Yonge Street, from the south side of Dundas Street to the north side of Shuter Street. Dundas Street will remain open.

    Taste of Lawrence

    Weekend road closure:

  • Lawrence Avenue will be closed from Crockford Boulevard to west of Warden Avenue, from Friday, July 7 at 7 p.m. to Sunday, July 9 at 11:59 p.m.

    Corso Italia

    Weekend road closure:

  • St. Clair Avenue will be closed from Dufferin Street to Lansdowne Avenue, from Friday, July 7 at 6 p.m. to Sunday, July 9 at 11:59 p.m.

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

    For more information about these and other closures, check with Transportation Services’ Road Info line at 416-599-9090 or visit the City’s website at http://www.toronto.ca/transportation.


    Media contact:

    Steve Johnston
    Sr. Communications Co-ordinator
    416-392-4391


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