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June 1, 2006
Weekend road closures for special events
A series of road closures will take place this weekend to accommodate street events in the city.

Becel Heart&Stroke Ride For Heart

Sunday closure:
  • the Gardiner Expressway will be closed from Carlaw Avenue to the Humber Bridge and the Don Valley Parkway will be closed from Highway 401 to the Gardiner Expressway on Sunday, June 4 from 3 a.m. to 2 p.m. to accommodate the Ride for Heart event.
  • alternative routes include Lake Shore Boulevard, Bayview Avenue, Victoria Park Avenue, Leslie Street or Don Mills Road.

Canada Walk of Fame

Weekend closure:
  • Front Street, from Scott Street to Yonge Street, will be closed from Friday, June 2 at 7 p.m. until Sunday, June 4 at 6 a.m. The event will take place at the Hummingbird Centre.

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

Media contact:

Steve Johnston
Sr. Communications Coordinator



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