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September 21, 2016
Weekend events with road closures in Toronto
Two special events in Toronto this weekend will involve road closures. Residents and visitors are encouraged to come out and enjoy these events. Businesses in the areas affected are open to pedestrian traffic but some roads will be closed to vehicles.

Festivals and other special events are important to the city, injecting hundreds of millions of dollars annually into Toronto’s economy, and they are enjoyed each year by local residents.

In addition to road closures related to special events, a significant amount of road work is taking place in the city. People are encouraged to take public transit as a greener, faster and more affordable way of getting to their destinations.

Those who need to drive in the general vicinity of special events should allow extra time to get to and from their destinations. A more complete list of events and road work is available at

TTC customers can receive information about service diversions by subscribing to eAlerts at or by following @TTCnotices on Twitter.

Oasis Zoo Run
A series of road and lane closures will take place on Saturday, September 24 from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. for this event.
• Plug Hat Road will be closed from Beare Road to Meadowvale Road.
• One lane of Meadowvale Road will be closed from Plug Hat Road to Sheppard Avenue East (access to the Toronto Zoo will be maintained).
• Old Finch Avenue will be closed from Meadowvale Road to Reesor Road.
• The southbound lanes of Reesor Road will be closed from Steeles Avenue East to Old Finch Avenue.

Harvest Festival
Two eastbound lanes of Dundas Street West between Runnymede Road and Fisken Avenue will be closed from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Sunday, September 25 to accommodate this festival.

Toronto is Canada's largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. It is a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture and is consistently ranked one of the world's most livable cities. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can visit, call 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, or follow us @TorontoComms.

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