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May 19, 2017
Closure of Queen Street this weekend for removal of pedestrian bridge
Queen Street between Yonge Street‎ and Bay Street will be closed to vehicles from 11 p.m. Friday, May 19 until 5 a.m. Monday, May 22 for the removal of the pedestrian bridge at the Hudson's Bay Company building. There will also be no access to James Street during this period.

Eastbound traffic on Queen Street will be diverted at Bay Street while westbound traffic will be diverted at Yonge Street.

Pedestrian access will be maintained at all times, however there will be periodic stoppages during crane hoisting work.

The City has a web-based map to help residents and visitors make their travel plans, available at

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