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September 14, 2007
Weekend events and road closures in Toronto
  
There are three special events taking place this weekend in Toronto that all residents and visitors are encouraged to come out and enjoy. Businesses in the affected areas are open to pedestrian traffic, but some roads will be closed to motorists.

The public is encouraged to take public transit as a more affordable and faster means of getting to their destinations.

Dragonfest
Gerrard St., from Broadview Ave. to Logan Ave., will be closed on Saturday, September 15 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Polish Festival
Roncesvalles Ave., from Galley Ave. to Howard Park Ave., will be closed from Saturday, September 15 at 6 a.m. to Sunday, September 16 at 10 p.m.

AIDS Walk for Life
Church St., from Alexander St. to Carlton St., will be closed on Sunday, September 16 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Road Work - Monday, September 17
Additionally, the intersection of Dundas St. W. and McCaul St. will be closed in all directions for TTC track replacement work from Monday, September 17 at 7 a.m. to Monday, September 24 at 5 a.m. Dundas St. W. will be closed to westbound traffic at University Ave. with local access maintained. Eastbound traffic on Dundas St. W. will be diverted at Beverley St. Northbound traffic on McCaul St. will be closed to traffic at Queen St. W. with local access maintained. Southbound traffic on McCaul St. will be diverted at D’Arcy St., University Ave. and Beverley St. are alternate north/south routes, and Queen St. W. and College St. are alternate east/west routes.

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

Toronto is Canada’s largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.6 million people. It is the economic engine of Canada and one of the greenest and most creative cities in North America. In the past three years, Toronto has won more than 70 awards for quality, innovation and efficiency in delivering public services. Toronto’s government is dedicated to prosperity, opportunity and liveability for all its residents.

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


 

 

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