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July 5, 2007
Weekend road closures
  
A series of road and lane closures will take place this weekend to accommodate street events in the city.

Corso Italia Fiesta

Friday and Saturday closures:

- St. Clair Ave., from Lansdowne Ave. to Dufferin St. will be closed from Friday, July 6 at 6:30 p.m. to Saturday, July 7 at 11:59 p.m. There will also be some local streets closed in this area as a result of this event.

Taste of Lawrence

Friday, Saturday and Sunday closures:

- the westbound lanes of Lawrence Ave., from Crockford Blvd. to Warden Ave. will be closed on Friday, July 6 at 3 p.m. until Sunday, July 8 at 11:59 p.m.
- the eastbound lanes of Lawrence Ave., from Crockford Blvd. to Warden Ave. will be closed on Friday, July 6 at 7 p.m. until Sunday, July 8 at 11:59 p.m.

Steelback Grand Prix Weekend

Weekend road closures and lane restrictions:

- Lake Shore Blvd., from Strachan Ave. to Ontario Dr. and Strachan Ave. from Lake Shore Blvd. to Fleet St. will be closed from Thursday, July 5 at 9 p.m. to Sunday, July 8 at 11:59 p.m. In addition, traffic will be reduced to one lane in both directions from the west side of Ontario Dr. to the east side of British Columbia Dr.
- drivers should consider the Gardiner Expressway or King St. as alternative east/west routes.

Green Toronto Streetfest in support of Friends of Live Earth

Saturday closure:

- Yonge St., from Dundas St. to Queen St. will be closed on Saturday, July 7 from 6 a.m. to midnight for this event
- alternative routes include Bay St. or Church St.

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

For more information about 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.

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 50 awards for quality and innovation in delivering public services. Toronto’s government is dedicated to prosperity, opportunity and liveability for all its residents.

Media Contact:
Steve Johnston, Sr. Communications Coordinator, 416-392-4391


 

 

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