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May 4, 2007
Weekend road closure
  
A series of road and lane closures, and intermittent delays will take place on Sunday, May 6, to accommodate a 10-kilometre run in the city.

The Sporting Life 10-K Run

Sunday closures:

  • Yonge St., between Lawrence Ave. and Erskine Ave., will be closed from 5 a.m. until 8:30 a.m. to accommodate the formation area for the run.


Between 5 a.m. and 11 a.m., the following road closures will be in effect to accommodate the run:

  • Yonge St., from Lawrence Ave. to Adelaide St., will be closed in both directions
  • Adelaide St. E., from Yonge St. to Sherbourne St., will be closed in both directions
  • Sherbourne St. will be closed to southbound traffic, from Adelaide St E.. to Lake Shore Blvd.
  • Traffic travelling west on Lake Shore Blvd., from Sherbourne St. to York St. will be reduced from three lanes to two lanes
  • York St., from Lake Shore Blvd. to Bremner Blvd., will be closed in both directions
  • Bremner Blvd. (end of race) from Simcoe St. to Yonge St. - all eastbound lanes will be closed and one westbound lane will be closed.


Note: Closed intersections will begin to re-open to traffic as participants pass each intersection

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

For further 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 Co-ordinator, 416-392-4391


 

 

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