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June 8, 2007
Weekend road closures for special events
  
A series of road and lane closures will take place this weekend to accommodate street events in the city.

Woofstock

Weekend closures:

- Front St., from Scott St. to Jarvis St., will be closed from Friday, June 8 at 6:30 p.m. to Sunday, June 10 at midnight.

Canada’s Walk of Fame

Weekend closures:

- In addition to the closure listed above, Front St., from Yonge St. to Scott St., will be closed from Friday, June 8 at 7 a.m. to Saturday, June 9 at midnight.

Portugal Day

Weekend closures:

- Lansdowne Ave., from Bloor St. to College St., will be closed in both directions on Saturday, June 9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Dundas St., from Lansdowne Ave. to Bathurst St., will be closed in both directions on Saturday, June 9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The parade will take place from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
- There will be a number of road closures for the festival on Sunday, June 10 from 9 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. in the area bounded by Dundas St. in the north, Crawford St. in the west, Queen St. in the south and Bellwoods Ave. to the east.

Festival on Bloor

Sunday closure:

- Bloor St., from Spadina Ave. to Bathurst St., will be closed on Sunday, June 10, from 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. to accommodate the event.

Toronto Challenge Run

Sunday closure:

- Wellington St., from Simcoe St. to John St., will be closed in both directions on Sunday, June 10 from 8 a.m. to noon. There will also be a variety of road closures during the event in the area bounded by Wellington St. in the north, Bathurst St. in the west, Queen’s Quay in the south and York St. to the east.

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

For more information about these and other closures, check with Transportation Services’ Road Info Line at 416-599-9090 or visit 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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