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June 21, 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.

Pride Day Festivities

Weekend Closures:

- Church St., from Carlton St. to Wellesley St., will be closed from Friday, June 22 at 7 p.m. to Monday, June 25 at 6 a.m.

- Church St., from Hayden St. to Dundonald St., will be closed from Saturday, June 23 at 2 a.m. to Monday, June 25 at 6 a.m. (Full road closure)

- Wellesley St., from Yonge St. to Church St., will be closed from Saturday, June 23 at noon to Monday, June 25 at 6 a.m. (Full road closure)

- Pride and Remembrance Run - Saturday, June 23

Wellesley St., from Jarvis St. to (and including) Queens Park Circle, will be closed on Saturday, June 23 from 9 a.m. to noon

- Dyke March - Saturday, June 23

March route: starting at the intersection of Church and Hayden St., north on Church St. to Bloor St. E., west on Bloor St. E. to Yonge St., south on Yonge St. to Wood St., and east on Wood St. back to Church St.

- Closed from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (march is from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.)

- Pride Parade - Sunday, June 24

Formation area: Rosedale Valley Rd., from Bayview Ave. to Park Rd.

Parade route: starting at Church St. and Bloor St. E., west on Bloor St. E. to Yonge St., south on Yonge St. to Gerrard St., and east on Gerrard St. back to Church St.

- Closed from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Parade from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.)

Kensington Market Pedestrian Sunday

Sunday closure:

Parts of the following roads will be closed on Sunday, June 24 from noon to 10 p.m. to accommodate this event.

- Augusta Ave.
- Baldwin St.
- Kensington Ave.

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 the
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:
teve Johnston, Sr. Communications Co-ordinator, 416-392-4391


 

 

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