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June 1, 2007
Weekend road closures for special events
A series of road closures will take place this weekend to accommodate events in the city.

Becel Heart & Stroke Ride For Heart

Sunday closure:

- The Gardiner Expressway will be closed from Carlaw Ave. to the Humber Bridge and the Don Valley Parkway will be closed from Highway 401 to the Gardiner Expressway on Sunday, June 3, from 2 a.m. to 2 p.m.

- An alternative route to use instead of the Gardiner Expressway would be Lake Shore Blvd. Alternative routes to use instead of the DVP would be Bayview Ave., Victoria Park Ave., Leslie St. or Don Mills Rd.

Royal Ontario Museum grand opening celebration

Friday - Sunday closure:

- Bloor St. W. will be closed from Queen’s Park/Ave. Rd. to St. George St. from Friday, June 1, at 9:30 a.m. to Sunday, June 3, at 3 a.m.

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

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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