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August 1, 2013
Full closure of intersection at Eastern and Cherry for weekend
The intersection of Eastern Avenue and Cherry Street in Toronto will be closed in all four directions for TTC streetcar track work from Friday, August 2 at 9:30 a.m. to Tuesday, August 6 at 5 a.m.

Traffic travelling eastbound on Eastern Avenue will be diverted to Sumach Street. Traffic travelling westbound on Eastern Avenue will be diverted along Richmond Street. Traffic may re-access Eastern Avenue via Parliament Street.

In addition, vehicles travelling on the Don Valley Parkway ramp to Richmond Street will not be able to access Eastern Avenue.

Local access will be maintained during the construction period.

Alternative eastbound and westbound routes include Queen Street or King Street. Parliament Street and Jarvis Street are alternatives for northbound and southbound traffic.

A more complete list of events and road work is available at

In addition, the City has introduced T.O. INview, a map at that shows information about planned capital construction work taking place across the city.

Toronto is Canada's largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. Toronto's government is dedicated to delivering customer service excellence, creating a transparent and accountable government, reducing the size and cost of government and building a transportation city. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Steve Johnston
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