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July 11, 2012
Weekend events with road closures in Toronto
  
Two special events this weekend will involve road closures. Residents and visitors are encouraged to come out and enjoy these events. Businesses in the areas affected are open to pedestrian traffic but some roads will be closed to vehicles.

Festivals and other special events are important to the city, injecting hundreds of millions of dollars annually into Toronto’s economy, and they are enjoyed each year by local residents.

In addition to road closures related to special events, there is a significant amount of road work taking place in the city. People are encouraged to take public transit as a greener, faster and more affordable way of getting to their destinations.

Those who need to drive in the general vicinity of special events should allow extra time to get to and from their destination. A more complete list of events and road work is available at http://www.toronto.ca/torontostreets/.

In addition, the City recently introduced T.O. INview, a map that shows information about planned capital construction work taking place across the city. The new site can be accessed by clicking on http://www.toronto.ca/inview.

Bloor West Village BIA Festival
Saturday closures:
A series of road closures involving local roads running off Bloor Street will take place to accommodate this event on Saturday, July 14 from 7 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. The closures will affect Windermere Avenue, Armadale Avenue, Beresford Avenue, Kennedy Avenue and Glendonwynne Road.

Church Street Village Fair
Sunday closure:
Church Street from Alexander Street to the south side of Wellesley Street East will be closed in both directions from Sunday, July 15 at 8:30 a.m. to Monday, July 16 at 12:30 a.m. to accommodate the Church Street Village Fair. Wellesley Street will be open during the event.

Toronto is Canada's largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.7 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.

Media Contact
Andrea Gonsalves
Senior Communications Coordinator
416-392-4310
agonsalv@toronto.ca

 

 

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