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October 22, 2010
Gardiner Expressway closures scheduled in October and November for bridge work
  
The City of Toronto's Transportation Services division will be performing bridge rehabilitation work on the Gardiner Expressway from October 25 to November 5. In order to undertake the work safely, a series of full and partial closures for the Gardiner Expressway will be required.

The closures between October 25 and November 5 are as follows:

• The eastbound lanes of the Gardiner Expressway will be closed from the Humber River to Spadina Avenue on Monday, October 25 from 11 p.m. to Tuesday, October 26 at 5 a.m.; from Tuesday, October 26 from 11 p.m. to Wednesday, October 27 at 5 a.m.; and from Wednesday, October 27 from 11 p.m. to Thursday, October 28 at 5 a.m. for construction work on the Lakeshore Bridge over the Gardiner Expressway.

• The westbound Jameson Avenue on-ramp to the Gardiner Expressway will be closed on Friday, October 29 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Monday, November 1 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. for construction work on the Lakeshore Bridge over the Gardiner Expressway.

• The westbound lanes of the Gardiner Expressway will be closed from Spadina Avenue to the Humber River on Tuesday, November 2 from 11 p.m. to Wednesday, November 3 at 5 a.m.; from Wednesday, November 3 at 11 p.m. to Thursday, November 4 at 5 a.m.; and from Thursday, November 4 from 11 p.m. to Friday, November 5 at 5 a.m. for construction work at the Lakeshore Bridge over the Gardiner Expressway.

Alternative routes available for motorists during these closures include the Queensway and Lake Shore Boulevard. Whenever possible, the public is encouraged to consider using public transit as a convenient alternative.

Information about other Toronto road closures is available at http://www.toronto.ca/torontostreets.

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Media contact:
Steve Johnston, Senior Communications Coordinator, 416-392-4391, sjohnsto@toronto.ca



 

 

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