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September 16, 2010
Gardiner Expressway closures in September and October for maintenance work
  
Toronto road crews will be performing road resurfacing and bridge rehabilitation work on the Gardiner Expressway from September 18 to October 7. In order to undertake this work safely, a series of full and partial closures for the Gardiner Expressway will be required.

The closures will be as follows:

• The westbound lanes of the Gardiner Expressway will be closed from Carlaw Avenue to the Humber River and the eastbound lanes of the Gardiner Expressway will be closed from the Humber River to Spadina Avenue from Saturday, September 18 at 2 a.m. to Monday, September 20 at 5 a.m. for construction work at the Jameson Bridge.

• The westbound lanes of the Gardiner Expressway will be closed from Carlaw Avenue to the Humber River from Tuesday, September 28 at 11 p.m. to Wednesday, September 29 at 5 a.m. and from Wednesday, September 29 at 11 p.m. to Thursday, September 30 at 5 a.m. for construction work at the Lakeshore Bridge over the Gardiner Expressway at Dunn Avenue.

• The eastbound lanes of the Gardiner Expressway will be closed from the Humber River to Spadina Avenue from Thursday, September 30 at 11 p.m. to Friday, October 1 at 5 a.m. and overnight Sunday, October 3 at 11 p.m. to Monday October 4 at 5 a.m. for construction work at the Lakeshore Bridge over the Gardiner Expressway at Dunn Avenue.

• There will also be intermittent nightly (between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m.) closures in both directions of the Gardiner Expressway in the vicinity of Jameson/Dunn bridge construction from Monday, October 4 to Thursday, October 7. At least one lane of traffic in each direction will remain open during the construction work.

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

For further information about other road closures, visit the city’s website at http://www.toronto.ca/torontostreets/index.htm

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. Toronto has won numerous awards for quality, innovation and efficiency in delivering public services. Toronto's government is dedicated to prosperity, opportunity and liveability for all its residents. For information about non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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


 

 

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