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October 2, 2009
Change to partial closure of intersection - St. Clair Avenue and Keele Street
Based on the weather forecast for the next four days, a change has been made to the closure time for work on the St. Clair Avenue and Keele Street. The intersection of St. Clair Avenue and Keele Street will now be partially closed from Saturday, October 3 at 6 a.m. to Tuesday, October, 6 at 7 a.m. for reconstruction work along the eastbound and westbound curb lanes on Keele Street.

The original schedule called for the closure to take place from Friday, October 2 at 6 a.m. to Monday, October 5 at 9 a.m.

During the closure, one lane of traffic along St. Clair Avenue will remain open in both directions, allowing vehicles to travel through the intersection. Vehicles traffic travelling north or south on Keele Street will not be able to cross the intersection and there will be no access to St. Clair Avenue for the duration of the closure.

TTC service on St Clair Ave. will be affected by this closure as follows:

• 41 Keele: Buses will be diverted both ways via Keele Street, Rogers Road, Old Weston Road, Junction Road and Keele Street.

• 89 Weston Road: Buses will be diverted both ways via Weston Road, Gunns Road, Old Stock Yards Road, West Toronto Street and Keele Street.

Note: 512 St. Clair: Service will continue to operate through the intersection during the work.

For more details about the closure, see

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Steve Johnston, Senior Communications Coordinator, 416-392-4391,



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