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August 5, 2004
Weekend road closures for special events
A series of road and lane closures will take place this weekend to accommodate
street events in the city.

Taste of the Danforth:

Friday to Sunday closures:

Danforth Avenue, from Broadview Avenue to Jones Avenue/Dewhurst Boulevard, will
be closed from Friday, August 6 at 11 a.m. until Sunday, August 8 at midnight,
to accommodate the event.

Toronto Chinatown Festival:

Saturday to Sunday closure:

The southbound lanes of Spadina Avenue, from St. Andrew Street to Sullivan
Street, will be closed from Saturday, August 7 at 7 a.m. to Sunday, August 8 at
10 p.m. to accommodate the event. Alternate routes for this closure include
Bathurst Street and/or University Avenue.

Pedestrian Sunday - Kensington:

Sunday closure:

A number of roads will be closed in the Kensington Market area to accommodate
Pedestrian Sunday. Parts of the following roads will be closed from noon to 6
p.m. on Sunday, August 8.

· Augusta Avenue
· Baldwin Street
· St. Andrew Street
· Kensington Avenue
· Wales Avenue

The public is encouraged to use public transit (TTC and GO) as a convenient,
alternative choice whenever possible.

For more information about these and other closures, check with Transportation
Services' Road Info line at 416-599-9090 or visit the City's Web site at

Media contact:
Andrea Gonsalves, Works and Emergency Services, 416-392-8306



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