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August 26, 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.

Bloor West Village Ukrainian Festival:

Friday to Sunday closure:

Bloor Street, from Runnymede Road to Jane Street, will be closed from Friday,
August 27 at 9 a.m. until Sunday, August 29 at midnight to accommodate the


Thursday to Sunday closures:

Front/Wellington Streets, from Leader Lane (including the intersection of
Church Street and Wellington Street) to Jarvis Street, will be closed from
Thursday, August 26 at 9:30 a.m. until Friday, August 27 at 1 a.m. and again on
Friday, August 27 at 9:30 a.m. until Sunday, August 29 at 9 p.m. to accommodate
the event.

Festival of South Asia:

Saturday to Sunday closure:

Gerrard Street, from Glenside Avenue to Coxwell Avenue, will be closed from
Saturday, August 28 at 8 a.m. to Monday, August 30 at 1 a.m. to accommodate the

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:
Steve Johnston, Works and Emergency Services, 416-392-4391



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