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September 23, 2005
Weekend road closures
A series of road and lane closures and intermittent delays will take place this
weekend to accommodate street events and repair work in the city.

Word on the Street

Saturday and Sunday closures:

- Queen's Park Circle, from Wellesley Street to Charles Street, will be closed
from Saturday, September 24 at 7 p.m. to Sunday, September 25 at 11:59 p.m. to
set up and hold the event taking place on Sunday.

- Bay Street is an alternate north/south route.

Toronto Waterfront Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K races

Saturday and Sunday closures and intermittent delays:

- Wellington Street, from Simcoe Street to John Street, will be closed from
Saturday, September 24 at 5 p.m. to Sunday, September 25 at 3 p.m. to
accommodate the Sunday races.

- The race event routes include a combination of full road and lane closures on
Wellington Street, Bay Street, Lake Shore Boulevard (from Windermere Avenue to
Woodbine Avenue) and Queens Quay (from Bathurst Street to Parliament Street) on
Sunday September 25 from 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. The first of four races starts at
6:15 a.m.

- Queen Street, King Street and the Gardiner Expressway are alternate east/west

Railway crossing repairs

Saturday and Sunday closures:

- Pottery Road will be closed from Bayview Avenue to Broadview Avenue in both
directions from Saturday, September 24 at 7 a.m. to Sunday, September 25 at 6
p.m. to perform repairs on the railway crossing near Bayview Avenue.

- Access to Fantasy Farm and to Todmorden Mills Museum will be available from
Broadview Avenue only.

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

For more information about 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, Sr. Communications Co-ordinator, 416-392-4391



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