List of road and subway closures in Toronto this weekend (May 28-29)

Are you leaving this weekend? Well, there are several road and subway closures in Toronto to keep in mind.

ActiveTO Closures

The following roads will be closed from 7 a.m. Saturday to 7 p.m. Sunday:

  • Bayview Avenue – from Rosedale Valley Road to Lawren Harris Square

  • River Street – between Bayview Avenue and Spruce Street

  • The Meadoway – Brimley Road to Scarborough Golf Road

The eastbound lanes of Lake Shore Boulevard West will also be closed between Windermere Avenue and Stadium Road on Sunday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

car rally closures

The car rally and annual Gumball 3000 events will begin in Toronto this weekend and will result in several road closures.

  • Bay Street between Davenport Road and Bloor Street West – 6 a.m. Friday to 2 p.m. Saturday

  • Yonge Street between Dundas Street and Shuter Street – 5 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. Friday

  • Yonge SDtreet between Gerrard Street and Queen Street – 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday

  • Dundas Street West between Victoria Street and Bay Street – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday

Site closures

Emergency work continues at the intersection of Yonge Street and the Esplanade. As a result, Yonge Street is closed between Front Street East and Lake Shore Boulevard, as well as the Gardiner Expressway exit ramp westbound to Yonge-Bay-York Streets.

Here are the other site closures:

  • Jarvis Street from Carlton Street to Bloor Street East, including Ted Rogers Way, is reduced to one lane in each direction for road resurfacing, sidewalk repairs and intersection safety modifications.

  • Wellesley Street East, from Ontario Street to Sherbourne Street, is reduced to one westbound lane for the reconstruction of the bike path and road.

  • Wellington Street, from Yonge Street to Church Street, is reduced to one westbound lane for replacement TTC lanes and sidewalk improvements.

  • Traffic lanes on the Queensway, between Parkside Drive and Roncesvalles Avenue, are reduced to a minimum of one shared traffic lane in each direction for the replacement of the TTC King-Queen-Queensway-Roncesvalles lane and works road reconstruction. Those not traveling to the area are encouraged to use Parkside Drive, Jameson Avenue, Lansdowne Avenue, or Dufferin Street for north-south travel; and Dundas Street West, Bloor Street West, Lake Shore Boulevard West, or the Gardiner Expressway for east-west travel.

TTC Closures and Diversions

There will be no subway service on Line 1 between Finch and St. Clair stations Saturday and Sunday due to construction of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT.

The TTC says shuttles will run between these stations. There will be staff present to guide customers.

Friday and Saturday’s Gumball 3000 car rally events will force 19 bay buses and 505 Dundas streetcars to divert.

The TTC says 29 Dufferin buses will also be diverted from 4:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. for the TFC game.

Other diversions include 80 Queensway buses to account for ActiveTO road closures and 174 Ontario Place-Exhibition buses will not run from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday. The TTC said the 53rd annual UJA March with Israel on Sunday could result in minor delays and service disruptions for 7 Bathurst buses and 104 Faywood buses.

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