These roads will be closed on New Year's Eve in Toronto

Dec 31 2019, 7:56 am

Toronto’s getting ready to ring in the next decade, and with that comes some road closures.

On Tuesday, December 31, the city will be hosting a New Year’s Eve celebration at Nathan Phillips Square. The event will feature a skating party, live performances and a spectacular fireworks display at midnight.

Road closures will be in effect in the area from 5:30 pm on Tuesday, December 31 until Wednesday, January 1 at 2 am, for both vehicles and pedestrians.

The details of the closures are as follows:

– Queen Street West from Yonge Street to University Avenue
– Bay Street from Richmond Street West to Dundas Street West
– York Street from Richmond Street West to Queen Street West
– Hagerman Street from Elizabeth Street to Bay Street
– Elizabeth Street from Foster Place to Hagerman Street
– Albert Street from Bay Street to James Street
– James Street from Queen Street West to Albert Street

There will be diversions implemented with the TTC in the downtown core area. Motorists are advised to consider alternate routes.

And remember: the TTC will be free all night long!