It’s the last weekend of September, and Toronto is hosting some events that will result in road closures around the city.
From Nuit Blanche to the finale of the Invictus Games, check out what roads to avoid when driving in Toronto this weekend.
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Nuit Blanche Toronto
A series of road closures will take place on Saturday, September 30 through to sunrise on Sunday, October 1 for Nuit Blanche Toronto. The TTC will be running all night to accommodate the event.
Closures will be at Queen’s Park Crescent:
Northbound closed between College St. and Charles St. W. starting at 3:30 pm, Saturday, September 30 until 8:30 am, Sunday, October 1.
Southbound closed between College St. and Bloor St. W. starting at 3:30 pm, Saturday, September 30 until 8:30 am, Sunday, October 1.
*Queen’s Park street closure is immediately followed by a street closure for Run for the Cure.
Queen Street West:
Closed between Yonge St. and University Ave. starting at 6:30 pm, Saturday, September 30 until 8 am, Sunday, October 1
Closed between Dundas St. W. and Richmond St. W. starting at 8 am, Saturday, September 30 until 10 am, Sunday, October 1.
Closed between Richmond St. W. and Front St. W. starting at 4:30 pm, Saturday, September 30 until 10 am, Sunday October 1.
CIBC Run for the Cure
There will be a series of road closures and lane restrictions in the area bounded by University Avenue/Queen’s Park Circle in the east, Bloor Street West in the north, St. George Street in the west and Armoury Street in the south on Sunday, October 1 from 6 am to 12:30 pm to accommodate this event. As a result, some TTC routes will detour during these closures, including 5 Avenue Road, 94 Wellesley, 506 Carlton and 300 Bloor-Danforth.
Ontario Firefighters Memorial
Grosvenor Street from Queen’s Park Crescent East to Surrey Place will be closed on Sunday, October 1 from noon to 2:30 pm and the northbound lanes of Queen’s Park/Queen’s Park Crescent East, from College Street to Grosvenor Street will be closed from 12:30 pm to 3 pm.
The east curb lane and sidewalk on Yonge Street will be closed from Queen Street East to the Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre, located at 189 Yonge Street, on Sunday, October 1 from noon to 11 pm.
Invictus Games 2017
The Invictus Games 2017 continue until September 30. In order to provide a safe and secure environment for those attending the games, as well as those who live and work in the city, various road closures will be in effect in accordance to the Toronto Police Service’s security plan. Overviews of these measures will be issued each morning and will be available on the Toronto Police Service’s website and on Twitter.