All the Toronto road closures taking place this weekend

Dec 31 2016, 12:17 am

If you’re planning on driving downtown on Saturday evening, give yourself plenty of time to get to your destination.

Saturday is New Year’s Eve, which means a lot of pedestrians, but also a lot of downtown celebrations including the official City of Toronto party down at Nathan Phillips Square.

With free TTC available that evening, party-goers are encouraged to take transit. And in case you do need to drive, keep in mind the following major roads will be closed as of 5:30 pm on Saturday:

• Queen Street West between University Avenue and Yonge Street
• Bay Street southbound from Dundas Street to Hagerman Street (remaining open to local traffic)
• Bay Street between Hagerman Street and Richmond Street West
• York Street between Queen Street West and Richmond Street West (open to local traffic only and closed at Queen Street West)

Several other streets, including Hagerman Street, Elizabeth Street, Albert Street and James Street, will also be closed to accommodate the event at Nathan Phillips Square.

Besides the free TTC, the subway hours will be extended on all lines until 4 am on January Additionally, the TTC will offer free service from 7 pm on Saturday to 7 am on Sunday, January 1.

Enjoy a safe New Year’s Eve, Toronto!

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