This hot week is nearing its close, and the weekend is definitely going to hit the spot.
Whether you’re planning on heading up north to the cottage or laying low in the city, if you are looking to drive, you’ll need to find alternative routes as some areas in the city will be closed for a variety of festivities.
Here’s where you should avoid if you’re planning on taking a drive…
- Toronto police are cracking down on noisy drivers in new blitz
- Google Maps just launched real-time bike sharing across Toronto
- Bike Share Toronto expands its network by adding over 100 new stations
Bloor Street West between Dufferin Street and Lansdowne Avenue will be fully closed from 8 am on Saturday, July 20 until 3 am on Sunday, July 21.
McLevin Avenue from Sewells Road to Neilson Road and Neilson Road from McLevin Avenue to Neilson Park Road will be closed on Saturday, July 20 from 10 am to 6 pm.
The following closures will be in effect to accommodate this event on Sunday, July 21:
- Gardiner Expressway will be closed eastbound only from the Humber River to the Don Valley Parkway from 2 am until noon.
- Don Valley Parkway will be closed northbound only from the Gardiner Expressway to Eglinton Avenue from 2 am until noon.
- Eastbound curb lane only will be restricted on Lake Shore Boulevard West from Budapest Lane to New Brunswick Way/Remembrance Drive from 5 am until 2 pm on Sunday.
The following closures will be in effect on Sunday, July 21 from 9 am until midnight to accommodate this event:
- Yonge Street will be fully closed from Dundas Street to Queen Street.
- Dundas Square will be fully closed from Yonge Street to O’Keefe Lane.
In addition, curb lanes will be restricted on parts of Shuter Street and Church Street.