Several major Toronto roads will be closed this weekend

Nov 27 2020, 4:29 pm

This weekend, several road closures planned for Toronto are expected to impact essential travel due to filming for stunt driving scenes and Metrolinx GO Expansion.

From Saturday, November 28 to Sunday, November 29, Lakes shore Boulevard East from Jarvis Street and Parliament Street, including Sherbourne Street at Lake Shore Boulevard, will be fully closed in both directions on Saturday for filming.

According to the city, closures will take place from 6 am to 3 pm, and residents should be aware that filming will include stunt driving sequences.

As for transit, riders can expect some impacts on routes around 6 Bay, 65 Parliament, 72 Pape, 75 Sherbourne, and 121 Fort-York Esplanade.

There will also be overnight closures on the weekend for Bloor Street West from Ruttan Street and St. Helens Avenue for the Metrolinx GO Expansion Davenport Diamond project.

The specific closures are November 28 at 6 pm to November 29 at 6 am, then again from 6 pm on the 29th until 5 am on November 30.

“During this closure, the TTC will re-route impacted surface transit routes north to Dupont Street,” according to the city.

“In addition, people driving and biking, as well as pedestrians are reminded that closures remain in place at the nearby intersections of Dundas Street West and College Street as well as Dundas Street West and Sterling Road to accommodate on-going TTC streetcar track replacement.”

The city says traffic-signal timing on nearby routes will be enhanced and monitored all weekend to help manage the planned closures.

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