If you’re planning on heading into or around town this weekend, your commute may take even longer than usual. With major events like Just For Laughs Toronto and Elevate Festival, as well as ongoing construction, road closures and TTC disruptions will be in effect.
To accommodate the Elevate Festival and Just for Laughs Toronto, the following roads will be closed to vehicular traffic until 6 a.m. on Monday:
- Front Street between Yonge Street and Church Street.
- Scott Street between Scott Lane and 41 meters north of Front Street.
- West curb lane on Scott Street from Scott Lane and the Esplanade.
The following road closures will be in place from 8 a.m. Saturday to 3 a.m. Monday for Geary Art Crawl:
- Geary Avenue between Ossington Avenue and Lightbourn Avenue.
- Lightbourn Avenue between Geary Avenue and Brandon Avenue.
- Bristol Avenue between Geary Ave and North Laneway.
- Bartlett Avenue from the train tracks south to the north driveway.
- Salem Avenue between Geary Ave and North Laneway.
- Westmoreland Avenue between Geary Avenue and North Laneway.
- Delaware Avenue North between Geary Avenue and North Laneway.
- Somerset Avenue between Geary Ave and North Laneway.
With the Legacy Awards taking place on Sunday, the western curb lane and sidewalk on Eastern Avenue, from Queen Street East to 20 meters south of Queen Street East, will be closed from Friday until 11 p.m. 59 on Sunday.
Market Street continues to be closed from Front Street East to The Esplanade for I Heart Market Street activities.
Lake Shore Boulevard West was reduced to a single lane westbound on York Street for the replacement of the Enbridge Gas Main from 7 a.m. Friday until 11 p.m. Saturday. During this time, there will be no access to Lake Shore Boulevard from York Street North or South.
Northbound traffic will be rerouted to Harbor Street and southbound traffic will be rerouted to Bremner Boulevard. Access to the westbound Gardiner Expressway on-ramp will continue.
Westbound Lake Shore Boulevard is reduced to a single lane between Lower Jarvis Street and Yonge Street until 7 a.m. Friday to facilitate the installation of the Enbridge gas main.
To replace TTC streetcar tracks and make other improvements:
- College Street, from St. George Street to Spadina Avenue, is completely closed to vehicular traffic.
- College Street between Augusta Avenue and Spadina Avenue is reduced to one eastbound lane.
- There is no westbound travel in this section of the construction zone. This closure is expected to be in effect until mid-November.
- The number of lanes on the Queensway is reduced in both directions, between Parkside Drive and the King-Queen-Queensway-Roncesvalles intersection.
- Eastbound left turns are not permitted between the Queensway and Glendale Avenue.
- The intersection of Carlton Street and Church Street will continue to be closed.
- Wellington Street, from Church Street to Yonge Street, is reduced to a single westbound lane.
- Roncesvalles Avenue is closed from Queen Street West to Harvard Avenue.
For TTC and aqueduct work, the intersection of King Street West and Shaw Street will be reduced to one lane in each direction until November 12.
To facilitate the simplified access work (elevator installation) of the TTC at Museum Station, the Queens Park lanes between Bloor Street East and Queen’s Park Crescent are reduced.
Scott Street, north of Wellington Street, is closed to all vehicle traffic.
Pottery Road between Bayview Avenue and Broadview Avenue will be closed from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday to upgrade a telecommunications tower with a mobile crane.
No major ActiveTO road closures are expected this weekend.
Closings including tax
Metro service on Line 1 will end around 1:30 a.m. Saturday. for automatic train control signal upgrades. Shuttle buses will operate and regular service will resume at 6:00 a.m.
There will be no subway service on Line 1 between Finch and St. Clair stations from Saturday to Sunday.
Subway service on Line 2 between St. George and Broadview stations will begin at noon Sunday for beam replacement on the Prince Edward Viaduct. Shuttles will be in service.
There will be major service adjustments along the GO Lakeshore East and Stouffville lines this weekend for maintenance and construction.
Trains will be suspended on the Lakeshore East line from 11 p.m. Friday until the end of service on Sunday. Buses will serve all stations except those where the TTC is an option — Rouge Hill, Guildwood, Eglinton, Scarborough and Danforth.
Trains will be suspended on the Stouffville line from Saturday until the end of service Sunday. Buses will serve all stations except those where the TTC is an option – Milliken, Agincourt and Kennedy.