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Don’t leave home without this Toronto road closures list

CityNews | posted Friday, Jul 17th, 2015

Ah, yes, it’s the weekend once again, but wait … it once again comes with road closures in Toronto.

Among the closures are sporting events at the Pan Am Games, a Pan Am Pride street festival and a Caribbean Carnival community parade.

Road closures

PrideHouse TO Celebrates Street Festival
Church Street from Alexander to Dundonald streets is off-limits to drivers from 6 p.m. on Friday to 2 a.m. on Monday for the street festival that starts on Friday evening.

Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival junior parade
The parade on Saturday starts at 11 a.m. on Sewells Road, heads west on McLevin Avenue to Neilson Road, north on Neilson to Neilson Park Drive, and east to the entrance of Neilson Park.

McLevin from Sewells to Neilson will be closed from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., while Neilson from McLevin to Finch will be closed from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Pan Am women’s marathon
Portions of Lake Shore Boulevard will be closed on Saturday for the Pan Am Games marathon, which runs from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Drivers won’t be able to access Lake Shore from Parkside Drive to Strachan Avenue from 1 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Parkside from Lake Shore to High Park Boulevard from 1 a.m. to 2 p.m.

One eastbound lane of Lake Shore Boulevard between Parkside and Net drives will be open for business and resident access.

In the High Park area, Colborne Lodge, Centre, West and Spring roads, along with High Park Boulevard, is off-limits from midnight to 2 p.m.

For cyclists, parts of Martin Goodman Trail will also be closed.

Pan Am 20-kilometre race walks
The men’s and women’s 20-kilometre walking races are being held from 7 a.m. to noon on Sunday.

To accommodate the event, Lake Shore will be closed in both directions from British Columbia Drive to Strachan Avenue from 1 a.m. to 2 p.m. with only local access to Strachan Avenue.

Some sections of Martin Goodman Trail will also be closed to cyclists.


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