Toronto Road Closures To Watch For August Long Weekend


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Road closures. It never ends Toronto.

The road closures keep coming. What’s worse, this August long weekend is going to prove to be a tough one to navigate. With the Caribbean Festival closing Lakeshore, cottage traffic, and general construction in town, be ready to line up and wait.

READ: 6 Free Outdoor Movies For Your August Long Weekend In Toronto

Not to mention, that just when you think the traffic closures are ending, the Line 1 subway will have four stations closed next week.

We’ve collected the major concerns for you, so you can schedule your drive and spend the Civic Day long weekend on a beach or with a beer, and less time in traffic.

READ: 10 Free Things To Do In Toronto This August Long Weekend

Toronto Caribbean Carnival

Effective: Friday 12 a.m. to Sunday 6:00 a.m.
  • Lake Shore Blvd. W. closed from Strachan Ave. to Parkside Dr.
  • GO Transit 16 Hamilton QEW Express Service delays
  • GO Transit 21 Milton Train-Bus Service delays
  • GO Transit 31 Georgetown Train-Bus Service delays

Woodbine Ave./O’Connor Dr. Closure

Effective: Friday 7:00 p.m. to Monday 6:00 a.m.
  • O’Connor Dr. closed from Woodmount Ave. to Glenwood Cres.
  • Woodbine Ave. closed from O’Connor Dr to Ventnor Ave.

Broadview/Dundas TTC Streetcar Track Construction

Effective: All weekend
  • Broadview Ave. closed from First Ave. to Kintyre Ave.
  • Dundas St E. closed from Hamilton St. to Boulton Ave.

READ: TTC Subway Closures: 4 Stations Shut Down On Line 1 — Again

Jarvis Closed Queen To Dundas/Water Main Repair

Effective: All weekend
  • One northbound lane and one southbound lane of Jarvis Street between Dundas and Queen streets closed
  • Pedestrian access available
  • Drivers and cyclists will be urged to use either Church or Sherbourne

READ: August Long Weekend In Toronto: What’s Open, What’s Closed, And Things You Can Do

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