Toronto Road Closures To Watch For This Weekend (June 15 To 17)


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Toronto road closures are fast and furious this summer, so we want to help make your potentially slow drive less furious.

This is normal, of course, during the season of walks, marathons and festivals. They wreak havoc on road closures and the transit system with detours and slowdowns.

We’ve categorized road closures according to festivals for you. So the bright side of all these closures is they may also open your mind to the possibility of fun new things to try.

Of note, areas to be specifically concerned about are Lakeshore West and around Queen’s Park.

Toronto Waterfront 10K

Effective: Saturday, June 16 4:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
  • Armoury St. closed from University Ave. to Chestnut St.
  • Centre Ave. closed from 375 Centre Ave. to Armoury St.
  • University Ave. closed from Dundas St. W. to Queen St. W.
  • Lake Shore Blvd. W. closed westbound from Gardiner Ramp to Parkside Drive
  • Bremner Blvd. closed from York St. to Rees St.
  • Rees St. closed from Bremner Blvd. to Lake Shore Blvd. W.
  • University Ave. closed from Queen St. W. to Front St.
  • York St. closed from Front St. W. to Bremner Blvd.

Taste Of Little Italy

Effective: Friday, June 15 6:00 p.m. to Monday, June 18 3:00 a.m.
  • College St. closed from Shaw St. to Bathurst St.
  • 506 Carlton Streetcar is detouring

NXNE Summer Music Festival

Effective: Friday, June 15 to Tuesday, June 19
  • Dundas Square closed from Yonge St. to O’Keefe Lane
  • Yonge St. closed from Gerrard St. to Shuter St.

Thrill Of The Grill

Effective: Saturday, June 16 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Danforth Ave. closed from Broadview Ave. to Jackman Ave.

Highland Creek Heritage Festival

Effective: Saturday, June 16 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Kingston Rd. closed from Meadowvale Rd. to Highland Creek Overpass

Exotic Car Show

Effective: Sunday, June 17 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Bellair St. closed from Bloor St. W. to Crichley Lane
  • Bloor St. W. closed from Avenue Rd. to Bay St.
  • St Thomas St. closed from Bloor St. W. to Sultan St.

Journey To Conquer Cancer Walk

Effective: Sunday, June 17 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • All of Orde St. closed
  • Queen’s Park Cres. closed from Charles St. W. to College St.
  • University Ave. closed from Wellington St. W. to College St.

World Partnership Walk

Effective: Sunday, June 17 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Queen’s Park closed from College St. to Queen’s Park Cres. E.
  • Queen’s Park Cres. E. closed from Queen’s Park to Wellesley St. W.
  • Queen’s Park Cres. W. closed from Queen’s Park to Hoskin Ave.
  • Simcoe St. lane closure from King St. W. to Wellington St.
  • University Ave. closed from Wellington St. W. to College St.
  • Wellington St. W. closed from John St. to Simcoe St.
  • Wellington St. W. closed from Simcoe St. to University Ave.

Also to help you through your weekend, check out:
Toronto Free Events, Festivals, Concerts And Fun This Weekend

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