Toronto Road Closures To Watch For Through This Weekend (Sep. 6 – 9)

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It’s September and the Toronto road closures are coming in as hot as this Indian summer we’re having.

Beyond the general frustration of last-minute construction projects clogging up the street, there are also multiple events and festivals.

READ: King Streetcar Will Be Diverted For 4 Days For TIFF Street Festival: Commuters Not Happy

Primarily, TIFF is in town and wreaking havoc on King Street — both for cars and streetcars.

We’ve decoded the multiple traffic challenges throughout the weekend you need to know about, but it’s still a good idea to leave early — and bring your patience.

Toronto International Film Festival – Festival Street

Effective: Thursday to Monday until 5:00 a.m.
  • John St. closed from King St. W. to Wellington St. W.
  • King St. W. closed from Peter St. to University Ave.
  • Simcoe St. closed from King St. W. to Wellington St. W.

Taste of the Kingsway

Effective: Friday 12:00 p.m. to Sunday 11:00 p.m.
  • Bloor St W closed from Montgomery Rd. to Prince Edward Dr. N.
READ: TTC Subway Closures: 4 Stations Shut Down On Line 1 This Weekend

Bang & Olufsen Toronto/Yorkville 5K Run

Effective: Sunday 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Avenue Rd. lane closure northbound from Bloor St. W. to Davenport Rd.
  • Bay St. closed southbound from Bloor St. W. to Wellesley St. W.
  • Bay St. closed southbound from Scollard St. to Bloor St. W.
  • Bay St. lane closure southbound from Wellesley St. W. to Dundas St. W.
  • Davenport Rd. lane closure eastbound from Avenue Rd. to Belmont St.
  • Davenport Rd. closed eastbound from Belmont St. to Bay St.

Toronto International Film Festival – Red Carpet Events

Effective: Monday 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and Tuesday 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • King St. W. closed from Peter St. to University Ave.

Jesus in the City

Effective: Saturday 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Bloor St. W. lane closure from Avenue Rd. to Yonge St.
  • College St. lane closure from Yonge St. to University Ave.
  • Queen’s Park closed northbound from College St. to Queen’s Park Cres. E.
  • Queen’s Park closed northbound from Queen’s Park Cres. E. to Bloor St. W.
  • Queen’s Park Cres. E. closed northbound from Queen’s Park to Queen’s Park

Cabbagetown Festival

Effective: Saturday 6:00 a.m. to Sunday 9:00 p.m.
  • Carlton St. closed from Berkeley St. to Parliament St.
  • Parliament St. closed from Gerrard St. E. to Wellesley St. E.
READ: 10 Free Movies And Events In Toronto This Weekend (ONE WITH FREE BEER)

Toronto 5K

Effective: Saturday 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
  • Boulton Dr. closed from Russell Hill Rd. to Poplar Plains Rd.
  • Christie St. closed northbound from Davenport Rd. to St Clair Ave. W.
  • Davenport Rd. closed westbound from MacPherson Ave. to Christie St.
  • MacPherson Ave. closed westbound from Boulton Dr. to Davenport Rd.
  • Poplar Plains Rd. closed from Boulton Dr. to Macpherson Ave.
  • Russell Hill Rd. closed from St Clair Ave. W. to Boulton Dr.
  • St Clair Ave. W. closed eastbound from Bathurst St. to Wells Hill Ave.
  • St Clair Ave. W. closed eastbound from Christie St. to Bathurst St.
  • St Clair Ave. W. closed eastbound from Wells Hill Ave. to Russell Hill Rd.

UTSU Orientation – Street Fest

Effective: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 5:00am to 6:00pm
  • St. George St. closed from College St. to Hoskin Ave.
EAD: North America’s Largest Vegetarian Food Fest Is Back, Toronto — And It’s FREE

Canadian National Exhibition

Effective: Friday 7 a.m. to Sunday 11:59 p.m.
  • Canada Blvd. closed
  • Manitoba Dr. closed
  • Newfoundland Rd. closed
  • Nova Scotia Ave. closed
  • Nunavut Rd. closed
  • Ontario Dr. closed
  • Prince Edward Island Cres. closed
  • Princes’ Blvd. closed
  • Quebec St. closed
  • Saskatchewan Rd. closed
  • British Columbia Rd. closed from Yukon Pl. to Saskatchewan Rd.
  • British Columbia Rd. closed from Yukon Pl. to Saskatchewan Rd.
  • Dufferin St. closed from Saskatchewan Rd. to Springhurst Loop

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.

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.
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