Toronto Road Closures Will Create Big Traffic Backlogs This Weekend (Oct 19 – 21)

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Toronto road closure will be messy this weekend. So be prepared.

We’ve had a brief break from overly complicated Toronto road closures for the past couple of weeks, but feel free to kiss that calm goodbye.

This weekend is the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, which is causing a huge backlog in the southern end of Toronto.

These are perhaps the most complicated Toronto road closures we’ve ever encountered. But don’t worry. We’ll help you through it.

READ: TTC Subway Closure: Delayed Opening On Part Of Line 1 This Weekend

Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

Effective: Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Since this event is a marathon it will block cross-traffic on all cross streets (including pedestrians) except where a bridge or tunnel exists over or under the road. That is the reason for the double listed roads, to include their cross street exits and entrances.

  • Albert St. closed from Bay St. to James St.
  • Bay St. closed from Albert St. to Dundas St. W.
  • Bay St. closed from Queen St. W. to Albert St.
  • Elizabeth St. closed from Hagerman St. to Dundas St. W.
  • Hagerman St. closed from Bay St. to Elizabeth St.
  • James St. closed from Queen St. W. to Albert St.
  • University Ave. lane closure from Pearl St. to Dundas St. W.
  • Armoury St. closed from Centre Ave. to Chestnut St.
  • Armoury St. closed from University Ave. to Centre Ave.
  • Bay St. closed from Queen St. W. to Lake Shore Blvd. W.
  • Centre Ave. closed from Armoury St. to Dundas St. W.
  • Chestnut St. closed from Armoury St. to Dundas St. W.
  • University Ave. closed from Dundas St. W. to King St. W.
  • Lake Shore Blvd. E. closed from Parliament St. to Cherry St.
  • Lake Shore Blvd. W. closed from Oarsman Dr. to Bay St.
  • Lake Shore Blvd. W. closed from Windermere Ave. to Oarsman Dr.
  • Adelaide St. W. closed from Sheppard St. to Yonge St.
  • Adelaide St. W. closed from Simcoe St. to York St.
  • Bay St. closed from Lake Shore Blvd. W. to Queens Quay W.
  • Front St. E. closed eastbound from Church St. to Jarvis St.
  • Queen St. W. closed from Simcoe St. to York St.
  • Queen St. W. closed from York St. to Yonge St.
  • Richmond St. W. closed from Sheppard St. to Yonge St.
  • Richmond St. W. closed from Simcoe St. to York St.
  • Temperance St. closed from Yonge St. to Sheppard St.
  • Wellington St. E. closed from Church St. to Yonge St.
  • Wellington St. W. closed from Yonge St. to York St.
  • Parliament St. closed from Queens Quay E. to Lake Shore Blvd. E.
  • Queens Quay E. closed from Yonge St. to Parliament St.
  • Queens Quay W. closed from Bay St. to Yonge St.
  • King St. W, closed from York St. to Yonge St.
  • Bathurst St. closed from Bloor. St. W. to Lake Shore Blvd. W.
  • Bayview Ave. closed from Mill St. to River St.
  • Bloor St. W. closed from Bay St. to Bathurst St.
  • Carlaw Ave. closed from Eastern Ave. to Lake Shore Blvd. E.
  • Cherry St. closed from Eastern Ave. to Mill St.
  • Cherry St. closed from Lake Shore Blvd. E. to Mill St.
  • Eastern Ave. closed from Carlaw Ave. to Eastern Ave. Diversion
  • Eastern Ave. closed from Eastern Ave. Diversion to Front St. E.
  • Eastern Ave. Diversion closed from Eastern Ave. to Sunlight Park Rd.
  • Fort York Blvd. closed from Bathurst St. to Lake Shore Blvd. W.
  • Front St. E. closed from Lower Jarvis St. to Eastern Ave.
  • Lake Shore Blvd. E. closed from Carlaw Ave. to Coxwell Ave.
  • Lake Shore Blvd. E. closed from Coxwell Ave. to Woodbine Ave.
  • Mill St. closed from Cherry St. to Bayview Ave.
  • Queen’s Park closed from College St. to Queen’s Park Cres. E.
  • Queen’s Park closed from Queen’s Park Cres. E. to Bloor St. W.
  • Queen’s Park Cres. E. closed from Queen’s Park to Queen’s Park
  • Queen’s Park Cres. W. closed from Queen’s Park to Queen’s Park
  • Queen St. E. closed from Woodbine Ave. to Beech Ave.
  • University Ave. closed from Dundas St. W. to College St.
  • Woodbine Ave. closed from Lake Shore Blvd. E. to Queen St. E.
READ: TTC Subway Closures Cancelled, But 4 Stations On Line 1 To Close Weekends In November

Southbound Allen Road closure

Effective Friday 11:00 p.m. to Monday 5:00 a.m.
  • William R Allen Rd. S. closed from Allen X S Lawrence W. Ramp to Eglinton Ave. W.

Dufferin St. Resurfacing

Effective: All weekend
  • Dufferin Street will be reduced to one traffic lane in each direction from Bloor St. West to College St.

Main St. Closure

Effective: All weekend
  • Main St. closed from Doncaster Ave. to Lumsden Ave.
  • Main St. closed from Gerrard St. E. to Kingston Rd.

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: 10 Free Things To Do In Toronto This Weekend That Are Super Fun And Creative

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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