Toronto Road Closures To Steer Clear Of This Weekend (Sept. 6-8)

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Happy September! This first week of the month has a lot of exciting events happening, which will see roads congested and traffic heavy.

The Toronto International Film Festival takes over King St. and will be buzzing with everyone from celebrities to film fanatics.

READ: All The Streetcar Diversions Happening During TIFF 2019

Read on to find out which areas of the city to avoid driving in this weekend.

Coxwell Ave. Closure

Effective: Monday, June 10 from 7 a.m. to Monday, Nov. 25 at 11:59 p.m.
  • Coxwell Ave. closed from Fairford Ave. to Hanson St.

WB Gardiner to York-Bay-Yonge Ramp Closure

Effective: Monday, July 15 from 10 p.m. to Monday, Sept. 16 at 11:59 p.m.
  • Gardiner W. Yonge N. Ramp closed

Eglinton LRT Construction – Warden Ave. Construction

Effective: Sunday, July 28 from 7 a.m. to Monday, Sept. 9 at 11 p.m.
  • Warden Ave. closed from Eglinton Ave. E. to Eglinton Ave. E.

Queen St. E. and Kingston Rd. Streetcar Track Construction

Effective: Sunday, Sept. 1 from 12 a.m to Tuesday, Dec. 31 at 11:59 p.m.
  • Eastern Ave. closed from Coxwell Ave. to Queen St. E.
  • Kingston Rd. closed from Queen St. E. to Lark St.
  • Queen St. E. closed from Coxwell Ave. to Lark St.

Event Closures

Toronto International Film Festival

Effective: Thursday, Sept. 5 from 5 a.m. to Monday, Sept. 9 at 5 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, Sept. 6 from 12 p.m. to Monday, Sept. 8 at 12 a.m.
  • Bloor St. W. closed from Montgomery Rd. to Prince Edward Dr. N.

Exact Yorkville Run

Effective: Sunday, Sept. 8 from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Avenue Rd. closed from Bloor St. W. to Davenport Rd.
  • Bay St. closed from Bloor St. W. to Wellesley St. W.
  • Bay St. closed from Scollard St. to Bloor St. W.
  • Bay St. closed from Wellesley St. W. to Dundas St. W.
  • Davenport Rd. closed from Avenue Rd. to Belmont St.
  • Davenport Rd. closed from Belmont St. to Bay St.
  • Dundas St. W. closed from Bay St. to University 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. lane closed from Queen’s Park to Queen’s Park
  • University Ave. closed from Dundas St. W. to College St.

Cabbagetown Festival

Effective: Saturday, Sept. 7 from 6 a.m. to Sunday, Sept. 8 at 9 p.m.
  • Aberdeen Ave. closed from Parliament St. to Ishbel Lane
  • Amelia St. closed from Parliament St. to Iroquois Lane
  • Carlton St. closed from Ontario St. to Exchange Lane
  • Gerrard St. E closed from Parliament St. to 40m west of Parliament St.
  • Lancaster Ave. closed from Parliament St. to Flos Williams Lane
  • Parliament St. closed from Wellesley St. E. to Gerrard St. E.
  • Prospect St. closed from Parliament St. to Darling Lane
  • Spruce St. closed from Parliament St. to Exchange Lane
  • Winchester St. closed from Parliament St. to Flos Williams Lane

Jesus in the City

Effective: Saturday, Sept. 7 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Bloor St. W. closed from Avenue Rd. to Yonge St.
  • College St. closed from Yonge St. to University 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
  • Yonge St. closed from Bloor St. W. to College St.
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