This is an update to my previous blog TTC New Services + Hospice Bed Race Oct.21 + Toronto Road Closures Oct.19-22, 2012.

Due to the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) track repairs, the following closures will occur in Toronto, Ontario, Canada:

  • The intersection of Spadina Avenue and Front Street will be partially closed for TTC streetcar track replacement work from 6 a.m. on Saturday, October 20 to 4 p.m. on Monday, October 22
    • Vehicular traffic  will be diverted as follows:
      • All eastbound traffic on Front Street approaching Spadina will be required to turn right and travel southbound on Spadina Avenue
      • All westbound traffic on Front Street approaching Spadina will need to turn right and go northbound on Spadina Avenue
      • Alternative eastbound and westbound routes for drivers include Lake Shore Boulevard and King Street
      • A minimum of one lane of traffic will be maintained for northbound and southbound traffic on Spadina Avenue
        • Bathurst Street and York Street are alternatives for northbound and southbound traffic
    • Also, pedestrian traffic  will be diverted as follows:
      • Pedestrians will not be able to cross Spadina Avenue at Front Street
      • Pedestrians who want to cross Spadina Avenue must do so at:
  • A more complete list of events and road work in Toronto is available at http://www.toronto.ca/torontostreets/
    • In addition, the City of Toronto recently introduced T.O. INview, which is a map that shows information about planned capital construction work taking place across the city
    • The website can be accessed at http://www.toronto.ca/inview
  • Bloor-Danforth Subway: a weekend closure between Kipling and Keele stations due to track installations:
    • There will be an early subway closure on Friday, October 26 at 11:59 pm between Kipling and Keele Stations
    • On Saturday, October 27 and Sunday, October 28, there will be no subway service between Kipling and Keele Stations
    • Regular subway service resumes on Monday, October 29 at 6 a.m.

    • Accessible shuttle buses will operate between Kipling and Keele, stopping at all subway stations:
      • Additional service will be provided to Dundas West for customers who require an accessible subway station during the closure:
        • With Keele Station not accessible, a Wheel-Trans vehicle will be stationed at Dundas West Station

TTC Contact Info

  • 416-393-4636 (INFO)
    • Recorded information available 24 hours daily
    • Operator-assisted service is available from 8:00am to 6:00pm daily, except statutory holidays
  • TTY Hearing Impaired Service, 416-481-2523, Daily, 8:00am-6:00pm; except statutory holidays
  • Main Switchboard
    • 416-393-4000
    • Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Above, Spadina Avenue and Front Street West

Above, Spadina Avenue and Front Street West

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

NEWS RELEASE

October 19, 2012

Partial closure of intersection at Spadina and Front this weekend

The City of Toronto reports that the intersection of Spadina Avenue and Front Street will be partially closed for TTC streetcar track replacement work from 6 a.m. on Saturday, October 20 to 4 p.m. on Monday, October 22.

All eastbound traffic on Front Street approaching Spadina will be required to turn right and travel southbound on Spadina Avenue. All westbound traffic on Front Street approaching Spadina will need to turn right and go northbound on Spadina Avenue.

A minimum of one lane of traffic will be maintained for northbound and southbound traffic on Spadina Avenue throughout the construction period.

During the closure, pedestrians will not be able to cross Spadina Avenue at Front Street. Pedestrians who want to cross Spadina Avenue must do so at either Bremner Boulevard to the south or at King Street to the north.

Alternative eastbound and westbound routes for drivers include Lake Shore Boulevard and King Street. Bathurst Street and York Street are alternatives for northbound and southbound traffic.

A more complete list of events and road work in Toronto is available at
http://www.toronto.ca/torontostreets/.

In addition, the City of Toronto recently introduced T.O. INview, which is a map that shows information about planned capital construction work taking place across the city. The website can be accessed at http://www.toronto.ca/inview.

Toronto is Canada’s largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.7 million people. Toronto’s government is dedicated to delivering customer service excellence, creating a transparent and accountable government, reducing the size and cost of government and building a transportation city. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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