TTC Alert: Track Work with Queen & Spadina Intersection Closure July 9 - 23, 2012. Above, Intersection of Queen Street West and Spadina Avenue in Downtown Toronto.

TTC Alert: Track Work with Queen & Spadina Intersection Closure July 9 – 23, 2012. Above, Intersection of Queen Street West and Spadina Avenue in Downtown Toronto.

TTC (Toronto Transit Commission) track work at Queen Street West and Spadina Avenue in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, involves:

  • reconstructing all track switches within the intersection
  • reconstruction of both passenger islands on the Spadina streetcar right-of-way

Consequently, the following Toronto intersection closure and TTC diversions will occur from July 9 to July 23 inclusive:

  • Full closure of downtown Toronto intersection – Queen and Spadina
    • The intersection of Queen Street West and Spadina Avenue in downtown Toronto will be closed to traffic in all four directions
      • from Monday, July 9 at 5 a.m. to Monday, July 23 at 6 p.m.
    • Alternative eastbound and westbound routes include:
      • Dundas Street
      • Richmond Street
      • Adelaide Street
      • King Street
      • Bathurst Street and University Avenue can be used as alternative routes for northbound and southbound traffic
    • Pedestrian access to all businesses in the area will be maintained
  • TTC diversions due to track work will happen for: 
    • 501-301 Queen streetcars  which will divert
      • Via Shaw Street, King Street and Church Street
      • There will be no replacement bus service between Shaw Street and Church Street
      • TTC customers should walk south and board the streetcars on King Street
      • Customers can also board the 501-301 streetcar east or westbound at King or St Andrew Stations
    • Replacement buses on the 510 Spadina  will divert:
      • Southbound via:
        • Spadina Avenue
        • Dundas Street
        • Bathurst Street
        • and Adelaide Street back to Spadina Avenue
      • Northbound via:
        • Spadina Avenue
        • Adelaide Street
        • Peter Street
        • Queen Street
        • Beverley Street
        • Dundas Street
        • and Spadina Avenue back to route

City of Toronto Contact Info

For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can phone :

  • within Toronto city limits: 311
  • outside city limits: 416-392-CITY (2489)
    (can be used within Toronto if you can’t reach 311)
  • for TTY customers: 416-338-0TTY (0889)
    Fax: 416-338-0685
    E-mail: 311@toronto.ca
  • (If your matter is urgent, please call them. They are open 24/7.)
  • always call 911 for emergencies

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

NEWS RELEASE

July 6, 2012

Full closure of downtown Toronto intersection – Queen and Spadina

The intersection of Queen Street West and Spadina Avenue in downtown Toronto will be closed to traffic in all four directions for TTC streetcar track replacement work for two weeks – from Monday, July 9 at 5 a.m. to Monday, July 23 at 6 p.m.

Alternative eastbound and westbound routes include Dundas Street, Richmond Street, Adelaide Street and King Street, while Bathurst Street and University Avenue can be used as alternative routes for northbound and southbound traffic.

During the closure, pedestrian access to all businesses in the area will be maintained.

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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