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Nuit Blanche 2014 road closures: What you need to know

10/03/2014 09:26 EDT | Updated 12/03/2014 05:59 EST
It’s the first weekend of October in Toronto, and that means two things: Nuit Blanche, an all-night art festival throughout the city, and traffic.

Here’s what you need to know about road closures due to the festival on Saturday and into Sunday morning:

- Queen Street West between Bay and Cameron Streets will be closed from 4 p.m. to 8 a.m.

- Spadina Avenue between College Street and Front Street West will be partially closed from 3 p.m. to 9 a.m. The TTC 510 streetcar will be unaffected throughout the duration of the closure.

- Bathurst Street between King Street and Lake Shore Boulevard will be partially closed from 4 p.m. to 8 a.m. The TTC 511 streetcar will continue running throughout the closures.

- Fort York Boulevard between Fleet Street and Spadina Avenue will be closed from 6 p.m. until 8 a.m.

- Bremner Boulevard between Spadina Avenue and Lower Simcoe Street will be closed from 6 p.m. to 8 a.m.

A full list of detailed information can be found here. 

TTC will be extending service at some subway stops and bus and streetcar routes from 2 a.m. to 9 a.m. Sunday morning. Click here for full details. GO Transit will also be offering extended services. 

Additional closures

The annual CIBC Run for the Cure is also taking place this weekend on Sunday, and drivers can expect rolling closures from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.  within the general boundaries of Bloor Street in the north, Beverly Street in the west, Queen Street in the south and University Avenue in the east.

Similarly, the annual Firefighter Memorial will close the northbound lanes of Queen’s Park Crescent from College Street to Grosvenor Street from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

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