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Toronto 2015 spring weekend road closures announced by city

03/09/2015 04:36 EDT | Updated 05/09/2015 05:59 EDT
The City of Toronto has confirmed its schedule of weekend road closures for spring maintenance on city expressways.

The annual closures are used to perform work such as line painting, garbage removal, flushing of storm drains and repairs to traffic cameras.

The list of weekend road closures includes:

• Allen Road, from Sheppard Avenue to Eglinton Avenue, will be closed from Friday, April 17, at 11 p.m. to Monday, April 20 at 5 a.m.

• The Don Valley Parkway, from the Gardiner Expressway to Highway 401, will be closed from Friday, April 24 at 8 p.m. to Sunday, April 26 at 6 a.m. The DVP will reopen early on Sunday, April 26, to help improve traffic conditions during the Khalsa Parade which takes place on various city streets. 

• The Gardiner Expressway, from Carlaw Avenue to Highway 427, will be closed from Friday, May 1 at 8 p.m. to Sunday, May 3 at 6 a.m. The roadway will reopen early to help improve traffic conditions during the Toronto Marathon which takes place between 6 a.m. and 3 p.m. that weekend on various city streets. 

• TheGardiner Expressway will be closed from Carlaw Avenue to Highway 427 and the Don Valley Parkway will be closed from Highway 401 to the Gardiner Expressway on Sunday, May 31, from 2 a.m. to 2 p.m. to accommodate the Ride for Heart event.

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