06/09/2015 05:21 EDT | Updated 06/09/2016 05:59 EDT

Honda Indy closes roads around Exhibition Place starting Wednesday

The Toronto Honda Indy begins this Friday, June 12, but the roads around the event are closing as of Wednesday.

Starting at noon, the southbound lanes of Strachan Avenue, from Fleet Street to Lake Shore Boulevard West, will be closed. And beginning at 8 p.m., Lake Shore Boulevard West from Strachan Avenue to British Columbia Drive will be closed.

The roads will be closed to traffic until the conclusion of the Inday, on Sunday at 11 p.m.

Police warn that anyone attending the Honda Indy or needing to travel in the area are encouraged to take public transit.

Both the TTC and Go Transit will be increasing service to Exhibition Place until the Indy ends.