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Toronto road closures this weekend

06/12/2015 11:12 EDT | Updated 06/12/2016 05:59 EDT
​There are a lot of great events happening in the city this weekend, but some of them may cause traffic headaches on the roads.

Here's what you should know if you plan on driving or riding public transit this weekend:

Road closures

- Church Street is closed from Wood to Gloucester streets from 6 p.m. Friday to 2 a.m. Monday morning for the Church Street Summer Festival.

- College Street is closed from Bathurst to Shaw streets from 6:30 p.m. Friday to 2 a.m. Monday for the Taste of Little Italy. The annual food festival will also close multiple side streets in the area from 6:30 p.m. Friday to Monday at 3 p.m., including Grace Street from Harbord to College streets and Manning Avenue from Ulster to College streets. Palmerston, Montrose and Clinton avenues will also be closed from 3 p.m. Friday to 3 a.m. Monday.

- Yonge Street from Dundas to Queen streets is closed from 7 p.m. to midnight on Friday, Saturday and Sunday for the North by Northeast (NXNE) Music Festival. 

- The Journey to Conquer Cancer 5K Run/Walk will force periodic closures from 8 a.m. to noon on Sunday in the area bound by Bloor, McCaul, Bay and Gerrard streets.

- The eastbound lanes of the Gardiner Expressway from Humber River to Carlaw Avenue are closed from 2 a.m. Sunday to noon for the Toronto Triathlon Festival. The northbound DVP from the Gardiner to Eglinton Avenue will also be closed from Sunday 2 a.m. to noon and one eastbound lane of Lake Shore Boulevard, from Windermere to Strachan avenues will be unaccessible to traffic from 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. 

- The Much Music Video Awards will close some roads in the area bound by Richmond, Queen, Peter and Simcoe street from 4 p.m. Sunday to 3 a.m. Monday. 

TTC service changes

- Line 2 Bloor-Danforth subways will not be running between St. George and Pape stations from 11 p.m. Saturday to noon Sunday for scheduled upgrades. Shuttle buses will run instead.

- There will be no service on Line 3 Scarborough on Saturday. Shuttle buses are running between McCowan and Kennedy stations. Service will resume at 9 a.m. Sunday. 

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