Three downtown Toronto events will shut down a tangle of road at various times on the October 4th weekend.
Along with the closures, road work will continue around the city, including on north-south corridors like Ossington Avenue between Dundas West Avenue and College Street, and Bathurst Street between the College Street and Harbord Avenue.
The other traffic issues arise from the following events.
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A series of road closures will take place on Saturday and Sunday.
University Avenue (Northbound Lanes Only) & Queen's Park Crescent East
- University will be closed between Charles Street and Richmond Street West, starting at 9 p.m. Friday, October 4, until 9 a.m. Sunday, October 6.
- Vehicles exiting Charles Street onto Queen's Park Crescent will be permitted to travel northbound only.
- All southbound lanes on University Avenue will remain open to vehicular traffic.
- Four Seasons Centre will have controlled one-way access for patron drop off via northbound on University Avenue, eastbound on Queen Street West and south on York Street, and controlled two-way access to parking garage via York Street at Richmond Street West (northbound).
- Bay is closed between Dundas Street West and Wellington Street West, starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, October 5, until 10 a.m. Sunday, October 6.
- Marriott Hotel and Bell Trinity Square will have controlled two-way access on Bay Street via Dundas Street West only.
- James Street, Albert Street, Hagerman Street and Temperance Street will be closed to vehicular traffic.
- Closed between Victoria Street and University Avenue, starting at 4 p.m. Saturday, October 5, until 8 a.m. Sunday, October 6.
- Sheraton Centre will have controlled one-way (eastbound) access to underground parking garage on Queen Street West for valet services.
- TTC streetcar service will be maintained for the duration of the street closure.
King Street West
- Closed between Yonge Street and Peter Street, starting at 3 p.m. Saturday, October 5, until 9 a.m. Sunday, October 6.
- Most major cross streets will remain open, including: John Street, Simcoe Street, University Avenue, and York Street.
- Royal Alexandra Theatre will have controlled one-way access via Simcoe Street onto King Street West (westbound ONLY).
- Princess of Wales Theatre will have controlled one-way access via Ed Mirvish Way onto King Street West (westbound ONLY).
- TTC streetcar service will be diverted onto Queen Street between Church Street and Spadina Avenue.
- One King West will have controlled two-way access via Yonge Street ONLY.
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On Sunday, from 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., University Avenue, Queen's Park Crescent, Queen’s Park from Edward Street to Bloor Street, and Bloor Street from St. George Street to Queen’s Park will all be closed.
On Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the northbound lanes of Queen’s Park Crescent from College Street to Grosvenor Street will be closed for a firefighter memorial.