It’s August in Toronto, so expect some road closures and transit disruptions this weekend


    This weekend marks mid-August in Toronto, and meaning heat climate, road festivals and, in fact, road and transit closures. 

    The 25th annual Style of the Danforth shall be on in Greektown. The celebration of all issues Greek is the primary since a lethal capturing on Danforth Avenue claimed the lives of two individuals and injured 13 others. 

    Here is what you could know heading into the weekend:

    Pageant road closures

    Danforth Avenue shall be closed to car site visitors between Broadview and Jones avenues from 10 a.m. Friday to four a.m. Monday morning. 

    The Feast of St. Lawrence will equally shut down Market Avenue, from Entrance Avenue E. to Wilton Avenue, till Sunday night. 

    TTC service disruptions

    There shall be no TTC subway service on Line 1 between Lawrence and St. Clair stations each Saturday and Saturday as Metrolinx crews work on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT at Yonge Avenue and Eglinton Avenue. Shuttle buses shall be working alongside Yonge Avenue, and the TTC recommends riders take the 97 Yonge as a attainable different route. 

    Seashores to keep away from

    With temperatures ranging in the highs 20s and humidex values nicely into the 30s, it is perhaps a very good weekend to hit a seashore across the metropolis for a couple of hours of sunshine. Tuesday’s rainstorm and subsequent flooding, nevertheless, have generated unsafe swimming situations on a variety of seashores as a consequence of abnormally excessive ranges of E. coli in the water.

    Keep away from the next seashores:

    • Marie Curtis Park East Seashore.
    • Sunnyside Seashore.
    • Centre Island Seashore.
    • Ward’s Island Seashore.
    • Rouge Seashore.

    You’ll be able to maintain updated on situations at any of the town’s seashores right here



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