News Release
August 4, 2022

A number of road closures and restrictions will be in effect across Toronto this weekend, in support of critical infrastructure work.

Construction closures

Travel lanes on The Queensway, between Parkside Drive and Roncesvalles Avenue, are reduced to a minimum of one shared travel lane in each direction for King-Queen-Queensway-Roncesvalles TTC track replacement and road reconstruction work. King Street West is also closed at this intersection and eastbound left turns are not permitted from The Queensway to Glendale Avenue.

Westbound Lake Shore Boulevard East, between Parliament and Lower Sherbourne Streets, is reduced to a single lane until 9 p.m. on Saturday, August 13 to facilitate gas main installation work by Enbridge.

Beginning Monday, August 8, the Carlton and Church Streets intersection will be closed for streetcar track replacement.


Bayview Avenue, from Rosedale Valley Road to Lawren Harris Square, and River Street, between Bayview Avenue and Spruce Street, will be closed to vehicle traffic for ActiveTO, from 7 a.m. on Saturday, August 6 until 7 p.m. on Sunday, August 7.

Roads within High Park will be closed to vehicle traffic during the weekend. More information about access to High Park is available on the City of Toronto’s High Park webpage.

Toronto’s more than 1,500 parks and 11,000 hectares of ravine spaces are also open for fresh air and exercise every day, including The Meadoway, from Brimley Road to Scarborough Golf Club Road. Maps and details for walking, cycling and hiking paths and trails in Toronto are available on the City’s Walking, Hiking and Cycling webpage.

TTC closures

This weekend, there will be no subway service on the portion of Line 1 between Lawrence and St. Clair stations due to Metrolinx construction of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT. In addition, events taking place this weekend will result in adjustments to TTC bus and streetcar service. Residents are encouraged to follow @TTCNotices on Twitter, sign up for eAlerts and check here for the most up-to-date information.

Those who need to drive in the general vicinity of road closures should stay alert, consider alternate routes and allow extra time to get to and from their destinations. A complete list of road closures and restrictions is available on the City’s Road Restrictions webpage.

Toronto is home to more than 2.9 million people whose diversity and experiences make this great city Canada’s leading economic engine and one of the world’s most diverse and livable cities. As the fourth largest city in North America, Toronto is a global leader in technology, finance, film, music, culture and innovation, and consistently places at the top of international rankings due to investments championed by its government, residents and businesses. For more information visit the City’s website or follow us on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook.

Media contact: Media Relations,