A major festival and construction projects will shut down some busy streets this weekend. Below are the road closures you should know about:
The Krinos Taste of the Danforth, Toronto’s self-proclaimed largest street festival, started on Friday, Aug. 8. Danforth Avenue will be closed all weekend till Monday at 1 a.m. The closure will stretch from Broadview Avenue to Jones Avenue.
Dundas Street is closed to traffic between Bathurst Street and University Avenue, while Spadina Avenue is blocked off between Queen and College streets. The closure, due to streetcar track work, will last until Aug. 11. These areas will remain open to pedestrians and businesses will be operating as usual.
The eastbound and westbound lanes of the Gardiner Expressway are occupied due to long-term construction from Park Lawn Road to the Humber River from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The westbound lanes from Carlaw Avenue to the river will also be closed from 11 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. on Friday and Saturday.
The westbound passing lane of Lake Shore Boulevard between Rees Street and Van De Water Crescent will be closed until Feb. 2015 for the installation of a tunnel. At Leslie Street, one eastbound and one westbound lane will be occupied for the TTC Leslie Street Connection Track Project, and westbound lanes are closed for construction from Park Lawn Road to the Humber River between 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.