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Festivals and TTC maintenance to make impact on weekend traffic
TIFF, various Toronto festivals and no subway service between Bloor and Lawrence, will make for traffic headaches
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The Toronto International Film Festival, TTC maintenance and construction will all contribute to headaches for those driving in the city this weekend.

Here's a look at the events causing road closures during the weekend of September 6-8.

TIFF
King Street will be closed from Spadina Avenue to University until midnight on Sunday, September 7.

TTC Subway closure
This weekend, on September 6 - 7, there will be no service on Line 1 (Yonge-University-Spadina) between Bloor and Lawrence stations due to track work and signal upgrades. More than 60 shuttle buses will operate between Bloor and Lawrence stations. Wheel-Trans buses will be available to accommodate customers who use wheelchairs, scooters and other mobility aids

The Festival of Praise – Saturday closure
The parade will close Rosedale Valley Road in both directions from the east side of Park Road to Bayview Avenue on Saturday, September 6 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The dispersal area for the parade will result in the closure of the northbound lanes of Queen's Park Crescent from College Street to Wellesley Street from 2 to 5 p.m.

Bloorcourt Arts and Crafts Fair – Saturday and Sunday closure
Bloor Street West will be closed from Montrose Avenue to Dufferin Street from Saturday, September 6 at 7 a.m. to Sunday, September 7 to 1 a.m.

Cabbagetown Festival – Saturday and Sunday closure
Parliament Street from Gerrard Street to Wellesley Street and Carlton Street from Parliament Street to Berkley Street will be closed in both directions on Saturday, September 6 from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. In addition, both streets will be closed in the same locations on Sunday, September 7 from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Taste of the Kingsway – Saturday and Sunday closure
Bloor Street West from Prince Edward Drive North to Montgomery Road will be closed from Friday, September 5 at noon to Sunday, September 7 at 11 p.m. A series of full and partial road closures will also take place in the surrounding area to accommodate this event.

Bang and Olufsen Yorkville 5K Charity Fun Run/Walk and the Canadian 5K Road Race Championship – Sunday closure
A series of road closures will take place in the area bounded by Davenport Road to the north, University Avenue/Queen's Park/Avenue Road to the west, Dundas Street to the south and Bay Street to the east on Sunday, September 7 from 8 a.m. to noon.

The Weekend to End Women's Cancers
It takes place on Saturday and Sunday. It is a 60-km walk through the City of Toronto. There will be a road closure on Bremner Boulevard, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., on Saturday, September 6, 2014.

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The Toronto International Film Festival, TTC maintenance and construction will all contribute to headaches for those driving in the city this weekend.

Here's a look at the events causing road closures during the weekend of September 6-8.

TIFF
King Street will be closed from Spadina Avenue to University until midnight on Sunday, September 7.

TTC Subway closure
This weekend, on September 6 - 7, there will be no service on Line 1 (Yonge-University-Spadina) between Bloor and Lawrence stations due to track work and signal upgrades. More than 60 shuttle buses will operate between Bloor and Lawrence stations. Wheel-Trans buses will be available to accommodate customers who use wheelchairs, scooters and other mobility aids

The Festival of Praise – Saturday closure
The parade will close Rosedale Valley Road in both directions from the east side of Park Road to Bayview Avenue on Saturday, September 6 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The dispersal area for the parade will result in the closure of the northbound lanes of Queen's Park Crescent from College Street to Wellesley Street from 2 to 5 p.m.

Bloorcourt Arts and Crafts Fair – Saturday and Sunday closure
Bloor Street West will be closed from Montrose Avenue to Dufferin Street from Saturday, September 6 at 7 a.m. to Sunday, September 7 to 1 a.m.

Cabbagetown Festival – Saturday and Sunday closure
Parliament Street from Gerrard Street to Wellesley Street and Carlton Street from Parliament Street to Berkley Street will be closed in both directions on Saturday, September 6 from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. In addition, both streets will be closed in the same locations on Sunday, September 7 from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Taste of the Kingsway – Saturday and Sunday closure
Bloor Street West from Prince Edward Drive North to Montgomery Road will be closed from Friday, September 5 at noon to Sunday, September 7 at 11 p.m. A series of full and partial road closures will also take place in the surrounding area to accommodate this event.

Bang and Olufsen Yorkville 5K Charity Fun Run/Walk and the Canadian 5K Road Race Championship – Sunday closure
A series of road closures will take place in the area bounded by Davenport Road to the north, University Avenue/Queen's Park/Avenue Road to the west, Dundas Street to the south and Bay Street to the east on Sunday, September 7 from 8 a.m. to noon.

The Weekend to End Women's Cancers
It takes place on Saturday and Sunday. It is a 60-km walk through the City of Toronto. There will be a road closure on Bremner Boulevard, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., on Saturday, September 6, 2014.

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