Heres What You Need To Know About This Weekends Many Road Closures In Toronto – Narcity

Here\s What You Need To Know About This Weekend\s Many Road Closures In Toronto - Narcity
Road closures this weekend for Open Streets Toronto, Ukrainian Festival
Theres never a dull moment in Toronto, as there are always events happening in the city. But with these big events comes disruption, and there will be numerous Toronto road closures this weekend. So, if you plan on leaving or going into the city this weekend, youll want to be on top of whats going on and what will be closed. 

First up is Bloor West Villages Toronto Ukrainian Festival. From Sept. 13 at 9:30 a.m. all the way to Sept. 15 at midnight, Bloor Street West between Jane Street and Runnymede Road will be fully closed, according to the City of Toronto.

To accommodate the festival, the stretch of Bloor Street West will be blocked off from Friday at 9 a.m. until Sunday at midnight. On Saturday, the road closure will extend between Runnymede Road and High Park Avenue for the parade from about 11 a.m. until noon.

Next on the road closure list is Roncesvalles Polish Festival. If youre passing through the Roncy area, know that Wright Avenue between Roncesvalles and 219 Wright Ave. is closed from Sept. 13 from 11 a.m. until midnight on Sept. 15.

According to Toronto Police, Roncesvalles will be closed from Grafton Avenue to Boustead Avenue from Sept. 14 at 5 a.m. to Sept. 15 just before midnight.

To accommodate the annual RBC Race for the Kids, Beecroft Road will be fully closed from Park Home Avenue right to North York Boulevard from 4:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Sept. 14.

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The City of Toronto says a 3.5 km stretch of Bloor from Ossington Avenue to Church Street will be closed from 8:30 a.m. until 3p.m. this Sunday for the daytime festival. Yonge Street from Bloor to Queen Street will also be shut down for this period.

North Americas largest celebration of Polish culture is set to take place in Roncesvalles on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

A Toronto Police news release strongly recommends that whoever plans on going to Open Streets Toronto should take public transit, walk, bicycle, or find another way to get there.

The event, which opens roads to pedestrians and blocks off vehicular traffic, encourages physical activity and healthy recreation, according to its website.

So, make sure to plan accordingly this weekend in order to avoid some headaches. Go out and enjoy the weather before it gets any worse!

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Drivers, commuters, and pedestrians can expect a number of road closures across the city for scheduled events this weekend.

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The event, which will be held on Bloor Street West between Jane Street and Runnymede Road, starts at 5 p.m. on Friday and runs until 7 p.m. on Sunday.

Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to attend the three-day event, according to organizers.

The festival runs from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday.

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The closure on Bloor Street West will extend from Runnymede Road to High Park Avenue for the parade on Saturday from approximately 11 a.m. until noon.

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The festival will take place from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. The accommodate the event, Roncesvalles Avenue will be closed from Grafton Avenue to Boustead Avenue from 5 a.m. on Saturday until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday.

The race, which will host both a 5-kilometre run and a 10-kilometre run, will begin at 8 a.m. on Saturday and end in the area of Mel Lastman Square.

For the event, Bloor Street will be closed between Ossington Avenue and Church Street. Yonge Street will also be shut down between Davenport Avenue and Queen Street. Significant delays are expected as a result of the closures. The closures will run from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.