Number of roads and traffic closed in Toronto this weekend

Various road and traffic closures will go into effect this weekend due to a variety of events, festivals and roadworks throughout the city.

event closures

On the east end, the International Jazz Festival closed off Queen Street East, between Woodbine and Beech avenues. The closure will remain in effect until 11:00 p.m. on July 23.

Meanwhile, Gerrard Street East, between Coxwell and Glenside avenues, will be closed from 6 a.m. July 23 to 2 a.m. July 24 for the South Asia Festival.

On the west end, OssFest will close Ossington Avenue, from Dundas Street West to Queen Street West, from 6 a.m. July 23 to 2 a.m. July 24.

For the Toronto Triathlon Festival, the Gardiner Expressway (eastbound lanes only), from the Humber River to the Don Valley Parkway, will be closed on July 24 from 2 a.m. to 12 p.m. The Don Valley Parkway (northbound lanes only), from Gardiner Expressway to Eglinton Avenue East will also be closed during the same period.

Yonge Street, from Dundas Street to Queen Street, and Dundas Square, between Yonge Street and O’Keefe Lane, will be closed from 8 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. on July 24 for Youth Day 2022.

The Fun Philippines Toronto Street Festival will close Bathurst Street, between Wilson and Laurelcrest avenues, from 12:01 a.m. on July 23 to 11:59 p.m. on July 24.

Market Street will remain closed from Front Street East to The Esplanade for I Heart Market Street activities.

ActiveTO Closures

The city’s ActiveTO program is back in business this weekend, closing Bayview Avenue, from Rosedale Valley Road to Lawren Harris Square, and River Street, between Bayview Avenue and Spruce Street, from 7 a.m. July 23 to 7 p.m. of July 24.

Additionally, roads within High Park will remain closed to vehicular traffic through the weekend. Limited street parking is available on Bloor Street.


works closures

The intersection of Wellington Street East and Church Street remains closed through August 1 to replace streetcar tracks.

Meanwhile, the Overlea Boulevard Bridge, over the Don River, is being reduced to one lane in each direction for bridge rehabilitation.

Travel lanes on The Queensway between Parkside Drive and Roncesvalles Avenue are reduced to one lane in each direction for 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.

At Gardiner Expressway, the westbound entrance ramp at York Street will be closed from 12:01 am to 5 am on July 22 and 23, for concrete grinding work under Gardiner.

Westbound Lake Shore Boulevard East, between Cherry and Parliament streets, is currently reduced to one lane through July 31.

Additionally, westbound Lake Shore Boulevard East between Parliament and Lower Sherbourne streets will be reduced to one lane from 7 am July 22 to 9 pm August 13 for gas main installation work.

TTC closures

There will be no subway service on Line 1 between Sheppard-Yonge and St Clair stations this weekend due to construction of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT.

On Sunday, service on Line 2 between St George and Broadview stations will begin at noon to accommodate the replacement of the girder on the Prince Edward (Bloor) Viaduct.

Up-to-date information on TTC closures can be found at transit agency website.

Metrolinx closures

Beginning tonight and running through July 24, there will be changes to the Lake Shore East train schedule, including some evening and morning cancellations.

Thirty-minute service will be in effect through the weekend on the line, however schedules on the Lake Shore East and West lines will be adjusted on Saturday afternoon and evening for the TFC game.

More information on opening hours can be found at GO Transit website.

A complete list of road closures in the city. is available here.

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