509 Harbourfront - Queens Quay revitalization project
Replacement buses diverting eastbound via Lake Shore Boulevard. Effective November 5, 2012 until December 2013.
Streetcars on the 509 HARBOURFRONT route will be replaced by buses, operating between Exhibition Loop, Union Station and King Station, for upcoming work related to the Queens Quay revitalization project.
Customers must board buses at curbside stops:
- Near Union Station, customers must board buses at the temporary stop located mid-block on Bay Street, north of Front Street West.(A paper transfer is required).
- At King Station, customers may board buses on the west side of Yonge Street, just north of King Street (A paper transfer is required).
Starting Monday, November 5, 2012
The next phase of the Queens Quay Revitalization Project will begin, involving infrastructure (sewer, watermain, hydro & fibre utilities) and reconstruction of the streetcar tracks between Spadina Loop and the Harbourfront Tunnel.
During this phase, which is expected to continue until December 2013, Queens Quay will be open to westbound traffic only between Bay Street and Lower Spadina Avenue, requiring a diversion to eastbound buses on the 509 HARBOURFRONT route.
From Exhibition Loop, eastbound 509/510 replacement buses run east on Fleet Street, diverting south on Fort York Boulevard, east on Lake Shore Boulevard / Harbour Street serving temporary stops at Stadium Road, Bathurst Street, Dan Leckie Way, Spadina Avenue, Simcoe Street and on Bay Street (Buses do not stop at Rees Street or at York Street). Buses continue north on Bay Street (stopping at the temporary stop located mid-block on Bay Street, north of Front Street West), east on Adelaide Street and south on Yonge to King Street (stopping outside King Station). A paper transfer is required at both Union and King stations.
From King Station, westbound 509/510 replacement buses run south on Yonge Street, west on Wellington Street, south on Bay Street, west on Queens Quay (serving all westbound stops), north on Bathurst Street, west on Lake Shore Boulevard, north on Fort York Boulevard and west on Fleet Street to Exhibition Loop.
The 510 SPADINA bus service will continue to operate between Queens Quay & Spadina Loop and Spadina Station bus platform.