TTC track work on Line 2 this weekend
August 10, 2016
Surface routes diverting for events
This weekend, August 13-14, there will be no subway service between St George and Pape stations as TTC crews replace beams on the Prince Edward (Bloor) Viaduct and complete other work on Line 2 Bloor-Danforth . Frequent shuttle buses will operate throughout the weekend, stopping only at subway stations along the route.
Wheel-Trans buses will be available between St. George and Pape stations upon request. Customers can speak with any TTC staff member to request the service.
Chester Station will be closed for the weekend, with all other stations open for fare purchases.
As PRESTO is not yet available on all shuttle buses, customers are advised to carry their Metropass, tokens, tickets or cash for fare payment.
Regular subway service resumes Mon., Aug. 15 at 6 a.m.
The next scheduled subway closures are:
- Line 1 Yonge-University - Lawrence to Bloor-Yonge - Aug. 27-28
- Line 2- Pape to St. George - Sept. 3-5
- Line 1- Wilson to Downsview - September 10-11
Maintaining and modernizing transit infrastructure is critical to ensuring the TTC remains a safe and reliable transit system for its 1.8 million daily riders. The TTC thanks its customers, Toronto residents and businesses, and the public for their patience and understanding.
For more information on subway closures, watch the "TTC weekend subway closures" video at www.youtube.com/OfficialTTCChannel
The Feast of St. Lawrence
Buses on the 121 Fort York-Esplanade route will divert this weekend for the Feast of St. Lawrence, which will close Front St. between Scott and Church Sts. from 11 a.m. Friday to 12: 30 a.m. Saturday morning, and Market St. between Front and Wilson Sts. from 6 a.m. to midnight on Saturday. The route will divert as follows:
- Friday - Eastbound buses will divert via Yonge, King and Church Sts. Westbound buses will not divert.
- Saturday - Eastbound buses will divert via Front and Lower Jarvis Sts. Westbound buses will divert via Lower Jarvis, Front, and Wellington Sts.
International Street Festival
The 32/332 Eglinton West and 63/363 Ossington routes will divert this Saturday at 2 a.m. until Monday at 2 a.m. for the International Street Festival which will close Eglinton Ave. from Dufferin St. to Marlee Ave.
Buses will divert as follows:
- 32/332 Eglinton West route will divert both ways via Marlee Ave, Roselawn Ave. and Dufferin St.
- 63/363 Ossington route will turn back northbound via Vaughan Rd. and Jesmond Ave
Wheels on the Danforth
Buses on the 113 Danforth and 20 Cliffside routes will divert this Saturday at 7 a.m. until Sunday at 1 a.m. for the Wheels On the Danforth event, which will close Danforth Ave. from Byng Ave. to Warden Ave. and Danforth Rd. from Landry Ave to Danforth Ave.
Buses will divert via Warden Ave., St Clair Ave. and Pharmacy Ave.
As the TTC and the City of Toronto complete important infrastructure work this weekend - and throughout the summer - customers should check ttc.ca for bus and streetcar route diversions. As well, to accommodate the many events that occur in a vibrant and exciting city like Toronto, some surface routes will divert for short periods of time. Customers can receive up-to-the-minute advisories by subscribing to e-Alerts or following @TTCnotices on Twitter.
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