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Ian Macdonald Boulevard Closure July 18th, York University Tunnel and Station Construction

July 13, 2011

Common Detour

Starting on Monday July 18th, Ian Macdonald Boulevard will be closed to general traffic from Vanier Lane to Fine Arts Boulevard. York Boulevard will also be closed to general traffic west of James Gillies Street in both directions for long term subway construction. A new diversion road has been built through York Blvd. parking lot, connecting Ian Macdonald Blvd at Vanier Lane with York Blvd, at the signalized intersection of the TTC Busway. This road closure and the new Common detour (blue line on map below) will remain in effect until 2014.

Graphic illustrates the new diversion road that has been built through York Blvd. parking lot, connecting Ian Macdonald Blvd at Vanier Lane with York Blvd, at the signalized intersection of the TTC Busway.

Bus Impacts in the Common

Current bus services to the Common will continue, however some stops may be relocated. Watch for bus stop relocation signs for affected bus stops in the Common.

Traffic Impacts and Pedestrian Safety

Watch for traffic and detour signs to help you navigate through the area during this long-term construction. Pedestrians are reminded to be alert and use designated crosswalks and pathways.

Avoid York Blvd - Use Alternates

During this long term subway construction, motorists should use alternate roads to access the campus. From the north side of campus, use Founders Rd or Murray Ross Parkway. From the east, use Chimneystack Road or Pond Road. From the west side, use Shoreham Drive and from the south use Sentinel Road.

For more Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension construction information, please contact us at:

Construction Information Line: 1-800-223-6192

Email: TYSSE@ttc.ca

TTY Hearing Impaired Service: 416-481-2523 (Daily 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., closed statutory holidays).

Bus Route Changes

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Review the new changes to bus routes in the area to connect to the new subway extension.

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