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Keele Street Closure Between Finch Avenue West and Murray Ross Parkway August 22, 2013

August 14, 2013

On Thursday, August 22, 2013, Keele Street will be closed between Finch Avenue West and Murray Ross Parkway from 12:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. This closure is for a large concrete pour to form a portion of the main entrance to Finch West Station.

Restrictions Keele Street South of Finch Avenue West

Southbound Keele Street will be open from Finch Avenue West to Toro Road.

Northbound local traffic will be permitted along Keele Street from Toro Road to south of Finch Avenue West. Subway station excavation work necessitates the continued closure of northbound Keele Street approximately 100 metres south of Finch Avenue West. Access to all the businesses on Keele Street between Toro Road to Finch Avenue West will be maintained.

Paid Duty Officers and Traffic Control Personnel will be stationed near the work zone to ensure safe traffic flow.

This work is weather dependent and may be rescheduled to Friday, August 23, 2013, the same hours and details will apply.

Businesses on Keele Street South of Finch Avenue West Remain Open

Alternate Routes

The alternate southbound detour route is east on Murray Ross Parkway extension, south on Tangiers Road and west on Toro Road back on to Keele Street southbound.

The alternate northbound detour route is east on Toro Road, north on Tangiers and west on Murray Ross Parkway on to Keele Street northbound.

Four Winds Drive Motorists

The detour route for Four Winds Drive motorists is north on Columbia Gate, and east or west on Murray Ross Parkway. For travel southbound use the detour route above.  For travel westbound travel west on Murray Ross Parkway, south on Sentinel Road and west on to Finch Avenue West westbound.

Work Hours

The concrete pour work hours are from 12:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 22, 2013.

The City of Toronto normal construction work hours are 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. However, the City of Toronto has approved a noise by-law amendment for major transit projects that allows contractors to perform civil work from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., when required. Extended work hours are expected to occur in the Keele/Finch neighbourhood on August 22, 2013.

Temporary Bus Stop Relocations

TTC Personnel will be at the bus stops to direct passengers to the temporary stops.

Due to the nature and location of the work, transit riders may face traffic delays.

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

Construction Information Line: 1-800-223-6192


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

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