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Pedestrian Walkway Closure from east of Ian Macdonald Boulevard Towards the York Boulevard Parking Lot Wednesday, October 9, 2013

October 7, 2013

On Wednesday, October 9, 2013, the pedestrian walkway east of Ian Macdonald Blvd towards the York Boulevard Parking Lot will be closed for asphalt repairs. This pedestrian walkway is used for access to York Boulevard and the York Boulevard Parking lot. The walkway repairs on October 9, 2013, will run from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pedestrians are asked to use either the York Boulevard Parking Lot detour or alternate detour described and illustrated below. Flag personnel will be stationed near the work area to ensure safe pedestrian flow.

Please be advised that an asphalt smell will be detected during this work.

Alternate Pedestrian Routes

Pedestrians requiring access to the York Boulevard Parking Lot may detour using the walkways on Ian Macdonald Boulevard and turn east at Vanier Lane/Diversion Road illustrated by the purple line on the graphic.

Pedestrians who need to access southbound York Boulevard are asked to use the alternate detour which is illustrated by the yellow line on the graphic. The alternative detour for pedestrians is to use the walkway adjacent to the Kaneff Tower and proceed to the pedestrian walkway across the Common, east on York Boulevard South and east through the Schulich Building Colonnade walkway.

Map of Walkway Closure

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