It will be a busy weekend on the roads around the city as Taste of the Danforth and the Parapan Am games are both taking place.
Taste of the Danforth (road closures in effect from Friday August 7th to Monday 10th)
Danforth Avenue is closed both ways between Broadview Avenue and Jones Avenue from Friday, August 7th at 11 a.m. to Monday, August 10th at 3 a.m.
Parapan Am Games Opening Ceremony (Friday, August 7th at York Univeristy).
Opening ceremonies are scheduled to take place at York University starting at 7 p.m. Athletes and officials will be sent over by 120 buses from the Athletes’ Village to York University starting at 3 p.m. They will be using the temporary HOV lanes on northbound DVP and Highway 404 to Highway 407.
Parapan Am Cycling (Saturday, August 8th)
Closures for the race will be in place from 1 a.m. until 6 p.m. Sunday, August 9th to accommodate the men’s and women’s cycling road races, including setup before and after the two races. The race will be underway between 9 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Saturday.
There will also be closures on Colborne Lodge Drive, Centre Road, West Road, Spring Road and High Park Boulevard from 1 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, August 8th for setting up the men’s and women’s road race.
The ramp from the eastbound Gardiner Expressway to Lake Shore Boulevard at Jameson Avenue will be off limits on Saturday, August 8th from 1 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The ramp from the westbound Gardiner Expressway to
Lake Shore Boulevard from Dunn Avenue/Jameson Avenue will be also being shut down on Saturday, August 8th from 1 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Busy weekend ahead: Road closures for Parapan Am events. Plan to avoid delays. Take public transit or reroute. Info: http://t.co/lHjuXPqAbN
— City of Toronto (@TorontoComms) August 6, 2015