Weekend Road Closures for BuskerFest and Gardiner Expressway Construction

The City of Toronto has announced the following road closures impacting the Financial District:

A series of closures for BuskerFest will take place through Sunday, August 24.
Yonge Street from Richmond Street to Gerrard Street will be closed from today to Sunday, August 24 at 11:59 p.m.
Yonge Street will also be closed from Gerrard Street to College Street from Friday, August 22 at 6 p.m. to Sunday, August 24 at 11:59 p.m.
For more information on this event, visit the BuskerFest website.

Gardiner Expressway Construction

There will be several single lane closures on the Gardiner Expressway this weekend and next week in the construction zone from Park Lawn Road to the Humber River for work that will include moving median barrier walls, painting lines and making roadway improvements.

The closures will take place as follows:

One westbound lane of the Gardiner Expressway from Park Lawn Road to the Humber River will be closed from 10 p.m. tonight (August 22) to 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 23.

The eastbound lanes of the Gardiner Expressway will be reduced to one lane from 9 p.m. on Saturday, August 23 to 9 a.m. on Sunday, August 24 between Park Lawn Road and the Humber River.

The eastbound off-ramp exiting the Gardiner Expressway onto Lakeshore Boulevard at Park Lawn Road will be closed overnight on Monday, August 25, Tuesday, August 26 and Wednesday, August 27 from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning on each of those dates.

For more information on construction projects impacting traffic, click here for the City’s Road Restrictions Map.