Traffic Conditions and Restrictions
City of Toronto is facing an unprecedented amount of public and private construction activity on our roads. This often causes frustration for drivers, business owners and residents as pressure is placed on our transportation routes when lanes of traffic are taken away to accommodate this work, The City is working hard to coordinate these various construction activities. Find out more about Construction Coordination in the City and to learn more about the challenges of construction and what the city is doing to minimize disruptions, click here.
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There's an old saying about Toronto that goes like this: There are two seasons in Toronto, winter and infrastructure renewal.
Wait. You say you've heard the joke, but the punchline was different.
Well, there are two sides to every story. Let's take a different perspective on the construction you see on city streets.
Examples of the misunderstanding about the City's construction work and traffic coordination.
- Westbound Dundas Street closed for one week between Church and Victoria Streets (July 21, 2017)
- Parts of Dundas and Victoria Streets in downtown Toronto closed starting Monday for streetcar-track and road-resurfacing work (July 12, 2017)
- TTC streetcar track replacement work to close lanes on Lake Shore Boulevard West for next six months (June 23, 2017)
- Lane reductions on Queen Street for sidewalk and streetscaping work (June 14, 2017)
- Lane reductions on College Street for sidewalk and streetscaping work (June 13, 2017)
- Partial closure of intersection of Wellington and York for TTC track replacement and other road work (June 5, 2017)
- Partial closure of Wellington and Bay intersection for TTC track replacement and road work (May 29, 2017)
- Section of Military Trail roadway in Scarborough closed for road work and watermain repairs (May 18, 2017)
- Lane restrictions on Parliament Street for road construction (May 18, 2017)
- Lane restrictions on Lake Shore Boulevard and Woodbine Avenue start next week for road construction work (May 8, 2017)
- Lane restrictions on Allen Road for bridge construction work (May 8, 2017)
- Lane closures scheduled on Dundas Street East for watermain, streetcar track and road construction work (April 19, 2017)
- City of Toronto co-ordinating road closures, speeding up road work and improving infrastructure during busy 2017 construction season (April 10, 2017)
- City of Toronto to provide details for 2017 construction season (April 7, 2017)
- Eastbound ramp from Gardiner Expressway to York/Bay/Yonge Streets closed as of April 17 (April 6, 2017)
- Toronto watermain, streetcar track and road construction work to reduce lanes on Wellington Street for several months (April 6, 2017)
- Proposed expressway closures for City of Toronto maintenance work and major events this spring and summer (February 17, 2017)
- Eastbound ramp from Gardiner Expressway to York/Bay/Yonge Streets to be demolished, replaced with new ramp (February 8, 2017)