Weekend road closures

    TORONTO, Aug. 8 /CNW/ - A series of road closures will take place this
weekend to accommodate street events in the city.

    Taste of The Danforth

    Friday to Sunday closure:

    Danforth Ave., from Broadview Ave. to Jones Ave., will be closed in both
directions from Friday, August 10 at 11 a.m. to Sunday, August 12 at
11:59 p.m.

    The Chinatown Festival

    Saturday to Sunday closure:

    The southbound lanes of Spadina Ave., from St. Andrew's St. to
Sullivan St., will be closed from Saturday, August 11 at 7 a.m. to Sunday,
August 12 at 10 p.m.

    Public Celebration of the Life of Honest Ed Mirvish

    Sunday closure:

    Bloor St., from Bathurst St. to Markham St., will be closed on Sunday,
August 12 from 2:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. to accommodate this event.

    The public is encouraged to use public transit (TTC and GO) as a
convenient, alternative choice whenever possible.
    For more information about these and other closures, check with
Transportation Services' Road Info line at 416-599-9090 or visit the city's
website at www.toronto.ca/transportation.

    Toronto is Canada's largest city and sixth largest government, and home
to a diverse population of about 2.6 million people. It is the economic engine
of Canada and one of the greenest and most creative cities in North America.
In the past three years Toronto has won more than 50 awards for quality and
innovation in delivering public services. Toronto's government is dedicated to
prosperity, opportunity and liveability for all its residents.

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For further information:

For further information: Media contact: Steve Johnston, Sr.
Communications Co-ordinator, (416) 392-4391

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