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Toronto Invictus Games 2017,
Travelling in Toronto,
Update,
Thursday, September 28, 2017 to Saturday, September 30, 2017



Broadcast time: 04:59
Thursday, September 28, 2017

Corporate Communications
416-808-7100


Between Saturday, September 23, 2017 and Saturday, September 30, 2017, the City of Toronto will be hosting the 2017 Invictus Games.

In order to provide a safe and secure environment, there will be road closures in effect.

Thursday, September 28, 2017, all day:

- east curb lane of York Street, between Adelaide Street and Queen Street, will be closed to vehicle traffic for bus staging purposes

Please note this closure is in effect 24 hours a day until Sunday, October 1, 2017.

Thursday, September 28, 2017, Mattamy Athletic Centre:

- southside curb lane of Wood Street will be closed to vehicle traffic

- northside curb lane of Carlton Street will be closed to vehicle traffic

- northside sidewalk on Carlton Street, between Church Street and underground parking entrance, will be closed to pedestrians

- westside curb lane of Church Street, between Alexander Street and Carlton Street, will be closed to vehicle traffic

Please note these closures will be in effect 24 hours a day, until September 30, 2017.

Thursday, September 28, 2017, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre:

- Pan Am Street, drop-off circle, will be closed to vehicle traffic

Friday, September 29, 2017, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre:

- Pan Am Street, drop-off circle, will be closed to vehicle traffic

Saturday, September 30, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m., Air Canada Centre:

- no through traffic will be allowed on Maple Leaf Square. Maple Leaf Square condo residents will be permitted with identification.

- The following areas are closed to vehicle traffic during this time:

- Bay Street, between Front Street and Lake Shore Boulevard West
- Bremner Boulevard, between Lake Shore Boulevard West and York Street
- westbound curb lane of Lake Shore Boulevard West

Saturday, September 30, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Sheraton Centre:

- Richmond Street, between Bay Street and York Street, will be closed to vehicle traffic

Members of the public travelling to and around these locations should plan ahead and consider taking public transit. Please note that closure times are flexible. Should events go longer than anticipated, road closures will be in effect until necessary. Updates and any unplanned road closures will be sent out immediately from the Toronto Police Service Operations Centre Twitter account, @TPSOperations.

Special note to tour bus operators: from September 20, 2017 to October 3, 2017, (inclusive) there will not be space for motor coach parking available along Queen Street West in front of Nathan Philips Square. Motor coach parking drop-off and pick-up has been temporarily moved to the north side of Armoury Street, between Chestnut Street and Centre Avenue.


For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.



Meaghan Gray, Corporate Communications