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Beaches International Jazz Festival,
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - Saturday, July 28, 2018,
Road closures

Broadcast time: 06:47
Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Public Safety - Major Events

The 30th annual Beaches International Jazz Festival will be held on Queen Street East from Thursday, July 26, 2018 to Saturday, July 28, 2018, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Queen Street East will be fully closed in both directions, from Woodbine Avenue to Beech Avenue, from 6 p.m. to 12 a.m.

TTC streetcars will divert around Queen Street East during these road closures. Modified bus service will be maintained on Woodbine Avenue and Main Street.

During the road closures, residents may access/exit their homes at the following locations:

- for residents living south of Queen Street East, from Balsam Avenue to Lee Avenue, buses are north and south on Lee Avenue, and south on Wineva Avenue

- for residents living south of Queen Street East, from Waverley Road to Kippendavie Avenue, buses will travel south on Waverley Road, and exit via Kew Beach Avenue at Woodbine Avenue

Kenilworth Avenue, Kippendavie Avenue, Hambley Avenue, Hartford Avenue, and Herbert Avenue will be changed to two-way streets during road-closure times.

Vehicles in the area may experience traffic delays during the event and are advised to consider alternate routes.

This event will proceed regardless of weather conditions.

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Constable Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Constable Tee Chase, Public Safety – Major Events