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Buses replace streetcars on Roncesvalles, starting July 20



Update — September 5, 2010, 8:13 a.m.: Streetcars operating along the 504 King route resumed regular service along King Street West between Roncesvalles Avenue and King Street West at 5 a.m. this morning.

The City and TTC also reopened the intersection of Roncesvalles Avenue and Dundas Street West at 5 a.m. today. Streetcars operating along the 306 Carlton overnight and 505 Dundas routes resume regular service. Buses operating along the 313 Jane overnight and 504 King shuttle routes continue to detour.

Also at 5 a.m., the TTC starts a weekend-only project to maintain the streetcar tracks along the Queensway. Buses replace streetcars operating along the 301 Queen overnight and 501 Queen routes. The buses operate between Long Branch Loop and Dundas West Station and also replace 504 King shuttle buses Saturdays, Sundays and holidays until late November.


Update — August 21, 2010, 9:01 a.m.: Construction at Roncesvalles Avenue at Dundas Street West means more detours for TTC buses and streetcars, starting Monday, August 23.


Update — August 8, 2010, 12:22 p.m.: The TTC bus detours actually started at 5 a.m. on Tuesday, July 13.


Update — July 7, 2010, 9:17 a.m.: The City is again closing Roncesvalles Avenue to southbound traffic on Monday, July 12. The TTC is further detouring buses.


Update — June 2, 2010, 10:35 a.m.: TTC detours for the watermain project on King Street West did not start until 5 a.m. on Tuesday, June 1.


Update — May 3, 2010, 5:11 p.m.: The City of Toronto project to replace the watermains on King Street West near Cowan Avenue start Sunday, May 9. The TTC is detouring streetcars operating along the 504 King and buses operating along the 504 King shuttle routes, but the detours do not affect service along Roncesvalles Avenue.


Update — April 26, 2010, 10:07 p.m.: The City reopened Roncesvalles Avenue to northbound traffic today. Buses operating along the 313 Jane overnight and 504 King shuttle routes now operate both ways along Roncesvalles.


Starting Monday, July 20, the City of Toronto is closing

  • Roncesvalles Avenue

to all southbound traffic between Dundas and Queen Streets West during a project to replace watermains, substandard water services, sanitary sewers and sanitary connections on Roncesvalles Avenue between Boustead Avenue and Queen Street West and watermain and substandard water services on Fermanagh Avenue between Sorauren and Roncesvalles Avenues.

The TTC is revising streetcar and bus service during the construction.

313 Jane overnight

Starting at 2 a.m. on Tuesday, July 21, southbound buses operate along their current route to Dundas Street West and Roncesvalles Avenue, then detour:

southeastward along Dundas Street West;
southward along Lansdowne Avenue; and then
westward along Queen Street West to Roncesvalles Avenue,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses start their trips at Queen Street West and Roncesvalles Avenue, then proceed:

northward along Roncesvalles to Dundas Street West,
resuming their regular route northward along Dundas West.

504 King

Starting at 5 a.m. on Monday, July 20, all streetcars start and end their trips in Roncesvalles Carhouse, on the west side of Roncesvalles Avenue, just north of the Queensway.

Shuttle buses replace the streetcars between Dundas West Station and Roncesvalles Avenue and the Queensway / Queen Street West.

504 King shuttle buses

Starting at 5 a.m. on Monday, July 20, southbound buses start their trips at Dundas West Station, then proceed:

south- and southeastward along Dundas Street West;
southward along Lansdowne Avenue; and then
westward along Queen Street West to Roncesvalles Avenue,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses start their trips at Queen Street West and Roncesvalles Avenue, then proceed:

northward along Roncesvalles and Dundas Street West; and then
westward into Dundas West Station, ending their trips.

This project and a follow-up project to redesign and rebuild the roadway and improve the streetscape is continuing until the fall of 2010.

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