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Old Weston Road / St. Clair construction
affects TTC bus service this weekend



This weekend, TTC and the City of Toronto contractors will rehabilitate the roadway and sidewalks along the south side of St. Clair Avenue West at Old Weston Road.

The TTC is detouring buses during the construction.


127 Davenport

From 6 a.m. on Friday, August 21 until 7 a.m. on Monday, August 24, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Old Weston Road and St. Clair Avenue West, then detour:

eastward along St. Clair West; and then
southward along Caledonia Park Road to Davenport Road,
resuming their regular route eastward along Davenport.

Northbound buses reverse this routing.

312 St. Clair overnight
512 St. Clair shuttle bus

Buses operate along their regular route through the construction zone.

168 Symington

From 6 a.m. on Friday, August 21 until 7 a.m. on Monday, August 24, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Old Weston Road and St. Clair Avenue West, then detour:

eastward along St. Clair West;
southward along Caledonia Park Road; and then
westward along Davenport Road to Symington Avenue,
resuming their regular route southward along Symington.

Northbound buses reverse this routing.


This work at Old Weston Road and St. Clair Avenue West is a key part of Phase 4 of the ongoing City of Toronto and TTC project to build a dedicated light rail right-of-way along St. Clair. You can read more about the project here and here.


The Transit Toronto archives contains lots of information on the history of transit along Old Weston Road and St. Clair Avenue West.

  • You can read James Bow’s account of the history and future of streetcar service along St. Clair, including a profile of the 512 St. Clair route here.
  • You can read James Bow’s history of the former Harbord streetcar route, which included stops along Old Weston Road from 1947 until 1957, here. (Streetcars operating along the former Dovercourt route served stops along Old Weston Road from 1924 until 1947.)
  • You can read James Bow’s history of Townsley Loop — on the west side of Old Weston Road, just north of St. Clair Avenue West — here.
  • You can read Peter Coulman’s history of the former 83 Trethewey bus route, which included stops along Old Weston Road from 1947 until 1954, here.
  • You can read Jeffrey Kay’s history of the former Symington bus route, which included stops along Old Weston Road in 1957 and 1958, here.
  • You can read Jeffrey Kay’s history of the 127 Davenport bus route, which has included stops along Old Weston Road since 1994, here.
  • You can read Jeffrey Kay’s history of the 41 Keele bus route, which has included stops along Old Weston Road since 1952, here.
  • You can read Jeffrey Kay’s history of the 168 Symington bus route, which has included stops along Old Weston Road since 1994, here.
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