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Buses detour during Keele / St. Clair construction,
October 2, 3, 4, 5



Update — November 4: The City and TTC are again detouring buses at Keele Street and St. Clair Avenue West on November 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10.


Update — October 6: Readers report that buses on the 89 Weston route resumed regular service at about 12:30 p.m. Buses operating along the 41 Keele route continued to detour until after 1:30 p.m.


Update — October 1: The City and TTC have postponed the project by one day. The TTC has rescheduled buses to detour from 6 a.m. on Saturday, October 3 until 7 a.m. on Tuesday, October 6.


This weekend, TTC and the City of Toronto contractors will rehabilitate the sidewalks and curbs along both sides of St. Clair Avenue West at Keele Street.

The City is closing Keele Street completely to through traffic, so the TTC must detour buses during the construction.


41 Keele

From 6 a.m. on Friday, October 2 until 9 a.m. on Monday, October 5, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Old Weston Road and St. Clair Avenue West, then detour:

southward along Old Weston; and then
westward along Junction Road to Keele Street,
resuming their regular route southward along Keele.

Northbound buses reverse the routing.

Update — October 1: The TTC has rescheduled buses to detour from 6 a.m. on Saturday, October 3 until 7 a.m. on Tuesday, October 6.

312 St. Clair overnight
512 St. Clair shuttle bus

Buses operate along their regular route through the construction zone.

89 Weston

From 6 a.m. on Friday, October 2 until 9 a.m. on Monday, October 5, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Weston and Gunn’s Road, then detour:

west- and southward along Gunn’s;
southward along Old Stock Yards Road; and then
eastward along West Toronto Street to Keele Street,
resuming their regular route southward along Keele.

Northbound buses reverse this routing.

Update — October 1: The TTC has rescheduled buses to detour from 6 a.m. on Saturday, October 3 until 7 a.m. on Tuesday, October 6.


This work at Keele Street 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 Keele Street, nearby 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 Jeffrey Kay’s history of the 41 Keele bus route here.
  • You can read a descriptive history of the former 89 Weston trolley bus route here.
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