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Lower Sherbourne construction:
TTC detours, April 7 to June 28

Update — Monday, June 8, 2:46 p.m.: Construction continues until June 28.

The City of Toronto is closing:

  • Lower Sherbourne Street, northbound lanes, between Front Street East and Lake Shore Boulevard East

starting Tuesday, April 7, during a project to:

  • Permanently close the Gardiner Expressway exit ramp to Sherbourne Street. (The exit ramp to Lower Jarvis Street will remain open);
  • rebuild the roadway and build bike lanes; and
  • rebuild the sidewalks and install streetscaping features.

The City is maintaining one southbound lane of traffic on Lower Sherbourne Street during the work. It’s also providing pedestrian access on the west side of Lower Sherbourne, as crews work on the east side of the road and on the east side as they work on the west side. They’re also maintaining access to businesses and residences.

The City will also pause work on this project Monday, June 15 5 a.m. Sunday, June 28, when crews clean up the site and restore all lanes of traffic. Work resumes after the Pan Am Games.

The TTC is detouring buses operating along this route, while the street is closed:

  • 75 Sherbourne.


75 Sherbourne

From 7 a.m. Tuesday, April 7 until 5 a.m. Monday, June 15 until 5 a.m. Sunday, June 28, southbound buses operate along their regular route, but expect delays.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to Lower Jarvis Street and The Esplanade, then detour:

northward along Lower Jarvis; and then
eastward along Front Street East to Lower Sherbourne / Sherbourne Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Sherbourne..

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on The Esplanade at Frederick and Lower Sherbourne Streets and
  • on Lower Sherbourne Street at Front Street East.