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Avenue Road crane activity:
TTC detour, September 21 to 23



Starting 10 p.m. Friday, September 21, the City of Toronto is closing:

  • Avenue Road between Prince Arthur Avenue and Bloor Street West

as crews lift a crane onto a construction site.

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

  • 5 Avenue Rd.

Crane activity on Avenue Road and the TTC detour continue until 9 p.m. September 23.


5 Avenue Rd

From 10 p.m. Friday, September 21 until 7 p.m. Sunday, September 23, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Avenue and Davenport Roads, then detour:

northwestward along Davenport;
southward along Bedford Road; and then
eastward along Bloor Street West to Queen’s Park,
resuming their regular route southward along Queen’s Park.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Avenue Road at Boswell Avenue, across from Yorkville Avenue and at Bloor Street West.

Instead, southbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Davenport Road west of Avenue Road and beside #250 Davenport,
  • on Bedford Road south of Bernard Avenue, at Lowther Avenue and beside St George Station and
  • on Bloor Street West at Queen’s Park.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Avenue Road north of Bloor Street West, across from Lowther and Boswell Avenues and at Davenport Road.

Instead, northbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Bloor Street West at Bedford Road and
  • on Bedford Road north of Lowther and Tranby Avenues and at Davenport Road.
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