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Highway 401 / Avenue bridge construction:
TTC detours, September 18 to 23



From 5 a.m. until 10 p.m., Wednesday, September 18 and from 5:30 a.m. Thursday, September 19 until 5:30 a.m. Friday, September 20, Ontario Ministry of Transportation contractors who are repairing the bridge carrying Avenue Road traffic across Highway 401 block bus access to the TTC’s Bombay Loop.

The TTC is detouring buses along these routes, while construction blocks bus access to the loop:

  • 61 Avenue Rd North; and
  • 142 Downtown / Avenue Rd express.

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From 10 p.m. Wednesday, September 18 until 5:30 a.m. Thursday, September 19 and from 5:30 a.m. Friday, September 20 until 5:30 a.m. Monday, September 23, the City of Toronto is closing

  • Avenue Road between Bombay and Wilson Avenue

to all traffic to accommodate the contractors who are working on the project.

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

  • 61 Avenue Rd North.

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61 Avenue Rd North

The TTC is detouring buses along two different routings:


From 5 a.m. until 10 p.m., Wednesday, September 18 and from 5:30 a.m. Thursday, September 19 until 5:30 a.m. Friday, September 20, southbound buses start their trips on Bideford Avenue north of Bombay Avenue, then proceed:

along their regular route southward along Avenue Road.

Southbound buses skip their regular stop

  • in Bombay Loop.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to Avenue Road and Bombay Avenue, then proceed:

westward along Bombay;
northward along Ridley Boulevard;
eastward along Sandringham Drive; and then
southward along Bideford Avenue to Bombay,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses skip their regular stop

  • in Bombay Loop.

From 10 p.m. Wednesday, September 18 until 5:30 a.m. Thursday, September 19 and from 5:30 a.m. Friday, September 20 until 5:30 a.m. Monday, September 23, southbound buses start their trips in York Mills Station bus terminal, then proceed:

westward along York Mills Road and Wilson Avenue to Avenue Road,
resuming their regular route southward along Avenue.

Southbound buses skip their regular stop

  • in Bombay Loop (southwest corner of Avenue Road and Bombay Avenue).

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

  • in York Mills Station bus terminal,
  • on Wilson Avenue west of Yonge Street, at Yonge Boulevard and west of Belgrave Avenue.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stop

  • in Bombay Loop.

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

  • on Wilson Avenue at Belgrave Avenue, east of Yonge Boulevard and at Yonge Street and
  • in York Mills Station bus terminal.
142 Downtown / Avenue Rd express

From 5 a.m. until 10 p.m., Wednesday, September 18 and from 5:30 a.m. Thursday, September 19 until 5:30 a.m. Friday, September 20, southbound buses start their trips on Bideford Avenue north of Bombay Avenue, then proceed:

along their regular route southward along Avenue Road.

Southbound buses skip their regular stop

  • in Bombay Loop.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to Avenue Road and Bombay Avenue, then proceed:

westward along Bombay;
northward along Ridley Boulevard;
eastward along Sandringham Drive; and then
southward along Bideford Avenue to Bombay,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses skip their regular stop

  • in Bombay Loop.
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