Judo Ontario AGM Traffic Message

Thursday September 15th, 2011

The Don Valley Parkway will be closed this weekend for annual fall maintenance

The Transportation Services Division will be performing a number of maintenance activities on the Don Valley Parkway from Saturday, September 17 to Monday, September 19.  To perform this work safely, a full closure of the Don Valley Parkway will be required from September 17-19.   The Don Valley Parkway will be closed in both directions from Highway 401 to the Gardiner Expressway from Saturday, September 17 at 2:00 a.m. to Monday, September 19 at 5:00 a.m.

 

Specific activities that will be undertaken during this closure include:

  • Slope stabilization from Beechwood Drive to Pottery Road;
  • Removal and replacement of a steel beam guard rail;
  • Replacement of precast subway beams at lower deck of Prince Edward Viaduct;
  • Pavement evaluation;
  • Catch basin cleaning (required to ensure proper drainage);
  • Pavement markings and sign maintenance;
  • Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) camera maintenance;
  • Inspection and repair of overhead signs
  • RESCU vehicle detector repairs;
  • Guide rail repair; and
  • Expressway sweeping operations and litter removal.

Motorists can use Don Mills Road, Bayview Avenue, Victoria Park Avenue and Kingston Road as alternative routes during the closure. Whenever possible, the public is encouraged to consider using public transit as a convenient alternative.

 

For further information about other road closures, visit the city’s website at www.toronto.ca/transportation

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