Closure of Lake Shore Boulevard East from Logan Avenue to Parliament Street this weekend as the Gardiner Expressway ramp dismantling continues

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The ramps on the Gardiner Expressway west of Logan Avenue are being demolished, as shown in this photo from Friday, September 17. Photo by Alan Shackleton.

Lake Shore Boulevard East will be closed in both directions from Carlaw Avenue to Parliament Street this weekend as demolition work on the Gardiner Expressway east ramps continues.

This weekend will be closed from 9 p.m. on Friday, September 17 until 6 a.m. on Monday, September 20.

Ramps to the Gardiner were permanently closed August 31 from east of Don Valley Parkway at their start and end near Logan Avenue. The ramps are being demolished and Lake Shore Boulevard East is being reengineered as part of the work being done on the weekends of September and October.

The demolition of the ramps is part of the Gardiner Highway reclamation plan and the Port Lands flood protection project.

Due to ongoing work on the Gardiner Ramps, the ActiveTO closure will no longer occur in the eastbound lanes of Lake Shore Boulevard East between Woodbine Avenue and Leslie Street.

However, Bayview Avenue between Rosedale Valley Road and Lawren Harris Square will be closed for ActiveTO from 6 a.m. on September 18 to 9 p.m. on September 19.

ActiveTO offers residents the option to get outside and exercise, while being able to maintain physical distance as warranted by public health restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic

For more information on ActiveTO and Bike Share Toronto station locations, please see https://www.toronto.ca/home/covid-19/covid-19-protect-yourself-others/covid-19-reduce-virus-spread/covid-19-activeto/

For more information on the construction schedule for the demolition of the East Ramps of the Gardiner Freeway, please see https://portlandsto.ca/wp-content/uploads/Lake-Shore-Boulevard-East-and-Port-Lands-Flood-Protection-Construction-Notice-20-Final.pdf


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