Keeping traffic around Exhibition Place moving is an important priority. Find out about reduced or restricted travel on the roads which may affect your visit to the grounds.
Lane Closure Notice - Lakeshore Blvd. West Eastbound
Please be advised that there is expected to be a lane closure on Lakeshore Blvd. from December 18, 2023 - March 1, 2024.
Where: Lakeshore Blvd. West eastbound curb lane from just west of Ontario Drive to just east of the West Bridge
Reason: Ontario Place has undertaken a Site Servicing Renewal Project, which includes the replacement of ageing infrastructure and utilities. This project requires a construction staging area.
Last Updated: December 8, 2023
Road Closure Notice - Manitoba Road - November 24, 2023
Please be advised that Manitoba Drive from Quebec St to Nova Scotia Ave for the Toronto Hydro Duct Bank Relocation work in advance for the Ontario Line Project. The work is estimated to last three months with work beginning immediately and expected re-opening date being April 1, 2024.
This section will be fully closed for vehicles in both directions.
Please use alternate routes to move around this closure. Pedestrian access will remain open on the north sidewalk through the construction work zone.
Last Updated: November 23, 2023
Construction Update - Exhibition GO Station - November 24, 2023
Please see the details for construction starting on the new GO/Ontario Line Station in early 2024, GO Train Boarding Platforms will be shifted to the east, of the existing GO Station, when boarding westbound trains (and in the near future eastbound trains as well).
What to expect:
Starting Monday, December 4, 2023, the old pedestrian platform located west of the Exhibition Station entrance will be closed.
Pedestrians will be required to use the new pedestrian platform located east of the station entrance to board westbound trains.
Pedestrian access to Exhibition Station will be maintained via Atlantic Ave.
Please see the attached construction notice for additional details on the overnight construction.
Last Updated: November 24, 2023
Construction Update - East Bridge Access to Ontario Place - November 1, 2023
Please be advised that effective November 1, 2023, Ellis-Don will be closing the East Bridge access to Ontario Place in both directions. This closure will allow Ellis-Don to continue with construction activity on the Ontario Place side.
The West Bridge will remain open.
We expect that the East Bridge will temporarily re-open in the Spring during the Budweiser Stage Concert Season and when more people access the Ontario Place trail system.
Last Updated: November 1, 2023
Transit Service Disruptions - October 8, 2023
Please see below details regarding temporary service changes to the 29/329/929 bus services on Dufferin Street until end of December. The changes are required in order for the City’s contractor to progress with Phase 2 of the planned streetcar track renewal work at the intersection of Dufferin and Springhurst.
- The 29 Dufferin bus and 329 Dufferin Night bus will bypass the Dufferin Gate Loop and instead loop back at Princes’ Gate via Liberty Street, East Liberty Street, and Strachan Avenue.
- The 929 Dufferin Express buses will bypass the Dufferin Gate Loop and instead loop back at Exhibition Loop via Liberty Street, East Liberty Street, Strachan Avenue, and Manitoba Avenue.
- The 504B King streetcar will continue to bypass stops along Dufferin Street south of King Street West, and continue further west to Roncesvalles Avenue (Sunnyside Loop).
Residents/businesses can receive direct construction updates on the City of Toronto website.
Last Updated: October 8, 2023
Construction Update - Overnight Sewer and Utility Work Notice - Exhibition Station
Metrolinx will commence overnight sewer and utility work at various locations around Exhibition Station regarding the Ontario Line. Work crews will be roatiating between sites, and temporary lane closures are expected during the work period. This work will continue until approximately the end of November 2023.
Last Updated: September 7, 2023
Construction Notice - Dufferin Street and Springhurst Ave
This fall, the City of Toronto and TTC plan to replace aging streetcar tracks on Springhurst Ave from Dufferin St to Fort Rouille St, including the Dufferin St loop.
The project involves replacing watermains and substandard water services on Fort Rouille St and Springhurst Ave.
It is coordinated with emergency repairs for the Dufferin St Bridge, required to improve the aging infrastructure and aligns with the 2023 Capital Works Program approved by Council.
Last Updated: August 16, 2023