Toronto International Film Festival - Festival Street road closures
Thursday, September 6, 2018 5:00am to Monday, September 10, 2018 5:00am
Severity: Very High
King Street West may be closed from Peter Street to University Avenue Thursday, September 6, 2018 5am to Monday, September 10, 2018 5am according to Toronto Star. Official road closures have not yet been announced. If this closure takes place, Toronto Transit Commission streetcar routes 504 King, 304 King and 514 Cherry will likely be detouring via Queen Street. Expect severe delays to those streetcar routes as well as 501 Queen. Shuttle buses via Richmond Street West and Adelaide Street West will supplement streetcars during rush hour and at night from 2am to 6am. Delays to streetcars listed above may be as much as 1 hour during afternoon rush hour on Thursday and Friday. Expect severe streetcar bunching and unreliable streetcar service on those streetcar lines throughout the weekend. Expect severe traffic delays on Richmond Street West and Adelaide Street West.