Friday, March 22, 2013

March 24th - 2013 Around the Bay - East End Detours

There will be significant detours in the east end due to the Around the Bay Road Race. As in past years, this event consists of both a 30 km run (approximately 8,000 runners entered) and a 5 km run (approximately 2,000 runners entered).

THIRTY KILOMETRE RACE – EAST END
Sunday, March 24th, 2013
The race starts on York Blvd. at Caroline Street at 9:30 AM. The following road and lane closures will result: York Blvd., all eastbound lanes between Hess and James. Wilson Street, all eastbound lanes between James and Sherman. Sherman Avenue, all northbound lanes between Wilson and Cannon. Cannon Street/Britannia Avenue, eastbound lanes only, between Sherman and Parkdale. Parkdale Avenue, northbound lanes only, will be closed between Queenston and Melvin. Melvin Avenue, only one westbound lane will be kept open, between Parkdale and Woodward. Woodward Avenue, only one southbound lane will be kept open, between Melvin and Beach Blvd. No vehicle access will be allowed westbound on Barton beyond Red Hill Valley Parkway, due to problems that have arisen in the past at the intersection of Barton and Woodward. Beach Blvd., Burlington bound lanes only, will be closed between Woodward and Eastport Drive.

'2 BARTON'
Approximately 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

EASTBOUND
From Melvin and Parkdale
• Left (north) on Parkdale Avenue
• Right (east) on Burlington Street
• Follow signs to Red Hill Valley Parkway Southbound
• Continue on RHVP Southbound
• Exit at Barton Street
• Left (east) on Barton Street and resume regular routing on Barton, east of the Red Hill Valley Parkway.

WESTBOUND
From Barton and Nash
• Continue on Barton Street to RHVP
• Follow signs to R.H.V.P. Northbound
• Follow signs to Q.E.W. Toronto Bound
• Exit at Burlington Street Westbound
• Left (south) on Parkdale Avenue
• Right (west) on Barton Street and resume regular routing on Barton, west of Parkdale.

'3 CANNON'
Approximately 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM

EASTBOUND
From John and Main (Downtown)
• Right (east) on Main Street
• Continue east on Main until the QueenstonTraffic Circle
• Follow the circle to exit north on Strathearne Avenue
• Right (east) on Roxborough Avenue and resume regular eastbound routing.

WESTBOUND
From Roxborough and Strathearne
• Left (south) on Strathearne Avenue
• Right (west) on Main Street at the Traffic Circle
• Continue west on Main Street
• Continue west on King Street
• Left (south) on James Street and resume regular westbound routing on James Street, south of King Street.

4 BAYFRONT'
EASTBOUND
Follow regular route to Glow and Dunn
• Right (south) on Dunn Avenue
• Right (west) on Brampton Street
• Right (north) on Parkdale Avenue
• Right (east) on Burlington Street
• Follow signs to Red Hill Valley Parkway Southbound
• Continue on RHVP Southbound
• Exit at Barton Street
• Left (east) on Barton Street and resume regular routing on Barton, east of the Red Hill Valley Parkway.

Temporary Bus Stops will be installed at the following locations:
• On the west side of Dunn Avenue, north of Brampton Street (nearside bus stop)
• On the east side of Dunn Avenue, north of Brampton Street (farside bus stop)

WESTBOUND
From Nash and Barton
• Left (west) on Barton Street
• Follow signs to R.H.V.P. Northbound
• Follow signs to Q.E.W. Toronto Bound
• Exit at Burlington Street Westbound
• Continue west on Burlington Street
• Left (south) on Parkdale Avenue
• Left (east) on Brampton Street
• Left (north) on Dunn Avenue
• Left (west) on Glow Avenue and resume regular routing on Glow, west of Dunn.

'11 PARKDALE'
Approximately 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

NORTHBOUND
From Parkdale and Roxborough
• Left (west) on Roxborough Avenue
• Right (north) on Walter Avenue
• Right (east) on Melvin Street
• Left (north) on Parkdale Avenue
• Right (east) on Glow Avenue
• Right (south) on Dunn Avenue
• Right (west) on Brampton Street
• Right (north) on Parkdale Avenue
• Right (east) on Burlington Street
• Continue to QEW Eastbound (Towards Toronto)
• Exit at Eastport Drive
• Right (northwest) on Eastport Drive
• Right (southeast) on Beach Blvd. (Towards Hamilton)
• Right (northwest) at QEW Toronto ramp (after servicing Beach)
• Continue on QEW Eastbound (Towards Toronto)
• Exit at Fairview Street
• Right (east) on Fairview Street
• Right (south) on Maple Avenue
• Left (east) on Lakeshore Road and resume regular routing.

Temporary Bus Stops will be installed at the following locations:
• On the west side of Dunn Avenue, north of Brampton Street (nearside bus stop)
• On the east side of Dunn Avenue, north of Brampton Street (farside bus stop)

SOUTHBOUND (To Hamilton)
From Lakeshore and Maple
• Right (north) on Maple Avenue
• Left (west) on Fairview Street
• Continue to QEW Westbound (Towards Niagara)
• Exit at Burlington Street
• Continue west on Burlington Street
• Left (south) on Parkdale Avenue
• Left (east) on Brampton Street
• Left (north) on Dunn Avenue
• Left (west) on Glow Avenue
• Left (south) on Parkdale Avenue
• Right (west) on Melvin Avenue
• Left (south) on Walter Street
• Left (east) on Roxborough Avenue
• Right (south) on Parkdale Avenue and resume regular routing.

Delays can be expected to cross Britannia Avenue in both directions on Walter Street.

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