June 19, 2018

This summer, the TTC and City of Toronto are carrying out extensive upgrades to aging streetcar tracks along Broadview Ave. between Danforth Ave. and Dundas St. E., resulting in temporary TTC service modifications and traffic restrictions.

Starting this Sun., June 24 until Sept. 8, crews will replace track along Broadview Ave. between Dundas St. E. and Gerrard St. E., and at both of these intersections. There will also be spot repairs on the track and concrete between Simpson and Danforth Aves. between June 25 and July 23. The road will remain open to cars and buses.

The first phase of replacement work will begin with track at the Broadview/Dundas intersection followed by tracks between Dundas and Gerrard streets. This phase of the work is expected to be completed in late July.

Phase 2 includes replacing track in the complex intersection at Broadview Ave. and Gerrard St. E., and is scheduled to be completed by Sept. 8.

During this work, service on the 504/304 King, 505 Dundas, 506/306 Carlton and 514 Cherry routes will be impacted.

The TTC is providing important information to customers through posters, pole cards and customer service ambassadors at Broadview Station and along the impacted routes. Detailed updates will also be available at www.ttc.ca.

Changes in service are as follows (see attached map below for more details)

Phase 1 (June 24 - July 23) – Broadview Ave. and Dundas St. E. intersection, and Broadview Ave. track:

- As 504 King streetcars will not be able to travel to Broadview Station, streetcar service on this route and 514 Cherry will be temporarily replaced with four alternate services as follows:
  - 504A streetcar will operate between Dundas West Station and the Distillery Loop.
  - 504B/503 streetcar will operate on weekdays between Dufferin Gate Loop and Bingham Loop. (Note: westbound streetcars will be signed 504 Dufferin and eastbound streetcars will be signed 503 Victoria Park).
  - 504C will operate between Dufferin Gate Loop and Queen St. E./Woodbine Ave. weeknights, and Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. (Note: westbound streetcars will be signed 504 Dufferin and eastbound streetcars will be signed 504 Greenwood and Queen).
  - Buses signed 504D will run between Broadview Station and King St. E./Parliament St. via Broadview Ave., Gerrard St. E. and River St. with bus/streetcar transfer points along King St. E. between River and Parliament streets.

- Replacement buses operating on the 505 Dundas will divert both ways around the closed intersection via Dundas St., River St., Gerrard St., and Broadview Ave.

- The 506/306 Carlton replacement bus service is unaffected during this phase, but will continue to be extended to Victoria Park Station due to construction at Main Street Station.

- Overnight 304 King streetcar service will operate between Dundas West Station and Queen St. E./Kingston Rd. 304 King bus service will operate between University Ave. and Broadview Station.

Phase 2 (July 24 - Sept. 8) – Broadview Ave. and Gerrard St. intersection:

- Streetcar service remains the same as in Phase 1, but 504D buses will run between Broadview Station and King St. E./Parliament St. via Broadview Ave., Jack Layton Way, St. Matthews Rd., Gerrard St. E., River St. and King St. E. with bus/streetcar transfer points along King St. E. between River and Parliament streets.
- 505 Dundas replacement buses will divert both ways around the closed intersection via Jack Layton Way, St. Matthews Rd., Gerrard St. E. and River St.
- 506/306 replacement buses will divert both ways around the closed intersection via Logan Ave., Dundas St. E. and River St., and will continue to be extended to Victoria Park Station due to construction at Main Street Station.
- Overnight 304 King streetcar service will operate between Dundas West Station and Queen St. E./Kingston Rd. 304 King bus service will operate between University Ave. and Broadview Station.

Note to cyclists: during this work, TTC buses will operate on streets typically serviced by streetcars, many of which are equipped with dedicated bike lanes. On these routes, buses service these stops at the curb. TTC operators use extreme caution when operating on these routes during the busy cycling season.

Customers travelling through this area over the summer are advised to plan ahead and leave extra time. The TTC will keep customers informed with notices posted at stops and via ttc.ca and through social media.

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