Weekend closure of Bank Street southbound from Sunnyside to Cameron

Published on
March 19, 2024
Parking, roads, traffic and transit
Planning, development and construction

Starting Friday, March 22 at 6 pm until Monday, March 25 at 6 am, Bank Street, from Sunnyside Avenue to Cameron Avenue, will be closed to southbound traffic.

The southbound lane closure is required to accommodate sanitary sewer works beneath Bank Street as part of the Grove Avenue and Grosvenor Avenue Integrated Road, Sewer and Watermain Project.

Bank Street businesses remain open for business as usual.

A map showing a visual of the southbound section of Bank Street that is closed between Sunnyside to Cameron Avenues and the detour routes for vehicles and trucks heading southbound.

Traffic impacts

Vehicles heading southbound on Bank Street will be detoured via Sunnyside Avenue, Bronson Avenue, and Riverside Drive.

Heavy trucks heading southbound on Bank Street will be detoured via Catherine Street, Bronson Avenue and Riverside Drive.

OC Transpo

OC Transpo services heading southbound on Bank Street will not be impacted and will be permitted through the work zone.

Pedestrians and cyclists

The sidewalk on the west side of Bank Street between Glen Avenue and Ossington Avenue will be closed. The sidewalk on the east side of Bank Street will not be impacted.

Northbound cyclists can share the open lane with other northbound traffic. Southbound cyclists are encouraged to walk their bikes on the sidewalk on the east side of Bank Street through the work zone, or detour via Glen Avenue to Grosvenor Avenue and Cameron Avenue.

A Noise By-law Exemption has been obtained to facilitate the nightwork required to complete the construction in the scheduled timeframe. Noise levels are not expected to be excessive and significant effort is being made to reduce the impacts of construction as much as possible for effected residents and businesses.

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