Notice of event and road closures

Saturday, September 16, 2017 – 4:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

On Saturday, September 16, the RBC Race for the Kids will be held in North York in support of the Family Navigation Project at Sunnybrook. This 5km, 7km, and 15km walk/run has been organized with a planning team, which included members of City of Toronto, to minimize the disruptions to North York residents and businesses.

See map below and please read the reverse to learn more about the road and lane closures in your neighbourhood. We invite you to share this information with your neighbours and customers.

We are grateful to the North York community for welcoming us into your neighbourhood once again. Thanks to your support over the last four years we have raised $7.3 million to help families with a youth struggling with mental health and addiction find the specialize care they need.

If you have any questions, please contact us at: 416-480-6100 ext. 87299 or RBCRacefortheKids@sunnybrook.ca.

Road Closures

Road Closures

Times

  1. Beecroft Rd. between North York Blvd. and Park Home Ave.
    • One lane in each direction will be open

4:30 a.m. 10:00 a.m.

  1. North York Blvd. between Beecroft Rd. and Yonge St. all lanes will be closed

4:30 a.m. 10:00 a.m.

  1. Finch between Doris Ave. and Dufferin St.
    • All lanes between Doris Ave. and Beecroft Rd. will be closed
    • The westbound curb lane between Beecroft Rd. and Bathurst St. will be open
    • The westbound 2nd lane between Bathurst St. and Dufferin St. will be open as well as all eastbound lanes
    • All eastbound lanes between Bathurst St. & Talbot St. will be open
    • The eastbound curb lane between Talbot Rd. & Beecroft Rd. will be open

7:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m.

  1. Yonge St. between Sheppard Ave. and north of Finch Ave.
    • All northbound and southbound lanes closed
    • Two Southbound lanes between Park Home Ave. and North York Blvd. will remain closed until approximately 1:00 p.m. The third lane will be open for southbound traffic after 11:15 a.m.

7:15 a.m. 11:15 a.m.

  1. Yonge St. between north of Finch Ave. and Pleasant Ave. / Newton Dr.
    • The northbound and southbound curb lanes between north of Finch Ave. and Pleasant Ave. / Newton Dr. will be open
    • The northbound and southbound middle lanes between Drewry Ave. / Cummer Ave. and Pleasant Ave. / Newton Dr. will be open

7:45 a.m. 10:45 a.m.


For residents that live in the Yonge & Finch area, please use the following routes to cross Finch:


East of Yonge

  • Use Doris Ave. or Willowdale Ave. to cross Finch or to reach Sheppard
  • Use Bishops Ave., Cummer Ave. or Newton Dr. or to access Yonge St. Northbound
  • Use Sheppard to access Yonge St. Southbound

West of Yonge

  • Travel West on Churchill Ave. to Senlac Rd.
  • Use Senlac Rd. to reach Finch Ave. or Sheppard Ave.
  • Use Sheppard Ave. to access Yonge St. Southbound
  • Use Senlac Rd. & Grantbrook St. to cross Finch
  • Use Hendon Ave. from Grantbrook St. to reach Hendon Park
  • Use Drewry Ave. from Grantbrook St. to travel toward Goulding Park
  • Use Moore Park Ave. to access Yonge St. Northbound
  • Avoid Beecroft Rd. North of Kempford Blvd., use suggested detours to avoid delays