Kingston Road / Main construction:
TTC detours, September 11 to 16



The TTC and City of Toronto project to replace the streetcar tracks and upgrade Kingston Road between Victoria Park Avenue and Queen Street East continues.

This week, from 6 a.m. Wednesday, September 11 until 6 a.m. Monday, September 16, the work will block the intersection of Kingston Road with Main Street and Southwood Drive to through north-south traffic.

The TTC is detouring buses operating along the 64 Main route, while the intersection is closed.

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Buses operating along the 22A Coxwell via Kingston Rd, 322 Coxwell overnight via Kingston Rd and 324 Victoria Park routes continue to detour around the construction.

Streetcars operating along the 502 Downtowner and 503 Kingston Rd tripper routes continue to start and end their trips in the Queen / Kingston Road Loop.


64 Main

From 6 a.m. Wednesday, September 11 until 6 a.m. Monday, September 16, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street and Gerrard Street East, then detour:

westward along Gerrard East;
southward along Woodbine Avenue; and then
eastward along Kingston Road to Main Street / Southwood Drive,
resuming their regular route southward along Southwood.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street at Swanwick and Benlamond Avenues and at Kingston Road.

Instead, southbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Gerrard Street East at Norwood Road, west of Kildonan Road and at Golfview and Woodbine Avenues,
  • on Woodbine Avenue across from Cassels Avenue and at Eastwood Road and
  • on Kingston Road at Elmer Avenue, Waverley Road, Lee Avenue and Southwood Drive.

Northbound buses start their trips on Wineva Avenue at Queen Street East, then proceed:

eastward along Queen East;
northward along Woodbine Avenue; and then
eastward along Gerrard Street East to Main,
resuming their regular route northward along Main.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Hambly Avenue north of Queen Street East and at Williamson Road,
  • on Williamson Road across from Southwood Drive,
  • on Southwood Drive at Glen Ames and Kingston Road and
  • on Main Street north of Lyall Avenue and at Swanwick Avenue and Gerrard Street East.

Instead, northbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Queen Street East at Lee Avenue, Waverley Road and Elmer and Woodbine Avenues,
  • on Woodbine Avenue north of Norway Avenue at Kingston Road and Corley Avenue, north of Cassels Avenue and at Gerrard Street East and
  • on Gerrard Street East at Golfview Avenue, Glenmount Park and Norwood Roads and Main Street.

From the Transit Toronto archives, read:

  • “A history of streetcars on Kingston Road”, by James Bow, here.

You can learn more about the project to replace the tracks on Kingston Road here and here.