Due to the winter celebrations this weekend, there will be road closures to all traffic, and detours to public transit routes.  

The Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony is on Friday, November 15, and the Santa Claus Parade is on Saturday, November 16.

Road closures will be all along Main street between Sproule and Elgin.

Road Closures

Friday, November 15

Main Street South, from Queen Street to Wellington Street West, on Friday, November 15, from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Wellington Street West, from George Street South to Main Street South, on Friday, November 15, from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Saturday, November, 16

North of Main Street and Queen Street

Main Street North, from Vodden Street to Queen Street, on Saturday, November 16, from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Church Street East, from Scott Street to Union Street, on Saturday, November 16, from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Ken Whillans Drive, from Vodden Street to Church Street East, on Saturday, November 16, from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Sproule Drive, from Main Street North to Ken Whillans Drive, on Saturday, November 16, from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

East of Main Street and Queen Street

Queen Street East, from Main Street to Centre Street, on Saturday, November 16, from 3:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

West of Main Street and Queen Street

Queen Street West, from George Street to Main Street, on Saturday, November 16, from 3:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

South of Main Street and Queen Street

Main Street South, from Queen Street to Charolais Boulevard, on Saturday, November 16, from 3:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Elgin Drive, from Mill Street South to Main Street South, on Saturday, November 16, from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Wellington Street East, from Main Street South to Chapel Street, on Saturday, November 16, from 3:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Wellington Street West, from George Street South to Main Street South, on Saturday, November 16, from 3:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

For more information on road closures, see the City’s webpage here.

Transit Detours

Detours will be for the duration of Friday, November 15, from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m., and Saturday, November 16, from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Detour of Bus Route 502 Züm Main northbound and 2 Main from Main Street:

The route before reaching Queen and Main, will turn left onto Harold Street, right onto McMurchy Avenue, and right onto Nelson Street, before turning left and resuming north on Main Street.

The route will continue to detour from Main Street North, using Church Street, Mill Street North, Rosedale Avenue, Pleasantview Avenue, and Vodden Street West to reconnect with Main Street North.

Detour of Bus Route 502 Züm Main southbound and 2 Main from Main Street:

The route before reaching Queen and Main, will turn right onto Nelson Street, left onto McMurchy Avenue, and left onto Harold Street, before turning right and resuming south on Main Street.

The route will continue to detour from Main Street North, using Vodden Street West, Pleasantview Avenue, Rosedale Avenue, Mill Street North, and Nelson Street West to reconnect to continue its detour on McMurchy Avenue.

Detour of Bus Route 24 Van Kirk from Queen Street:

The bus route will detour from its regular route on English Street and Vodden Street West, and at Queen Street East and Centre Street, to go instead along Vodden Street East and Centre Street North.

For more information on transit detours, including maps of the detours, see the City’s webpage here.

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