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Around the Bay Race 2023 Road Closures

Posted on Monday, March 20, 2023 08:58 AM

The Around the Bay Road Race on Sunday, March 26, 2023, will result in road and lane closures in Burlington from approximately 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Streets will reopen as the last participant passes. Vehicles parked illegally in the event area will be tagged or towed to allow emergency access. Traffic on roads next to the race route will experience significant delays. Residents are urged to use alternate routes to minimize congestion surrounding the route area.

Road Closures – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • QEW Toronto-bound exit ramp to North Shore Boulevard East. Detour via Fairview Street.
  • North Shore Boulevard East Niagara-bound entry ramp to the QEW. Detour via Fairview Street.
  • Plains Road West at York Boulevard. Detour via Hwy. 6 and 403.
  • North Shore Boulevard closed from QEW ramps to Plains Road - Westbound lane open for emergency vehicles and resident access only. Through traffic not permitted.
Traffic Lane Closures – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Southbound lane of King Road from Plains Road East to North Shore...

Temporary closure of King Road starting March 16, 2023

Posted on Tuesday, March 14, 2023 09:38 AM

King Road will be closed for through traffic between North Service Road and Mountain Brow Road from March 16 to April 12, 2023 for the annual passage of endangered Jefferson salamanders.

Public access will be restricted at the escarpment limits while local access will be maintained up to the closure points.

Since 2012, the City of Burlington has closed the same section of road for the salamanders to cross. They are a nationally and provincially protected endangered species. Learn more.

Road Closures for Chilly Half Marathon, March 5

Posted on Monday, February 27, 2023 09:49 AM

The Chilly Half Marathon is being held Sunday, March 5, 2023. As a result, there will be a number of road closures and detours. Race Details: The race starts at 10:05 a.m. in front of City Hall on Brant Street and travels north to Baldwin Street, west on Baldwin Street, south on Hurd Avenue, east on Blenheim Street, south on Locust Street, east on Elgin Street, south on Brant Street, west on Lakeshore Road, turnaround at Maple Avenue, east on Lakeshore Road to Burloak Drive, north on Burloak Drive, turnaround at Spruce Avenue, west on Lakeshore Road, North on Brant Street to Finish. Road Closures

  • 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Brant Street from Maria Street to Elgin Street
  • Ontario Street from Brant Street to Locust Street, and James Street from John Street to Brant Street.
  • 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Lakeshore Road from Brant Street to Maple Avenue.
  • 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Brant Street, Lakeshore Road to Elgin Street (access to Bunton’s Wharf via Locust Street).
  • 9:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lakeshore Road from Brant Street...

Road Closures for Robbie Burns Road Race, Jan. 22

Posted on Monday, January 16, 2023 03:24 PM

On Sunday, Jan. 22 a number of road closures and lane restrictions will be in effect for the Robbie Burns race. Race Start Time 8:30 a.m. from Elgin Street, travelling in a clockwise direction. Road Closures 6 to 10 a.m. – Elgin Street from Burlington Avenue to Locust Street. 8 to 9 a.m. – Baldwin Street from Hurd Avenue to Brant Street. 8:30 to 9 a.m. - Brant Street from Baldwin to Fairview. Lane Closures 7:30 to 10 a.m. – Locust Street northbound. All remaining streets on race route will have one lane coned-off for runners. Expect delays. Traffic Supervision Halton Region Police Services will supervise all closures. Road Closures or Traffic Control Information Event liaison, City of Burlington, 905-335-7777, ext. 7201 Downtown Municipal Parking

Enjoy free parking every Sunday in Burlington’s downtown municipal lots:

  • Waterfront Parking Garage, 414 Locust Street, 355 Spaces.
  • Various municipal surface parking lots.
Parking Restrictions Posted Obey all parking bylaw regulations to avoid being ticketed...

Burlington Canal Lift Bridge closed until Mar. 20, 2023

Posted on Wednesday, January 04, 2023 04:16 PM

Public Services and Procurement Canada has announced closures on the Burlington Canal Lift Bridge for construction work:

  • Wednesday, Dec. 28, 8 a.m. to Monday, March 20, at 12 a.m.
    • pedestrian and cyclist pathways closed
  • Thursday, Jan. 5, at 12 a.m. to Monday, March 20, at 12 a.m.
    • road closed

Detour signs are in place to direct traffic to alternative routes. 


For more information, contact Real Property Services, Public Services and Procurement