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Commencement Drive closure – August 11

Emergency notification

Commencement Drive, located at the lights off Simcoe Street North, will be closed to traffic from 7:30 a.m. until approximately the end of the business day on Friday, August 11. The closure will allow contractors to install a new speed bump in the inbound lanes and modify the existing speed bump in the outbound lanes.

Accessing campus by car:

Commencement Lot will remain open for parking and Founders Drive will be open to traffic.

Faculty, staff, students and visitors can enter the campus at Founders Gate (north of Commencement Drive, off Simcoe Street North) or at Founders Drive (off Conlin Road).

Bus services to campus:

  • GO Transit:
    • Buses will arrive to, and depart from, campus through the Founders Drive entrance, but will continue to make regular stops through to the bus loop.
  • Durham Region Transit:
    • For bus routes 310, 401/B/C, 416, 417, 910, 915 and 950, northbound and southbound temporary accessible stops, as well as a crosswalk, will be placed at Commencement Drive and Simcoe Street.
    • Specialized Services will continue to pick up and drop off passengers at the bus loop, and will enter campus via Founders Gate and, if necessary, Founders Drive.

We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your co-operation.