If you’re headed downtown for Canada Day, make note of these parking restrictions and road closures.
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Hoping to celebrate Canada Day 2019 in downtown Vancouver on Monday? Better watch out for these parking restrictions and road closures.The waterfront celebration, hosted at Canada Place by the federal government and the Port of Vancouver, includes live entertainment, a kids’ zone, interactive displays, all capped off with a dazzling fireworks show.It is the largest Canada Day celebration outside of the nation’s capital.Before you head down there, be sure to take note of these parking restrictions and road closures.Parking restrictionsSunday, June 30 (3:00 p.m.) to Tuesday, July 2 (2:00 a.m.)• Both sides 200 Thurlow St., from W Cordova St. to Canada Place Way• Both sides 800 – 1000 Canada Place Way, from Howe St. to Thurlow St.• Both sides 200 Howe St., from W Cordova St. to Canada Place Way• Both sides 800 W Cordova St., from Howe St. to crosswalk mid-block (three-minute Tour Bus Zone)• Both sides 900 W Cordova St., from Burrard St. to crosswalk mid-block (temporary taxi zone)• North side 1000 W Cordova St., from Burrard St. to Thurlow St.Monday, July 1 (7:00 p.m.) to Tuesday, July 2 (2:00 a.m.)• West side 300 Seymour from W Cordova St. to Hastings• Both sides of 500 – 1000 W Cordova from Richards to ThurlowStreet closuresSunday, June 30 (5:00 p.m.) to Tuesday, July 2 (3:00 a.m.)• 800 – 900 Canada Place Way (1/4 block west of Howe St. to Burrard St.)• North side 800 – 900 W Cordova St., from Howe St. to Burrard St• 1000 Canada Place Way (Burrard St. to Thurlow St.)• 200 Thurlow St., from W Cordova St. to Canada Place Way• 200 Howe St from W Cordova to Canada Place Way – Cruise Ship Traffic Only until 4:30 p.m.Other• Local access to hotels, parkades (999, 1038 & 1055 Canada Place and 200 Burrard St) and Canada Place cruise ship terminal will be maintained during the Canada Day at Canada Place events. It is expected access and egress could be restricted after approximately 8:00 p.m. July 1st due to crowds and safety issues.• There will be barricades and Traffic Authority officers located at Howe & Cordova, Burrard & Cordova and Thurlow & Cordova streets beginning at 5:00 p.m. on June 30.TransitTransLink’s buses, SkyTrains and SeaBuses will operate on a Sunday/holiday schedule. The West Coast Express will not operate and the WCE customer service centre will be closed. The Compass Card customer service centre and lost property office will also be closed.There will be modified service, with additional SkyTrains and Canada Lines running rush-hour peak service following the Canada Day fireworks downtown.Holiday fares will be in effect on Canada Day; riders need only pay for a one-zone fare to travel across all zones and systems on holidays. Regular schedules and fares resume on Tuesday, July 2.For more information, visit TransLink’s website detailing Canada Day’s holiday firstname.lastname@example.org/stephanie_ip