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Warning – Reduced Load Restrictions 2011

March 16, 2011 - The Ministry of Transportation’s Provincial Reduced Load Regulations are expected to come into effect shortly. Heavy load restrictions will apply within the City of Thunder Bay limits beginning at 8 am on Friday, March 18.

The Reduced Load Restrictions icons also apply to all streets within the City of Thunder Bay limits with the exception of those streets or portions of streets listed below which shall be exempt:



22nd Side Road

Rosslyn Road to Broadway Avenue

106th Street

Island Drive to 108th Avenue

108th Avenue

106th Street to South End

Alexandra Street

William Street to Southern Avenue

Algoma Street

Gibson Street to John Street

Alloy Drive

Balmoral Street to Central Avenue

Alloy Drive

Central Avenue to North End

Alloy Drive

Balmoral Street to Amber Drive

Amber Drive

Central Avenue to Alloy Drive

Arthur Street

May Street to City Limits

Arundel Street

Strathcona Avenue to Hodder Avenue

Atlantic Avenue

McPherson Street to East End

Baffin Street

Island Drive to 110th Avenue

Balmoral Street

John Street to Cameron Street

Balsam Street

River Street to Thunder Bay Expressway

Bay Street

Algoma Street to Water Street

Beaverhall Place

Walsh Street to Mountdale Avenue

Broadway Avenue

Expressway to Neebing Avenue

Brock Street

Brown Street to Edward Street

Brown Street

Frederica Street to Brock Street

Burwood Avenue

Central Avenue to Oliver Road

Camelot Street

Water Street to Algoma Street

Carrick Street

Harbour Expressway to Waterford Street

Central Avenue

Memorial Avenue to Fort William Road

Central Avenue

Cochrane Street to West End

Central Avenue

Memorial Avenue to Cochrane Street

Chippewa Road

James Street to Highway #61

City Road

James Street to Mission Mill

Clavet Street

Cumberland Street to Algoma Street

Cobalt Street

Alloy Drive to Tungsten Street

Commerce Street

Walsh Street to Mountdale Avenue

Copper Crescent

Lithium Drive to Tungsten Street

Court Street

River Street to Fort William Road

Cumberland Street

Hodder Avenue to Water Street

Darrell Avenue

City Road to North End

Dawson Road

Thunder Bay Expressway to 200m west of Dog Lake Road

Dog Lake Road

Dawson Road to City Limits

Dunlop Street

Carrick Street to Memorial Avenue

Edward Street

Frederica Street to William Street

Egan Street

Cumberland Street to Front Street

Eighth Avenue

Memorial Avenue to West End

Eleventh Avenue

Memorial Avenue to Fort William Road

Field Street

Eleventh Avenue to End of Street

Ford Street

Christina Street to Frederica Street

Fort William Road

Court Street to Simpson Street

Frederica Street

Ford Street to James Street

Front Street

River Street to Stephen Street

Golf Links Road

William Street to Oliver Road

Gorham Street

Dunlop Street to North End

Grenville Avenue

Cumberland Street to Marine Drive

Hammond Avenue

Maureen Street to Main Street

Harbour Expressway

T.B. Expressway to Fort William Road

Harold Crescent

Northern Avenue to Balmoral Street

Hewitson Street

Balmoral Street to Carrick Street

Hodder Avenue

T.B. Expressway to Cumberland Street

Industrial Road

Pearl Street to South End

Isabel Street

Fort William Road to Memorial Avenue

Island Drive

Main Street to 106th Street

James Street

Frederica Street to City Road

John Street

Junot Avenue to Expressway

John Street

Water Street to Oliver Road

John Street Road

Valley Street to Gratton Road


Arthur Street to Christina Street

Lithium Drive

Balmoral Street to East End

MacDonnell Street

10th Avenue to Squier Street

MacDougall Street

Cumberland Street to Water Street

Main Street

Fort William Road to 110th Avenue

Mapleward Road

Highway #102 to North City Limits

Mapleward Road

Oliver Road to John Street Road

Marina Park Drive

Marina Park Overpass to St. James Street

Marina Park Overpass

Water Street to Marina Park Drive

Marine Drive

From Its East End to Its West End

Maureen Drive

4th Avenue to Hammond Avenue

May Street

Memorial Avenue to Arthur Street

McIntosh Street

Pacific Avenue to McNaughton Street

McNaughton Street

McIntosh Street to Hargrave Street

McPherson Street

Atlantic Avenue to McNaughton Street

Memorial Avenue

John Street to May Street

Montreal Street

Neebing Avenue to James Street

Mountdale Avenue

Arthur Street to Commerce Street

Neebing Avenue

Walsh Street to Broadway Avenue

Norah Crescent

Balmoral Street to Forest Street

Northern Avenue

Fort William Road to Norah Street

Oliver Road

John Street to West City Limits

Pacific Avenue

May Street to Island Drive

Pearl Street

Water Street to Lakefront

Red River Road

Water Street to City Limits

Ridgeway Street

Vickers Street to Syndicate Avenue

River Street

Front Street to Madeline Street

Roland Street

William Street to Hewitson Street

Rosslyn Road

Neebing Avenue to 22nd Side Road

Russell Street

William Street to Hewitson Street

St. James Street

Cumberland Street to Water Street

Simpson Street

Fort William Road to May Street

Sixteenth Avenue

Memorial Avenue to East End

Sixth Avenue Overpass

Fort William Road to Maureen Street

Southern Avenue

Alexandra Street to Pacific Avenue

Squier Street

Memorial Avenue to 8th Avenue

Strathcona Avenue

City Limits to Arundel Street

Stephen Street

Front Street to Cumberland Street

South Syndicate Avenue

Arthur Street to Walsh Street

Tungsten Street

Alloy Drive to Lithium Drive

Valley Street

Expressway to John Street Road

Vickers Street

Northern Avenue to Forest Street

Vickers Street

Arthur Street to Ridgeway Street

Walsh Street

Neebing Avenue to James Street

Water Street

St. James Street to MacDougall Street

Water Street

Fort William Road to Cumberland Street

Waterloo Street

Cameron Street to Walsh Street

William Street

Edward Street to Russell Street


The above date is dependent upon weather conditions and is subject to change. Changes may be made in conjunction with any changes to dates as established by the Ministry of Transportation.

Your co-operation in preventing excessive damage to our City streets is appreciated.

For more information or to obtain a print or fax copy of this list, contact the Engineering Division at 625-2266.

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Contact: Ryan Love, Traffic Technologist - Engineering, 625-2265