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Section of Red River Road to Close Sunday in Both Directions

Posted on Friday, May 13, 2022 01:37 PM

May 13, 2022 – Due to a necessary service repair, Red River Road between Rockwood Avenue and Hodge Street, will be completely closed in both directions starting on Sunday, May 15, at 8 am.

Repairs are expected to be completed by the end of the day.

Drivers are asked to plan an alternate route, drive with caution, and obey all signage in the area of the road closure.


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Contact:       Adam Tempelman,...

City Bike Lanes to Open Friday, May 20

Posted on Thursday, May 19, 2022 12:08 PM

After delays due to weather and debris build-up from the prolonged winter, City of Thunder Bay’s bike lanes will be opening on Friday, May 20.

Bike lanes will remain open until November 15, if weather permits. Restrictions to on-street parking in designated bike lanes will be enforced during this period – check signage in your area.

“With the nice weather and increases in fuel prices, drivers may see increased bicycle traffic,” said Darrik Smith – Mobility Coordinator. “Drivers are asked to be aware...

Reduced Load Restrictions Lifted

Posted on Thursday, May 19, 2022 11:01 AM

The City of Thunder Bay will be removing the seasonal load restrictions on Monday, May 23, at 8 am. The roadway weight restrictions were put in place on March 28, in conjunction with the Ministry of Transportation’s Provincial Reduced Load Regulations.

Heavy load restrictions are put into effect each spring to protect the roads from damage until the frost is out of the ground.

Your cooperation in preventing excessive damage to our City streets is appreciated. To view a reduced loads exemption restrictions...

Join Us to Discuss Improvements at Mountdale Boat Launch

Posted on Thursday, May 19, 2022 10:04 AM

The City of Thunder Bay’s Parks & Open Spaces Section and the Lakehead Region Conservation Authority (LRCA) are hosting a public open house to discuss the proposed improvements at the Mountdale/Neste Boat Launch and surrounding park area and the results of the online public feedback survey on the proposed improvements. The open house is taking place on-site at the Mountdale Boat Launch on Wednesday, May 25, from 12 – 2 pm. 

The Mountdale Boat launch is located on Mountdale Avenue, off Montreal...

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City of Thunder Bay’s AA Credit Rating Reaffirmed

Posted on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 04:20 PM

S&P Global Ratings has reaffirmed the City of Thunder Bay’s credit rating of AA, with a stable outlook. 

Over the next two years the City is expected to continue generating positive operating results, maintain a low debt burden and mitigate any lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.  These conditions, supported by prudent financial management practices, led S&P Global to reaffirm the rating for a sixth consecutive year. 

“We are pleased the City has once again received...