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No Pedestrian Facility to Access Cruise Ship Terminal

Posted on Thursday, May 25, 2023 04:08 PM

The City of Thunder Bay is thrilled to welcome the Viking Octantis and its passengers to the city today, the first ship of many in what is planned to be a very busy cruise ship season.

The Octantis will arrive and be docked at the Pool 6 cruise ship terminal from Thursday, May 25 at 8 pm to Saturday, May 27 at 11 pm. 

The excitement and enthusiasm for these ships is understandable and shared across the community. However, for public safety, the City is asking vehicles and pedestrians to avoid the...

Colonel Keene Drive to Close for Reconstruction

Posted on Thursday, May 25, 2023 03:13 PM

Starting Monday, May 29, Colonel Keene Drive (the road and parking area at Hillcrest Park) will be closed while reconstruction work takes place.

The work is expected to take four to five weeks, during which the road and parking lots will be closed to vehicles.

The project includes a full reconstruction of the road and parking lot areas with new curbing, sidewalks, granular materials and a new asphalt pavement surface throughout.

Park users are asked to use caution when near the construction area.


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Section of Court Street Closed to Prepare for Construction

Posted on Thursday, May 25, 2023 11:47 AM

In preparation for the upcoming North Core Streetscape construction project, the section of Court Street between Lincoln Street and Park Avenue has been closed to allow work crews to safely begin to stage equipment in the area.

Businesses in the area remain open and alternative parking options are available nearby on Park Avenue, Red River Road and in the Waterfront Parkade on Court Street.

Drivers are asked to use caution in the area and obey all posted signage.

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Central Avenue resurfacing to begin

Posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2023 11:48 AM

Beginning at 7 pm tomorrow, May 25, Central Avenue between Balmoral Street and Memorial Avenue will be closed as asphalt resurfacing work begins.

The work will be completed in two phases. During Phase 1, eastbound traffic lanes will be closed and only westbound traffic will be permitted. In Phase 2, westbound traffic lanes will be closed and only eastbound traffic will be permitted.

The work is expected to take four to five days to complete.

There will be short periodic closures of both the...

Free compost available to residents

Posted on Friday, May 19, 2023 05:09 PM

Compost is available to all residents at no charge at the Solid Waste and Recycling Facility while quantities last, weather permitting, beginning today.

“We’re happy to again offer free compost to all residents,” said Jason Sherband, Manager – Solid Waste & Recycling Services. “The leaf and yard waste that’s picked up during our curbside collection programs is blended with organic waste and composted to create a sustainable alternative to chemical fertilizers for use in landscaping, flower beds...