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Reimagine Victoriaville - Open Houses Aug. 9 & 10

Reimagine Victoriaville at Open Houses

Posted on Thursday, August 04, 2022 02:02 PM

The City of Thunder Bay invites the public to view and comment on two potential designs for the area of Victoria Avenue and Syndicate Avenue, at open houses next week.

The slated demolition of Victoriaville Mall in 2024 presents an opportunity to redesign the surrounding streets and develop public programming. The redesign is called Reimagine Victoriaville: Phase Two, and follows up on work from Phase One, which recommended demolishing the structure.

After the demolition of Victoriaville Mall, Victoria...

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Balmoral Street & Central Avenue Intersection to Close

Posted on Tuesday, August 02, 2022 12:19 PM

To allow for work on water infrastructure and traffic lights, the intersection of Balmoral Street and Central Avenue will be closed to all traffic on Wednesday, Aug. 3 and Thursday, Aug. 4.

Traffic on Balmoral Street will be diverted to Central Avenue via Tungsten Street during the closure.

Motorists are asked to drive with caution in the area of the construction.



Contact: Mike Vogrig, Project Engineer, 625-4321

New Parking Signage at Market Square

Three-Hour Time Limit at Waterfront Market Square Parking Lot

Posted on Wednesday, July 20, 2022 10:56 AM

The demand for parking spaces at the Market Square parking lot at Prince Arthur’s Landing has led to a change in how long drivers can park their vehicles.

The free parking lot, adjacent to the CN Station and splash pad previously had no time limits. A three-hour limit will be put in place, effective immediately, to provide better access to Thunder Bay’s waterfront.

“This move provides better access to the waterfront for more people,” said Jonathan Paske, Supervisor – Parking Authority. “This time...

Northwood Playfield Splash Pad Officially Opens

Posted on Sunday, July 17, 2022 04:00 PM

The City of Thunder Bay’s newest splash pad officially opened today at a grand opening ceremony.

The new facility is located at the Northwood Playfield, on James Street, and is the City’s fifth splash pad and fourth neighbourhood splash pad.

The theme of this splash pad is “Water is Life”. The theme was suggested through stakeholder meetings held in 2019. Further consultation occurred with the City of Thunder Bay’s Anishinaabe Elders Council, who helped to shape the design of this facility.

The theme...

Section of Arthur Street to Close at James Street Intersection

Posted on Friday, July 15, 2022 11:20 AM

Arthur Street will be closed to all westbound traffic at the James Street intersection starting on Monday, July 18, to allow for storm sewer work. Repairs are expected to be completed by the end of the week.

Eastbound traffic will be allowed. Drivers heading west will be detoured around the construction area.

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