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Section of Pacific Avenue to Close Tuesday

Posted on Thursday, May 19, 2016 08:00 PM

May 20, 2016 - A section of Pacific Avenue between May Street and Simpson Street will be closed on Tuesday, May 24 as part of the ongoing road reconstruction on Robertson Street, which will see new sewers and watermains installed as well as sections of sidewalks replaced.
The closure is expected to last until Friday, May 27.

Local traffic will have access to the area and pedestrian access will not be affected. Motorists are asked to use extra caution and obey all posted signage when travelling...

City Launches Reminder Service for Water Meter Readings

Posted on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 08:00 PM

May 18, 2016 - The City of Thunder Bay has launched a new service that reminds residents it is time to submit their water meter reading through email, text, or telephone. The Recollect Water Meter Reading Reminder Service is easy to use, and the reminders are provided at no additional cost to residents.

"The Reminder Service is simple to set-up and residents can choose to receive reminders, download a calendar with important dates relating to their water account and submit their water meter readings,...

Response to Chamberlain Street Pumping Station

Posted on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 08:00 PM

Thursday, May 12

  • 3 am - A failure occurred at the Chamberlain Street Pumping Station. The certified water operator at the Bare Point Water Treatment Plant immediately responded to an alarm at the Station and dispatched additional staff to determine the cause and restore service.
  • 3:20 am - The City's Emergency Response Protocol was activated.
  • 5:00 am - The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) and the Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) were notified of the event.
  • 7:20 am - The...

Sewer and Water Work to Close Section of Fort William Road

Posted on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 08:00 PM

May 18, 2016 - A section of Fort William Road between Isabel Street and the Harbour Expressway will be closed on Thursday, May 19 to allow for new sewer and water installations.

The closure is expected to last from 8 pm on Thursday until approximately noon on Friday, May 20, or until the work is complete.

Motorists are asked to use extra caution and obey all posted signage when travelling near the construction area.

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Contact: Andy Pruys, Supervisor - Contract Project Services, 474-4814


New Centennial Park Off-Leash Dog Area Officially Opens

Posted on Monday, May 16, 2016 08:00 PM

May 17, 2016 - The City of Thunder Bay celebrated the grand opening of the Centennial Park Off-Leash Dog Area today.

Representatives of the City and many canine companions were in attendance to enjoy the new trail and the festivities, which involved celebratory remarks and an official ribbon cutting.

Conveniently located off the main parking lot at Centennial Park, the new off-leash area boasts a trail loop nearly 1 km in length. It is also nestled among the natural habitat of Centennial Park, creating...