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2015 Road Work Season Continues

Posted on Thursday, July 16, 2015 08:00 PM

July 16, 2015 - A busy road work season is taking place in Thunder Bay. Projects to be undertaken in 2015 include road and sidewalk rehabilitation, residential paving, sewer and watermain repair/replacement, bridge work and streetlight renewal. The City of Thunder Bay is investing $40 million on these improvements and related infrastructure, including $380,000 in the Enhanced Infrastructure Renewal Program Capital Budget in 2015. Road work can result in road closures, detours and delays for drivers....

Intersection of Walsh and James Streets Closing for Resurfacing

Posted on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 08:00 PM

July 16, 2015 - The intersection of Walsh and James Streets will close to all traffic at 9 am on Friday, July 17, for resurfacing.

The closure is expected to last until the afternoon of Saturday, July 18. The construction schedule is subject to change, as various factors - such as weather - can have an impact on project timelines.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible, and those travelling in the area are asked to use extra caution and obey all posted signage.

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River Street to Close to Facilitate Water Main Construction

Posted on Monday, July 13, 2015 08:00 PM

July 14, 2015 - The eastbound lane of River Street between Rockwood Avenue to Pine Street will be closed for part of the day on Wednesday, July 15 to facilitate water main construction.

The closure is expected to last about six hours, beginning in the morning. Westbound traffic will not be affected.

A detour will be posted to take eastbound traffic around the worksite via Rockwood Avenue, Dawson Street and Pine Street.

The construction schedule is subject to change, as various factors - such as weather...

Boulevard Lake Dam Rehabilitation Important Ongoing Project

Posted on Thursday, July 09, 2015 08:00 PM

July 10, 2015 - The City was made aware through media that a letter from the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC), dated July 2, 2015, was sent by mail to the City requesting additional information on the planning for the Boulevard Lake Dam Rehabilitation Project. Only today was the City able to obtain a copy this letter, upon request to the Ministry. 

The Boulevard Lake Dam is an important piece of infrastructure.  Planning for the rehabilitation of the dam to repair deteriorated...

Pacific Avenue Bridge to Close for Resurfacing

Posted on Thursday, July 09, 2015 08:00 PM

July 10, 2015 - The Pacific Avenue Bridge will be closed to all vehicular traffic and pedestrians on Tuesday, July 14 and Wednesday, July 15, due to resurfacing.

There will be no access to the East End neighbourhood via Pacific Avenue during the work period. Motorists will be required to use the Main Street or Central Avenue bridges to access the area. Pedestrians can access the East End by using the tunnel located near the intersection of Simpson and Rowand streets.

The construction schedule is subject...