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James Street Closed Between Donald Street and Arthur Street

Posted on Thursday, October 13, 2022 03:48 PM

Beginning Friday Oct. 14, a section of James Street will be closed to allow for road work to be completed.

The work is anticipated to be completed and the road reopened in two days.

Motorists are asked to drive with caution in the area.

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Contact:          Brian Newman, Project Engineer – 807-625-2521

Section of Main Street to close for three days

Posted on Friday, October 07, 2022 02:40 PM

Beginning Oct. 11, Main Street will be closed between Fort William Road and Hammond Avenue to allow for the installation of City water works. The road is anticipated to be reopened on Oct. 14.

During the closure all traffic will be required to detour via the Central Avenue overpass, Maureen Street and Hammond Avenue.

Motorists are asked to obey the construction signs, drive with caution, and use alternate routes around the construction zone.           

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20th Sideroad Closed between Arthur Street and Rosslyn Road

Posted on Friday, October 07, 2022 02:38 PM

20th Sideroad will be closed beginning Oct. 11 to allow CP to perform track maintenance.

Local access is available from both Arthur Street and Rosslyn Road but no through traffic will be permitted. A detour will be set up to direct motorists to use Trotter Road and Fairview Avenue.

The road is anticipated to reopen on Oct. 14.

Motorists are asked to obey the construction signs, drive with caution in the area and to contact City Dispatch at 625-2195 if they experience any issues.



Municipal Election Update

Posted on Friday, October 07, 2022 12:26 PM

Following the close of the first advance poll at West Thunder Community Centre and as of 8 AM this morning more than 3000 voters (3.73 % of voters) in Thunder Bay have cast their ballot and, with the exception of one confined anomaly, the voting process has been efficient and well received by voters. 

Internet voting has been steady since the opening of polls, 64% of the vote cast used the online platform. The Returning Officer and her team identified a procedural irregularity in the first hours...

Vandals Damage Wood Carvings at Centennial Park

Posted on Wednesday, October 05, 2022 03:11 PM

Earlier today while conducting routine inspections, staff at Centennial Park discovered that a number of the wood animal carvings at the new playground had been damaged by vandals.

The new playground at Centennial Park hosted its official grand opening less than one month ago, and the carvings provide a visual, tactile and educational welcoming experience for children and families visiting the park.

“It is extremely disappointing. The new play area at Centennial has been very well-received and when...