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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

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.  


Section of Central Avenue Road Closure and Detour

Posted on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 03:49 PM

Due to a water main repair, Central Avenue between Riverside Drive and 8th Avenue, will be completely closed in both directions starting on Thursday, July 14, at 8 am.

Repairs are expected to be completed by the end of the day.

Drivers are asked to plan an alternate route, drive with caution, and obey all signage in the area of the road closure. Drivers using Central Avenue will be required to use the detour of Riverside Drive and 8th Avenue.  


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Extended Section of Balmoral Street to Be Fully Closed

Posted on Friday, July 08, 2022 12:48 PM

Beginning on Monday, July 11, Balmoral Street between Alloy Drive and Jasper Drive will be closed in both directions. Northbound and southbound traffic will be detoured via Central Avenue. The intersection at Balmoral Street and Central Avenue will remain open to through traffic on Central Avenue only.

During the closure, Thunder Bay Police Services may be accessed via Central Avenue, and access to Grassroots Church and Evangel Church will be available via Lithium Drive.

The closure is expected to...

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Paving Work to Begin July 7 on Section of Memorial Avenue

Posted on Wednesday, July 06, 2022 01:25 PM

Pavement resurfacing work will begin on Memorial Avenue between Central Avenue and Second Avenue on Thursday, July 7. The work is expected to take approximately five weeks to complete, but weather conditions and other factors may impact project timelines.

Traffic on Memorial Avenue will be reduced to one lane in each direction during construction.

Businesses along this section of Memorial Avenue will remain open, but access may be limited while the work progresses. Drivers are asked use adjoining...