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Section of Cumberland Street North Closed for Patio Season

Posted on Thursday, July 08, 2021 05:30 AM

Cumberland Street North, between Red River Road and Van Norman Street, will be closed on July 8 to complete line and parking spot painting. Once work is complete—expected this afternoon—this section of Cumberland Street will become one-way with southbound traffic only until the end of the patio season.

The one-way route is part of the City’s Summer 2021 North Core Streetscape Pilot Projects and includes a new array of 20 angle parking spots (four of them accessible), which has been added to the west...

Rail Work to Close Island Drive on July 6

Posted on Friday, July 02, 2021 05:15 AM

Scheduled work on the CP Rail line will necessitate closure of a portion of Island Drive on Tuesday, July 6 from 8 am to 5 pm. During this time, traffic will be directed to a temporary detour using Baffin Street.

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

Contact: Ian Spoljarich, Maintenance Supervisor – Roads South, 807-474-4809

Waste Collection Date Changes for Week of Canada Day

Posted on Thursday, June 24, 2021 10:30 AM

The upcoming Canada Day holiday will result in changes to waste and recycling collection in Area 1, Area 2 and Area 3. Garbage and recycling collection will be one day earlier during the week of June 28 for residents in these Areas. Collection in Area 4 remains unchanged for Friday, July 2.

New Waste Collection Dates



New Collection Date



Area 1, Zone 1

Monday, June 28


Traffic Changes at Edward Street and Redwood Avenue Intersection

Posted on Thursday, June 24, 2021 10:15 AM

Traffic in the construction zone at Edward Street and Redwood Avenue will soon be further reduced to accommodate construction of the roundabout. 

Starting on Monday, June 28, southbound traffic on Edward Street will be maintained to Redwood Avenue and then from there, diverted to the west along Redwood Avenue. Northbound traffic on Edward Street will be detoured around the construction zone.

Work on this phase of the project is expected to last for four to five weeks. The construction schedule...

Section of Mountain Road to Close Next Week

Posted on Thursday, June 17, 2021 11:30 AM

To facilitate watermain work, a section of Mountain Road near Whiskyjack Estates will be closed in both directions starting Monday, June 21. The work is expected to take approximately one week.

Access to Fort William Country Club will be from the west (15th Side Road) side.

Motorists are asked to drive with caution in the area.

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Contact: Brian Newman, Project Engineer - 625-2521