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Section of Victoria Avenue Closed Tomorrow for Line Painting

Posted on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 09:00 AM

Victoria Avenue between Waterloo Street and Franklin Street will be closed Wednesday, June 16, to accommodate line painting. The work is expected to take one day to complete. 

Motorists are asked to use Cameron Street or Arthur Street to detour around the work zone, and to drive with caution in the area.

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Contact: Matthew Miedema, Project Engineer - 625-3050

2021 Road Work Begins on Edward Street

Posted on Tuesday, June 08, 2021 12:15 PM

Scheduled work on Edward Street between Ward Avenue and William Street will begin on Wednesday, June 9. The initial phase of the construction work will replace the existing watermain through the Edward Street and Redwood Avenue intersection.

Following the watermain work, construction of the roundabout will begin at the Edward Street and Redwood Avenue intersection later in July.

During the upcoming work, Edward Street will remain open to traffic, but with lane restrictions. Motorists are asked to reduce...

West Lyon Boulevard Closed to Vehicular Traffic on Weekends

Posted on Tuesday, June 08, 2021 10:15 AM

Back by popular demand, weekend closures of West Lyon Boulevard return this summer, providing cyclists and pedestrians with more space to enjoy. Effective immediately, road closure signage and barricades will be in place every weekend from Friday at 4 pm to Monday at 8 am to prevent vehicular traffic from entering the roadway.

The City heard from recreational users who enjoyed the open space last summer; therefore, the City re-established it for 2021. This temporary closure will continue into the...

2021 Road Work Season has begun

Posted on Thursday, May 27, 2021 12:15 PM

The City of Thunder Bay is investing $32 million in 2021 on road and sidewalk rehabilitation, residential paving, sanitary and storm sewers, watermain repair/replacement, bridge and culvert work, and streetlight renewal.

This month marks the start of a busy road work season that can result in road closures, detours and delays for drivers. All residents are reminded to reduce their speed, be alert, watch for workers and drive with extra care in construction zones.  

The following areas are scheduled...

Heavy Load Restrictions to Be Lifted May 10

Posted on Thursday, May 06, 2021 11:30 AM

The City of Thunder Bay will be removing seasonal load restrictions on Monday, May 10 at 8:00 am. The roadway weight restrictions are instituted each spring in conjunction with the Ontario Ministry of Transportation’s Provincial Reduced Load Regulations, to protect the roads from damage until the frost is out of the ground. 

To view a reduced loads restrictions exemptions map, visit our Heavy Loads page. For more information or to obtain a print or fax copy of the above list, contact the...