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Roundabout Education Event – Saturday, Aug. 21

Posted on Thursday, August 19, 2021 12:30 PM

As the new traffic roundabout at the corner of Edward Street North and Redwood Avenue East nears completion, the City’s Engineering Department will hold a Roundabout Education Event on Saturday, Aug. 21 from 11 am to 3 pm.

The public are invited to meet & greet City staff at the corner of Edward Street North and Churchill Drive to receive information on how to use the roundabout, before proceeding up Edward Street to try it.

Please follow the posted detour route on James Street to Churchill Drive...

Water Street to Close for Marina Park Overpass Installation

Posted on Friday, July 16, 2021 07:30 AM

A section of Water Street North will be closed to traffic in both directions between Red River Road and Van Norman Street beginning on Monday, July 19, for installation of the Marina Park overpass. The road closure is expected to last approximately three weeks.

During the period of the road closure, the overpass will be hoisted into place in three sections, glass installed on two sections, and concrete decks poured.

Some work will remain to be completed after Water Street North reopens. Motorists...

Busy Road Work Season Under Way

Posted on Thursday, July 15, 2021 09:45 AM

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.

The 2021 road work season is under way. Road work can result in road closures, detours and delays for drivers. All local motorists, cyclists and pedestrian are reminded to be alert, watch for workers and drive with extra care in construction zones.

Road Work Ahead

The following areas...

Red River Road Westbound Closed from Hill Street to Rupert Street

Posted on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 06:30 AM

Due to a necessary emergency service repair, the westbound lanes of Red River Road have been closed from Hill Street to Rupert Street. Eastbound traffic from Rupert Street to Hill Street will be reduced to one lane (outside lane only). Repairs are expected to be complete by the end of the day.

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

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Contact: Adam Tempelman, Operations & Maintenance Supervisor, 684-3182

Section of John Street Road Closed July 12-16

Posted on Friday, July 09, 2021 05:00 AM

To accommodate the installation of sewer and water infrastructure, John Street Road, between Chercover Drive and Biloski Road, will be closed to all traffic from July 12 to July 16.

Detours will be posted. Eastbound traffic on John Street Road will detour via Biloski Road and Chercover Drive. Westbound traffic on John Street Road will detour via Hutton Park Drive.

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

Contact:         ...