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Section of Red River Road to Close for StrEATery Take-Down

Posted on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 12:00 PM

Following a very successful season of outdoor dining, the Waterfront District BIA’s StrEATery & Marketplace on Red River Road closes Wednesday, Sept. 30.

Red River Road from Court Street to St. Paul Street will close in both directions from Thursday, Oct. 1 to Saturday, Oct. 3 to allow for the StrEATery’s take-down. Motorists are asked to drive with caution and follow posted detours.

“The StrEATery is a great example of the City and the BIA partnering to support local businesses. We’re glad the...

Pride Crosswalks Scheduled for Completion This Week

Posted on Friday, September 25, 2020 07:45 AM

Installation of Pride crosswalks continues at two intersections: the first at the intersection of Donald Street and May Street, and the second at the intersection of Bay Street and Algoma Street.

The crosswalk painting has necessitated partial road closures at each location. 

The work at the intersection of Donald and May Streets has now been completed.

Algoma Street is currently closed from Cornwall Avenue to Bay Street with local traffic access only. Bay Street traffic may proceed straight through...

Safety Decals Installed at CN Rail Trail Crossing for Rail Safety Week

Posted on Friday, September 25, 2020 06:15 AM

City workers installed eye-catching “Look. Listen. Live.” safety decals today at the point where CN Rail tracks cross the multi-use trail beside the Neebing Floodway. The decals will enhance the safety of trail users by reminding them to check for approaching trains at the rail crossing. 

“We’re pleased to be able to add the decals during Rail Safety Week, and make the crossing safer for trail users overall,” said Brad Adams, the City’s Manager of Roads.

The decals were provided to the City by...

Thunder Bay Road Work Season Continues into Fall

Posted on Thursday, September 24, 2020 06:15 AM

The City of Thunder Bay is investing $18 million in 2020 on road and sidewalk rehabilitation, residential paving, sanitary and storm sewers, watermain repair/replacement, bridge and culvert work, and streetlight renewal.

Road work 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 for, or are currently undergoing, road and other...

Section of 20th Side Road to Close Sept. 23 and 24 for Railway Work

Posted on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 09:30 AM

20th Side Road between Lacewood Drive and Trotter Road will be closed on Sept. 23 from 9 am to 3 pm, and Sept. 24 from 9 am to 12 pm, to facilitate railway work. There will be access for local traffic only.

A detour will be set up to direct motorists to use Trotter Road and Fairview Avenue.

Motorists are asked to obey posted signage and drive with caution.



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