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Work to begin at Memorial Avenue and Harbour Expressway

Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024 03:01 PM

Beginning Tuesday May 21, travelers will experience some delays and closures as work proceeds at the Memorial Avenue and Harbour Expressway intersection.

Partial lane closures will be in place at the intersection for several weeks. The work is scheduled for completion in late June, dependent on weather and other construction factors.

Work requiring the full closure of the intersection will happen in the evening and overnight hours to minimize disruption to the public. Full closures of the...

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Work to close James Street Bridge to traffic

Posted on Thursday, May 09, 2024 02:22 PM

The James Street Bridge will be temporarily closed to traffic on Tuesday, May 14 due to watermain repairs being completed in the area. This work is being done in conjunction with CN Rail.

The bridge will be closed to north and south-bound traffic starting at 7 a.m. The duration of the closure is estimated to be 24 hours.

During this time, there will be no through traffic on the bridge and motorists and pedestrians are advised to exercise caution and expect traffic delays in the area.

An alternate...

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Bike lanes officially open

Posted on Tuesday, May 07, 2024 02:16 PM

Bike lanes are officially open in Thunder Bay, with the completion of street sweeping along the City’s bike lane network.

On-street parking restrictions affecting designated bike lanes will now be enforced. The City reminds drivers not to obstruct bike lanes with their vehicles, to help keep our roadways safe for all travelers.

With the warming weather, more people will be using Thunder Bay’s active transportation network, which includes over 42 kilometres of bike lanes and shared lanes, and more...

Thunder Bay Transit bus at Water Street terminal

Transit routes impacted by reconstruction of north core streets

Posted on Friday, May 03, 2024 09:55 AM

Several Thunder Bay Transit bus routes will temporarily take detours to accommodate work to rebuild roads and sewers in the downtown north core.

Starting Monday, May 6, routes 1, 2, 3M, 11, and 13 will detour because of construction closing the Red River Road and Cumberland Street intersection.

The City will provide an update when the intersection is ready to reopen and buses can resume their previous routes. The intersection is expected to open later this summer.

The construction work is part of...

Artist's rendering of completed North Core Streetscapes project

North Core Streetscapes renewal project starts up for summer

Posted on Monday, April 22, 2024 09:47 AM

Work on the North Core Streetscapes renewal will continue this summer on Court Street, with work shifting to Red River Road.

The streetscape work started in 2023, and this spring, crews have started to install granite planters and concrete pavers on Court Street as the ground has thawed enough to resume work.

The multi-year project involves replacement of sanitary sewers and watermains on both streets and restoration of the sidewalks and roads. This includes significant improvements to public...