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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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Contact:       Ian Spoljarich,...

Section of May Street Closed Sept. 21 and 22

Posted on Friday, September 18, 2020 05:45 AM

May Street southbound between Northern Avenue and Southern Avenue will be closed Monday, Sept. 21 and Tuesday, Sept. 22 to facilitate storm sewer construction.

May Street will remain open for one lane of northbound traffic through the construction limits. Only northbound turning traffic from Southern Avenue will be permitted. There will be local access to the Dairy Queen.

A detour will be posted directing motorists to use Northern Avenue, Vickers Street and Dease Street.

Motorists are asked to drive...