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Section of Edward Street North Closed Friday for Repair

Posted on Thursday, January 28, 2021 06:30 AM

A short section of Edward Street North from Miles Street West to Park Row will be closed in both directions on Friday, Jan. 29, for water infrastructure repairs. Expected duration of the repair work is from 9 am to 4 pm.

Motorists are asked to plan alternative routes for Friday, and to drive with caution in the area of the road closure.

Calendar Parking Begins December 18 on Residential Streets

Posted on Thursday, December 17, 2020 09:00 AM

The Calendar parking restrictions for residential streets begin this Friday, Dec. 18.

The City of Thunder Bay institutes calendar parking during the winter months to allow plows to clear local streets more efficiently and effectively. Calendar parking ensures that when the plow arrives, at least one side of the street is clear of parked cars, allowing the plow to clear one side per day.

Some streets may have additional restrictions posted. Please follow the postings and signage for your area. During...

Thunder Bay’s 2020 Road Work Season Wraps Up

Posted on Thursday, November 26, 2020 05:15 AM

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

“In this challenging year, we would like to express special thanks to residents for their patience during the road work season and its related road closures, detours and delays,” said Kayla Dixon, Director – Engineering & Operations. “We were able to complete some ambitious projects...

City Crews Respond to Victoria Avenue West Water Main Break

Posted on Monday, November 23, 2020 11:30 AM

The City is currently assessing a water main break on Victoria Avenue West that is resulting in disruptions to traffic. 

To facilitate repairs, Victoria Avenue West will be closed in both directions between Edward Street and Leland Avenue North tomorrow, Nov. 24, from approximately 9 am to 4 pm. 

Motorists are asked to plan alternate routes during the repair and to use extra caution if travelling near the construction area. 

Residents in the area may experience disruptions to water services...

Three New Pedestrian Crossovers Open Tuesday

Posted on Monday, November 16, 2020 11:00 AM

On Tuesday, Nov. 17, three new pedestrian crossovers open in the city at these locations:

- Pioneer Drive and Wyndale Street
- Court Street and McVicar Street
- Neebing Avenue and Mary Street

Crossovers make it safe, easy and convenient for people to cross the street. Motorists and cyclists must stop when the crossover lights are flashing and only continue once the pedestrian has safely crossed the road. 

“We are pleased to have completed four pedestrian crossovers during the 2020 construction season...