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Road Construction to Close Section of James Street South

Posted on Thursday, April 30, 2020 05:45 AM

Starting on Monday, May 4, construction will begin on James Street South, between Gore Street and Kingston Street. Construction will include repairs to storm sewer and concrete sidewalk. Work is expected to take approximately nine weeks to complete. 

Traffic heading north-south will be directed to take Mountdale Avenue, using Gore Street and Montreal Street.

Those travelling near the construction zone are asked to use extra caution and obey all posted signage.

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Calendar Parking Regulations Come to an End for the Season

Posted on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 11:30 AM

The Parking Authority announced today that, effective immediately, Calendar Parking regulations are waived.

Based on the warm weather predicted in the short-range forecast the decision was made to end Calendar Parking restrictions as of today.

We remind motorists that some streets may still have snowbanks and to be cautious when parking to ensure there is enough space for emergency vehicle access. 

In consultation with the General Manager of the Infrastructure & Operations, the Parking Authority...


Reduced Load Restrictions Take Effect

Posted on Friday, March 13, 2020 12:15 PM

The Ministry of Transportation’s Provincial Reduced Load Regulations are expected to come into effect shortly. Heavy load restrictions will apply within the City of Thunder Bay limits beginning at 8 am on Monday, March 16. 

The Reduced Load Restrictions apply to all streets within the City of Thunder Bay limits with the exception the streets, or portions of streets, listed below which are exempt. The reduced loads exemption restrictions map can be viewed online at


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City Crews Respond to Edward Street North Water Main Break

Posted on Monday, January 20, 2020 07:45 AM

The City is responding to a water main break at 514 Edward Street North, which is resulting in disruptions to traffic.

The Edward Street northbound lanes are closed at the Redwood Avenue intersection. Traffic will have to reroute around the area by using Redwood Avenue, Westminster Street, Ford Street and Woodlawn Avenue.

In addition, the sidewalk on the east side of Edward Street, between Redwood Avenue and Woodlawn Avenue is closed.

The road will be open to southbound traffic however, motorists are...

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Hydrant Replacement May Impact Traffic on Arthur Street

Posted on Friday, December 13, 2019 10:30 AM

The City of Thunder Bay’s Sewer & Water Section is replacing a fire hydrant on Arthur Street West, between Garden Avenue and Mapleward Road. Equipment may impact traffic flow at times. The replacement is taking place on Sunday, Dec. 15, and is expected to be completed by the end of the day.  

Motorists are asked to use extra caution, reduce their speed, and obey all posted signage when travelling in the construction area.

The City also reminds residents and businesses to do their part...