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Calendar Parking and Priority Route Restrictions Now in Effect

Posted on Thursday, November 21, 2019 09:15 AM

Due to weather conditions, city-wide calendar parking restrictions have come into effect today.

“The implementation of calendar parking restrictions for this winter is based on the recent snowfall,” said Jonathan Paske, Supervisor – Parking Authority. “Motorists are asked to obey posted calendar parking signs and overnight priority route restriction signs, and allow our crews to remove snow from City roadways more efficiently.”

Calendar parking applies to residential streets, and the restrictions are...

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Thunder Bay’s 2019 Road Work Season Complete

Posted on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 10:00 AM

In 2019, the City of Thunder Bay invested $30 million on road and sidewalk rehabilitation, residential paving, sanitary and storm sewers, watermain repair/replacement, bridge and culvert work, and streetlight renewal.

“We’d like to thank residents for their patience during the road work season which often resulted in road closures, detours and delays,” said Kayla Dixon, Director – Engineering & Operations. “These inconveniences resulted in improved infrastructure across our city that citizens...

City Pleased James Street Swing Bridge Set to Reopen

Posted on Friday, November 08, 2019 10:15 AM

CN has completed repairs to the James Street Swing Bridge and it is scheduled to open to traffic this Saturday. This follows the closure of the bridge in October 2013 due to a fire and a lengthy legal battle with CN who was ultimately ordered by the courts to uphold its contractual obligation to repair and reopen the bridge to all vehicles under the 1906 Agreement.

The bridge repairs required widening of the City's roadway approaches. This was completed within CN's construction schedule timeline so...

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Rail Crossing Work to Prohibit Through Traffic on 20th Side Road

Posted on Tuesday, November 05, 2019 08:45 AM

Through traffic will be prohibited on 20th Side Road at Trotter Road, on Thursday, Nov. 7, for rehabilitation work on the CN rail crossing. Work is expected to be completed by the end of the day.

The construction schedule is subject to change as various factors, such as weather, can have an impact on project timelines.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible, and those travelling in the area are asked to use extra caution and obey all posted signage.

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New Street Lighting Along Section of Chippewa Road

Posted on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 11:00 AM

New street lights have been installed along a section of Chippewa Road between Mountain Road and James Street. The lights became operational Tuesday, Oct. 29, and will provide motorists travelling in the area with increased evening and night-time visibility.

“Not only will motorists benefit, this will also benefit pedestrians and cyclist travelling along the shoulder,” said Rick Harms, Project Engineer. “Increased visibility helps improve the safety for everyone.” 

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