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Busy Road Work Season Continues

Posted on Thursday, August 27, 2020 11:30 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...

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Roadwork at Simpson Street and Pacific Avenue Tomorrow

Posted on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 12:45 PM

On Wednesday, August 26, traffic in all directions at the intersection of Simpson Street and Pacific Avenue, as well as the Pacific Avenue Bridge, will be closed to facilitate roadwork.

The road closure is expected to last for one day. Detour routes will be posted.

Motorists are asked to drive with caution in the construction area.

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Contact:       Brian Newman, Project Engineer - 625-2521


Road Closures Ahead as Installation of Pride Crosswalks Begins

Posted on Thursday, August 20, 2020 11:00 AM

Installation of Pride crosswalks began at two intersections: the first at the intersection of Bay Street and Algoma Street, and the second at the intersection of Donald Street and May Street.

The crosswalk painting will necessitate partial road closures at each location until work is complete.

Algoma Street will be closed beginning Thursday, Aug. 20 from Cornwall Avenue to Dufferin Street with local traffic access only. Bay Street traffic may proceed straight through the intersection; however, north...

Pacific Avenue Bridge Reopens as Simpson Street Construction Continues

Posted on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 11:30 AM

As upgrades to infrastructure along Simpson Street continue, the Pacific Avenue Bridge will reopen today or tomorrow.

Starting tomorrow, Aug. 13, Simpson Street from Pacific Avenue to Northern Avenue will be closed in both directions for grading and paving. The closure will last approximately two weeks.

Motorists are asked to drive with caution and follow posted detour routes. 


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Section of Water Street Closed This Week for Overpass Construction

Posted on Monday, August 10, 2020 11:00 AM

A short section of Water Street south of the Marina Park Overpass is closed in both directions until Friday to allow the lifting of the second section of the Overpass.

Detours onto Cumberland Street North are marked. Motorists are asked to drive with caution.



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Contact:          Mike Vogrig, Project Engineer - 625-4321