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Chippewa Road to be Reduced to One Lane of Traffic

Posted on Monday, October 07, 2019 07:30 AM

A section of Chippewa Road, between James Street and Mountain Road will be reduced to one lane of traffic due to street light installation. Flagmen will be directing traffic.

Construction is scheduled to start on Wednesday, Oct. 9, and is expected to be completed by end of the day on Thursday, Oct. 10. 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. Those travelling in the...

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Construction at James and Victoria to Limit Through Traffic

Posted on Friday, October 04, 2019 09:45 AM

The storm sewer work taking place on James Street is expanding to include the intersection at Victoria Avenue which will impact through traffic. Those travelling on Victoria Avenue will not be able to cross through or turn at James Street. Road closure signage will be posted.

The expansion is expected to start on Saturday, Oct. 5, and will take approximately three weeks to complete. The construction schedule is subject to change as various factors, such as weather, can have an impact on project timelines.



Dawson Road Pavement Resurfacing to Limit Access to Businesses

Posted on Friday, October 04, 2019 09:30 AM

On Wednesday, Oct. 9, asphalt pavement resurfacing of Dawson Road between Strand Avenue and Fassina Street will result in limited access to the County Fair Mall and businesses in the area. The intersection of Strand Avenue and East Avenue will be closed at times during the day to accommodate the construction work. 

One point of access at Strand Avenue or East Avenue will remain open throughout the construction.

Traffic travelling East and West bound on Dawson Road will continue to use the South...

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Road Work Season Continues in Thunder Bay

Posted on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 11:45 AM

The City of Thunder Bay is investing $30 million in 2019, 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, but the inconvenience ultimately results in improved infrastructure. All residents are reminded to reduce their speed, be alert, watch for workers and drive with extra care in construction zones.  

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James Street Storm Sewer Work Postponed Until Next Week

Posted on Thursday, September 05, 2019 11:15 AM

James Street North, between Parkway Drive and Victoria Avenue will now be closed for storm sewer work starting on Monday, Sept. 9, instead of the original scheduled date of Sept. 3. Construction is expected to last eight weeks with completion in early November. The work start date was postponed due to unexpected delays and inclement weather this week. 

Sidewalks will remain open during construction to permit pedestrian access to the area and provisions for accessing the school bus loading zone...