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Intersection of Simpson Street and Pacific Avenue, and Pacific Avenue Bridge, to Close August 10 to August 12

Posted on Friday, August 07, 2020 06:45 AM

Starting Monday, Aug. 10, traffic in all directions at the intersection of Simpson Street and Pacific Avenue, as well as the Pacific Avenue Bridge, will be closed for three days. The closure is necessary to facilitate water main installation.

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



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Contact:       Brian Newman, Project Engineer - 625-2521

Section of James Street Closing Tuesday, August 4 for Line Painting

Posted on Friday, July 31, 2020 11:00 AM

Starting at 7 am on Tuesday, August 4, James Street between Frederica Street West and Kingston Street will be closed for line painting, if weather conditions permit. The road will re-open later in the day.

Motorists are asked to observe signage and drive with caution.



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Contact:       Matthew Miedema, Project Engineer - 625-3050

Lyon Boulevard West to Close to Traffic on Weekends

Posted on Thursday, July 30, 2020 08:30 AM

To encourage residents to be active outside while maintaining physical distance, Lyon Boulevard West will be closed to vehicular traffic every weekend until the end of September. Users of the multi-use trail on the west side of Boulevard Lake will be able to spread out and use the adjacent roadway.

The closures will take place Fridays at approximately 4 pm through Mondays at 7 am. Road closure signs and barricades will be placed at the intersection of Arundel Street and at the north entrance of the...


One Lane of John Street Road Closed at Mercier Street July 28

Posted on Monday, July 27, 2020 07:15 AM

From 6 am to 8 pm on Tuesday, July 28, one lane of John Street Road will be closed to eastbound traffic at Mercier Street for the installation of new sewer and water infrastructure. A detour will direct all eastbound traffic to Hutton Park Drive.

Eastbound traffic originating from Chercover Drive will be directed west to the detour.          

Westbound traffic on John Street Road will not be affected by the closure.

Motorists are asked to drive with...

Road Work

2020 Road Work Season Continues

Posted on Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:30 PM

The City of Thunder Bay is investing $18 million in 2020 on road and sidewalk rehabilitation, residential paving, sanitary and storm sewers, water main 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 other...