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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...

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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...