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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...

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Section of James Street to Close for Storm Sewer Work

Posted on Thursday, August 29, 2019 12:15 PM

Starting on Tuesday, Sept. 3, James Street North, between Parkway Drive and Victoria Avenue will be closed for storm sewer work.

Motorists travelling south can follow posted signage to Parkway Drive to Edward Street to Victoria Avenue. Motorists travelling north can follow signage and take Victoria Avenue to Edward Street to Churchill Drive.

Construction is expected to take approximately eight weeks up to the end of October.

Provisions for accessing the school bus loading zone will be made.


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Section of Dawson Road to Undergo Road Construction

Posted on Thursday, August 29, 2019 12:00 PM

Starting on Tuesday, Sept. 3, Dawson Road, between Fassina Street and Strand Avenue, will undergo road construction. Work will include asphalt resurfacing and repairs to the curb and gutter, and catch basins.

Lane closures will occur during the work and traffic may be delayed during busy times.

Motorists and pedestrians are asked to take alternate routes if possible, use extra caution, and obey all posted signage when travelling near the construction area.

Business within the construction zone will...