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Residents Invited to Celebrate National Public Works Week
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 07:45 AM
Residents are invited to celebrate National Public Works Week at a free open house this weekend that will highlight and celebrate the work that public servants do to keep our city running.
The open house for residents will take place on Saturday, May 25, from 11 am – 2 pm at the Mountdale Public Works Yard, 410 Mountdale Ave. The open house will feature:
- Vehicle displays of a garbage truck, snow plow, tree truck, excavator, front-end loader, transit bus, the Python 5000, and more
Motorists to Exercise Extra Caution in Construction Zones
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 05:45 AM
The City is reminding motorists to exercise extra caution in construction zones by slowing down and driving safely.
Spring marks the start of a busy road construction season and projects will increase in the coming weeks. Construction crews are required to follow strict safety protocols and traffic control measures. Members of the public are asked to also do their part to keep workers and other travelers safe.
When approaching construction zones, motorists are asked to:
- Slow down and proceed with...
Reduced Load Restrictions Will Be Lifted Tuesday
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2019 11:00 AM
The Reduced Load Restrictions that were implemented on March 15 within the city will be lifted on Tuesday, May 21 at 8 am.
Restrictions are put in place annually to protect city roads from damage during the spring thaw. Cooperation from residents helps prevent excessive damage to streets.
For more information, visit: thunderbay.ca/heavyloads
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Contact: David Binch, Traffic Technologist – Engineering, 625-2265
Parking Lot at Marina Park Boat Launch Closing for Construction
Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2019 07:45 AM
The parking lot at the Marina Park boat launch will be closed starting on Thursday, May 16 due to construction. The parking lot is expected to reopen on Monday, June 10.
One boat launch will remain accessible during the construction but may require sporadic short closures if construction at the time poses a risk to the boat launch users.
During the closure, general public parking and boat trailer parking will be accommodated in the remaining general public parking areas, including the lot across from...
Roundabout at Intersection of Victoria and Ford Not Recommended
Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 05:45 AM
The City’s Engineering Division concluded its traffic study in the area of the proposed roundabout at Victoria Avenue and Ford Street. Based on the results of the study, a roundabout is not recommended.
The traffic study confirmed that traffic control signals are not warranted at the intersection of Victoria Avenue and Lillie Street. Engineering is recommending a new pedestrian crossover at the intersection of Victoria Avenue and Ford Street, and the removal of the traffic control signals at Victoria...