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City Crews Respond to Broadway Avenue Water Main Break

Posted on Friday, April 26, 2019 04:45 AM

Broadway Avenue, west of Highway 61, Lynda Avenue and Kerega Avenue are closed due to a water main break.

Residents are asked to use Rosslyn Road as there is no access to Broadway Avenue from Highway 61.

The road will be closed to through traffic however, local traffic will be permitted from the west side. Motorists are asked to use extra caution and obey all posted signage when travelling near the construction areas.

Residents in the area may experience disruptions to water services due to this. Residents...

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Traffic Lights at Victoria Avenue and Lillie Street Reactivated

Posted on Wednesday, April 03, 2019 07:45 AM

The traffic lights at the intersection of Victoria Avenue and Lillie Street will be reactivated tomorrow, April 4, 2019.  

During the first few days, the signals will be set to a flashing red light to allow drivers time to adjust to the reactivation of the signals. Drivers should treat the flashing red light as an all-way stop. The signals will then resume normal operation on Monday, April 8, 2019.

The City’s Engineering Division undertook a traffic study earlier this year to determine the requirements...


Seasonal Load Restrictions Go Into Effect Friday

Posted on Thursday, March 14, 2019 09:15 AM

Heavy load restrictions will come into effect for the City of Thunder Bay beginning at 8 am on Friday, March 15.

During the spring thaw period, some roads cannot withstand heavy vehicle loads. Every year, the City monitors thaw progression by using forecast temperature data to calculate the Thaw Index. When the Thaw Index reaches its threshold value, the load restrictions are imposed. Once the pavement strength has been restored, the load restrictions are lifted.

Commercial vehicles or trailers with...

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Traffic Study Taking Place at Proposed Roundabout Location

Posted on Thursday, February 21, 2019 05:15 AM

The City’s Engineering Division will be undertaking a traffic study in the area of the proposed roundabout on Victoria Avenue. The intent of the study is to determine the requirements for traffic control at the Victoria Avenue and Lillie Street intersection, and/or the Victoria Avenue and Ford Street intersection.

“During the study, the City will also be assessing community traffic concerns,” said Matthew Miedema – Project Engineer. “We will be collecting data on traffic volumes, collisions, speeds,...

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Phase Two of Main Street Bridge Construction to Begin in March

Posted on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 07:00 AM

Phase two of the Main Street Bridge rehabilitation will commence on Monday, March 4.

The Main Street Bridge, located between Isabel Street and Hammond Avenue, is undergoing rehabilitation to improve and repair key elements of the structure in order to increase its lifespan and provide a reliable and safe means of transportation for years to come.

Phase two work will include continuing concrete repairs on the piers and coating of the structural steel. There will be a continuous road closure during the...