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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...

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Rail Crossing Work to Prohibit Through Traffic on 20th Side Road

Posted on Tuesday, November 05, 2019 08:45 AM

Through traffic will be prohibited on 20th Side Road at Trotter Road, on Thursday, Nov. 7, for rehabilitation work on the CN rail crossing. Work is expected to be completed by the end of the day.

The construction schedule is subject to change as various factors, such as weather, can have an impact on project timelines.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible, and those travelling in the area are asked to use extra caution and obey all posted signage.

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New Street Lighting Along Section of Chippewa Road

Posted on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 11:00 AM

New street lights have been installed along a section of Chippewa Road between Mountain Road and James Street. The lights became operational Tuesday, Oct. 29, and will provide motorists travelling in the area with increased evening and night-time visibility.

“Not only will motorists benefit, this will also benefit pedestrians and cyclist travelling along the shoulder,” said Rick Harms, Project Engineer. “Increased visibility helps improve the safety for everyone.” 

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Road Work to Impact Edward Street between Redwood and Churchill

Posted on Monday, October 28, 2019 11:45 AM

A section of Edward Street between Redwood Avenue and Churchill Drive will be closed to through traffic for two days beginning Thursday, Oct. 31. Paving of the top lift of asphalt and line painting will be taking place during this time in order to complete the work in this area.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area where possible. Those travelling in the area are asked to use extra caution and obey all posted signage.

The construction schedule is subject to change as various factors, such as weather,...

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Pedestrian Crossover at Victoria and Ford to Be Activated

Posted on Friday, October 25, 2019 06:30 AM

To further improve safety for both pedestrians and drivers, the City is activating a pedestrian crossover at Victoria Avenue and Ford Street beginning Monday, Oct. 28.

Motorists and cyclists using Victoria Avenue must now stop when a pedestrian is waiting to cross and the crossover lights start flashing. Crossovers make it easy, safe and convenient for people to cross the street.

“Because crossovers are only activated on demand, this permits both good traffic flow and a safe way for pedestrians to...