In construction zones, reduce your speed while driving, stay alert, and watch for workers. 

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Road Construction on Donald Street Starts Next Week

Posted on Friday, June 07, 2019 10:45 AM

Road construction and sewer & water work on Donald Street, from Vickers Street to May Street, is scheduled to start on Monday, June 10, and will take place in two phases.

On Monday, June 10, phase one of the Donald Street construction will start on the sections from Syndicate Avenue to Brodie Street, and Syndicate Avenue to Vickers Street. Construction will include asphalt resurfacing, curb and gutter work, new curb extensions, new sidewalks, public realm improvements, and sewer and water...


Section of Walsh Street Closed Due to Traffic Accident

Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2019 11:15 AM

Walsh Street, from Neebing Avenue to Beaverhall Place, is closed due to downed wires caused by a traffic accident. There will be no emergency access. 

There will also be no access to Commerce Street from Walsh Street to allow crews to repair the downed wires. 

Those travelling near the construction zone are asked to use extra caution and obey all posted signage. 

For more information, contact the Infrastructure & Operations Dispatch at 625-2195.


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2019 Road Work Season Underway

Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 11:00 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.

This month marks the start of a busy road work season in Thunder Bay, and road work can result in road closures, detours and delays for drivers. All residents are reminded to reduce their speed, be alert, watch for workers, and drive with extra care in construction zones.  



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
  • Barbecue...

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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...