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Public Invited to Education Sessions on Roundabouts

Posted on Friday, January 11, 2019 10:15 AM

The City of Thunder Bay is hosting two Public Education Sessions regarding roundabouts in Thunder Bay. The Session will outline how to use a roundabout, the benefits of roundabouts and give citizens an opportunity to ask questions, share their views and provide comments.

A roundabout is a circular intersection designed to maximize safety, minimize delay and decrease fuel consumption. There are no traffic lights or stop signs at a roundabout.

Dependent on City Council's approval, a new single-lane roundabout...

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Calendar Parking Restrictions Now in Effect

Posted on Thursday, January 03, 2019 07:15 AM

Due to weather conditions, city-wide calendar parking restrictions have come into effect today.

“The implementation of calendar parking restrictions for this winter is based on the recent snowfall,” said Jonathan Paske, Supervisor – Parking Authority. “Motorists are asked to obey posted calendar parking signs, and allow our crews to remove snow from City roadways more efficiently.”

Calendar parking applies to residential streets, and the restrictions are in effect from 9 am - 5 pm daily. Calendar parking...


Proposed Roundabout at Victoria and Ford Intersection

Posted on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 05:30 AM

A new single-lane roundabout at the intersection of Victoria Avenue East and Ford Street South is being proposed for Council’s approval in the 2019 Capital Budget. A roundabout is a circular intersection where drivers travel around a centre island.

“There are many benefits to installing a roundabout at an intersection,” said Matt Miedema – Project Engineer. “Roundabouts are designed to maximize vehicle and pedestrian safety, minimize pollution and fuel consumption, and the maintenance costs are lower...

Road Work on Red River Road May Cause Delays

Posted on Thursday, November 08, 2018 11:30 AM

The City of Thunder Bay’s Sewer & Water North Section will be completing water valve maintenance on Red River Road, between Junot Avenue and the Thunder Bay Expressway. Lane closures will be in effect and traffic speeds will be reduced. Motorists can expect delays on Red River Road.

Motorist are asked to avoid the intersection if possible while City crews work. Signage will be in place to guide traffic safely away from the work area.

Work will begin this evening at 8 pm and is expected to be complete...

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Northbound Traffic on Memorial Avenue to Close

Posted on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 12:00 PM

A section of Memorial Avenue, between Second Avenue and High Street, will be closed to northbound traffic starting on Friday, Oct. 26. The closure is necessary for watermain rehabilitation work taking place at the Memorial Avenue and First Avenue intersection. Work is expected to be complete by end of the day on Friday, Nov. 2.

Northbound traffic is to follow the posted detour route, which will be Central Avenue, Fort William Road, and John Street. Southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane.