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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...

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City Road Crews Cleaning Up and Preparing for Next Snowfall

Posted on Wednesday, February 06, 2019 09:45 AM

The City’s Roads Section is working hard to manage winter control conditions. All resources are currently cleaning up from the winter event on Monday and will be preparing for the upcoming forecasted snowfall.

Residents are asked to help us work efficiently:

  • Be careful! Stay back when following a plow or sander. Give these large pieces of equipment

extra room to maneuver. Do not pass. Turning a plow in an intersection often means the driver must back up while making the turn.

  • Be patient. Be assured...

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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...