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Section of Court Street Closed to Prepare for Construction

Posted on Thursday, May 25, 2023 11:47 AM

In preparation for the upcoming North Core Streetscape construction project, the section of Court Street between Lincoln Street and Park Avenue has been closed to allow work crews to safely begin to stage equipment in the area.

Businesses in the area remain open and alternative parking options are available nearby on Park Avenue, Red River Road and in the Waterfront Parkade on Court Street.

Drivers are asked to use caution in the area and obey all posted signage.

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Contact:          Brian...

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Central Avenue resurfacing to begin

Posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2023 11:48 AM

Beginning at 7 pm tomorrow, May 25, Central Avenue between Balmoral Street and Memorial Avenue will be closed as asphalt resurfacing work begins.

The work will be completed in two phases. During Phase 1, eastbound traffic lanes will be closed and only westbound traffic will be permitted. In Phase 2, westbound traffic lanes will be closed and only eastbound traffic will be permitted.

The work is expected to take four to five days to complete.

There will be short periodic closures of both the...

Reduced load restrictions take effect 2023

Posted on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 11:34 AM

Starting today, reduced heavy load restrictions will apply to all streets within the City of Thunder Bay limits with some exempted streets. This process is part of the City’s efforts to maintain roadways during the period of spring thaw, when road damage is most likely to occur.

For more information, and to view a reduced loads exemption map, visit:


 Contact:               David Binch, Traffic Technologist – Engineering, 807-625-2265

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Riverdale Road closed to complete Water Work

Posted on Tuesday, April 04, 2023 12:01 PM

Riverdale Road will be closed today to allow the completion of Water work in the Mount Forest area. The work is being completed on the water main feeding the areas north of Highway 61, west of Mount Forest Boulevard, as well as west of and including Mountain Rd. While the work is underway, residents in the area may notice low water pressure.

The work is anticipated to be completed and the road reopened by the end of the day.

An alternate route is available via 20th Side Road. Motorists are asked...

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Dawson Street Closed Between High Street and Algoma Street

Posted on Monday, January 16, 2023 12:43 PM

To allow necessary sewer repair in the area, a section of Dawson Street between High and Algoma Streets has been closed.

The work is expected to be completed and the road reopened on January 19.

Drivers can detour around the area using Van Norman Street.

Motorists are asked to obey the construction signs, drive with caution in the area and to contact City Dispatch at 625-2195 if they experience any issues.

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Contact:          Jordan Cook, Operations...