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Section of Central Avenue Road Closure and Detour

Posted on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 03:49 PM

Due to a water main repair, Central Avenue between Riverside Drive and 8th Avenue, will be completely closed in both directions starting on Thursday, July 14, at 8 am.

Repairs are expected to be completed by the end of the day.

Drivers are asked to plan an alternate route, drive with caution, and obey all signage in the area of the road closure. Drivers using Central Avenue will be required to use the detour of Riverside Drive and 8th Avenue.  


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Extended Section of Balmoral Street to Be Fully Closed

Posted on Friday, July 08, 2022 12:48 PM

Beginning on Monday, July 11, Balmoral Street between Alloy Drive and Jasper Drive will be closed in both directions. Northbound and southbound traffic will be detoured via Central Avenue. The intersection at Balmoral Street and Central Avenue will remain open to through traffic on Central Avenue only.

During the closure, Thunder Bay Police Services may be accessed via Central Avenue, and access to Grassroots Church and Evangel Church will be available via Lithium Drive.

The closure is expected to...

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Paving Work to Begin July 7 on Section of Memorial Avenue

Posted on Wednesday, July 06, 2022 01:25 PM

Pavement resurfacing work will begin on Memorial Avenue between Central Avenue and Second Avenue on Thursday, July 7. The work is expected to take approximately five weeks to complete, but weather conditions and other factors may impact project timelines.

Traffic on Memorial Avenue will be reduced to one lane in each direction during construction.

Businesses along this section of Memorial Avenue will remain open, but access may be limited while the work progresses. Drivers are asked use adjoining...

Reconstruction of Balmoral Street Continues Starting Tomorrow

Posted on Tuesday, June 07, 2022 01:27 PM

The continuation of the Balmoral Street reconstruction begins tomorrow, starting with the section between Alloy Drive and Central Avenue, which will be closed to traffic in both directions. Detour routes will be posted to route drivers around the area of construction.

During the 2022 construction season, work will take place on Balmoral Street between Alloy Drive and Beverley Street. Work is expected to be completed by the end of October.

Work includes the filling in of ditches and installation of...

Section of James Street to Close Starting May 18

Posted on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 09:37 AM

James Street South, between Victoria Avenue and Donald Street, will be closed in both directions for storm sewer work, watermain work, the addition of bike lanes, and road resurfacing. Construction starts tomorrow, Wednesday, May 18. Sidewalks will remain open during construction

Construction is expected to take approximately eight weeks up to complete.

Drivers are asked to take alternate routes, use extra caution, and obey all posted signage when travelling near the construction area.

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