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Posted On Wednesday, July 18, 2018

CN has provided the City of Thunder Bay notice that it intends to appeal the Court of Appeal’s decision ordering CN to repair and reopen the James Street bridge to all traffic, including cars and trucks.
Mayor Keith Hobbs today made the following statement in response:
“We are beyond disappointed with this move. We are outraged.
We are confident that the decision of the Court of Appeal is correct. We believe CN is using the legal system to delay the inevitable,...

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Posted On Friday, July 13, 2018

Thunder Bay/Fort William First Nation leaders remain hopeful for new opportunities after learning this afternoon that Noront Resources’ ferrochrome processing plant to process chromite ore from the Ring of Fire will not be built in Thunder Bay.
Mayor Keith Hobbs and Fort William First Nation Chief Peter Collins learned of the decision from Noront’s senior officials at Thunder Bay City Hall this afternoon.
“While we are disappointed the plant will not...

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Posted On Friday, July 13, 2018

The popular multi-use trail under the Harbour Expressway linking Confederation College with Riverside Drive will be closed from Monday, July 16 until Wednesday, July 18 for culvert replacement work.
During construction, it will not be possible for trail users to pass safely under the Harbour Expressway. Trail users are asked to use the new multi-use trail from Confederation College to the intersection of Harbour Expressway and Golf Links Road, the Darrell Matson Trail on the...

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Posted On Friday, July 13, 2018

A section of Victoria Avenue will be closed for line painting work between Lillie Street and Waterloo Street. Work will begin on Monday, July 16 and is expected to take approximately five days to complete. 
Once this first section has been completed, line painting will then begin on another section of Victoria Avenue, from Waterloo Street to Selkirk Street. This work is anticipated to begin July 23, and will take three days to complete.
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Posted On Friday, July 13, 2018

Eastbound traffic lanes on Arthur Street, between James Street and Leland Avenue, will be closed on Saturday, July 14 to accommodate storm sewer construction.
Motorists are asked to use alternate routes, follow posted construction signage and to use extra caution when travelling near the construction area.
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Contact:        Rick Harms – Project Manager, 625-3071

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