Road Work

Road construction projects in the City of Thunder Bay can lead to road closures, detours and delays. Make sure to reduce your speed while driving, stay alert, and watch for workers in construction zones. View our 2018 Construction Project Map, and find out more about the city's Main Street Bridge work.

Posted On Thursday, November 08, 2018

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...

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Posted On Wednesday, October 24, 2018

road closedA 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...

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Posted On Monday, October 22, 2018

roadworkStarting today, the intersection of Vickers Street North and Victoria Avenue East is closed to all motor vehicle traffic due to water infrastructure repairs. Work is expected to be complete before end of day on Thursday, Oct. 25.
Local businesses will remain open during the construction. To permit access to the businesses in this area, barricades have been set-up at the intersections of Victoria Avenue and Harold Street, Victoria Avenue and McKellar Street, Vickers Street...

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Posted On Friday, October 05, 2018

The construction at the Marina Park Boater’s launch and parking lot has been delayed, and it is tentatively scheduled to re-open middle of next week.
During the closure, residents can use the Neste Boat Launch on Mountdale Avenue on the Kaministiquia River, or the Current River Boat Launch (Fisherman's Wharf) on Cumberland Street North. To access the Current River Boat Launch, turn right on Grenville Avenue, right onto Shipyard Road, and left onto Fisherman’s Road.
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Posted On Monday, July 30, 2018

Vickers Street North will be closed to through traffic, between Cameron and Finlayson streets, starting Tuesday, July 31 at 7 am for sewer and water construction. The closure is expected to last up to four weeks.
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 Engineer – 625-3071

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