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 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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Posted On Tuesday, July 24, 2018

CrossoverThunder Bay’s fourth Pedestrian Crossover has been activated on James Street, near the Thunder Bay Kinsmen Centre.
Motorists and cyclists using James Street must now stop when a pedestrian is waiting to cross and the crossover lights start flashing. Crossovers make it easy, safe and convenient for people to cross the street.
“There are several advantages to installing pedestrian crossovers in high-traffic areas,” said Rick Harms – Project Engineer....

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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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Posted On Friday, July 06, 2018

The busy roadwork season in Thunder Bay is well underway. The City of Thunder Bay is investing $25.6 million in 2018 on a number of infrastructure improvements including road and sidewalk rehabilitation, residential paving, sanitary and storm sewer and watermain repair/replacement, bridge and culvert work, and streetlight renewal.
Summer also brings with it numerous community events to engage residents and visitors alike, often resulting in temporary street closures. Residents...

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