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 Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Bridge Closed SignPhase two of the Main Street Bridge rehabilitation will commence on Monday, March 4.
The Main Street Bridge, located between Isabel Street and Hammond Avenue, is undergoing rehabilitation to improve and repair key elements of the structure in order to increase its lifespan and provide a reliable and safe means of transportation for years to come.
Phase two work will include continuing concrete repairs on the piers and coating of the structural steel. There will be a continuous...

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Posted On Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Snow RemovalThe City’s Roads Section is working hard to manage winter control conditions. All resources are currently cleaning up from the winter event on Monday and will be preparing for the upcoming forecasted snowfall.
Residents are asked to help us work efficiently:
Be careful! Stay back when following a plow or sander. Give these large pieces of equipment
extra room to maneuver. Do not pass. Turning a plow in an intersection often means the driver must back up...

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Posted On Friday, January 11, 2019

Roundabout diagramThe City of Thunder Bay is hosting two Public Education Sessions regarding roundabouts in Thunder Bay. The Session will outline how to use a roundabout, the benefits of roundabouts and give citizens an opportunity to ask questions, share their views and provide comments.
A roundabout is a circular intersection designed to maximize safety, minimize delay and decrease fuel consumption. There are no traffic lights or stop signs at a roundabout.
Dependent on City Council's...

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Posted On Thursday, January 03, 2019

Winter Parking Restrictions ChartDue to weather conditions, city-wide calendar parking restrictions have come into effect today.
“The implementation of calendar parking restrictions for this winter is based on the recent snowfall,” said Jonathan Paske, Supervisor – Parking Authority. “Motorists are asked to obey posted calendar parking signs, and allow our crews to remove snow from City roadways more efficiently.”
Calendar parking applies to residential streets, and the restrictions...

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Posted On Wednesday, December 19, 2018

RoundaboutA new single-lane roundabout at the intersection of Victoria Avenue East and Ford Street South is being proposed for Council’s approval in the 2019 Capital Budget. A roundabout is a circular intersection where drivers travel around a centre island.
“There are many benefits to installing a roundabout at an intersection,” said Matt Miedema – Project Engineer. “Roundabouts are designed to maximize vehicle and pedestrian safety, minimize pollution...

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