Road Work

Road construction projects in the City of Thunder Bay can lead to road closures, detours and delays. In construction zones, reduce your speed while driving, stay alert, and watch for workers. 

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Posted On Monday, May 25, 2020

Road Work Ahead 4The intersection at the Harbour Expressway and Balmoral Street will be fully closed starting on Wednesday, May 27, at 6 am, until end of day Thursday, May 28. A posted detour will be available at Golf Links Road, Central Avenue and Carrick Street.
The closure is a necessary part of the road reconstruction and storm sewer installation on Balmoral Street, between Hewitson Street and Alloy Drive.
Following the full street closure, Balmoral Street and the Harbour Expressway...

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Posted On Friday, May 15, 2020

constructionA section of Balmoral Street, between Hewitson Street and Alloy Drive, will undergo road reconstruction and storm sewer installation starting on Tuesday, May 19. 
A full closure of Balmoral Street, between Hewitson Street and the Harbour Expressway, will be conducted at the start of the construction and will last approximately 10 days. During this time, the intersection at the Harbour Expressway and Balmoral Street will be fully closed for approximately two days. Motorists...

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Posted On Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Cropped Road Closed SignMontreal Street, from Mountdale Avenue to Neebing Avenue, will be closed to all through traffic on Thursday, May 14, from 8 am – 4 pm to allow for rehabilitation work on the CP rail crossing. Local traffic will be permitted to allow for access to businesses.
The construction schedule is subject to change, as various factors – such as weather – can have an impact on project timelines.
Motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible, and those travelling...

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Posted On Tuesday, May 12, 2020

The Reduced Load Restrictions that were implemented on March 16 within the city will be lifted on Wednesday, May 13 at 8 am. Restrictions are put in place annually to protect City roads from damage during the spring thaw. Cooperation from residents helps prevent excessive damage to the streets. For more information, visit: thunderbay.ca/heavyloads – 30 – Contact: David Binch, Traffic Technologist – Engineering, 625-2195
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Posted On Thursday, April 30, 2020

Boulevard Lake DamThe Boulevard Lake Dam rehabilitation is set to begin on Monday, May 4, with the project expected to be completed by the end of 2021. The Boulevard Lake Dam Walkway will be closed for the duration of the project.
Starting at the end of June, water levels in Boulevard Lake will be lowered to install cofferdams needed to complete the work. As a result, summer activities including swimming, canoeing and kayaking will be suspended this summer.
“The Boulevard Lake Dam...

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