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, 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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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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