Road Work

In construction zones, reduce your speed while driving, stay alert, and watch for workers. 

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Posted On Tuesday, June 08, 2021

Scheduled work on Edward Street between Ward Avenue and William Street will begin on Wednesday, June 9. The initial phase of the construction work will replace the existing watermain through the Edward Street and Redwood Avenue intersection.
Following the watermain work, construction of the roundabout will begin at the Edward Street and Redwood Avenue intersection later in July.
During the upcoming work, Edward Street will remain open to traffic, but with lane restrictions....

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Posted On Tuesday, June 08, 2021

Back by popular demand, weekend closures of West Lyon Boulevard return this summer, providing cyclists and pedestrians with more space to enjoy. Effective immediately, road closure signage and barricades will be in place every weekend from Friday at 4 pm to Monday at 8 am to prevent vehicular traffic from entering the roadway.
The City heard from recreational users who enjoyed the open space last summer; therefore, the City re-established it for 2021. This temporary closure...

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Posted On Thursday, May 27, 2021

The City of Thunder Bay is investing $32 million in 2021 on road and sidewalk rehabilitation, residential paving, sanitary and storm sewers, watermain repair/replacement, bridge and culvert work, and streetlight renewal.
This month marks the start of a busy road work season that can result in road closures, detours and delays for drivers. All residents are reminded to reduce their speed, be alert, watch for workers and drive with extra care in construction zones.  
The...

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Posted On Thursday, May 06, 2021

The City of Thunder Bay will be removing seasonal load restrictions on Monday, May 10 at 8:00 am. The roadway weight restrictions are instituted each spring in conjunction with the Ontario Ministry of Transportation’s Provincial Reduced Load Regulations, to protect the roads from damage until the frost is out of the ground. 
To view a reduced loads restrictions exemptions map, visit www.thunderbay.ca/heavyloads . For more information or to obtain a print or fax...

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Posted On Wednesday, April 14, 2021

constructionAs a result of a scheduled hydrant repair, Water Street North between Bay Street and Cumberland Street will be reduced from four lanes to two lanes (one northbound and one southbound), beginning on Thursday, April 15, at 8 am. Slower traffic can be expected during the repair.
Motorists are asked to drive with caution in the repair area.
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Contact: Adam Tempelman, Acting Superintendent – WD/WWC Operations & Maintenance, 684-3182

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