Road Construction Update – Highway 61 Expanded Closure

Construction Season in Thunder Bay
Road Closure

THUNDER BAY — In addition to the regular nightly closures, Highway 61 between Broadway Avenue and Neebing Avenue/Princess Street, will be closed on Saturday, October 27 at 7:00 pm until Monday, October 29 at 6:30 am and on Saturday, November 3 at 7:00 pm until Monday, November 5 at 6:30 am, weather pending.  A marked detour will be provided from Highway 61 from Neebing Avenue to Broadway Avenue and back to Highway 61 in both directions.

The highway closures are necessary to ensure the safety of road users and workers while construction work is underway.

We apologize for the inconvenience and urge motorists to schedule their travel to minimize any delays.  Motorists are reminded to obey and follow all traffic signage and flag persons for the safety of both workers and drivers.

For the latest information on highway closures and construction, the public can call 511, MTO’s Road Information Line or