Highway 61 Construction Closure Planned

Road closure
Road Construction Update

THUNDER BAY — The Ministry of Transportation wishes to advise that Highway 61 between Broadway Avenue and Neebing Avenue/Princess Street will be partially closed nightly to traffic starting Monday April 29, 2019 between the hours of 10:00 pm and 6:30 am. The partial nightly closures are expected to continue until mid-June, 2019.  In addition to these partial closures, there will be a full highway closure on Friday, May 24, 2019.  A marked detour will be provided from Highway 61 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 check www.511on.ca.