Bridge Maintenance Works September 25-30, 2017

Please be advised maintenance works will be performed on the following bridges from Monday, September 25 to Saturday, September 30 with the bridge location and time of day varying. Expect delays during this period as the bridges will be down to one lane.

  • Darlington Bay
  • Parson Street
  • First Avenue South
  • Matheson Street
  • Winnipeg River East Branch

Coker Road Bridge Load Restriction

Please be advised effectively immediately, a vehicle load restriction has been authorized for the Coker Road bridge.  The maximum gross vehicle weight of 20 tonnes has been implemented to restrict and prohibit large vehicles such as construction trucks/equipment, tractor trailers, and large fire vehicles from crossing the bridge.  Beggs Road and Gauthier Road may be used as alternative travel routes to avoid the bridge.  This load restriction has been put in place as a precaution for public safety until further assessment of the bridge is completed.

Road Work on Ninth Street North and Houghton Road

Please be advised beginning Monday, September 11, 2017 and continuing through the week, road work is taking place on Ninth Street North and Houghton Road. There may be times during the day when traffic will be reduced to one lane in that area. Motorists should consider alternative routes when possible.

The City thanks motorists for their cooperation and patience during this infrastructure improvement project.

Bridge Lane Closures

Please be advised maintenance works will be performed on the following bridges from Wednesday, September 6 to Friday, September 8, with the bridge location varying by day, from 6:00 to 8:00 a.m. and 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.

Expect delays during these periods as the bridge will be down to one lane.

  • Darlington Bay
  • Matheson Street
  • Parson Street
  • Winnipeg River East Branch

Thank you for your patience and cooperation during the lane closures.

Labour Day Holiday

The Lake of the Woods Discovery Centre is OPEN from 9 am to 4 pm on Monday September 4, 2017.

All other City buildings and facilities are CLOSED on Labour Day, including the Transfer Station and Kenora Rec Centre.

Due to the holiday, Coney Island recycle and waste pickup will be on Tuesday September 5.

Bridge Maintenance Works

Please be advised maintenance works will be performed on the following bridges from Tuesday August 22 to Saturday August 26, with the bridge location varying by day, from 5:30 am to 8:00 am and 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Expect delays during these periods as the bridge will be down to one lane.

• Cameron Bay
• Darlington Bay
• Eighth Avenue South
• First Avenue South
• Matheson Street
• Parson Street
• Portage Bay
• Portage Bay Walk Bridge
• Winnipeg River East Branch
• Winnipeg River West Branch

August Road Rehabilitation

Please be advised during the month of August road rehabilitation work will be carried out on the following roads or road sections:

  • Homestake Road
  • Gould Road
  • 600-900 block of Anderson Branch Road
  • East Melick Road & Essex Road intersection

Motorists are advised that some sections of these roads will be limited to single lane traffic during construction.

The City thanks motorists for their cooperation and patience during this essential work.

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Canada Day Weekend What’s Open

Happy Canada Day!

What’s OPEN on July 1st

Lake of the Woods Museum 10 am – 5 pm *free admission on July 1st
Lake of the Woods Discovery Centre 9 am – 5 pm
Whitecap Pavilion and Harbourfront – Canada Day activities all day

Closed July 1st
Transfer Station
Kenora Recreation Centre
Kenora and Keewatin Public Libraries

OPEN July 2nd
Lake of the Woods Discovery Centre 9 am – 6 pm
Harbourfront Pavilion 10:30 am – 6:30 pm
Kenora Recreation Centre 8 am – 9 pm
Lake of the Woods Museum 10 am – 5 pm
Transfer Station 8:30 am – 4 pm *scale closes at 3:45 pm

Closed July 3rd
Kenora and Keewatin Public Libraries
Lake of the Woods Museum
City Hall – including Provincial Offences Services
Operations Building – including Planning, Building, and Cemetery Office

*No curbside or ICI pick up on July 3 and Coney Island recycle and waste pick up is July 4.

For after hours troubles, call 467-2080

Wharf Street Changes

Please be advised Wharf Street in Keewatin has changed to be a ONE WAY street. Traffic now travels in the westbound direction only. There are signs in place to notify drivers of the ONE WAY, single lane street. Parking along Wharf Street has also changed and signage is in place to indicate areas of no parking or limited parking.

Wharf Street Changes

KRC Pool Summer Closure

Please be advised the Kenora Recreation Centre will be closing its POOL on June 30, 2017 to accommodate upgrades to the pool deck and to complete annual maintenance.

The POOL will reopen on September 5, 2017 and we look forward to welcoming you back then.

We thank you for your understanding and support, as we continue to ensure that our facilities are maintained to the high standards our customers have come to expect.

Questions regarding the pool closure can be directed to Casey Pyykka, Acting Recreation Services Division Lead, at 807-467-2987 or cpyykka@kenora.ca 

Fourth Street North and Main Street North Closure Extended

Please be advised that the roadway between 100 block of Fourth Street North and 400 block Main Street North will be closed once again Thursday May 4th from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. to complete the demolition/construction work. Motorists are advised to continue using alternate routes.  Local traffic will be allowed through the area however delays can be expected.

The City thanks motorists for their patience during this project.

Fourth Street North and Main Street North Road Closure

Please be advised that the roadway between 100 block of Fourth Street North and 400 block of Main Street North will be closed Wednesday May 3rd from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. for road side demolition/construction work. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes. Local traffic will be allowed through the area however delays can be expected.

The City thanks motorists for their patience during this road construction.

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