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Disruptions & Closures


The City of Kenora works hard to keep your programs, services and infrastructure open and accessible. We appreciate your patience when we do have service disruptions and closures.

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Disruption & Closure Notices

Seventh Avenue South Bridge August 31, 2018 Update

Please be advised completion of the Seventh Avenue South Bridge project is delayed. The new bridge will not be in place for the beginning of the school year. Local traffic only is permitted in the work area, and boat traffic delays will continue to be short.

It is anticipated the project will be completed by the end of September 2018.

Questions or concerns may be directed to Mrs. Cindy Cousin, KGS Group, Project Manager, at 204-896-1209 or

The City extends thanks to the public for their patience and understanding as the infrastructure project continues.

Coker Road Traffic Delays Starting August 22, 2018

Please be advised beginning August 22, 2018, surface treatment work will start on Coker Road between Wyder Road and Wyder Drive.

This section of Coker Road will be reduced to single lane traffic during construction work.  There will be traffic delays.  Motorists are advised to use alternative routes when possible.

The City extends thanks to motorists for their patience during this road work.

Parking for Diamonds and Ice Event, August 2-6, 2018

Please be advised when attending the Diamonds and Ice Event from August 2 through August 6, 2018, the public is reminded to pay attention to the posted parking signs. The signs clearly indicate where spectators, players, officials, and all others are permitted to park while at the Portage Bay Ball Diamond in Keewatin.

By-law enforcement officers will be issuing tickets to vehicles parked in the no parking zones.

Parking is permitted on West Bay Road near the Ball Diamond and, for this weekend event only, a section on the south side of West Bay Road. Please refer to the map below for the permitted parking areas.

Temporary Parking Zone Map for Diamonds and Ice

East Melick Road Traffic Delays Starting July 23, 2018

Please be advised construction work related to surface treatment on East Melick Road will begin the week of July 23, 2018.

During the construction period, some sections of East Melick Road will be reduced to one lane. There may also be occasions when it is necessary to close the road to all traffic for short periods. In which case, motorists will be informed one day in advance of this complete closure.

Motorists are advised to use alternate travel routes if possible.

The City extends thanks to local motorists for their patience during this project.