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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

Snow Removal Second Street South, February 24, 2020

Public Notice Please be advised snow removal will take place along Second Street South on Monday, February 24, 2020. Signs will be posted in the snow removal area to indicate ‘No Parking’ zones. Vehicles parked in a signed snow removal zone may be ticketed and/or towed at the owner’s expense. Traffic may be delayed at […]

Fitness Facility Renovations Begin February 24, 2020

Public Notice Please be advised the Kenora Recreation Centre will be undergoing renovations to expand the upstairs fitness facility beginning Monday, February 24, 2020. Full use of the gym will still be available during the project; however, there will be minor interruptions to lay new flooring.  Adequate notice will be provided of this interruption. On […]

UPDATED Road Closure Essex Road February 3, 2020

UPDATE February 14, 2020 Essex Road is now open to all traffic.   Public Notice Please be advised a portion of Essex Road, at the Miller Swamp, north of School Road, is closed to all traffic effective February 3, 2020 and will be closed until further notice. The closure is necessary due to excess water […]

Traffic Delays on Homestake Road and Transmitter Road January 8, 2020

Ditch Brushing Works Please be advised the City of Kenora Roads crew will be carrying out ditch brushing on Homestake Road and Transmitter Road beginning January 8, 2020. Traffic delays can be expected. Traffic will be controlled by flag persons. When approaching the working equipment, motorists are asked to be cautious, watch for flying debris, […]

Water and Wastewater Rates January 2020

To All Consumers of City of Kenora Water and Wastewater Services Please be advised that effective January 1, 2020, City of Kenora water and wastewater rates will increase by 5.5% for all residential and commercial consumers. The water cost will be set at $1.59 per cubic meter or per 1,000 litres. This rate together with […]

Matheson Street Bridge Open November 6, 2019

Open to Vehicle Traffic Please be advised the Matheson Street bridge will open to vehicle traffic on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. One sidewalk will remain open to pedestrians as joint replacement work in the sidewalk locations is still to be completed. The Pinecrest bus route will resume. The City thanks the public […]

Coney Island Footbridge Installation November 7, 2019

The Coney Island footbridge will be installed for the season on Thursday, November 7, 2019 Completion of this project is dependent on weather conditions, specifically wind gusts in the area. Should weather interfere with the installation, the project will be delayed until the next calm day. If there is a delay, it is anticipated the […]

Seventh Avenue South Bridge Closure November 6 – 22, 2018

EXTENDED Bridge Temporary Closure Please be advised that the Seventh Avenue South Bridge, and the intersections of Seventh Avenue South, River Drive, and Third Street South, will be closed to all vehicle traffic and pedestrians beginning Wednesday, November 6th at 7 a.m. until Friday, November 22nd at 6 p.m. December 6, 2019 at 5 p.m. […]

Laurensons Creek Closure at Seventh Avenue South Bridge EXTENDED

Creek Closure EXTENDED Please be advised Laurensons Creek at Seventh Avenue South Bridge will be closed to ALL boat traffic beginning Wednesday, November 6th at 7 a.m. until Friday, November 22nd at 6 p.m. Friday, November 29 at 5 p.m. This closure is necessary to facilitate the replacement of a water main that runs under […]

City-Wide BWA Rescinded October 18, 2019

Boil Water Advisory Lifted Please be advised that the City-Wide Boil Water Advisory issued on October 15th, has been rescinded as of October 18, 2019 at 12:45 p.m. Laboratory testing of the water supply does not indicate the presence of bacteria. Thank you for your patience.