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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

Robertson Street Closure

Robertson Street Back Lane Closure
April 24, 2019

Please be advised beginning Wednesday, April 24th, the back lane of Robertson Street will be closed to all traffic. Titan Contractors is upgrading sewer and storm sewer mains in this area.

The lane will be closed for approximately 3 to 4 weeks, and no through traffic will be permitted through the work site.

The City thanks the public for their cooperation and patience as this infrastructure improvement is completed.

Transmitter Road Railway Crossing Closure

Public Notice
Transmitter Road Railway Crossing Closure on April 25, 2019

Please be advised the Transmitter Road railway crossing (between Gould Road and Homestake Road) will be closed on Thursday, April 25th between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. The closure is necessary for CP Rail to complete railway track repairs.

The public is thanked for their cooperation and patience as this maintenance work is completed.

Sidewalk and Street Sweeping

Please be advised that sidewalk and street sweeping began as of Monday, April 15, 2019.

Streets in the Brickyard and Airport Road areas have been completed. Crews are working in the Valley Drive and Minto Avenue areas, as well as Rideout. Next week crews will start in the downtown core, with sidewalk sweeping already in progress. The sweeping will continue into the month of May.

Motorists are asked to proceed with caution around the slow-moving street sweepers particularly where it is working on sweeping the centre lane, shoulders, and bridges.

The City extends thanks to the public for their patience and cooperation as this seasonal maintenance is carried out.

Spring Load Restrictions

Load Restriction on Local Roads Effective March 23, 2019

Please be advised that beginning Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 11:59 pm, reduced load restrictions will be in effect as per the City of Kenora By-law 155-2008 and the Highway Traffic Act R.S.O. 1990, c. H. 8, Section 122. This restriction is necessary to protect highways, streets, and roads from damage during mild, wet spring conditions. Signs are posted on each of the impacted roads to notify motorists of the restriction.

The following roads are subject to the spring load restriction:

Anderson Road East Melick Road Mark’s Lane Snow Drive
Ascough Road Essex Road Matheson Bay Road Strecker Road
Austin Lake Road Gauthier Road Miller Rapids Road Sunnyside Road
Beauty Bay Road Gay Street Mt. Evergreen Road Tallieu Road
Beggs Road Gerald Street McKenzie Portage Road Tetroe Road
Beryl Winder Road Golf Course Road Ninth Street North

(from 19th Ave N. to Airport Road)

Transmitter Road
Bodgen Road Gould Road Parmeter Road Treadway Drive
Bruckenburger Road Haney Drive Peterson Road Valley Drive

(from Rabbit Lake

Road to Airport Road)

Carlton Road Hilly Lake Road Rabbit Lake Road Villeneuve Road
Clarence Street Homestake Road Radcliffe Drive Villeneuve Road North
Coker Road James Road Rat Portage Road Villeneuve Road South
Darlington Drive Johnson Road Ricky Street West Bay Road
Dennis Street Jones Road

(from Hwy 17E

To Homestake Road)

Ritchie Road Whitehead Road
Devlin Drive Kinger Road Schnarr Lake Road Worona Road
Donbrock Drive Kitt Road School Road Zimmerman Road
Duffus Road Lawton Drive Sinclair Road