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Disruptions & Closures

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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.

Stay up to date on disruptions and closures that may impact you.

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Disruption & Closure Notices

Possible Traffic Delays

Please be advised over the next several weeks, Uni-Jet Industrial Pipe Services will be conducting flushing and inspection of the wastewater system at various locations in the City of Kenora, as shown on the map below. While the work is being performed, there may be short traffic delays, particularly in the Valley Drive area where the majority of the work will take place.

Uni-Jet Industrial Pipe Services has notified residents living close to the work areas about the project and what to expect while the flushing and inspection takes place.  Questions or concerns can be directed to Uni-Jet Industrial Pipe Services at 807-464-4748 or 204-633-4879.

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

Wastewater Flushing and Inspection Overview Map

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Norman/Keewatin Boil Water Advisory

Effective at 12:01 a.m., December 31st, 2017 all of Norman and Keewatin will be on a boil water advisory.

All water from taps should be boiled for at least one minute if it is used for human consumption.

This advisory shall remain in effect until further notice.

Please see https://www.nwhu.on.ca/search/results.aspx?k=Boil Water Advisories/Orders  for instructions on boil water advisories by the Northwestern Health Unit.

We thank the public for their cooperation.

Public Notification of Seventh Avenue South Bridge Works

Public Notification of Seventh Avenue South Bridge Works

December 7, 2017                                                                      File No. 16-0259-003

TO: Local Residents

RE: Replacement of the Seventh Avenue South Bridge Public Notification for Schedule A+ Project

The City of Kenora is proceeding with Replacement of the Seventh Avenue South Bridge, with the construction work anticipated to occur between March and September, 2018. The existing bridge structure is in very poor  condition and subject to a loading restriction, and the intention of the project is to provide a new bridge structure at the existing location which will restore the level of service previously provided by this crossing. The scope of the replacement work will include removal of the existing bridge structure, reconstruction of portions of the existing retaining wall that are in poor condition, and construction of a new two lane vehicular bridge with sidewalks on both sides. Copies of the project drawings will be available for viewing at the City of Kenora Engineering Offices, located at 60-14th Street North.

Temporary road closures will be required to facilitate the construction work, along with temporary restrictions on boat traffic on Laurenson’s Creek at the crossing location. Details of the required closures will be made available to the public by the City of Kenora and the Contractor during construction through use of signage, radio and newspaper advertisements, and the City website (www.kenora.ca) as appropriate.

The City of Kenora has retained KGS Group as the engineering Consultant on this project. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the upcoming work, please feel free to contact KGS Group’s Project Manager, Mrs. Cindy Cousin, by phone at 204-896-1209 or by email at ccousin@kgsgroup.com.

Boil Water Advisory Rescinded

Please be advised the Boil Water Advisory for Norman and Keewatin has been lifted.  Laboratory testing of the water supply does not indicate the presence of bacteria.

The City thanks residents of Norman and Keewatin for their patience.

Norman and Keewatin Boil Water Advisory Rescind Notice

Norman and Keewatin Boil Water Advisory Rescind