Chatham-Kent Closures

  • CURRENT CLOSURES
  • King St. in downtown Chatham will be down to one lane between Fifth St. and the Municipal Civic Centre from Friday, August 4 until Friday, September 1 from 7am to 7pm daily for construction work on the sidewalk project. The north side of road will be closed to all traffic (vehicle and pedestrian) and only eastbound traffic will be permitted. No on-street parking will be allowed in construction zone, either, but access to all businesses will be maintained.
  • The Fifth St. Bridge is closed to all vehicular traffic for bridge repairs and rehabilitation work until December 22, 2017 for construction work. Following that, work will continue with limited traffic lanes and possible delays for motorists.
  • Construction on the Downtown Chatham Sidewalk Replacement project will begin sometime after July 4, 2017 and wrap up by September 1, 2017. The sidewalks that will be replaced include those in the area of King St. and William St. in downtown Chatham.
  • The Dundas Bridge (Margaret Ave. over North Sydenham River) will be closed to vehicles, pedestrians, and marine traffic.  Any boats that do not require the bridge to be opened may continue to use the waterways underneath the structure. Repairs are expected to be completed by September 7.
  • Glenwood Dr. and Wiltshire Dr. in Chatham will both have sections closed from Monday, June 26, 2017 to September 1, 2017 for watermain and road replacement work. Only local traffic will be allowed in the area. No detours are being posted.
  • The Hwy. 40 interchange at Hwy. 401 in Chatham-Kent will be closed for about seven months starting April 18, 2017. Hwy. 40 will also close at Creek Rd./Pinehurst Line north of the interchange and Communication Rd. will close south of the interchange at Horton Line except for local traffic during that time.
  • Tramway Rd. near Dresden will be closed between Croton Line and Kent Line from Monday, July 17 until September 1 for bridge replacement work. The detour will be as follows: Croton Line – Dawn Mills Rd. – Kent Line.
  • Drivers can expect some delays on Grand Ave. W. near Lacroix Street this summer. Construction crews will be widening Grand Ave. to add a right turn lane onto Lacroix St. at that intersection. The work will also include the installation of new sanitary sewer and service connections and the replacement of watermain and service connections. The work is expected to start on August 7, 2017 and be completed by October 31, 2017.
  • Various Roads in Chatham-Kent will be closed for construction work on the Panhandle Reinforcement Pipeline Project. You can find the details below: