Chatham-Kent Closures


  • Queen Street N. in Tilbury will be down to one lane of traffic at the Hwy. 401 underpass from June 6, 2017 to June 27, 2017 from 7am to 6pm daily for concrete repairs.

  • The Fifth St. Bridge is set to be closed to all vehicular traffic for bridge repairs and rehabilitation work from the start of construction on June 29 until December, 22 2017. Following that, work will continue with limited traffic lanes and possible delays for motorists.Patteson Ave. in Chatham will be closed between Inshes Ave. and Currie St. for sewer replacement and road reconstruction from Tuesday, April 25, 2017 to Friday, June 23, 2017. A local detour route is in effect.

  • 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.

  • From 7am until 5pm on Saturday June 3, 2017;  Saturday July 15, 2017; and Saturday September, 23, 2017, parking will be restricted at the West End of the Municipal Parking Lot D in Wallaceburg, between Wellington St. and James St., for the Downtown Farmers Market and Art Festival.

  • The parking lot at the Chatham-Kent Community Health Centre will be closed from June 12, 2017 to June 23, 2017 (weather permitting) for resurfacing work. While that work is going on, clients and community members are asked to park their vehicles behind the office where the former Giant Tiger was located.


  • Sections of McNaughton Ave W. and Fergie Jenkins Parkway in Chatham will both be shut down from 6pm to 11pm on June 30, 2017 for Canada Day Fireworks. McNaughton will be closed between University Dr. and Bear Line Rd. while Fergie Jenkins Parkway will be closed between the St. Clair College Health Plex and McNaughton Ave. W.

  • 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 in the first week of August 2017 and be completed by October 31, 2017.

  • A Canada Day parade will shut down sections of Sandys St., Lacroix St., William St. and King St. in Chatham from 8am to 11am on July 1, 2017. Local detours will be in place.

    The Kiwanis International Canada Day Parade will tie up traffic in parts of Ridgetown from 5:30pm to 8:30pm on June 29, 2017. Local detours will be posted.

  • Sections of Main St., Oak St., and Elm St. in Bothwell will be closed from Friday, June 30, 2017 to Sunday, July 2, 2017 for Bothwell 150th Homecoming. Main Street will be closed between George St. and Chestnut St. — Oak St. will be closed between the alleyway north of Main St. and the alleyway south of Main St. — and Elm St. will be closed between the alleyway north of Main St. and the alleyway south of Main St.

  • 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.