Chatham-Kent Closures

Road Closures:

  • The eastbound lane of McNaughton Avenue West in Chatham will be closed from Tuesday, April 23 until Friday, April 26 for Bell Fiber work. Drivers are advised to obey traffic signs and flag personnel that are in place.

  • Rose Beach Line over South Marsh Creek is closed because of erosion from Lake Erie along the edge of the road. It’s unknown how long the closure will last. Since Rose Beach Line will no longer be available as a route between Morpeth and Rondeau, the alternative route is Talbot Trail and Kent Bridge Road.

  • The Fifth Street Bridge in Chatham will be closed from Monday, April 15 at 7 a.m. until May 13 due to bridge reconstruction. All lanes will be closed to vehicle traffic on and beneath the bridge, but all walkways will be open. The Thames River will remain open for boats.

  • McNaughton Avenue/Hwy 40 (the Lord Selkirk Bridge over Sydenham River) will be closed between Dufferin Avenue and Wallace Street from Monday, February 4, 2019, to Friday, August 30, 2019 for bridge rehabilitation work. Detours will be posted for heavy traffic and for local/commercial traffic. The waterway below the Lord Selkirk Bridge will also be closed to all boat traffic until May 2019.

  • Middleton Line in Wheatley will be closed between Harbour Road and Little Street South from Tuesday, February 12 until Friday, May 31 for bridge rehabilitation work. A posted detour route is as follows: Erie Street South – Talbot Road East –Klondyke Road.

  • Warwick Drive between Keil Drive South and Oak Street, Kerr Avenue between Keil Drive South and Oak Street, McKinnon Drive between Keil Drive South and Orchard Heights Drive, Oak Street between Warwick Drive and Kerr Avenue, and Orchard Heights Drive between Warwick Drive and McKinnon Drive will all be closed from Tuesday, March 12, 2019 until Sunday, June 30, 2019 for road and infrastructure reconstruction. It will be a full closure, local traffic and emergency vehicles will be allowed only up to work site.