Chatham-Kent Closures

Road Closures:

  • Grand Avenue West in Chatham will be closed to through traffic between Keil Drive and Lacroix Street until early September for emergency repairs for a sinkhole in front of the courthouse. Detour signs will be posted on Grand Ave., Lacroix Street, and Keil Drive — they will direct traffic to take Richmond Street via Lacroix St. and Keil Dr. Businesses on Grand Ave. W. are still open.

  • 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.

  • Erie Shore Drive is closed until further notice because of flooding/erosion damage.

  • 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 until at least the beginning of October for bridge rehabilitation work. Detours will be posted for heavy traffic and for local/commercial traffic.

  • McNaughton Avenue West in Chatham between Bear Line Road and Fergie Jenkins Parkway will be closed for reconstruction work from July 2 until August 30.

  • Pioneer Line in Dover Township will be closed between Baldoon Road and St Clair Street daily from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. from July 29 until August 23 for minor culvert replacements. The road will re-open on weekends and holidays.

  • Keil Drive South will be closed to through traffic between Richmond Street and Riverview Drive from Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 7 a.m. to Friday, August 23, 2019 for rehab work on the railway tracks and crossing surface across the roadway. All lanes will be closed at the CP Railway crossing, but local traffic will be permitted up to work zone. The recommended detour for local traffic is Riverview Drive – Bloomfield Road – Richmond Street. Truck traffic is advised to take Richmond Street to Lacroix Street for access to Highway 2.