The project is ahead of schedule and will be completed mid May. The contractor is installing the curb and will be starting to pave next week. On Monday, May 1st (weather dependent), lane restrictions at the intersection of Talbot Street and First Avenue will be in place from 9pm until 7:30am the next morning to complete the paving of the intersection. Westbound traffic on Talbot will be able to turn northbound onto First Avenue, Eastbound traffic on Talbot will be able to turn northbound onto First Avenue, and Southbound traffic on First Avenue will be able to turn westbound onto Talbot Street, all other movements will be restricted.
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Traffic and Parking By-law 45-89
A quick look at Traffic and Parking By-law 45-89 and some of the parking restrictions that do not require signing along with their associated set fines;
General Parking Regulations section 19
A $35.00 fine will be issued if you park a vehicle on any sidewalk, crosswalk or boulevard, in front of or within 1 metre of any lane, driveway or alley entrance, or with the right hand wheels of the vehicle at a greater distance from the curb line than 0.3 of a metre, or in winter, subject to Paragraph 5 of this section, as nearly within such distance as conditions of the highway permit. Other general restrictions can be seen within the Traffic and Parking By-law
Maximum Parking Time Limits section 23
A $50.00 fine will be issued if you park a vehicle for a longer period than five (5) hours between the hours of 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight or a commercial vehicle for a longer period than two (2) hours upon any part of any Highway in the City of St. Thomas.
Overnight Parking on City Streets section 24
A $50.00 fine will be issued if you park a vehicle upon any part of any street in the City of St. Thomas between the hours of 3:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m. from November 15th to March 15th of the following year. Visit our Overnight Parking page for more information as an overnight parking permit may be available to you.
For more information please visit our By-law Enforcement page.
Please be advised that construction will start on Elm Street from Centennial Avenue to east of Tyke Road for underground storm sewer installation. The construction will start on Monday, May 1, 2017 with traffic control and lane restriction in place until the end of May 2017. Please follow traffic control signs and personnel on site in order to navigate through the construction zone safely.
The City is excited to announce the Edward Street Road Rehabilitation Project will start in April. The Burwell Road Rehabilitation project will begin after Edward Street has been completed. Construction is expected to be complete in July 2017. For more information visit the Construction Projects page.
The Elgin St. Thomas Age-Friendly Committee is developing a community plan for residents of Elgin County and the City of St. Thomas. An Age-Friendly community is one where policies, services and structures related to the physical and social environments support and enable older residents to lead healthy, active lives and stay involved in their communities.
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