Driving & Traffic

Road Closures

The City of Hamilton's listing of scheduled temporary full road closures for:

  • construction
  • filming
  • special events

The listing does not include unscheduled or emergency closures. 

Corridor activity mapping

An interactive map that displays:

  • Road occupancy permits
  • Temporary road closure permits
  • Capital projects

View the corridor activity online mapping

Road closures are listed in the order they are announced.

Temporary road closures


Start date: Thursday, May 6 at 9 am
End date: Friday, May 7 at 9 pm
Road closure limits: Jackson Street from Walnut Street to Ferguson Avenue
Reason for closure: Crane work


Start date: Thursday, May 20 from 7 am to 3 pm
Road closure limits:  Walnut Street from Jackson Street to Main Street
Reason for closure: Development Services connections


Start date: Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 7 am
End date: Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 7 am
Road closure limits: Cathcart Street from 20 metres north of Cannon Street East to Kelly Street
Reason for closure: Sewer work


Start date: Monday, May 3, 2021
End date: Friday, June 18, 2021
Road closure limits: Green Mountain Road from Tapleytown Road to Fifth Road
Reason for closure: Roadside safety work


Start/end dates:

May 3 to May 8, 2021 from 10 pm to 6 am
May 10 to 15, 2021 from 10 pm to 6 am
May 17 to 21, 2021 from 10 pm to 6 am

Road closure limits: Southbound lanes of John Street from King Street to Main Street
Reason for closure: Crane works


Start date: April 6, 2021
End date: Mid-May 2021
Road closure limits: Butter Road West from Trinity Road South to Shave Road
Reason for closure: Bridge repair and road safety improvements


Start date: Monday, April 12, 2021
End date: Late April
Road closure limits: Rymal Road between Nebo Road and Dartnall Road
Reason for closure: Storm sewer work


Start date: Mid-April
End date: December 2022
Road closure limits: Highway 8 from Bond Street North to Woodleys Lane
Reason for closure: Road improvements. Learn more about the Highway 8 Improvements Project


Start date: April 1, 2021
End date: October 31, 2021
Road closure limits: King William Street from James Street to Hughson Street
Reason for closure: Outside dining district


Start date: Monday, March 15, 2021
End date: July 30, 2021
Road closure limits: Lane restrictions on Upper James Street from Twenty Road to Alderson Drive
Reason for closure: Sanitary work


Start date: Feburary 27, 2021
End date: Friday, May 28, 2021
Road closure limits: Jackson Street from James Street to Hughson Street
Reason for closure: Building demolition


Start date: Monday, August 10, 2020
End date: Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Road closure limits: Catharine Street between King Street and King William Street
Reason for closure: Development works


Start date: Friday, April 3, 2020
End date:  Until further notice
Road closure limits: Park Street from Vine Street to York Boulevard
Reason for closure: For COVID-19 Hygiene Station Needs


Start date: Monday, November 18, 2019
End date: April 2021
Road closure limits: Market Street, Ray Street to Queen Street
Reason for closure: Development construction


Start date: Friday, November 30, 2018
End date: TBD
Road closure limits: Trimble Road between Hall Road to a point 0.95 km north of Hall Road
Reason for closure: Flooding. The road will remain closed to vehicular travel while further engineering alternatives are evaluated, including permanent road closure.


Contact us

Temporary road closures

For inquiries about these closures, contact:
Email: [email protected]

Capital construction projects

For inquiries about capital projects, contact:
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext. 4313
Search areas affected by City construction projects

For all other inquiries, contact the Customer Service Centre at 905-546-2489.