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/end date: Monday, February 26, 2018 from 9 am to 5 pm
Road closure limits: Cumberland Avenue from Gage Avenue to Balsam Avenue
Reason for closure: sewer laterial repair


Start date: Friday, February 23, 2018.
End date: TBD
Road closure limits: West leg of the Sherman Access
Reason for closure: Cleanup work and condition assessment due to rock slide


Start date: Monday, February 26, 2018
End date: Friday, March 2, 2018
Road closure limits: Airport Road West about 80 m east of its intersection with Hwy. 6 access / John C. Munro HI Airport main entrance

  • Directional traffic flagging through one available lane (during daylight hours)

Reason for closure: Cross culvert replacement 


Start date: Monday, February 26, 2018 at 9 am 
End date: Friday, March 30, 2018 (or later - TBD)
Road closure limits: Charlton Avenue East and Wentworth Street South between their intersections with the Sherman Access and Cumberland Avenue (the CP Rail crossing).

  • A designated Detour Route will be posted for deviated traffic to utilize the streets: Wentworth / Stinson / Victoria (northbound) and Wellington (southbound) & Young (eastbound)

Reason for closure: Installation of storm sewer main 


Start date: Saturday, March 3, 2018 from 7 am 
End date: Monday, March 5, 2018 from 3 pm
Road closure limits: Regional Road 56 between Rymal Road East / Regional Road 20 and Golf Club Road.

  • Regional Road 56 closed for culvert construction on Saturday March 3 at 7 am re-opening Sunday March 4 at or about 7 pm.
  • Regional Road 56 will close again for road restoration on Monday March 5 from 9 am until 3 pm.
  • A designated Detour Route will be posted for deviated traffic to utilize Hendershot Road via Golf Club Road and  Regional Road 20.

Reason for closure: Culvert work for development and road restoration


Start/End date: Wednesday, February 28, 2018 from 9 am to 4 pm
Road closure limits: Jackson Street from Queen Street to Hess Street
Reason for closure: Crane work


Start/End date: Friday, February 23, 2018 from 9 am to 4 pm
Road closure limits: Duke Street from Bay Street to Caroline Street
Reason for closure: Crane work


Start date: Monday, January 29, 2018 from 9 am 
End date: Friday, February 23, 2018 from 9 pm
Road closure limits: Rebecca Street from John Street to Hughson Street
Reason for closure: Utility work


Start date: May 24, 2016
End date: TBA
Road closure limits: Highland Road between Pritchard Road and Upper Red Hill Parkway extension.

No current road closures due to LRT projects.

Contact us

Temporary road closures

For inquiries about these closures, contact:
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext. 5920
Email: csr_gcm@hamilton.ca

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.