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/end date: Sunday, August 1, 2021 from 5 am to 10 pm
Road closure limits: King Street (south leg) from James Street to John Street
Reason for closure: Crane works


Start/end dates:
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at 6 pm to Thursday, July 29, 2021 at 1 am
Thursday, July 29, 2021 at 8 pm to  Friday, July 30, 2021 at 5 am
Road closure limits: Concession 12 E, from Centre Road to Needlepine Drive
Reason for closure: Film shoot 


Start date: Monday, July 19, 2021
End date: End of August 2021
Road closure limits:

  • Charlton Avenue East between Victoria Avenue South and Wentworth Street South
  • Wentworth Street South between Charlton Avenue East and Cumberland Avenue

Reason for closure: Road resurfacing


Start/end date: Friday, July 30, 2021 from 7 am to 7 pm
Road closure limits: King William Street, Jarvis Street to Ferguson Avenue
Reason for closure: Tower crane dismantling 


Start /end date: Tuesday, August 3, 2021 from 7 am to 7 pm
Road closure limits: King William St, Jarvis St to Ferguson Ave
Reason for closure: Tower crane dismantling


Start date: Monday, July 19, 2021 at 9 am
End date: Friday, July 30, 2021 at 9 pm
Road closure limits: Jackson Street from James St to Hughson St
Reason for closure: Gas service connections


Start date / End date: Postponed - Details TBA
Road closure limits: King William Street between Wentworth Street North and Ashley Street

  • King William and Ashley intersection will remain open, with intermittent obstructions
  • No access to King William on the East side of the intersection

Reason for closure: Road restoration


Start date: Monday, July 12, 2021 at 9 am
End date: Friday, September 3 2021 at 9 pm
Road closure limits: Provident Way from Penfold Court to Fulmar Way
Reason for closure: Development-related servicing


Start/end dates:

Saturday July 31, 2021 from 9 am to 11 pm
Saturday August 7, 2021 from 9 am to 11 pm
Saturday August 14, 2021 from 9 am to 11 pm
Saturday August 21, 2021 from 9 am to 11 pm
Saturday August 28, 2021 from 9 am to 11 pm
Saturday September 4, 2021 from 9 am to 11 pm
Saturday September 11, 2021 from 9 am to 11 pm

Road closure limits:  Locke Street from Herkimer Street to Hunter Street
Reason for closure: Street Festival “Saturday UnLocked” 


Start/end dates:

Saturday August 7, 2021 from 9 am to 9 pm
Saturday September 4, 2021 from 9 am to 9 pm

Road closure limits: Barton Street East from Victoria Street to Wentworth Street
Reason for closure: Street Festival “Open Streets on Barton"


Start date: Monday, July 12, 2021 at 7 am
End date: Friday, October 1, 2021 at 7 pm
Road closure limits: Springside Drive at Alderlea Avenue (North of Alderlea Avenue)
Reason for closure: Bypass installation


Start date: Monday, June 14, 2021
End date: August 2021
Road closure limits: South Service Road  from Dewitt Road to Seaman Street 
Reason for closure: Repair and safety work


Start date: Monday, July 5, 2021
End date: Friday, August 13, 2021 at 11:59 pm
Road closure limits: Sherman Access - west leg
Reason for closure: Rockfall protection work


Start date: Monday, June 14, 2021 - POSTPONED
End date: Friday, September 10, 2021
Road closure limits: Fifty Road between Barton Street and South Service Road
Reason for closure: Sewer installation and road works


Start date: May 25, 2021
End date: December 2021
Road closure limits: Mud Street West from Paramount Drive to Isaac Brock Drive
Reason for closure: Bridge rehabilitation and road re-surfacing


Start date: May 27, 2021
End date: July 2021
Road closure limits: Mulberry Street from MacNab St to James St N
Reason for closure: Intersecton 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: 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: 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.