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

Temporary road closures


Start date: May 25, 2022
End date: September 1, 2022 (weather permitting)
Road closure limits: Longwood Rd S reduced to two lanes between Main St W and Frid St
Reason for closure: Bridge rehabilitation work


Start date: Thursday, June 23 at 8 am
End date: Thursday, June 23 at 2 pm
Road closure limits: Woodhill Rd between Governor’s Rd and Concession 2W
Additional info:

  • Local access, including driveways, will be maintained.
  • The hard closure point will be at the CN Rail Bridge
  • Soft closures will be located at
  • Woodhill Rd At Governors Rd
  • Woodhill Rd At Concession 2W

Reason for closure: Road surface repairs


Start/end date: Mid-June to Mid-July
Road closure limits: Wilson St E from Montgomery Dr and Rousseaux St
Reason for closure: Wilson Street East Improvements


Start date: Tuesday June 21, 2022 at 8:30 pm
End date: Wednesday June 22, 2022 at 6 am 
Road closure limits: Ridge Road from Centennial Pkwy to First Rd E
Reason for closure: Construction


Start/end date: Tuesday, June 21, 2022 from 3 to 8:30 pm
Road closure limits: Green Mountain Rd to Ridge Rd
Reason for closure: Construction


Start/end date: Friday, June 24, 2022 to Sunday, June 26, 2022
Road closure limits:

  • James Street to Colbourne Street to  MacNab Street  to Barton Street  - Friday, from 8 pm to 10 pm
  • Colbourne St, James to Park - Saturday from 6 pm to 11:30 pm
  • MacNab St, Colbourne to Barton  - Saturday from 6 pm to 11:30 pm
  • Barton St, MacNab to James - Sunday from 3 pm to 5 pm
  • Barton St to James St to Cannon St to Bay St to Colbourne St to MacNab St - Sunday from 3:30 pm to 5 pm

Reason for closure: Racalmutese Celebration and Processions


Start/end date: Friday July 1, 2022 from 9 am to 11 pm
Road closure limits:

  • Lynden Rd from Governor’s Rd to Margaret St
  • Governor’s Rd from Lynden Rd to Weir Rd

Reason for closure: Canada Day Event


Start date: Tuesday, July 5, 2022
End date: Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Road closure limits: Fletcher Road from McWatters Street to Cemetery Road
Reason for closure: Enbridge pipeline maintenance and road widening.


Start/end date: Mid-July to Mid-August
Road closure limits: Wilson St E between Tiffany Falls parking lot and Montgomery Dr. During this time, there will be no access to Tiffany Falls
Reason for closure: Wilson Street East Improvements


Start/end date: August to September
Road closure limits: Wilson St E between Lower Lions Club Road and Tiffany Falls
Reason for closure: Wilson Street East Improvements


Start date: Tuesday, November 2, 2021
End date: Spring 2022
Road closure limits: Safari Road between Kirkwall Road and Valens Road
Reason for closure: Flooding/Safety concerns


Start date: December 15, 2021
End date: August 15, 2022
Road closure limits: Catharine Street from King Street to King William Street
Reason for closure: Development Works


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


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.