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: Saturday, October 17 from 8 am to 8 pm
Road closure limits: Fifty Road between Ridge Road and Highway 8
Reason for closure: Cycling event


Start /End date: Sunday, October 18 from 6 am to 4 pm
Road closure limits: Lake Avenue North between Cascade Street and Warrington Street
Reason for closure: Hydro works


Start date: Thursday, September 24 at 6 am
End date: Saturday, September 26 at 11 pm
Road closure limits: Queen Street South between King Street and Main Street
Reason for closure: Concrete works


Start/End date: Saturday, September 26 from 7 am to 6 pm
Road closure limits: King William Street between Jarvis Street and Ferguson Avenue
Reason for closure: Concrete works


Start date: Monday, September 21
End date: Friday, October 30
Road closure limits: Sanford Avenue South, between Cumberland Avenue and Delaware Avenue
Reason for closure: Watermain valve replacement


Start date: Monday, September 14 at 8 am
End date: Friday, October 9
Road closure limits: Arvin Avenue between Fruitland Road and Sunnyhurst Avenue
Reason for closure: Culvert replacement


Start date: Monday, September 14
End date: Saturday, October 31, 2020
Road closure limits: Provident Way between Fulmar Way and Westerly Road End
Reason for closure: Sanitary Sewer Installation


Start date: Monday, August 10
End date: Monday, September 21, 2020
Road closure limits: Locke Street between King Street and Main Street
Reason for closure: Underground utility reconstruction


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


Start date: Tuesday, August 4
End date: Wednesday, October 14, 2020 (extended from September 11, 2020)
Road closure limits: Eighth Road East between Green Mountain Road and Ridge Road
Reason for closure: Culvert work


Start date: Monday, July 6, 2020
End date: November 2020
Road closure limits: Upbound lanes of Clarement Access
Reason for closure: Resurfacing & creation of Keddy Access Trail. For more information, visit www.hamilton.ca/claremont


Start date: Friday, June 19, 2020 from 9 am to 10 pm daily
End date: Wednesday, September 30
Road closure limits: King William Street between James Street and Hughson Street
Reason for closure: Outdoor 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: Early April
End date: November 2020
Road closure limits: Highway 8, Woodley Lane to Park Avenue
Reason for closure: Reconstruction work . For more information, visit www.hamilton.ca/hwy8improvements


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:
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext. 5920
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.