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: Sunday, December 12, 2021 at 9 am
End date: Monday December 13, 2021 at 7 am
Road closure limits: Cannon Street from Lottridge Street to Gage Avenue
Reason for closure: 2021 Grey Cup

Start date: Saturday December 11, 2021 at 5 pm
End date: Monday December 13, 2021 at 7 am
Road closure limits:

  • Melrose Avenue from Beechwood Avenue to Cannon Street
  • Beechwood Avenue from Melrose Avenue to Balsam Avenue
  • Balsam Ave from Beechwood Avenue to Cannon Street

Reason for closure: 2021 Grey Cup

Start/end date: Saturday, December 4, 2021 from 8 am to 6 pm
Road closure limits: Ottawa Street from Main Street to Barton Street
Reason for closure: Holiday Sidewalk Sale event

Start/end date: Thursday, December 2 2021 from 9 am to 5 pm
Road closure limits: Hughson Street from Forest Street to Young Street
Reason for closure: Crane works

Start date: Monday, November 15, 2021 
End date: Friday, December 3, 2021 
Road closure limits:  Intersection of Barton Street and Park Street North
Reason for closure: Utility works

Start date: Tuesday, November 2, 2021
End date: T.B.A.
Road closure limits: Safari Road between Kirkwall Road and Valens Road
Reason for closure: Flooding/Safety concerns


Start date: Monday, October 4, 2021 at 9 am
End date: Friday, December 10, 2021 at 9 pm
Road closure limits: Airport Road from East Cargo Road to Upper James Street
Reason for closure: Storm sewer installation

Start date: May 14, 2021
End date: April 30, 2022
Road closure limits: Catharine Street from King Street to King William Street
Reason for closure: Development Works

Start date: Monday September 20, 2021
End date: Monday December 20, 2021
Road closure limits: Fifty Road from Barton St to South Service Road
Reason for closure: Sewer installation and road works

Start date: Monday, August 23, 2021 
End date: Monday, January 10, 2022
Road closure limits: Centre Road, from Concession 5 Road E to Parkside Drive
Reason for closure: Service connections and road reconstruction

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: 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: 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.