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: Monday, May 25 at 9 am
End date: Friday, September 4, 2020 (extended from July 3)
Road closure limits: Charlton Avenue East and Wentworth Street South from Sherman Access to Cumberland Avenue
Reason for closure: Servicing work


Start date: Monday, July 6, 2020 at 7 am
End date: Thursday, July 9 at 8 pm
Road closure limits: Millen Road from Arvin Avenue to Seaman Street
Reason for closure: Railway crossing rehabilitation


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: Monday, June 29 at 8 am
End date: Friday, July 31
Road closure limits: Tapleytown Road from Green Mountain Road and Powerline Road
Reason for closure: Bridge work


Start date: Monday, July 6
End date: Friday, August 7
Road closure limits: Bobolink Road from Hummingbird Lane to Cardinal Drive
Reason for closure: Sewer and road work


Start date: Thursday, July 2 at 4 am
End date: Friday, July 3 at 9 pm
Road closure limits: Queen Street from King Street to Main Street
Reason for closure: Crane installation


Start date: Monday, June 29 at 7 am
End date: Thursday, July 3 at 7 am
Road closure limits: Winona Road, from Victoria Avenue to Barton Street
Reason for closure: CN Rail work


Start date: Friday, June 19, 200 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: Monday, June 1, 2020
End date: July 1, 2020
Road closure limits: Creekside Drive between Ogilvie Street and Hatt Street
Reason for closure: Roadwork related to condo development


Start date: Monday, June 1, 2020
End date: July 31, 2020
Road closure limits: North Service Road between the QEW on/off ramps and Drakes Drive
Reason for closure: Road reconstruction


Start date: June 8, 2020
End date: August 31, 2020
Road closure limits: Lane closures on Main Street and Hess Street. Detour in place.
Reason for closure: Bell Canada works


Start date: Thursday, May 7, 2020
End date: Friday, July 17, 2020
Road closure limits: First Road West from Mud Street to north of Green Mountain (Scarletwood St)
Reason for closure: Sewer and road construction


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: Noveber 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.