Drivers in Kenora and Dryden will have to watch out for road closures today, which may cause delays.

In Kenora, the City of Kenora says that a section of Pine Portage Road, at address 1640, will be reduced to one lane or briefly closed to all traffic today, beginning at 8:30 a.m.

The city says that the delays are necessary to allow crews to repair a culvert. City staff thank the public for their cooperation and patience.

In Dryden, the City of Dryden says that Earl Avenue from Princess Street to Arthur Street will be closed to vehicular traffic between 8:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. today. During this time, Duke Street at Earl Avenue will be limited to a single, alternating lane of traffic.

The closure is required to remove asphalt in preparation of road re-surfacing, which is taking place next month. Temporary delays and restricted sidewalk use is expected.

The City of Dryden and Public Works both apologize for the inconvenience. Residents with questions or concerns are asked to contact the Public Works office at 807-223-2367.

Motorists are reminded to slow down near construction zones, especially when workers are present.

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