Elgin Street will be closed at Gladstone Avenue on Monday, April 24, 2017 to Tuesday, April 25, 2017 to connect the sewers from Gladstone Avenue to the manholes in the intersection. A detour route will be in place using Rosebery Place - Princess Avenue - Wellington Street.
How to Use a Roundabout
5 Simple Rules for Driving a Multi-Lane Roundabout
- Choose your lane in advance of the roundabout;
- Slow down and yield to pedestrians;
- Yield to both lanes of traffic already in the roundabout;
- Do not change lanes inside the roundabout;
- Trucks will take up both lanes on the approach and within the roundabout, so give them plenty of room.
For specific examples of how to use a multi-lane roundabout use the map below. To use the map, press on an arrow in the lower left hand corner and follow the prompts. If you have your sound on, verbal cues will be given.
- Region of Waterloo has ben using roundabouts since 2004 and has 26 locations. Check out their excellent resource page which has written and video directions of how to drive in a multi-lane roundabout.
- Regions of Peel's roundabout instructional video.
- Information from the MTO on roundabouts
- Find out what new drivers are learning about roundabouts: MTO Driver's handbook.
- The City of Red Deer Alberta has an interesting site on Getting your Head Around a Roundabout.
- City of St. Thomas - Roundabout Locations
- Region of Waterloo - Roundabout Locations
The City is excited to announce the Edward Street Road Rehabilitation Project will start in April. The Burwell Road Rehabilitation project will begin after Edward Street has been completed. Construction is expected to be complete in July 2017. For more information visit the Construction Projects page.
The Elgin St. Thomas Age-Friendly Committee is developing a community plan for residents of Elgin County and the City of St. Thomas. An Age-Friendly community is one where policies, services and structures related to the physical and social environments support and enable older residents to lead healthy, active lives and stay involved in their communities.
The City is excited to announce that the construction of a 3m wide multi-use asphalt trail from Sauve Avenue to Penhale Avenue will start in April. Construction is expected to be complete in July 2017. For more information visit the Construction Project page.
The draft Downtown St. Thomas Heritage Conservation District Study is now available for public review. For more information please visit the Downtown St. Thomas Heritage Conservation District page. Comments are due no later than Friday, April 28, 2017.
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