Phase 2 of the Boardwalk Remediation project will begin on Monday July 12, 2021. A portion of the waterfront walkway and boardwalk along St. Mary’s River Drive between the Delta Hotel and the wind chimes will be closed in order to complete the necessary remediation.
During this time, signage including temporary lane closure, pedestrian detour and directional information will be posted to direct traffic through the area. Motorists, pedestrians and cyclists are urged to be cautious and obey all detour signage in the area.
In recent years, higher than average water levels have contributed to erosion and scour of the shoreline under the waterfront walkway resulting in sinkholes along the St. Mary’s River Drive Boardwalk. The City has been monitoring and performing temporary repairs but reinstatement of the shoreline protection is now required to ensure long-term stability of the Boardwalk.
The City of Sault Ste. Marie thanks its citizens for their patience and understanding during this temporary closure.