Friday, June 28, 2013 - 4:43 PM

Canada Day/Memorial Day Road Closures

Location: 
Various Roads Throughout the City as Listed Below
Start Date: 
Monday, July 1, 2013 - 3:00am to 11:45pm

NOTICE TO MOTORISTS
 
CANADA DAY/MEMORIAL DAY
 
The attention of the public is drawn to the following temporary variations in regulations governing traffic and parking in the City of St. John’s which will be effective Monday, July 1, 2013, in conjunction with Canada Day and Memorial Day Activities:
 
Sunrise Ceremony
 
Signal Hill Road - closed from 3:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. 
Parking and shuttle service available from the Parks Canada Interpretation Center and the Johnson Geo Center Parking Lots starting at 4:00 a.m.
 
Memorial Day Parade and Service
 
ROAD CLOSURES 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Queen’s Road – Church Hill to Cathedral Street – closed 9:30 to 10:30 am
Church Hill – closed 9:30 to 10:30 am
Duckworth Street – Church Hill to Prescott Street – closed 10:15 to 10:45 am
Duckworth Street - Prescott Street to Cochrane Street – closed 10:30 to 12:30 pm
Water Street - Prescott Street to Cochrane Street – closed 10:00 to 12:30 pm
Water Street – Prescott Street to Adelaide Street – closed 12:00 to 12:30 pm
 
NO PARKING – TOW AWAY 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 pm
Duckworth Street – Holloway Street to Kings Road
Water Street – Prescott Street to Cochrane Street
 
Canada Day Celebrations at Confederation Hill
 
ROAD CLOSURES 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 pm
Prince Philip Drive - Portugal Cove Road to Allandale Road  
Parking will be available in the Confederation Building parking lot which can  be accessed via the Allandale Road entrance.
 
Fireworks at Quidi Vidi                                                                                                                                    
 
ROAD CLOSURES 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
The Boulevard
Legion Road
Lake Avenue
Carnell Drive
Clancey Drive
Lakeview Avenue
Kings Bridge Road – Empire Avenue to The Boulevard - closed from 9:30 to 11:00 pm
 
NO PARKING – TOW AWAY 8:00 pm until 11:00 p.m
The Boulevard – both sides
Churchill Avenue - south side
Legion Road -both sides
Lake Avenue - both sides
Both Parking Lots on the south side of The Boulevard will be closed.
 
Vehicles parked in violation or parked such that they are obstructing traffic will be ticketed and towed.
 
Parking will be available on a first come first served basis in the Dominion Parking Lot for persons with Mobility Impaired  Parking Permits.
 
Motorists are asked to use extreme caution when driving on any of the streets surrounding Quidi Vidi Lake as there will be many pedestrians in the area.  Pedestrians are encouraged to wear brightly coloured clothing and exercise caution when crossing the street.

If you wish to speak with an operator please contact Access St. John's at 311 or (709)754-CITY (2489).