Monday, July 31, 2017 - 3:44 PM

Notice to Motorists

Location: 
Various Locations vicinity of Quidi Vidi Lake for Regatta
Start Date: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 5:00pm to Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 9:00pm

REGATTA DAY and REGATTA EVE
 
The attention of the public is drawn to the following temporary variations in regulations governing traffic in the City of St. John’s which will be in effect starting on the eve of Regatta, Tuesday August 1, 2017 through to the end of Regatta Day, Wednesday August 2, 2017) (or whichever days Regatta Eve and Regatta Day fall on):
 
ROAD CLOSURES
 
Access will only be permitted for emergency and service vehicles on roads that are closed for Regatta Eve and Regatta Day.  Residents who live on these roads that must use their vehicles on Regatta Day are encouraged to park their vehicles outside the Regatta site or contact the City to obtain a permit to park in the Dominion parking lot.  Proof of residency and vehicle ownership will be required to obtain a permit or to access to their residence on regatta day if other arrangements cannot be made.   Please contact Access St. John’s at 311 for more information.
 
These road restrictions are necessary to ensure the safety of pedestrians around the Regatta Site.  The City thanks residents in advance for their assistance and apologizes for any inconvenience.  
 
Regatta Eve Road Closures
5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m (times subject to change based on the level of pedestrian activity):
 
Carnell Drive
Lakeview Avenue
Lake Avenue
Clancey Drive
 
Regatta Day Road Closures
7:00 a.m. to 30 minutes after the last race or until the level of pedestrian activity allows safe vehicular access:
 
Carnell Drive                                      
Circular Road - Bannerman Street to Empire Avenue
Clancey Drive
Empire Avenue – Rennie’s Mill Road to Forest Road
Forest Road
Kenna’s Hill
King’s Bridge Road
Lake Avenue
Lakeview Avenue
Quidi Vidi Village Road       
Legion Road
Pleasantville Avenue - Taylor Place to The Boulevard
The Boulevard – access to the Legion will be permitted via East White Hills Road only
Winter Avenue
New Cove Road – Bristol Street to King’s Bridge Road     
 
NO PARKING - TOW AWAYS
7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m:
 
Andrews Street – both sides
Berteau Avenue - east side                                        
Bristol Street - west side
Carnell Drive - both sides      
Circular Road - north side Rennie’s Mill Road to Empire Avenue   
Circular Road – south side Monkstown Road to Rennie’s Mill Road
Clancey Drive - both sides
East Drive – north/east side
Glenridge Crescent – inside curve
Judge Place – west side
Lake Avenue – both sides
Lakeview Avenue – both sides
Langley Road - both sides
Legion Road – both sides
Montgomery Street - west side
Parsons Road - north side
Rennie’s Mill Road - south/west side Carpasian Road to Portugal Cove Road
Rennie’s Mill Road – west side Empire Avenue to Military Road
Roosevelt Avenue - both sides
Selfridge Road - both sides
The Boulevard - both sides
Tunis Court - inside curve
Winter Avenue - north side
 
Vehicles parked on any street designated as “No Parking – Tow Away” or anywhere that they are obstructing traffic (including the regatta site) will be ticketed and/or towed at the owner’s expense.  
 
NO PARKING EXCEPT BY PERMIT – TOW AWAY
 
Marquee Parking area on The Boulevard
Dominion Parking Lot
 
Impaired Mobility Parking
 
Parking for persons with Impaired Mobility Parking Permits will be available at the Dominion Parking Lot on a first come first served basis.
 
Metrobus Shuttle Service
 
Free Park N' Ride service is available on Regatta Eve, Tuesday, August 1st. Shuttles will run on a load and go basis from Confederation Building to Kings Bridge Road from 7:00 PM until 10:00 PM.
 
Metrobus runs several shuttle routes to Quidi Vidi Lake on Regatta Day. For information on routes and schedules go to the Metrobus website at www.metrobus.com or call Ride Guide at 722-9400.
 
The City apologizes for any inconvenience these closures and parking restrictions may cause and thanks you for your co-operation.  If you have any questions please contact Access St. John’s at  311 or 754-CITY (2489).