Monday, August 05, 2013 - 9:39 AM

Regatta Traffic Closures

Quidi Vidi Lake and vicinity
Start Date: 
Tuesday, August 6, 2013 - 5:30pm to Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 9:00pm

The following temporary variations in regulations governing traffic in the City of St. John’s will be in effect starting on the eve of Regatta, Tuesday Aug. 6, through to the end of Regatta Day, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013 (or whichever day Regatta falls on):

Road Closures
Access will only be permitted to emergency and service vehicles, and residents via the closest access point to their residence. Proof of residency will be required. These restrictions are necessary for the safety of those attending the Regatta and the City apologizes for any inconvenience they may cause.  

Regatta Eve Road Closures - 5 to 11 p.m.:

  • Carnell Drive
  • Lakeview Avenue
  • Lake Avenue
  • Clancey Drive

Regatta Day Road Closures - 7 a.m. to 30 minutes after the last race or until the level of pedestrian activity permits safe 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 Away - 7 a.m. to 8 p.m:

  • Andrews Street – both sides
  • Berteau Avenue - east side   
  • Bristol Street - west side
  • Carnell Drive - both sides
  • Circular Road - north side Rennies Mill Road to Empire Avenue
  • Circular Road – south side Monkstown Road to Rennies Mill Road
  • Clancey Drive - both sides
  • East Drive – north/east side
  • 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 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
Metrobus runs several shuttle routes to Quidi Vidi Lake on Regatta Day. For information on routes and schedules go to the Metrobus website at or call Ride Guide at (709) 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 (709) 754-CITY (2489).

Regatta Traffic Map