Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 1:59 PM

Road Closures and Parking Restrictions

Location: 
Downtown, Signal Hill and Quidi Vidi
Start Date: 
Saturday, July 1, 2017 - 5:30am to 11:00pm

Memorial Day Events - Road Closures & Parking Restrictions Saturday, July 1, 2017

Motorists and pedestrians are advised of the following Road Closures:

Sunrise Ceremony Signal Hill
Signal Hill Road and Battery Road - 5:30 am to 9:00 am

Memorial Day Parade
Queen's Road -  9:30 am to 10:30 am
Church Hill - 9:30 am to 10:30 am
Duckworth Street (Bates Hill to Prescott Street) - 10:30 am. to 11 am
Duckworth Street (Prescott Street to Cochrane Street) - 9:30 am to 1:15  pm
Water Street (Prescott Street to Cochrane Street) - 9:30 am to 1:15  pm
Water Street (Prescott Street to Beck's Cove) - 12 noon to 1:30 p.m.
No Parking - Tow Away Zones
Duckworth Street - adjacent to the War Memorial - 5am - 1:30pm
Water Street (both sides) - Cochrane Street to Queen's Cove -  5am - 1:30pm

Canada Day Celebrations/Concert/Fire Works - Road Closures and No Stopping - Tow Away Zones
For safety reasons, the following streets will be closed on July 1 until after the fireworks:
 
The Boulevard 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Lake Avenue 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Carnell Drive 9:00 am to 11:00 pm
Clancey Drive 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Lakeview Avenue 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Vehicles parked in violation or parked such that they are obstructing traffic will be ticketed and towed. Parking lots on either side of the Quidi Vidi dog park will be closed. Accessible parking is available on a first come, first served basis in the Dominion parking lot, access via Kings Bridge Road.  The same streets and parking lots will be closed approximately 8:00 pm should the fireworks be postponed to July 2.
 
Quidi Vidi Walking Trail – Partial Closure
The Quidi Vidi dog park and a portion of the walking trail around Quidi Vidi Lake will be closed for fireworks set up on July 1 and will be reopened after the fireworks display is completed.
 
Pet owners - if your pet needs to go outside during the fireworks display, keep them on a leash for their safety.
Motorists should use an alternate route and expect delays.
The City of St. John’s apologizes for any inconvenience.  If you require further information, please contact Access St. John's at 311 or 754-CITY (2489).