Public Advisory

The City of St. John's posts public advisories whenever we have an interruption in service to ensure the public is kept informed. Some of the categories of advisories include water, garbage, recreation, traffic and building closures. The view below lists advisories that are upcoming or currently on-going.
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Start/End Date: Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 7:00am to 11:15am
Location: Cornwall Avenue between Hamilton Ave Ext and Cornwall Heights

Motorists and pedestrians are advised that Cornwall Ave between Hamilton Ave Ext and Cornwall Heights, is now open .  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)

Posted On: Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 7:18am
Start/End Date: Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 7:45am to Monday, March 13, 2017 - 11:45pm
Location: Throughout City

As of 7 a.m. Sunday, March 12, approximately 50 intersections throughout the City are without traffic signals, either due to damage or power loss.

Please travel throughout the City with extreme caution; treat all intersections with flashing or dark traffic signals as four way stops.

Posted On: Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 7:51am
Start/End Date: Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 7:45am to 11:15pm
Location: Throughout City

Due to damage and safety concerns, several roads throughout the City were closed yesterday, March 11. As of 8 a.m. March 12, Duckworth Street, Pennywell Road, Merrymeeting Road, Cathedral Street, and New Gower Street have been opened. The following road closures are now in effect:

Posted On: Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 8:09am
Start/End Date: Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 6:15pm to Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 6:00am
Location: City of St.John's

Due to high winds affecting the City of St. John’s there are several road closures in effect at this time:

Posted On: Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 6:17pm
Start/End Date: Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Location: Coronation Street and Charlton Street

Residents of St. John's are advised that Coronation Street and Charlton Street will be closed to facilitate repairs to a waterline.  The road(s) will be closed until 4:00pm today.  Local traffic only.

Posted On: Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 9:06am
Start/End Date: Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 6:00pm to Friday, February 24, 2017 - 7:00am
Location: East White Hills Road - between Churchill Avenue and Alexander Place (Country Ribbon)

Residents of St. John's are advised that there will be a traffic disruption on East White Hills Road in the vicinity of Country Ribbon to facilitate the movement of production equipment. This will be in effect from February 23, 2017 from 6:00 p.m.

Posted On: Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 4:09pm
Start/End Date: Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 12:30am to 4:00am
Location: Water Street, Prescott Street, Clift Bairds Cove

Residents of St. John's are advised that there will be a traffic delay and lane reduction at the corner of Water Street and Prescott Street due to overhead work on the TD Building. Expect delays.

Posted On: Friday, February 17, 2017 - 4:29pm
Start/End Date: Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: Prince Philip Drive @ Westerland Road

REVISED - LANE IS OPEN TO MOTORISTS

Posted On: Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 4:13pm
Start/End Date: Sunday, February 5, 2017 - 7:15am to 2:00pm
Location: Bennett Avenue @ Carson Avenue, Beaumont Street @ Campbell Avenue, St. Michaels Avenue @ Symonds Avenue and Bennett Avenue @ Lemarchant Road.

Residents of St. John's are advised that the following roads will be closed to facilitate repairs to the water main at Bennett Avenue @ Beaumont Street - Bennett Avenue @ Carson Avenue, Beaumont Street @ Campbell Avenue, St.

Posted On: Sunday, February 5, 2017 - 7:22am
Start/End Date: Friday, February 3, 2017 - 5:00am to 4:00pm
Location: Cashin Avenue - From Vimy Avenue to Blackmarsh Road

Residents of St. John's are advised that Cashin Avenue will be closed to traffic from Vimy Avenue to Blackmarsh Road to facilitate the repair of a watermain. The road will be closed until 4:00pm, today, February 3, 2017. Further updates will follow.

Posted On: Friday, February 3, 2017 - 5:06am
Start/End Date: Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 2:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: Lane Reduction - Kenmount Road

Please be advised that road repairs are being conducted on Kenmount Road in the area of CIty Honda and Elim Pentecostal Tabernacle.

The East bound lane in this area will be closed to conduct the repairs, today, Thursday, February 2, 2017, from 2p.m. to 7p.m

Posted On: Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 2:12pm
Start/End Date: Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 8:00am to Friday, February 3, 2017 - 3:30pm
Location: Lane Reduction - The Boulevard

Please be advised that Parks Services will be in the area of The Boulevard on Thursday, February 2 and Friday February 3, 2017 to facilitate Road Side Pruning Operations.

The Boulevard will be reduced to one lane in the area of #70. There will be signage and flag persons in place.

Posted On: Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 3:21pm
Start/End Date: Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 8:00am to Friday, January 27, 2017 - 5:00pm
Location: O'Leary Avenue

Motorists are advised that Englobe Corp.’s are conducting a geotechnical investigation for a bridge replacement on behalf of our client CBCL Ltd. and the City of St. John’s. Delays may occur and flagpersons will be on site

Posted On: Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 2:22pm
Start/End Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 6:30am to Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 6:00pm
Location: Water Street, Job's Cove and Harbour Drive

Residents of St. John's are advised that there will be a traffic delay and lane reduction at the corner of Water Street, Job's cove and may also be interuppted on Harbour Drive caused by the construction of ALT Hotel. 

Posted On: Monday, January 23, 2017 - 3:09pm
Start/End Date: Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 5:15pm to 5:45pm
Location: WATER STREET BETWEEN PRESCOTT STREET AND CLIFT'S-BAIRD'S COVE

Motorists and pedestrians are advised that Water Street between Prescott Street and Clift's-Baird's Cove will be closed for a period of time for electrical repairs.

If you require additional information, please contact Access St. John's at 311 or (709) 754-CITY (2489).

Posted On: Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 5:25pm
Start/End Date: Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 3:15pm to Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 12:00am
Location: COCHRANE POND ROAD

Residents are advised that due to heavy snow drifting Cochrane Pond Road is closed effective immediately until further notice.

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

Posted On: Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 3:17pm
Start/End Date: Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 5:15am to 12:00pm
Location: Pearltown Road

The City of St. John's would like to advise that there is heavy drifting snow and blowing snow on Pearltown Road. Motorists are asked to use an alternative route. If you require further information, please contact Access St. John's at 311 or 754-CITY (2489).

Posted On: Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 5:32am
Start/End Date: Sunday, January 1, 2017 - 5:30pm to 10:00pm
Location: Quidi Vidi Lake Area

Road Closures and No Stopping - Tow Away Zones

For safety reasons, the following streets will be closed from 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan 1 until after the fireworks:

Posted On: Thursday, December 29, 2016 - 1:04pm
Start/End Date: Saturday, December 31, 2016 - 8:00am to Sunday, January 1, 2017 - 8:00am
Location: New Gower Street Area

UPDATE - New Gower Street - East Bound from Waldegrave to Queens Road will close at 6 p.m. on Dec 31.

For safety reasons, the following streets will be closed from 8 a.m. on Dec 31, to 8 a.m on Jan 1:

Posted On: Thursday, December 29, 2016 - 10:45am
Start/End Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 9:00am to Friday, December 9, 2016 - 5:00pm
Location: Blackmarsh Road between Frecker Drive and Harrington Drive

Motorists are advised that due to infrastructure work on Blackmarsh Road, a detour will be in place between Frecker Drive and Harrington Drive. Flagpersons will be on site and detours will be in place.

Posted On: Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 3:28pm
Start/End Date: Monday, December 5, 2016 - 7:00am to Friday, December 9, 2016 - 7:00pm
Location: Various Locations

Contractors may be working on the following streets from December 5 -9 under the City's annual Sidewalk Maintenance Program. Work may involve concrete work, paving, utility adjustment, etc. Commuters may experience traffic delays on these streets:

Posted On: Friday, December 2, 2016 - 2:39pm
Start/End Date: Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Location: Downtown area

The 2016 Annual Downtown Christmas Parade, organized by Downtown St. John’s, has been rescheduled to take place on Sunday, Dec. 4 at noon 

Posted On: Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 12:01pm
Start/End Date: Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 9:00am to Monday, December 5, 2016 - 4:00pm
Location: Bay Bulls Road - Kilbride Overpass Lane Reductions

The lane reduction on Bays Bulls Road near the overpass will end at 4 p.m. today, Monday, Dec. 5.

Posted On: Monday, November 28, 2016 - 3:54pm
Start/End Date: Monday, November 28, 2016 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Location: Bay Bulls Road Bridge at Waterford Bridge Road

Motorists are advised that this work has been postponed until further notice.

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

Posted On: Sunday, November 27, 2016 - 11:28am
Start/End Date: Monday, November 28, 2016 - 7:00am to Friday, December 2, 2016 - 7:00pm
Location: Various Locations

Contractors may be working on the following streets from November 28 - December 2 under the City's annual Sidewalk Maintenance Program. Work may involve concrete work, paving, utility adjustment, etc. Commuters may experience traffic delays on these streets:

Posted On: Friday, November 25, 2016 - 10:41am

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