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: Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 9:00am to Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 7:00pm
Location: Kenmount Road @ Columbus Drive Overpass

Motorists are advised that work on the above overpass will begin on May 6th to facilitate repairs.  Only traffic on Kenmount Road/Freshwater Road will be affected.  There will be lane reductions, and delays should be expected....

Posted On: Monday, May 4, 2015 - 4:37pm
Start/End Date: Monday, April 27, 2015 - 9:00am to Friday, May 29, 2015 - 6:00pm
Location: Allandale Road between Strawberry Marsh Road and Elizabeth Avenue

Motorists are advised that Allandale Road will be closed between Elizabeth Avenue and Strawberry Marsh Road starting Monday, April 27, 2015 for approximaately four weeks to facilitate installation of the new water transmission line.  All through traffic will be detoured; motorists should follow...

Posted On: Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 2:37pm
Start/End Date: Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 5:00am to 5:00pm
Location: Waldegrave Street

To facilitate installation of a new overhead pedway system from the Delta Hotel to the Convention Center, Waldegrave Street will be closed in both directions this Saturday, April 25 from 5:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

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Posted On: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 1:37pm
Start/End Date: Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 5:00am to 5:00pm
Location: Waldegrave Street

Please note that the work on Waldegrave Street has been cancelled for this Sunday April 19 from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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

Posted On: Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 4:41pm
Start/End Date: Sunday, April 12, 2015 - 5:00am to 5:00pm
Location: New Gower at Waldegrave/Barters Hill Intersection

To facilitate installation of a new overhead pedway system from the Delta Hotel to the Convention Center, the following streets will be closed to all traffic (including emergency vehicles and metrobus) this Sunday April 12th starting at 5:00 am:

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Posted On: Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 4:31pm
Start/End Date: Friday, March 27, 2015 - 7:00am to Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 4:00pm
Location: Cashin Avenue Extension between Campbell Avenue and Blackmarsh Road

Motorists are advised that there will be a road closure on Cashin Avenue Extension between Campbell Avenue and Blackmarsh Road starting on March 27, 2015 and expected to last approximately a week.  Barricades and a detour will be in place.  Emergency vehicles, Metrobus and local traffic will...

Posted On: Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 1:48pm
Start/End Date: Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 12:30am to 7:30am
Location: Downtown

For residents of the designated downtown area, there are no snowblower/snow removal operations scheduled for tonight, 12:30 am to 7:30 am, Thursday, March 26, 2015. Snow removal that was scheduled for March 26, 2015 has been cancelled and will be rescheduled.

Posted On: Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 6:00pm
Start/End Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 7:15am to 10:00am
Location: Duckworth Street from Church Hill to New Gower Street

Motorists are advised that Duckworth Street  will be closed from Church Hill to New Gower Street on Wednesday March 18th, 2015 from 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. for snow removal,  emergency vehicles will have access .

Motorists should use an alternate route and expect delays.

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Posted On: Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 7:47am
Start/End Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 7:30am to 3:00pm
Location: Circular Road - between Monkstown Road and Fleming Street

Motorists are advised that Circular Road will be closed between Monkstown Road and Fleming Street on Wednesday March 11th, 2015 from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. to facilitate the installation of equipment on the Molson Building. Access will be maintained for emergency vehicles and local residents only....

Posted On: Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 12:53pm
Start/End Date: Saturday, March 7, 2015 - 7:00pm to 11:00pm
Location: New Cove Road between Elizabeth Avenue and Argyle Street

Residents are advised that we are currently experiencing water problems in the New Cove Road area; therefore,  New Cove Road from Elizabeth Avenue to Argyle Street will be closed for the repairs of the water main break.

Crews are currently working on repairs.

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Posted On: Saturday, March 7, 2015 - 7:07pm
Start/End Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 7:15pm to 10:30pm
Location: Revised: Blackmarsh Road (Canada Drive to Topsail Road)

Motorists are advised that there will be a road closure on Blackmarsh Road between Canada Drive and Topsail Road on March 4, 2015 due to utility wires down, and expected to last 10:30 pm this evening.  If you require further information, please contact Access St. John's at 311 or 754-CITY...

Posted On: Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 7:21pm
Start/End Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 7:00am to Friday, March 13, 2015 - 4:00pm
Location: Cashin Avenue Extension between Campbell Avenue and Blackmarsh Road

Motorists are advised that there will be a road closure on Cashin Avenue Extension between Campbell Avenue and Blackmarsh Road starting on March 4, 2015 and expected to last approximately a week.  Barricades and a detour will be in place.  Emergency vehicles, metrobus and local traffic will have...

Posted On: Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 2:10pm
Start/End Date: Monday, February 16, 2015 - 8:15am to 10:00am
Location: Water Street between Clift's - Baird's Cove & Waldegrave Street

Motorists and pedestrians are advised that Water Street will be closed for snow removal between Clift's - Baird's Cove & Waldegrave Street until 10 a.m. Monday, February 16, 2015. Motorists should use an alternate route and expect delays.

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Posted On: Monday, February 16, 2015 - 8:22am
Start/End Date: Saturday, February 14, 2015 - 4:15pm to Sunday, February 15, 2015 - 11:15pm
Location: Downtown - Water Street and Duckworth Street

A number of parking meters in the downtown have been bagged due to narrow road conditions and to facilitate snow clearing.  This is necessary to maintain the flow of traffic and emergency vehicle access.  These meters are covered with yellow bags and vehicles that are parked on them will be...

Posted On: Saturday, February 14, 2015 - 4:34pm
Start/End Date: Friday, February 13, 2015 - 7:30am to 11:45pm
Location: Cochrane Pond Road

Due to drifting conditions, Cochrane Pond Road is closed until further notice. 

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

 

Posted On: Friday, February 13, 2015 - 7:27am
Start/End Date: Monday, February 9, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Location: New Gower Street Eastbound Lanes

Motorists and pedestrians are advised that New Gower Street eastbound will be closed between Waldegrave Street and Queen Street from 10 a.m. until noon, Monday, February 9, 2015 to facilitate repairs to a manhole. Motorists should use an alternate route and expect delays.

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Posted On: Monday, February 9, 2015 - 10:07am
Start/End Date: Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 2:15pm to Monday, February 9, 2015 - 6:00am
Location: Carnell Drive - Between The Boulevard and Lake Avenue

Residents of St. John's are advised that Carnell Drive will be closed to traffic between The Boulevard and Lake Avenue due to Rogers Home Town Hockey Special Event.

Additional Parking Restrictions will be in effect on Lake Avenue during this period.

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Posted On: Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 2:21pm
Start/End Date: Monday, February 2, 2015 - 9:30am to 5:00pm
Location: Hamel Street - Between Empire Ave. and Liverpool Ave.

Residents of St. John's are advised that Hamel Street will be closed to traffic between Empire Avenue and Liverpool Avenue due to repairs on a watermain.  Emergency vehicles will be granted access....

Posted On: Monday, February 2, 2015 - 9:35am
Start/End Date: Monday, February 2, 2015 - 9:30am to 4:00pm
Location: Brine Street - Between Hamilton Avenue & Deanery Avenue

Residents of St. John's are advised that Brine Street will be closed between Hamilton Avenue and Deanery Avenue as crews are working on replacing a fire hydrant.  Emergency vehicles will be granted access.  The work is anticipated to be completed and the road re-opened by 4 p.m. today, Monday,...

Posted On: Monday, February 2, 2015 - 9:40am
Start/End Date: Monday, January 19, 2015 - 7:00am to Sunday, January 25, 2015 - 11:00pm
Location: Power's Road @ Cochrane Pond Brook

***This work is now complete***

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Posted On: Friday, January 16, 2015 - 3:31pm
Start/End Date: Monday, January 12, 2015 - 5:00am to Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 6:00pm
Location: Freshwater Road @ Empire Avenue

Motorists are advised that the southbound right turn lane from Freshwater Road onto Empire Avenue westbound will be closed to facilitate repairs to Newfoundland Power underground infrastructure for 1 to 2 days starting at 5:00 am Monday January 12, 2015....

Posted On: Friday, January 9, 2015 - 2:10pm
Start/End Date: Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 12:00pm to 11:30pm
Location: City of St. John's, Mount Pearl, Paradise, and surrounding areas

GoBus Accessible Transit is operating but may experience delays due to weather conditions.  GoBus customers are urged to cancel reservations if transportation is not required for today.

If you wish to speak to an operator, please call GoBus at 368-8887 or 368-2057.

Posted On: Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 12:00pm
Start/End Date: Monday, December 15, 2014 - 7:00am to Friday, December 19, 2014 - 11:00pm
Location: Various Locations

Street Rehabilitation (Work could include Concrete/Street Excavation, Concrete Work, Paving, Heater Scarifying or Utility Adjustment)

Monroe Street Kenmount Road (Kelsey Drive to Ladysmith Drive) Grenfell Avenue Topsail Road at Columbus Drive

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Posted On: Friday, December 12, 2014 - 9:51am
Start/End Date: Monday, December 8, 2014 - 7:00am to Friday, December 12, 2014 - 11:00pm
Location: Various Locations

Street Rehabilitation(Work could include Concrete/Street Excavation, Concrete Work, Paving, Heater Scarifying or Utility Adjustment)

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Posted On: Friday, December 5, 2014 - 2:27pm
Start/End Date: Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Goulds - Main Road, from Petty Harbour Road to Lakeview Drive

Motorists are advised to accommodate the Goulds Santa Claus Parade, Main Road from Petty Harbour Road to Lakeview Drive will be closed from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014.

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

Posted On: Friday, December 5, 2014 - 12:22pm

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