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: Friday, April 25, 2014 - 6:00am to Sunday, April 27, 2014 - 11:45pm
Location: New Gower Street (eastbound), Barters Hill/Waldergrave to Queen St.

Motorists and pedestrians are advised that New Gower Street eastbound will be closed between Barters Hill/Waldegrave Street and Queen Street from 6 a.m. Friday, April 25 to midnight Sunday, April 27 to facilitate construction of the new St. John's Convention Centre.  ...

Posted On: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 4:11pm
Start/End Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 6:30am to Friday, November 14, 2014 - 11:45pm
Location: Portugal Cove Road, between New Cove Road and Macdonald Drive

Traffic along Portugal Cove Road, from New Cove Road to Macdonald Drive, has been reduced to a single lane in both directions to facilitate replacement of the watermain.

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Posted On: Friday, April 25, 2014 - 9:34am
Start/End Date: Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 4:45pm to Monday, March 31, 2014 - 5:00pm
Location: New Gower Street

Motorists and pedestrians are advised that New Gower Street eastbound has reopened between Barters Hill and Queen Street, however the eastbound curb lane east of Waldegrave street will remain closed to facilitate construction of the new St. John's Convention Centre. Motorists should expect...

Posted On: Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 4:54pm
Start/End Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 7:15pm to Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 12:00am
Location: Road Closures - Cornwall Avenue to Symonds Avenue including Shaw Street

Residents of St. John's are advised that the following streets are closed or have obstructions that may affect pedestrian or vehicular traffic due to the fire on Shaw Street at Maplewood Apartments.

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Posted On: Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 7:41pm
Start/End Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 7:00pm to 11:15pm
Location: various locations

GoBus Accessible Transit is continuing operation but may experience delays due to weather conditions. GoBus Accessible Transit apologizes for any inconvenience.

For more information:
GoBus Accessible Transit
Phone: (709) 368-8887
TTY: (709) 368-1620

Posted On: Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 7:10pm
Start/End Date: Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 8:00am to 11:45pm
Location: St. John's and Mount Pearl

GoBus Accessible Transit is currently operating on schedule, however customers may experience delays due to road and weather conditions. Customers who do not require their pre-scheduled booking are asked to please call GoBus Accessible Transit to cancel.

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Posted On: Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 9:45am
Start/End Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 4:30pm to 11:45pm
Location: St. John's and Mount Pearl

Due to road and weather conditions, GoBus Accessible Transit is experiencing delays.

GoBus Accessible Transit apologizes for any inconvenience.

For more information:
GoBus Accessible Transit
Phone: (709) 368-8887
TTY: (709) 368-1620

Posted On: Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 4:32pm
Start/End Date: Monday, January 27, 2014 - 12:00pm to Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 4:00pm
Location: Waldegrave Street (Water Street to New Gower Street)

Motorists are advised there is a lane reduction on Waldegrave Street from Water Street to New Gower Street, northbound, from noon on Monday, Jan. 27 to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 28. Motorists should expect delays.

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Posted On: Monday, January 27, 2014 - 11:17am
Start/End Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2014 - 12:15pm to 11:45pm
Location: St. John's and Mount Pearl

Due to road and weather conditions, GoBus Accessible Transit is experiencing delays.

GoBus Accessible Transit apologizes for any inconvenience.

For more information:
GoBus Accessible Transit
Phone: (709) 368-8887
TTY: (709) 368-1620

Posted On: Wednesday, January 22, 2014 - 12:21pm
Start/End Date: Saturday, January 4, 2014 - 12:00pm to 11:00pm
Location: St. John's, Mount Pearl and surrounding areas

Residents of St. John's, Mount Pearl and surrounding areas are advised that GoBus Accessible Transit will remain closed for today, Saturday, January 4, 2014, and will resume service when weather and street conditions improve.

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Posted On: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 9:52am
Start/End Date: Saturday, January 4, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:15pm
Location: St. John's and Mount Pearl

Residents of St. John's, Mount Pearl, and surrounding areas are advised that due to road and weather conditions, GoBus Accessible Transit has delayed their opening.  A further announcement will be made at 12 p.m.

GoBus Accessible Transit apologizes for any inconvenience.

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Posted On: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 9:58am
Start/End Date: Saturday, January 4, 2014 - 7:45am to 10:00am
Location: St. John's and Mount Pearl

Due to road and weather conditions, GoBus Accessible Transit is delaying opening. A further announcement will be made at 10 a.m.

GoBus Accessible Transit apologizes for any inconvenience.

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Posted On: Saturday, January 4, 2014 - 7:49am
Start/End Date: Saturday, January 4, 2014 - 2:15am to 12:00pm
Location: Road Closure - Cochrane Pond Rd

The City of St John's wishes to advise residents that Cochrane Pond Road is closed due to extreme drifting conditions. There will be no vehicle access during this period. Estimated time of reopening is undetermined at present.

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Posted On: Saturday, January 4, 2014 - 2:28am
Start/End Date: Friday, January 3, 2014 - 8:30pm to 11:45pm
Location: St. John's and Mount Pearl

Due to road and weather conditions, GoBus Accessible Transit is closing for the evening at 9 p.m.

GoBus Accessible Transit apologizes for any inconvenience.

For more information: GoBus Accessible Transit Phone: (709) 368-8887 TTY: (709) 368-1620

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Posted On: Friday, January 3, 2014 - 8:35pm
Start/End Date: Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 6:15pm to Monday, January 6, 2014 - 9:15am
Location: Water Street and Duckworth Street

Please be advised that due to record high snow accumulation the City of St. John's has revised onstreet parking access on Water Street and Duckworth Street. Parking Meters have been bagged as no parking zones to accommodate the flow of traffic and to assist with ongoing downtown snowclearing...

Posted On: Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 6:15pm
Start/End Date: Tuesday, December 31, 2013 - 8:30pm to 11:45pm
Location: Quidi Vidi Lake and vicinity

In preparation for the fireworks display at midnight the following Road Closures and No Parking – Tow Away Zones are in effect from 8:30 p.m. to midnight on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013:

The Boulevard Legion Road Lake Avenue Carnell Drive Clancey Drive Lakeview Avenue

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Posted On: Monday, December 30, 2013 - 2:39pm
Start/End Date: Friday, December 27, 2013 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
Location: various locations

GoBus Accessible Transit suspended operations at 10:30 a.m. due to inclement weather and deteriorating road conditions. GoBus is currently in the process of contacting customers who require return transportation to arrange pick up. Customers who have medical appointments are being transported as...

Posted On: Friday, December 27, 2013 - 10:58am
Start/End Date: Thursday, December 26, 2013 - 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: Pennywell Rd. (from Morris Ave. to Kitchener Ave.)

Motorists are advised that due to a watermain break, Pennywell Road (from Morris Ave. to Kitchener Ave.) will be closed from 12:00 noon and is expected to reopoen at approximately 6:00 pm today, Thursday, December 26th, 2013. 

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Posted On: Thursday, December 26, 2013 - 12:24pm
Start/End Date: Wednesday, December 25, 2013 - 1:30pm to 10:00pm
Location: Wishingwell Road between Algerine Place and Stamp's Lane

Motorists are advised, due to a watermain break, Wishingwell Road will be closed between Algerine Place and Stamp's Lane today, Wednesday, December 25, 2013 1:30 pm and will reopen today, December 25, 10:00 pm.  Emergency vehicles will have access.

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Posted On: Wednesday, December 25, 2013 - 1:46pm
Start/End Date: Wednesday, December 25, 2013 - 8:30am to 4:00pm
Location: Duckworth Street from Prescott Street to St. John's Lane

Motorists are advised, due to a watermain break, Duckworth Street will be closed between Prescott Street and St. John's Lane today, Wednesday, December 25, 2013 8:30 am and will reopen today, December 25, 4:00 pm.  Emergency vehicles will have access.

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Posted On: Wednesday, December 25, 2013 - 8:50am
Start/End Date: Friday, December 20, 2013 - 12:30am to 7:30am
Location: Duckworth Street and Water Street

Motorists in the City of St. John’s are advised that nighttime snow removal and street widening operations have begun in the designated downtown area on an as required basis and will continue throughout the winter.  ...

Posted On: Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 3:57pm
Start/End Date: Monday, December 9, 2013 - 7:00am to Friday, December 13, 2013 - 10:00pm
Location: various locations

Find below a list of the streets the City will be working on from December 9 to 13 under the street rehabilitation program.

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Posted On: Friday, December 6, 2013 - 1:59pm
Start/End Date: Monday, December 2, 2013 - 7:00am to Friday, December 6, 2013 - 10:00pm
Location: various locations

Find below a list of the streets the City will be working on from December 2 to 6 under the street rehabilitation program.

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Posted On: Friday, November 29, 2013 - 3:01pm
Start/End Date: Thursday, November 28, 2013 - 4:30pm to Friday, November 29, 2013 - 12:00am
Location: Water Street (Prescott Street to St. John's Lane)

Please be advised that Water Street (Prescott Street to St. John's Lane) will remain closed in both directions until midnight, Nov. 28 due to high winds affecting construction scaffolding. 

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Posted On: Thursday, November 28, 2013 - 4:37pm
Start/End Date: Monday, November 25, 2013 - 7:00am to Friday, November 29, 2013 - 10:00pm
Location: various locations

Find below a list of the streets the City will be working on from November 25 to 29 under the street rehabilitation program.

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Posted On: Friday, November 22, 2013 - 1:22pm

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