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, 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:

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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:

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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.

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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:

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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 

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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.

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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: Alexander Street

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Posted On: Friday, November 25, 2016 - 10:41am
Start/End Date: Friday, November 25, 2016 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Location: KING'S BRIDGE ROAD/KENNA'S HILL (between Kenna's Hill & Circular Road)

Motorists are advised that King's Bridge Road (between Kenna's Hill and Empire Avenue) will have a lane reduction in place on Friday, November 25, 2016 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm to facilitate roadwork.  Flagpersons will be on site.  Also, Kenna's Hill (southbound) will have a lane reduction.

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Posted On: Thursday, November 24, 2016 - 6:05pm
Start/End Date: Friday, November 25, 2016 - 7:00am to Saturday, November 26, 2016 - 5:00pm
Location: Goulds (Various Locations)

Contractor will be conducting CCTV Sewer Pipe Inspections on the following streets in Goulds from November 25 -26, 2016. Traffic interruptions and delays may be experienced during this project; however, kept to a minimum and two-way traffic will be maintained.  Flag persons will be used to...

Posted On: Thursday, November 24, 2016 - 12:23pm
Start/End Date: Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 1:45pm to 9:00pm
Location: Quebec Street

Residents of St. John's are advised there are water main repairs ongoing on 20 Quebec Street. The road is closed on Quebec Street from between Vancouver Street to Halifax Street. Only emergency vehicles will be allowed access

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Posted On: Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 1:51pm
Start/End Date: Monday, November 21, 2016 - 7:00am to Friday, November 25, 2016 - 7:00pm
Location: Various Locations

Contractors may be working on the following streets from November 21-25 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:

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Posted On: Friday, November 18, 2016 - 12:09pm
Start/End Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 6:00am to Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 8:00pm
Location: O’Brien Farm Road between Mount Scio Road and Exmouth

Motorists are advised that there will be a road closure on O’Brien Farm Road between Mount Scio Road and Exmouth Street to facilitate a film crew. On days of filming a detour will be in place and flagpersons will be present. Local Traffic Only   November 15,16,21,23,24,25,30 and December 1  

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Posted On: Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 8:23am
Start/End Date: Monday, November 14, 2016 - 7:00am to Friday, November 18, 2016 - 7:00pm
Location: Various Locations

Contractors may be working on the following streets from November 14-18 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:

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Posted On: Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 2:28pm
Start/End Date: Friday, November 11, 2016 - 9:00am to 1:30pm
Location: Various Streets in the Downtown Area

Motorists are advised of the following road closures on Friday, November 11, 2016 to facilitate Remembrance Day events:

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Posted On: Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 8:19am
Start/End Date: Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 4:15pm to Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 11:15pm
Location: Bay Bulls Road at Waterford Bridge Road Bridge

Motorists are advised that there is a NEW 10 Ton Weight Restriction on Bay Bulls Road at Waterford Bridge Road Bridge. Please use alternate route until further notice.

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Posted On: Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 4:19pm
Start/End Date: Monday, November 7, 2016 - 7:00am to Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 7:00pm
Location: Various Locations

Contractors may be working on the following streets from November 7-10 under the City's annual Streets Rehabilitation and Sidewalk Programs. Work could include Street excavations, concrete work, paving, utility adjustment, ditch cleaning, culvert installation, etc. Commuters may...

Posted On: Friday, November 4, 2016 - 9:28am
Start/End Date: Monday, October 31, 2016 - 7:00am to Friday, November 4, 2016 - 7:00pm
Location: Various Locations

Contractors may be working on the following streets from October 31-November 4 under the City's annual Sreets Rehabilitation and Sidewalk Programs. Work could include street excavations, concrete work, paving, utility adjustment, ditch cleaning, culvert installation, etc.  Commuters may...

Posted On: Friday, October 28, 2016 - 4:10pm
Start/End Date: Monday, October 24, 2016 - 7:00am to Friday, October 28, 2016 - 7:00pm
Location: Various Locations

Contractors may be working on the following streets from October 24-28 under the City's annual Streets Rehabilitation and Sidewalk Programs. Work could include Street excavations, concrete work, paving, utility adjustment, ditch cleaning, culvert installation, etc. Commuters may...

Posted On: Friday, October 21, 2016 - 2:12pm
Start/End Date: Monday, October 17, 2016 - 7:00am to Friday, October 21, 2016 - 7:00pm
Location: Various Locations

Contractors may be working on the following streets from October 17-21 under the City's annual Streets Rehabilitation and Sidewalk Programs. Work could include Street excavations, concrete work, paving, utility adjustment, ditch cleaning, culvert installation, etc. Commuters may...

Posted On: Friday, October 14, 2016 - 9:47am
Start/End Date: Sunday, October 16, 2016 - 7:45am to 11:00am
Location: Cape Spear to Signal Hill

Motorists are advised that the following temporary road closures will be in effect for the Cape to Cabot race this Sunday October 16, 2016 from 7:45 am to 11:00 am

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Posted On: Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 11:29am
Start/End Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: Waterford Bridge Road

Due to the extended periods of rain in the local weather forecast, the City of St. John's is lifting some rush-hour construction restrictions for the grind and patch program. Motorists are advised to avoid Waterford Bridge Road if possible during today's evening commute, as long delays may be...

Posted On: Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 3:00pm
Start/End Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 4:45pm to 6:00pm
Location: Rennies Mill Road - Between Circular Road and Monkstown Road

Motorists are advised that there is a partial road closure southbound on Rennies Mills Road between Circular Road and Monkstown Road.  Parking Enforcement Officers are on site and southbound traffic will be diverted to Circular Road. ...

Posted On: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 4:58pm
Start/End Date: Monday, October 10, 2016 - 7:00am to Friday, October 14, 2016 - 7:00pm
Location: Various Locations

 Contractors may be working on the following streets from October 10-14 under the City's annual Streets Rehabilitation and Sidewalk Programs. Work could include Street excavations, concrete work, paving, utility adjustment, ditch cleaning, culvert installation, etc. Commuters may...

Posted On: Friday, October 7, 2016 - 9:26am

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