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: Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 6:00am to Friday, March 4, 2016 - 8:00pm
Location: O’Brien Farm Road

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. A detour will be in place and flagpersons will be present during filming. Local Traffic Only  ...

Posted On: Monday, February 29, 2016 - 2:28pm
Start/End Date: Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 6:00am to 8:00pm
Location: O’Brien Farm Road between Mount Scio Road and Exmouth Street

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. A detour will be in place and flagpersons will be present during filming. 

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Posted On: Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 4:01pm
Start/End Date: Friday, February 19, 2016 - 4:45pm to Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 11:45pm
Location: Pearltown Road between Brookfield Road and Old Bay Bulls Road

Motorists are advised that there is a new 5 Ton Weight Restriction on Pearltown Road between Brookfield Road and Old Bay Bulls Road until further notice. Please use alternate route.  The City of St. John's apologizes for any inconvenience.

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Posted On: Friday, February 19, 2016 - 4:54pm
Start/End Date: Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 11:45am to 4:00pm
Location: Pearltown Road

Motorists and pedestrians are advised that Pearltown Road will be closed today, February18, 2016 until 4 p.m. This is facilitate road repairs. Motorists should use an alternate route and expect delays.

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Posted On: Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 11:50am
Start/End Date: Sunday, January 24, 2016 - 7:00am to 7:00pm
Location: Kings Bridge Road/Military Road/Cavendish Square Intersection

Closure’s/Detours Ordnance Street closed 7:00 a.m. – 7:00p.m. Cavendish Square Hotel Access Only 7:00 -11:00 a.m Military Road closed at Kings Bridge Road intersection 7:00 – 11:00a.m. Kings Bridge Road closed from Empire Avenue to Military Road 7:00 – 11:00a.m.  ...

Posted On: Friday, January 22, 2016 - 8:13am
Start/End Date: Sunday, January 17, 2016 - 7:00am to 11:00am
Location: Lemarchant Road and Hamiliton Avenue

Motorists are advised that NL Power will be conducting overhead line work on January 17 starting at 7:00am to 11:00am.  Flag persons will be on site detours will be in place. Expect delays. The City of St. John's apologizes for any inconvenience. If you require further information, please...

Posted On: Friday, January 15, 2016 - 2:50pm
Start/End Date: Saturday, January 16, 2016 - 5:15pm to Sunday, January 17, 2016 - 7:00pm
Location: King's Bridge Road/Military Road/Cavendish Square Intersection

Motorists are advised that the following Road Closures scheduled for tomorrow, Sunday, January 17, 2016 has been cancelled. 

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Posted On: Friday, January 15, 2016 - 9:13am
Start/End Date: Saturday, January 9, 2016 - 7:00am to Sunday, January 10, 2016 - 5:00pm
Location: Road Closure - New Gower Street from Waldegrave Street to Springdale Street

Motorists are advised that there will be a road closure on New Gower Street West Bound from Waldegrave Street to Springdale Street. This is to facilitate installation of a new overhead pedway system from the Delta...

Posted On: Friday, January 8, 2016 - 8:04am
Start/End Date: Thursday, December 31, 2015 - 10:00pm to Friday, January 1, 2016 - 1:00am
Location: The Boulevard,Lake Avenue, Carnell Drive, Clancey Drive, Lakeview Avenue

NOTICE TO MOTORISTS St. John's Celebrates New Year's EveRoad Closures and No Stopping - Tow Away Zones For safety reasons, the following streets will be closed from 10 p.m. on Dec. 31 until after the fireworks:  

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Posted On: Thursday, December 31, 2015 - 8:33am
Start/End Date: Sunday, December 20, 2015 - 9:15am to 7:00pm
Location: New Gower Street - West Bound Lane

CANCELLED - Motorist are advised that the road closure for New Gower Street West Bound Lane is Cancelled for Sunday December 20, 2015.  The City of St. John's apologizes for any inconvenience.  If you require further information, please contact Access St. John's at 331 or 754-CITY (2489).

Posted On: Sunday, December 20, 2015 - 9:32am
Start/End Date: Sunday, December 20, 2015 - 7:00am to 7:00pm
Location: New Gower Street from Waldegrave Street to Springdale Street

Motorists are advised that there will be a road closure on New Gower Street West Bound from Waldegrave Street to Springdale Street to facilitate installation of a new overhead pedway system from the Delta...

Posted On: Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 11:32am
Start/End Date: Saturday, December 19, 2015 - 12:15pm to 6:00pm
Location: Alexander St. from Angel Pl. to Water St.

Motorists area advised that there is a road closure on Alexander Street from Angel Pl. to Water Street, to do a water main repair.  Work expected to be completed by 6:00 pm today December 19, 2015.  If you require further information, please contact Access St. John's at 311 of 754-CITY (2489)

Posted On: Saturday, December 19, 2015 - 12:22pm
Start/End Date: Saturday, December 19, 2015 - 7:00am to 7:00pm
Location: New Gower Street from Springdale Street to Waldegrave Street

  Motorists are advised that there will be a road closure on New Gower Street East Bound from Springdale Street to Waldegrave Street to facilitate installation of a new overhead pedway system from the Delta Hotel to the Convention Center starting at 7 a.m. on December 19, 2015 to 7 p.m ...

Posted On: Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 11:34am
Start/End Date: Sunday, December 13, 2015 - 7:00am to Monday, December 14, 2015 - 5:00pm
Location: Ordnance Street

Motorists and pedestrians are advised that there will be a road closure on Ordnance Street on Sunday, December 13 to Monday, December 14. This is due to NL Power conducting overhead line work in the area. Motorists should use an alternate route and expect delays. Flagperson will be on site.

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Posted On: Friday, December 11, 2015 - 2:08pm
Start/End Date: Saturday, December 12, 2015 - 7:00am to Sunday, December 13, 2015 - 7:00pm
Location: New Gower Street East Bound: from Springdale St. to Barter’s Hill

Motorists are advised that there will be a road closure on New Gower Street East Bound from Springdale Street to Barter’s Hill to facilitate installation of a new overhead pedway system from the Delta Hotel to the Convention Center starting at 7 a.m. on December 12, 2015 to 5 p.m and December...

Posted On: Friday, December 11, 2015 - 2:11pm
Start/End Date: Sunday, December 6, 2015 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Goulds: Main Road - From Petty Harbour Road to Lakeview Drive

Motorists are advised that in order to accommodate the running of the Goulds Santa Clause Parade, Main Road, from Petty Harbour Road to Lakeview Drive, will be closed from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, December 6, 2015....

Posted On: Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 8:47am
Start/End Date: Saturday, December 5, 2015 - 5:00am to Sunday, December 6, 2015 - 5:00pm
Location: Waldegrave Street between New Gower Street and Water Street

Motorists are advised that there will be a road closure on Waldegrave Street between New Gower Street and Water Street to facilitate Pedway work for the Convention Center starting at Sunday 5 a.m. to Sunday 5 p.m., December 6, 2015....

Posted On: Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 2:43pm
Start/End Date: Friday, December 4, 2015 - 11:45am to 5:00pm
Location: St. John’s and Mt. Pearl

GoBus Accessible Transit is experiencing delays due to weather conditions. Customers are advised to cancel trips that will not be required today.   Contact GoBus Accessible Transit at:   Telephone: 709-368-8887 TTY: 709-368-1620 Fax: 709-368-1943 Email: gobus@mvtcanada.com Text: 709-765-5847...

Posted On: Friday, December 4, 2015 - 11:46am
Start/End Date: Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 9:00am to 10:00pm
Location: Bennett's Road - near Gull Pond

Motorists and pedestrians are advised that traffic will be disrupted on Bennett's Road near Gull Pond from approximately 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., Thursday, December 3, 2015.  A film crew is continuing to do work and will be parking 10-15 of their technical trucks on the south-side of Bennett's Road...

Posted On: Friday, November 20, 2015 - 3:32pm
Start/End Date: Sunday, November 29, 2015 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Location: Downtown Area
The 2015 Annual Downtown Christmas Parade takes place on Sunday Nov. 29 at noon, organized by Downtown St. John’s.  ...
Posted On: Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 1:38pm
Start/End Date: Monday, November 23, 2015 - 7:00am to Friday, November 27, 2015 - 10:30pm
Location: Various Locations

The City will be working on the following streets from November 23-27 under the street rehabilitation program. Commuters may experience traffic delays in these areas.

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Posted On: Friday, November 20, 2015 - 9:48am
Start/End Date: Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 9:30am to 11:30am
Location: Columbus Drive between Old Pennywell Road and Thorburn Road

Motorists and pedestrians are advised that there will be traffic disruptions in the area of Columbus Drive on November 19, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. This is due to NL Power conducting overhead line work in the area.  Motorists should use an alternate route and expect delays.

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Posted On: Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 11:32am
Start/End Date: Monday, November 16, 2015 - 6:15pm to 11:45pm
Location: Pine Bud Avenue (from Carpasian Road to Maple Street)

Motorists are advised that effective immediately, Pine Bud Avenue is closed from Carpasian Road to Maple Street due to a Water Main Break. The road is expected to reopen at approximately 11:45 pm, Monday, November 16, 2015. 

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Posted On: Monday, November 16, 2015 - 6:17pm
Start/End Date: Monday, November 16, 2015 - 7:00am to Friday, November 20, 2015 - 10:30pm
Location: Various Locations

The City will be working on the following streets from November 16-20 under the street rehabilitation program. Commuters may experience traffic delays in these areas.

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Posted On: Friday, November 13, 2015 - 10:05am
Start/End Date: Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Location: Southbound Lane Only, Torbay Road - from Outer Ring Road Off Ramp to Harbour View Avenue

Motorists are advised that the Southbound lane on Torbay Road - from the Outer Ring Road Off Ramp to Harbour View Avenue, will be closed again today from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015 due to continued watermain repairs. Lane closures between the curb lane and median lanes will be...

Posted On: Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 12:14pm

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