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: 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
Start/End Date: Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Location: Battery Road towards Outer Battery and Fort Waldegrave

Residents and motorists are advised that Newfoundland Power will be doing work in the area of Battery Road from top of School House Hill towards Outer Battery and Fort Waldegrave.

This will be in effect  Wednesday, October 5 from 9a.m. to 3p.m. and October 12 from 9a.m. to 1p.m.

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Posted On: Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 8:08am
Start/End Date: Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 9:30am to Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 11:30pm
Location: Exeter Avenue

Motorists and residents are advised there is ongoing sewer line repairs on Exeter Avenue. The road will be closed and only open to local traffic. Crews are expected to finish work by 11:30 p.m. today, Wednesday, October 5, 2016.

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Posted On: Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 9:27am
Start/End Date: Monday, October 3, 2016 - 7:00am to Friday, October 7, 2016 - 7:00pm
Location: Various Locations

 Contractors may be working on the following streets from October 3-7th 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, September 30, 2016 - 2:23pm
Start/End Date: Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 9:30am to 12:00pm
Location: Quidi Vidi Lake (see Route information)

Motorists and pedestrians are advised that the following streets will be closed this Sunday, October 2, 2016 from 9:30 - 12 p.m. for the Run For Cure event held at Quidi Vidi Lake.

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Posted On: Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 2:18pm
Start/End Date: Monday, September 26, 2016 - 7:00am to Friday, September 30, 2016 - 7:00pm
Location: Various Locations

Contractors will be working on the following streets from September 26th to September 30th under the City's annual streets rehab and sidewalk programs. Work could include Street excavations, concrete work, paving, utility adjustment, ditch cleaning, culvert installation, etc. Commuters may...

Posted On: Friday, September 23, 2016 - 3:30pm
Start/End Date: Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 7:00am to 1:00pm
Location: Southside Road, Harbour Drive, Temperance Street, Quidi Vidi Lake, Water Street, Waterford Bridge Road

Motorists are advised that there will be a road closures on: 

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Posted On: Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 8:32am
Start/End Date: Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 7:00am to 5:00pm
Location: Bishop's Cove Road from Harbour Drive to Water Street

Motorists and pedestrians are advised that Bishop's Cove Road from Harbour Drive to Water Street will be closed Thursday, September 22, 2016 from 7a.m. to 5p.m. This is to facilitate road repairs.

Motorists should use an alternate route and expect delays.

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Posted On: Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 3:44pm
Start/End Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 7:00am to Friday, September 30, 2016 - 7:00pm
Location: Queen's Road (from Rawlins Cross to Garrison Hill)

Motorists are advised that from September 20-30, Queen's Road will be closed to all traffic from Rawlins Cross to Garrison Hill during the hours of 7:00am to 7:00pm, to facilitate a complete rehabilitation of the street. Detours will be in place, and flagspersons will be on site during...

Posted On: Monday, September 19, 2016 - 11:24am
Start/End Date: Monday, September 19, 2016 - 7:00am to Friday, September 23, 2016 - 7:00pm
Location: Various Locations

Contractors will be working on the following streets from September 19-23 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, September 16, 2016 - 2:15pm
Start/End Date: Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 7:00am to Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 6:00pm
Location: Adelaide Street

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Posted On: Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 3:48pm
Start/End Date: Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 7:00am to 7:00pm
Location: Intersection of Columbus Drive and Topsail Road

Paving operations are scheduled for the intersection of Columbus Drive and Topsail Road this Saturday, September 17th. Detours will be in place, flagspersons will be on site and commuters may be rerouted in different directions as necessary. Significant traffic delays are expected and motorists...

Posted On: Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 3:57pm
Start/End Date: Friday, September 16, 2016 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: Ropewalk Lane between Empire Avenue and Pennywell Road

Motorists and general public are advised that a Special Event will be taking place this evening at Browning Harvey on Ropewalk Lane. A road closure will be in effect from 6:00 pm to 9:00pm. Flagpersons and detours will be in place. Due to the nature of the event road closures may occur earlier...

Posted On: Friday, September 16, 2016 - 8:19am
Start/End Date: Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 9:00am to 7:00pm
Location: Topsail Road – 672 Topsail Road(Dairy Queen)

Motorists are advised that watermain work on Topsail Road will commence Tuesday, September 13. Flagpersons will be on site and detours will be in place. This work will cover both lanes Eastbound and Westbound.

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Posted On: Monday, September 12, 2016 - 3:33pm
Start/End Date: Monday, September 12, 2016 - 7:00am to Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 5:00pm
Location: Goulds (Various Locations)

Contractor will be conducting CCTV Sewer Pipe Inspections on the following streets in Goulds from September 12-24. 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 direct...

Posted On: Friday, September 9, 2016 - 10:22am
Start/End Date: Monday, September 12, 2016 - 7:00am to Friday, September 16, 2016 - 7:00pm
Location: Various Locations

Contractors will be working on the following streets from September 12-16 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, September 9, 2016 - 3:12pm
Start/End Date: Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 9:00am to Friday, September 30, 2016 - 7:00pm
Location: East White Hills Road, from Outer Ring Road to Robin Hood Bay Waste Management Facility

 East White Hills Road has been closed to all eastbound traffic from the Outer Ring Road intersection with Logy Bay Road, to the Robin Hood Bay Waste Management Facility at 340 East White Hills Road due to road construction.

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Posted On: Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 2:25pm
Start/End Date: Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 7:00am to Friday, September 9, 2016 - 7:00pm
Location: Various Locations

Contractors will be working on the following streets from September 6 - September 9 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...

Posted On: Friday, September 2, 2016 - 10:48am
Start/End Date: Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 7:00am to Friday, September 9, 2016 - 7:00pm
Location: Water Street from Waldegrave Street to Bishop's Cove

Motorists and pedestrians are advised that there will be Sewer Cleaning & CCTV Inspection on Water Street from Waldegrave Street to Bishop's Cove. There is loss of parking in the construction zone. Both lanes of traffic will be maintained. Expect some delays and flagpersons are in place....

Posted On: Friday, August 19, 2016 - 10:46am
Start/End Date: Monday, August 29, 2016 - 7:00am to Friday, September 2, 2016 - 12:00pm
Location: Various Locations

Contractors will be working on the following streets from August 29 - September 2 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...

Posted On: Friday, August 26, 2016 - 2:17pm

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