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, June 14, 2017 - 9:00am to 6:00pm
Location: Fahey Street from Chapman Crescent to Old Petty Harbour Road

Motorists and pedestrians are advised of a road closure on Fahey Street from Chapman Crescent to Old Petty Harbour Road from 9a.m. to 6p.m., Wednesday, June 14, 2017.

This is to facilitate repairs to sewer lines.

Motorists should use an alternate route and expect delays.

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Posted On: Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 9:09am
Start/End Date: Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 2:00am to 4:00am
Location: KENMOUNT ROAD RAMP TO COLUMBUS DRIVE

Motorists and residents are advised that the Kenmount Road ramp to Columbus Drive will be closed on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 from 2:00 a.m. to 4:00 a.m. to facilitate road work.

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Posted On: Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 5:34pm
Start/End Date: Monday, June 12, 2017 - 7:00am to Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 11:00pm
Location: O'Leary Avenue at Leary's Brook Bridge

This project is expected to last until the end of September.  Traffic in each direction will remain open, however, there will be times when traffic will be reduced to one lane and motorists can expect delays as a result.  Pedestrian access will be maintained.

Posted On: Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 9:32am
Start/End Date: Monday, June 12, 2017 - 7:00am to Friday, June 16, 2017 - 7:00pm
Location: Various Locations

Contractors may be working on the following streets from June 12th to 16th 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 experience traffic...

Posted On: Friday, June 9, 2017 - 1:24pm
Start/End Date: Sunday, June 11, 2017 - 7:30am to 11:00am
Location: Waterford Bridge Road, Southside Road

Motorists are advised that the Uniformed Service 10K and Half Marathon Road Race will take place this Sunday, from 7:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  The route closures/lane reductions are as follows:

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Posted On: Monday, June 5, 2017 - 3:27pm
Start/End Date: Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 3:00pm to Friday, June 9, 2017 - 4:00pm
Location: Kenmount Road - West Bound Lane by Esso

Motorists are advised there is a Road Diversion on Kenmount Road,  West Bound Lane next to Esso. This is due to road repairs.

The crews expect work to be complete by Friday, June 9, 2017, 4p.m. Motorists should expect delays.

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Posted On: Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 3:05pm
Start/End Date: Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 1:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: FORT AMHERST

Residents of St. John's are advised there is a water main break at Fort Amherst.  Crews are currently working on repairs and anticipate the work to be completed by 6:00pm Thursday June 8, 2017....

Posted On: Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 1:03pm
Start/End Date: Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 8:00am to Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 6:00pm
Location: Northside of Harbour Drive

Six parking meters will be bagged prohibiting public parking on the northside of Harbour Drive between Clift's Baird's Cove and Prescott Street to accommodate a mobile art studio unit.
If you require further information, please contact Access St. John's at 311 or 754-CITY(2489).

Posted On: Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 9:37am
Start/End Date: Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 7:00am to 8:00pm
Location: Southside of Water Street

Five parking meters will be bagged prohibiting public parking on the southside of Water Street between Clift's Baird's Cove and Prescott Street to accommodate service vehicles for a TV show shoot. If you require further information, please contact Access St. John's at 311 or 754-CITY(2489).

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Posted On: Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 9:24am
Start/End Date: Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 5:00am to Monday, June 12, 2017 - 5:00pm
Location: Brookfield Road

Revised-  Work has been complete and Brookfield Road is now open to traffic

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Posted On: Monday, June 5, 2017 - 2:21pm
Start/End Date: Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 9:00am to Friday, July 7, 2017 - 5:00pm
Location: Bay Bulls Road/Columbus Drive

Beginning 9 a.m. on Wednesday, June 7 there will be work carried out on the Pitts Memorial Drive Overpass. Bay Bulls Road/Columbus Drive will see traffic delays and lane reductions in the area ...

Posted On: Monday, June 5, 2017 - 3:02pm
Start/End Date: Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Location: Stamps Lane/Ropewalk Lane Metrobus Stop

Residents of St. John's are advised that the Metrobus stop number 1085, West bound, located on Stamps Lane/Ropewalk Lane will have no access today due to road work.

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Posted On: Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 9:20am
Start/End Date: Monday, June 5, 2017 - 4:45pm to 11:45pm
Location: All City of St. John's Soccer Pitches and Lions Park Field
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Posted On: Monday, June 5, 2017 - 4:50pm
Start/End Date: Monday, June 5, 2017 - 9:15am to Friday, July 21, 2017 - 5:00pm
Location: Military Road

Beginning 9 a.m. on Monday, June 5 there will be no through traffic on a section of Military Road, from the Bonaventure Avenue and Garrison Hill intersection to the Monkstown Road and Rawlin's Cross intersection.  ...

Posted On: Friday, June 2, 2017 - 9:23am
Start/End Date: Monday, June 5, 2017 - 7:00am to Friday, June 9, 2017 - 7:00pm
Location: Various Locations

Contractors may be working on the following streets from June 5th to 9th 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 experience traffic...

Posted On: Friday, June 2, 2017 - 1:45pm
Start/End Date: Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 8:00am to 6:00pm
Location: northside of Water Street

Four Meters will be bagged prohibiting public parking to accomodate work being conducted on the roof top of the Royal Bank. Northside of Water Street between McBride's Hill and Clift's Baird's Cove If you require further information, please contact Access St. John's at 311 or 754-CITY (2489).

Posted On: Friday, June 2, 2017 - 9:28am
Start/End Date: Friday, June 2, 2017 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: Cashin Avenue-Vickers Avenue-Vimy Avenue-Froude Avenue Area

Please be advised that the water will be shut off in the Cashin Avenue - Vickers Avenue - Vimy Avenue - Froude Avenue area to facilitate repairs to the water main.  The water main will be shut from 10 am to 4pm.  Updates will follow.

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Posted On: Friday, June 2, 2017 - 12:07pm
Start/End Date: Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Location: Prince of Wales Collegiate

Please be advised that the Community Clean Up scheduled for Saturday, May 27 from 10am-11:30am at Prince of Wales Collegiate is cancelled due to expected poor weather.
Clean up will be rescheduled for a later date.

Posted On: Friday, May 26, 2017 - 2:12pm
Start/End Date: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 8:00am to Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 4:00pm
Location: Bowring Park Playground

Work continues on replacing playground equipment in Bowring Park, and we expect the playground to remain closed until Tuesday, June 6, 2017.

The affected areas is cordoned off with a fence barrier, and all other areas of the park will remain open.

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Posted On: Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 9:38am
Start/End Date: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 8:00am to Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 6:00pm
Location: Harbour Drive

Three parking meters will be bagged prohibiting public parking on the northside of Harbour Drive to coordinate a large delivery and not disrupt traffic flow.

Posted On: Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 3:13pm
Start/End Date: Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 8:00am to 6:00pm
Location: Various Locations in the Downtown Area

Thirteen parking meters will be bagged prohibiting public parking to accommodate work being conducted by NL Power, on selective meters at the following locations. Southside of Harbour Drive between Clift's Baird's Cove and Job's Cove....

Posted On: Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 10:12am
Start/End Date: Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 9:15am to 9:00pm
Location: Mogridge Street/Fahey Street Extension

Residents of St. John's are advised that there is a watermain break on Mogridge Street. Crews are currently working on repairs and anticipate the work to be completed by 9p.m. today, Tuesday, May 16, 2017. Affected residents are those on Mogridge Street and Fahey Street Extension.

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Posted On: Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 9:14am
Start/End Date: Monday, May 15, 2017 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: Baird Place

Residents of St. John's are advised that due to sewer repairs,  Baird Place will be closed (open to local traffic only). Crews expect to have work complete by 4 p.m., Monday, May 15, 2017.

Posted On: Monday, May 15, 2017 - 1:02pm
Start/End Date: Monday, May 15, 2017 - 9:30am to 4:00pm
Location: Alexander Street

Residents and motorists are advised of a road closure on Alexander Street (local traffic permitted) to facilitate watermain repairs. Crews expect work to be complete by 4p.m. Monday, May 15, 2017

Motorists should use an alternate route and expect delays.

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Posted On: Monday, May 15, 2017 - 9:38am
Start/End Date: Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 7:30am to 10:00am
Location: Harbour Drive, Water Street, Waterford Bridge Road, Southside Road

Motorists are advised that the Harbour Front 10k Road Race will take place this Sunday starting at 8 a.m. and finishing by 10 a.m.  The route closures/lane reductions are as follows: Harbour Drive – Road Closure 7:45am to 9:30am   Water Street – Lane Closure...

Posted On: Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 2:47pm

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