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, 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.

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.

Posted On: Friday, September 16, 2016 - 8:19am
Start/End Date: Friday, September 16, 2016 - 10:30am to Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 7:00am
Location: H.G.R. MEWS COMMUNITY CENTRE

The H.G.R. Mews Community Centre pool will remain closed until Sunday, September 18. The pool will be opened for all swims and programs starting at 7:00am on Sunday, September 18.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Posted On: Friday, September 16, 2016 - 10:35am
Start/End Date: Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 4:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: City Website

There will be a scheduled Website Service Interruption for September 13 from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. This interruption will affect the Website, Tenders (bids.stjohns.ca), Mapcentre and Automatic Vehicle Lookup (AVL). This interruption will be intermittent.

Posted On: Monday, September 12, 2016 - 3:54pm
Start/End Date: Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 4:15pm to Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 7:00am
Location: H.G.R. MEWS COMMUNITY CENTRE MUNDY POND

The H.G.R. Mews Community Centre pool will remain closed until Saturday, September 17th. On Saturday, the pool will be opened for recreational swims only. The pool will be opened for all swims and programs starting Sunday, September 18th.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Posted On: Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 4:24pm
Start/End Date: Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 11:45am to 4:00pm
Location: Hamilton Avenue Extension from Cornwall Heights to Blackmarsh Road

Residents of St. John's are advised that there is crews are facilitating a sewer line repair on Hamilton  Avenue Extension from Cornwall Heights to Blackmarsh Road.  
Crews anticipate the work to be completed by 4 p.m. today, Tuesday, September 13, 2016.

Posted On: Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 11:49am
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.

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.

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.

Posted On: Friday, September 9, 2016 - 3:12pm
Start/End Date: Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 12:45pm to Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 11:30pm
Location: HGR Mews Community Center Swimming Pool

Due to maintenance the H. G. R. Mews Community Center Swimming Pool only will be closed until end of day Tuesday September 13, 2016.  Please note the Steam and Sauna will remain open for regular hours.

Posted On: Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 12:58pm
Start/End Date: Friday, September 9, 2016 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Location: Harbourside Park

Please be advised that due to inclement weather, today's Music at Harbourside Lunchtime Concert has been cancelled.

Posted On: Friday, September 9, 2016 - 10:19am
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.

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.

Posted On: Friday, September 2, 2016 - 10:48am
Start/End Date: Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 3:45pm to 11:45pm
Location: All City of St. John's Outdoor Soccer Pitches

Residents are advised that all City of St.

Posted On: Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 3:53pm
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.

Posted On: Friday, August 26, 2016 - 2:17pm
Start/End Date: Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 7:45am to 9:00am
Location: Water Street between Temperance Street and Waldegrave Street

Motorists are advised that there will be a road closure on Water Street between Temperance Street and Waldegrave Street to facilitate the Nautilus Provincial 5K Road Race.

A detour will be in place and flagpersons and Race Marshalls will be present during the Race. 

Posted On: Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 9:02am
Start/End Date: Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 7:00am to Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 6:00pm
Location: New Gower Street (from Adelaide Street to Holdsworth Court)

Motorists are advised that there will be lane reductions on New Gower Street near City Hall (between Adelaide Street and Holdsworth Court) to facilitate renovations to the overhead pedway system from City Hall to the John J Murphy Building starting on August 27 to August 28 from 7 a.m to 6 p.m.

Posted On: Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 11:51am
Start/End Date: Friday, August 26, 2016 - 4:15pm to 11:30pm
Location: Empire Avenue West - from Civic #640 - #670 including Fitzgerald Place

Residents of St. John's are advised that there is a watermain break on Empire Avenue West, between Civic #640 - #679, including Fitzgerald Place.

Crews are currently working in the area and anticipate to have repairs completed by midnight, August 26, 2016.

Posted On: Friday, August 26, 2016 - 4:19pm
Start/End Date: Friday, August 26, 2016 - 3:45pm to Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 12:00am
Location: Cowan Heights,Cityview Terrace,Empire Avenue West,New Pennywell Road, Old Pennywell Road, Blackmarsh Road west of Mundy Pond Road

Residents of St. John's are advised that there is a watermain break which is affecting residents in the following areas; Cowan Heights, Cityview Terrace, Empire Avenue West, New Pennywell Road, Old Pennywell Road and Blackmarsh Road west of Mundy Pond.

Posted On: Friday, August 26, 2016 - 3:51pm
Start/End Date: Friday, August 26, 2016 - 10:45am to 8:00pm
Location: Freshwater Road from Stamps Lane to Elizabeth Avenue

Residents of St. John's are advised that there is a watermain break on Freshwater Road between Stamps Lane and Elizabeth Avenue. Crews are currently working in the area and expect to be complete by 8 p.m. today, Augusut 26, 2016.

Posted On: Friday, August 26, 2016 - 10:45am
Start/End Date: Friday, August 26, 2016 - 6:45am to 7:00pm
Location: Merrymeeting Road @ Mayor Avenue

Residents of St. John's are advised that there is a water main break at Merrymeeting Road @ Mayor Avenue. Crews are currently working on repairs and anticipate the work to be completed by 7:00pm, today, August 26, 2016.

Posted On: Friday, August 26, 2016 - 6:55am
Start/End Date: Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 8:45am to Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 1:00am
Location: Pine Bud at Carpasian Road and Rowan Place

Residents of St. John's are advised that there is a water main break at Beech Place @ Pine Bud Avenue. Crews are currently working on repairs and anticipate the work to be completed by midnight  August 24, 2016.

Posted On: Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 8:44am
Start/End Date: Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 6:30am to Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 1:00am
Location: Beech Place @ Pine Bud Avenue

Residents of St. John's are advised that there is a water main break at Beech Place @ Pine Bud Avenue. Crews are currently working on repairs and anticipate the work to be completed by midnight, today, August 24, 2016.

Posted On: Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 6:35am
Start/End Date: Monday, August 22, 2016 - 7:00am to Friday, August 26, 2016 - 7:00pm
Location: Various Locations

Contractors will be working on the following streets from August 22-26 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 traff

Posted On: Friday, August 19, 2016 - 2:26pm

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