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: 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
Start/End Date: Saturday, August 20, 2016 - 7:00am to Sunday, August 21, 2016 - 6:00pm
Location: New Gower Street (from Adelaide Street to Holdsworth Street)

Motorists are advised that there will be lane reductions on New Gower Street East Bound & West Bound between Adelaide Street and Holdsworth Street to facilitate renovations to the overhead pedway system from City Hall to the John J Murphy Building starting August 20 - August 21 from 7 a.m.

Posted On: Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 3:56pm
Start/End Date: Friday, August 19, 2016 - 2:45pm to Monday, August 22, 2016 - 7:00pm
Location: Traffic Notice (Canada Drive Between Blackmarsh Road and Hopeall street)

Motorists are advised that infrastructure work on Blackmarsh Road will affect traffic entering/exiting Canada Drive at Blackmarsh Road. Flagpersons will be on site and detours will be in place. Local Traffic and Emergency vehicles will be permitted.

Posted On: Friday, August 19, 2016 - 2:42pm
Start/End Date: Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 7:30am to Monday, August 22, 2016 - 2:00pm
Location: Bishop's Cove - From Water Street to Harbour Drive

Residents of St. John's are advised that Bishop's Cove from Water Street to Harbour Drive is now open for access again.

The City of St. John’s apologizes for any inconvenience.  If you require further information, please contact Access St. John's at 311 or 754-CITY (2489).

Posted On: Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 7:38am
Start/End Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 2:15pm to Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 8:00am
Location: Bishop's Cove Road - Water Street to Harbour Drive

Residents of St. John's are advised that there is a watermain break on Bishop's Cove Road. Crews are currently working on repairs and anticipate the work to be completed by 8 a.m., Thursday,  August 18, 2016. Affected residents are those on Bishop's Cove Road from Water Street to Harbour Drive.

Posted On: Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 2:18pm
Start/End Date: Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 11:15am to 6:00pm
Location: College Square

Residents of St. John's are advised that there are water main repairs ongoing on College Square.
Crews are currently working on repairs and anticipate the work to be completed by 6p.m. today, Tuesday, August 16, 2016.

Posted On: Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 11:14am
Start/End Date: Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 9:45am to 1:00pm
Location: Kenmount Road South Bound Ramp from Kenmount Road to Columbus Drive

Motorists and pedestrians are advised the South Bound ramp from Kenmount Road to Columbus Drive will be closed today until 1p.m. to facilitate road work.
Motorist and pedestrians are advised to use an alternate route and expect delays.

Posted On: Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 10:02am
Start/End Date: Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 9:00am to 7:00pm
Location: Torbay Road – 144 Torbay Road

Motorists are advised that watermain work on Torbay Road South Bound lanes will commence Tuesday, August 16. Flagpersons will be on site and detours will be in place. This work will cover both curb and median lanes Southbound only.

Posted On: Monday, August 15, 2016 - 1:13pm
Start/End Date: Monday, August 15, 2016 - 9:00am to Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 5:00pm
Location: Winter Avenue from Portugal Cove Road to King's Bridge Road

Motorists and pedestrians are advised that there will be traffic disruptions on Winter Avenue, from Portugal Cove Road to King's Bridge Road, today, August 15, 2016 until Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 4 p.m. This is to facilitate road repairs.

Posted On: Monday, August 15, 2016 - 9:11am
Start/End Date: Monday, August 15, 2016 - 7:00am to Friday, August 19, 2016 - 7:00pm
Location: Various Locations

Contractors will be working on the following streets from August 15-19 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 12, 2016 - 12:46pm
Start/End Date: Friday, August 12, 2016 - 10:30am to 1:00pm
Location: Bowring Park

The Bowring Park splash pad will not be operational until 1:00 p.m. today, Friday, August 12th due to mechanical issues from the thunder and lightning storm last night.

Posted On: Friday, August 12, 2016 - 10:29am
Start/End Date: Monday, August 8, 2016 - 7:00am to Friday, August 12, 2016 - 7:00pm
Location: Various Locations

 Contractors will be working on the following streets from August 8-12 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 5, 2016 - 2:25pm
Start/End Date: Monday, August 8, 2016 - 3:45am to 5:00pm
Location: University Avenue

Residents of St. John's are advised that there is a watermain break on University Avenue.  Crews are currently working on repairs.  Affected residents are those on University Avenue, Hatcher Street and Paton Street

Posted On: Monday, August 8, 2016 - 3:49am
Start/End Date: Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 11:00am to 8:00pm
Location: Mogridge Street

Motorists are advised that Mogridge Street will be closed from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm to carry out water & sewer repairs.

The City of St. John's apoligizes for any inconvenience.  If you require further information, please contact Access St. John's at 311 or 754-CITY (2489).

Posted On: Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 11:16am
Start/End Date: Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 5:00pm to Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 8:00pm
Location: Quidi Vidi and surrounding Regatta areas

The attention of the public is drawn to the following temporary variations in regulations governing traffic in the City of St.

Posted On: Monday, August 1, 2016 - 2:16pm
Start/End Date: Monday, August 1, 2016 - 3:30pm to Friday, August 5, 2016 - 4:30pm
Location: Archives offices, Railway Coastal Museum, 495 Water Street

The City of St. John's Archives situated at the Railway Coastal Museum building, 495 Water Street, is closed this week due to unforeseen circumstances.

Posted On: Monday, August 1, 2016 - 3:39pm
Start/End Date: Monday, August 1, 2016 - 7:00am to Friday, August 5, 2016 - 7:00pm
Location: Various Locations

Contractors will be working on the following streets from August 1st to August 5th 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.

Posted On: Friday, July 29, 2016 - 2:31pm

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