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: Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 11:00am to 9:00pm
Location: Georgestown Neighbourhood

An earlier e-update regarding daytime snow removal in Georgestown provided an incorrect date and time.

The correct date and time for todays daytime snow removal in Georgestown is 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, January 16, 2020.

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Posted On: Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 10:15am
Start/End Date: Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 12:00am to 7:00am
Location: Quidi Vidi Village Road

Residents of St. John's are advised that due to planned watermain repairs, water will be shut off on Quidi Vidi Village Road, Maple View Place and Barrows Road.

Crews expect work to be complete by 7:00 a.m., Thursday, January 16, 2020.

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Posted On: Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 2:34pm
Start/End Date: Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 12:00am to 7:00am
Location: Quidi Vidi Village Road

Motorists and pedestrians are advised that due to watermain repairs, Quidi Vidi Village Road from The Boulevard to Maple View Place will be closed, Thursday, January 16, 2020 from 12:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. Motorists should use an alternate route and expect delays.

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Posted On: Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 2:38pm
Start/End Date: Saturday, January 11, 2020 - 8:00am to Sunday, January 12, 2020 - 4:00pm
Location: Kenmount Road (between Peet Street and Team Gushue Overpass) Various Locations

Lane reductions will be in place on Saturday and Sunday at various locations on Kenmount Road (between Peet Street and the Team Gushue Overpass) to facilitate work for the Kenmount Road Trunk Storm Sewer project.  Traffic control and signage will be in place in the affected locations.

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Posted On: Friday, January 10, 2020 - 2:38pm
Start/End Date: Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Location: Areas 4A/4B

Due to forecasted wind conditions, waste collection for Area 4 including recycling for 4B is postponed and will take place on Friday, January 10, 2020. Garbage collection for Area 5 including recycling for 5B will also take place as scheduled on Friday, January 10, 2020....

Posted On: Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 12:39pm
Start/End Date: Monday, January 6, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00pm
Location: St. John's

City of St. John's facilities - including all offices, recreation facilities and community centres - will remain closed for Monday, Jan.6, 2020.

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Posted On: Monday, January 6, 2020 - 10:11am
Start/End Date: Sunday, January 5, 2020 - 6:45pm to Monday, January 6, 2020 - 10:00am
Location: St. John's

Due to the projected snow accumulation and high winds forecasted, the City of St. John’s will have a delayed opening on Monday, Jan. 6, 2020 for City Hall and all recreational facilities, community centres and the Railway Coastal Museum. An update will be provided by 10 a.m. on Jan. 06, 2020.

Posted On: Sunday, January 5, 2020 - 6:41pm
Start/End Date: Sunday, January 5, 2020 - 2:15pm to Monday, January 6, 2020 - 2:00pm
Location: St. John's

Due to the impending weather system, garbage and recycling for January 6, 2020 has been postponed to Tuesday, January 7, 2020. Residents with regular collection scheduled for Monday are asked to have their garbage and/ or recycling at the curb by 8 a.m. Tuesday morning. To receive automatic...

Posted On: Sunday, January 5, 2020 - 2:33pm
Start/End Date: Sunday, January 5, 2020 - 2:00pm to Monday, January 6, 2020 - 2:00pm
Location: St. John's

Due to the projected snowfall and high winds, please be advised that all City of St. John’s recreational and community centres will be closing at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, January 5, 2020; the Railway Coastal Museum will be closing at 5 p.m. 

Posted On: Sunday, January 5, 2020 - 2:02pm
Start/End Date: Tuesday, December 31, 2019 - 5:30pm to 10:00pm
Location: Quidi Vidi Lake Area

For safety reasons the following streets will be closed from 5:30 pm on Tuesday, December 31st until after the fireworks, unless otherwise noted:

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Posted On: Monday, December 30, 2019 - 1:54pm
Start/End Date: Tuesday, December 24, 2019 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
Location: City offices and recreation facilities

Due to the forecast and winter storm warning, City offices and recreation facilities are closed for the morning on Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019.

City offices and facilities are closed for the holidays:

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Posted On: Monday, December 23, 2019 - 3:19pm
Start/End Date: Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Location: City Website

The City of St. John's website will be intermittently unavailable December 19 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. This interruption affects the Website, Tenders (bids.stjohns.ca), Mapcentre and Automatic Vehicle Lookup (AVL)....

Posted On: Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 12:25pm
Start/End Date: Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 8:15am to 8:00pm
Location: Holbrook Avenue

Residents of St. John's are advised that due to a watermain break on Holbrook Avenue, water will be shut off  to facilitate repairs. Crews expect work to be complete by 8 p.m. today, December 17, 2019....

Posted On: Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 8:18am
Start/End Date: Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 8:00am to Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 12:00pm
Location: 81 Higgins Line

The shelter will reopen to the public on Wednesday, December 18th @ 12PM.

Posted On: Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 8:29am
Start/End Date: Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Location: City Website

The City of St. John's website will be intermittently unavailable December 12 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. This interruption affects the Website, Tenders (bids.stjohns.ca), Mapcentre and Automatic Vehicle Lookup (AVL)....

Posted On: Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 1:53pm
Start/End Date: Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 8:30am to 4:00pm
Location: Shea Street

Residents of St. John's are advised that due to a watermain break, water will be shut off on Shea Street. Crews expect work to be complete by 4 p.m. today, Tuesday, December 10, 2019....

Posted On: Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 8:38am
Start/End Date: Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Location: Areas 2A and 2B

Residents of St. John's are advised that due to forecasted high winds, garbage and recycling collection for Tuesday, December 10, 2019 will be rescheduled to Wednesday, December 11, 2019. ...

Posted On: Monday, December 9, 2019 - 11:02am
Start/End Date: Monday, December 9, 2019 - 2:00pm to Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 12:00am
Location: London Road

The City of St. John's wishes to advise its residents that there is a watermain break on London Road.  Residents are advised that they may experience no water, low water pressure or discolored water during this time.  In case of discolored water run your cold water tap in the bathtub until it...

Posted On: Monday, December 9, 2019 - 2:08pm
Start/End Date: Friday, December 6, 2019 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Location: Topsail Road from McLoughlan Street to Cornwall Avenue Intersection

Motorists and pedestrians are advised that due to watermain repairs, Topsail Road from McLoughlan Street to Cornwall Avenue Intersection will be closed today, December 6, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Motorists should use an alternate route and expect delays.

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Posted On: Friday, December 6, 2019 - 8:38am
Start/End Date: Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 8:45am to 4:00pm
Location: McKay Street from Richmond Street to Leslie Street

Motorists and pedestrians are advised that due to watermain repairs, McKay Street from Richmond Street to Leslie Street will be closed today, December 5, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Motorists should use an alternate route and expect delays.

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Posted On: Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 8:46am
Start/End Date: Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Location: Kilbride Ave from Bay Bulls Rd to Silverton Street

Motorists and pedestrians are advised that due to emergency sewer main repairs, Kilbride Ave from Bay Bulls Rd to Silverton Street will be closed tomorrow December 5 from 8:00am to 4:00pm. Motorists must use alternate route and can expect delays....

Posted On: Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 4:07pm
Start/End Date: Monday, December 2, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Location: Craigmillar Avenue from Topsail Road to Civic # 113

Residents of St. John's are advised that due to watermain repairs on Craigmillar Avenue, water will be shut off on Craigmillar Avenue from Topsail Road to Civic # 113 Craigmillar Avenue.

Crews expect work to be complete by 1:00pm today, December 2, 2019.

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Posted On: Monday, December 2, 2019 - 11:07am
Start/End Date: Saturday, November 30, 2019 - 8:30am to 6:00pm
Location: Bowring Park

Due to weather conditions Festival of Music and Lights in Bowring Park will NOT be going ahead today Saturday November 30, 2019,  the event has been posponed until December 7th 2019.  If you require further information please call 311 (754-2489)

Posted On: Saturday, November 30, 2019 - 8:36am
Start/End Date: Friday, November 29, 2019 - 7:00am to 7:00pm
Location: Water Street (in the vicinity of Atlantic Place)

To facilitate some additional investigative work required for the next phase of the Water Street Infrastructure Replacement Project, crews will be working on Friday, November 29th in the vicinity of Atlantic Place.  Parking spaces may be affected temporarily and any traffic disruptions will be...

Posted On: Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 10:05am
Start/End Date: Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 1:00pm to Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 4:00pm
Location: Kelsey Drive and Goldstone Street

Motorists are advised that lanes will be closed on Kelsey Drive and Goldstone Street to facilitate the emergency installation of pavement markings. Flagspersons are on site to direct traffic. Traffic delays should be expected; motorists are advised to use an alternate route.

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Posted On: Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 1:15pm

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