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: Friday, January 24, 2020 - 7:30pm to Saturday, January 25, 2020 - 10:30am
Location: Duckworth, New Gower, Queen St, George St, Adelaide, Harbour Drive, Water Street (from Waldegrave to Temperance)

Snow removal operations continue into the evening on the streets announced earlier today.  

Snow removal is taking place later this evening Friday, Jan. 24, and continuing overnight, in downtown St. John’s on:

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Posted On: Friday, January 24, 2020 - 4:15pm
Start/End Date: Friday, January 24, 2020 - 9:30am to 1:00pm
Location: Signal Hill Road, Walsh’s Square, Plymouth Road, Factory Lane, Quidi Vidi Road, Forest Road, Ordnance Street, Cavendish Square, Craigmiller Avenue, Rickett’s Road, Mayor Avenue, Stamp’s Lane, Parade Street, Circular Road

Snow removal downtown is progressing quickly now, and we expect to distribute a couple of these advisories/announcements today Friday, Jan. 24. 

Snow removal is taking place during morning Friday, Jan. 24 in downtown St. John’s on:

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Posted On: Friday, January 24, 2020 - 9:42am
Start/End Date: Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 7:00pm to Friday, January 24, 2020 - 9:00pm
Location: Rennies Mill Road, Monkstown Road, Queen's Road, Campbell, Pleasant, Golf, Shaw, Leslie, Sudbury, Alexander, Patrick, Job, Newtown, Harvey

Snow removal is currently taking place in downtown St. John’s and will continue overnight on Rennie's Mill Road, Monkstown Road, Queen’s Road and Campbell Avenue.   At this time the City is clearing and removing snow from roads only.

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Posted On: Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 6:03pm
Start/End Date: Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Location: Water Street from Job Street to Patrick Street

Motorists and pedestrians are advised that due to sewer main repairs, Water Street from Job Street to Patrick Street will be closed today, January 23, 2020 from 9am to 4pm, all westbound traffic will be diverted through the eastbound lane. As well, Patrick Street will be local traffic only from...

Posted On: Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 9:14am
Start/End Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 9:30pm to Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 9:00pm
Location: Pennywell Road, Merrymeeting Road, St. Clare Avenue

Snow removal is currently taking place in downtown St. John’s, and will continue on streets listed for Jan.22.

At this time the City is clearing and removing snow from roads only.

Beginning overnight and continuing into the daytime Thursday, Jan. 23 plows will remove snow on:

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Posted On: Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 8:32pm
Start/End Date: Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 7:30pm to Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 9:00pm
Location: Hamilton Avenue, Hamilton Avenue Extension, Harbour Drive, Monkstown Road, Rennies Mill Road, Queen’s Road, Prince of Wales Street, Barter’s Hill, Casey Street, Springdale Street, Empire Avenue

Snow removal is currently taking place in downtown St. John’s, and will continue overnight into the morning hours of Wednesday, Jan. 22. Crews anticipate completing Hamilton Avenue, Hamilton Ave Extension and Harbour Drive overnight.    ...

Posted On: Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 7:15pm
Start/End Date: Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 8:00am to Friday, January 24, 2020 - 4:00pm
Location: Areas 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

Due to conditions from the storm on January 17, 2020, curbside collection for garbage and recyclables is cancelled for the rest of the week.  

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Posted On: Monday, January 20, 2020 - 3:12pm
Start/End Date: Monday, January 20, 2020 - 7:30pm to Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 9:00pm
Location: streets: New Gower, Duckworth, Long's Hill, Freshwater

Snow removal is currently taking place in downtown St. John’s, and will continue overnight into the morning hours of Tuesday, Jan. 21. Crews anticipate completing New Gower and Duckworth streets.    ...

Posted On: Monday, January 20, 2020 - 8:22pm
Start/End Date: Sunday, January 19, 2020 - 7:00pm to Monday, January 20, 2020 - 9:00pm
Location: streets: Water, Duckworth, Harbour Drive, New Gower, Prescott, Cochrane, Bond, Gower

Snow removal is currently taking place in downtown St. John’s, and will continue overnight into the morning hours of Monday, Jan. 20. Crews anticipate completing Water, Duckworth, Harbour Drive, and New Gower streets.    ...

Posted On: Sunday, January 19, 2020 - 9:00pm
Start/End Date: Saturday, January 18, 2020 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Location: Robin Hood Bay Waste Management Facility

Due to forecasted weather conditions, the Robin Hood Bay Waste Management Facility will be closed Saturday, January 18, 2020 to both residential and commercial users.   The site will reopen to commercial users on Monday, January 20, 2020 and residential users on Tuesday, January 21, 2020....

Posted On: Friday, January 17, 2020 - 10:29am
Start/End Date: Friday, January 17, 2020 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Location: Areas 5A/5B

Due to forecasted weather conditions, waste collection for Area 5 including recycling for 5A is postponed and will take place on Monday, January 20, 2020. Garbage collection for Area 1 including recycling for 1B will also take place as scheduled on Monday, January 20, 2020....

Posted On: Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 1:21pm
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.

Complete details:

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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

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