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, May 6, 2021 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: Merrymeeting Rd (Aldershot St to Freshwater Rd)
Posted On: Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 1:19pm
Start/End Date: Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 12:30pm to Monday, May 10, 2021 - 11:30am
Location: Bowring Park Fountain Pond

Due to a mechanical malfunction, water levels at the Fountain Pond in Bowring Park are very low. The City is aware of the issue and expect water levels to improve over the coming days.

Posted On: Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 12:41pm
Start/End Date: Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 7:00am to Friday, May 7, 2021 - 7:00am
Location: stjohns.ca/RECconnect

Registration for summer programs is rescheduled for St. John's residents to:

7 a.m. Friday, May 7

Non-resident registration remains at 7 a.m. Tuesday, May 11.

To learn available programs, view on stjohns.ca/RECconnect 

Registration options:

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Posted On: Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 7:10am
Start/End Date: Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 7:00am to Friday, May 14, 2021 - 6:00pm
Location: Kenmount Road (between Peet Street and the Team Gushue Highway Overpass)

Motorists are advised there will be several short duration and sporadic lane closures to facilitate a number of exploratory digs for the upcoming 2021 Phase of the Kenmount Road Trunk Storm Sewer Upgrading.  Signage will be in place and flag persons will be on site.

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Posted On: Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 8:57am
Start/End Date: Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 5:00am to 10:00am
Location: Water Street at Prescott Street / Job's Cove, Duckworth Street at Prescott Street, Water Street at McBride's Hill / Ayre's Cove

To facilitate work for Newfoundland Power for the Water Street project motorists are advised that power disruptions of intersections will be in place. Flag persons will be on site.

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Posted On: Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 3:18pm
Start/End Date: Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 7:00am to Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 7:00pm
Location: Elizabeth Avenue (in the vicinity of bridge over Rennies River)

To facilitate construction work of the 2019 Bridge Rehabilitation Program, motorists and pedestrians are advised that Elizabeth Avenue (in the vicinity of the bridge over Rennies River) will have a lane reduction and a sidewalk closure.  Motorists should seek an alternate route and expect...

Posted On: Monday, May 3, 2021 - 8:33am
Start/End Date: Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 7:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Bishop's Cove

Motorists are advised that Bishop's Cove will be closed to facilitate a concrete pour for 331 Water Street.  There will be no access from Harbour Drive for the duration of the pour.  Flag persons will be on site and access will be granted to the local businesses.

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Posted On: Monday, May 3, 2021 - 3:50pm
Start/End Date: Monday, May 3, 2021 - 7:00am to Friday, May 28, 2021 - 5:00pm
Location: Victoria Park - Sudbury Street

Residents and visitors are advised that a contractor will be working on the replacement and installation of new playground equipment at Victoria Park.  ...

Posted On: Friday, April 30, 2021 - 9:27am
Start/End Date: Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 9:30pm to Friday, April 30, 2021 - 1:00am
Location: N/A

Please be adivsed that system maintenance is scheduled for the City's mobile app '311 St. John's' this evening, Thursday, April 29th from 9:30pm to about 1:00am Friday morning.  

The app will not be in service during this time.  We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.  

Posted On: Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 1:55pm
Start/End Date: Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 7:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Bishop's Cove

Motorists are advised that Bishop's Cove will be closed to facilitate a concrete pour for 331 Water Street.  There will be no access from Harbour Drive for the duration of the pour.  Flag persons will be on site and access will be granted to local businesses.

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Posted On: Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 10:09am
Start/End Date: Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: Cambridge Ave (Logy Bay Rd to Eastmeadows Ave)
Posted On: Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 11:33am
Start/End Date: Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 4:00pm to Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 12:00pm
Location: Boardwalks at Rennies River Trail (rear of Fieldian Grounds) & Bidgood Park Boardwalk

Trails are closed at the boardwalk at Rennies River Trail (rear of Fieldian Grounds) and also the Boardwalk at Bidgood Park due to flooding in the area.
Trails will reopen as water recedes, barricades are in place. 

Posted On: Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 4:04pm
Start/End Date: Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 9:45am to 6:00pm
Location: Southside Road from Blackhead Road to Fort Amherst Road

Southside Road from Blackhead Road to Fort Amherst Road is experiencing flooding, City crews are working in the area to keep the road open. Please use extreme caution and use an alternate route if...

Posted On: Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 9:49am
Start/End Date: Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 8:45am to 6:00pm
Location: Power's Road

Power's Road is temporarily closed due to flooding. Please use an alternate route. Road is expected to reopen when conditions improve.

Posted On: Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 8:51am
Start/End Date: Monday, April 26, 2021 - 7:00am to Friday, April 30, 2021 - 7:00pm
Location: Water Street (Clift's-Baird's Cove to Job's Cove/Prescott Street)

To facilitate the installation of the water and sewer mains the following traffic restriction will be in effect:

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Posted On: Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 3:32pm
Start/End Date: Sunday, April 25, 2021 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: City Website

The City of St. John's website will be intermittently unavailable April 25 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. This interruption affects the Website, Tenders (bids.stjohns.ca), Mapcentre and Automatic Vehicle Lookup (AVL)....

Posted On: Friday, April 23, 2021 - 1:27pm
Start/End Date: Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 1:00pm to 11:59pm
Location: Various Streets
Posted On: Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 1:04pm
Start/End Date: Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 7:00am to Friday, April 30, 2021 - 6:00pm
Location: Kenmount Road (between Pippy Place and the Team Gushe Highway Overpass)

Motorists are advised there will be several short duration and sporadic lane closures to facilitate a number of exploratory digs for the upcoming 2021 Phase of the Kenmount Road Trunk Storm Sewer Upgrading.  Signage will be in place and flag persons will be on site.

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Posted On: Monday, April 19, 2021 - 3:51pm
Start/End Date: Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 7:00am to 5:00pm
Location: Bishop's Cove

Motorists are advised that Bishop's Cove will be closed to facilitate a concrete pour for 331 Water Street.  There will be no access from Harbour Drive for the duration of the pour.

Flag persons will be on site and access will be granted to local businesses.

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Posted On: Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 2:04pm
Start/End Date: Friday, April 16, 2021 - 1:45pm to Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 4:30pm
Location: City Hall

Due to the lack of agenda items for the upcoming Committee of the Whole Meeting (COTW) scheduled for April 21, it will now be postponed to the next COTW Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, May 5 at 9:30 am.

Posted On: Friday, April 16, 2021 - 1:49pm
Start/End Date: Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 7:00am to Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 11:30pm
Location: 379 Duckworth St

Four parking spaces have been rented prohibiting public parking on the south side of Duckworth St between New Gower Street and Bates Hill to accomodate a film shoot.

Posted On: Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 10:00am
Start/End Date: Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 12:00am to Friday, April 16, 2021 - 11:30pm
Location: 33 New Gower St.

Four parking spaces have been rented prohibiting public parking on the south side of New Gower St between Adelaide and Duckworth streets to accomodate a film shoot.

Posted On: Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 9:57am
Start/End Date: Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 11:00am to Friday, April 16, 2021 - 12:00pm
Location: Heavy Tree Road between Ruby Line and Robert E Howlett Highway

Heavy Tree Road between Ruby Line and Robert E Howlett Highway is closed due to flooding in the area and will only be accessible to local traffic.

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Posted On: Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 11:10am
Start/End Date: Monday, April 12, 2021 - 10:00am to 6:00pm
Location: Various Streets
Posted On: Monday, April 12, 2021 - 9:57am
Start/End Date: Monday, April 5, 2021 - 7:00am to Friday, April 23, 2021 - 7:00pm
Location: Mundy Pond Park (off Blackler Avenue)

Residents and visitors are advised that a contractor will be working on the demolition of the Mundy Pond Park service building. This demolition work is required for site preparation for the construction of the new Mews Community Centre.  ...

Posted On: Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 10:40am

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