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Temporary Overnight Snow Ban Declared for North, East and West Areas of Saint John

29-Dec-2015
Motorists are advised of the following traffic interruptions:

Streets: Westmorland Road

Date: Starting Thursday, November 16 to Thursday, November 30, 2017

Time: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. daily

Duration: 15 days

Direction: Two (2) single lanes of traffic will be maintained in either direction; however, at times traffic will be reduced to one lane with traffic control in place.

Specific Area: Westmorland Road from Tisdale Lane to Ellerdale Street.

Description of Work: Port City Water Partners will be completing work inside concrete chambers as part of the construction phase of the City of Saint John’s Safe Clean Drinking Water Project.

Motorists are advised to plan their travel accordingly, reduce speeds in construction zones, observe signage, and drive safely. Work commencement and completion times are subject to change. Weather permitting.

An overnight snow parking ban has been declared for the North, East and West areas of the City effective midnight this evening through to 7am tomorrow morning.  This means there is no on-street parking allowed anywhere in the North, East and West areas of the City.  Any vehicles remaining on-street after midnight when a snow ban has been declared WILL BE TOWED at the owner's risk and expense.

Overnight parking bans are declared as per sections 5(8) and 5(9) of the City’s Traffic By-law to allow for snow removal operations.

North, East and West Temporary Overnight Parking Bans – what to do when a ban is declared
• All vehicles must be moved off the streets between the hours of midnight and 7:00 a.m.
• Motorists must make their own arrangements for off-street parking during a ban and are encouraged to do so before the first snowfall. Refer to the parking space matching service on www.shareyourride.ca.
• Any vehicle impeding snow removal operations will be ticketed and/or towed at the owner’s expense.

The City of Saint John apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.  Thank you for your cooperation as we work to clear our City streets.

To find out whether a temporary overnight parking ban has been declared, call the Snow Parking Ban Recorded Information Line after 4 pm at 658-4040.  You can also check the City of Saint John website at www.saintjohn.ca for updates or to register for email notifications.