Transportation & Environment Services

Traffic Advisories

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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 and are weather permitting.

Current Advisories

Updated February 12, 2020


On behalf of the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure

The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure wishes to advise the
public that both Route 1 Eastbound and Westbound passing lanes at the east
end of Harbour Bridge in Saint John will be closed to all traffic starting on
Monday, February 17 to Friday, February 21, 2020 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This work is necessary to allow replacement of guide rails on the median. The travelling public should expect delays in the area, especially during peak hours.

The above noted date is subject to weather and wind conditions. For most
current travel information please consult NB511.

Construction signage will be in place. The Department of Transportation and
Infrastructure apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause. The department reminds motorists to reduce speed and drive safely.


Updated February 6, 2020

 

Streets:  Intersection of Waterloo Street and Union Street 
Duration: Until further notice
Description: The pedestrian crossing light at the intersection of Waterloo Street and Union Street adjacent to Top's Pizza has sustained damage and will not be in operation until repairs are completed. Pedestrians may use the crosswalk on the opposite side of the street, adjacent to the Golden Ball building.

Past Advisories

Updated January 24, 2020

Streets: Douglas Avenue 
Date: Monday, January 27, 2020
Time: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Duration: One (1) day
Direction: A marked detour will be in effect between Main Street North and Bentley Street, west bound
Description of Work: Infrastructure installation/upgrades

Updated January 17, 2020


Streets: 
Wentworth Street 
Date: Friday, January 17, 2020
Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Direction: Road closed to thru traffic between Princess Street and Leinster Street in both directions

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Streets: Princess Street
Date: Starting Thursday, January 16, 2020
Time: 24 hours per day
Duration: **Until further notice**
Direction: Road will be closed to thru traffic between Carmarthen Street and Wentworth Street in both directions

Updated January 16, 2020

Streets: Wentworth Street 
Date: Thursday, January 16, 2020
Time: 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Duration: One (1) day
Direction: Road closed to thru traffic between Princess Street and Leinster Street in both directions

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Traffic Advisory: Full Closure – Reversing Falls Bridge

The Reversing Falls Bridge will be fully closed to all traffic for a 12-hour period overnight tonight, beginning at 6:00 p.m. Thursday, January 16 until Friday, January 17 at 6:00 a.m.  The Bridge sidewalk will remain accessible to pedestrians during this time. 

The Bridge will reopen to one lane of traffic in the morning, Friday, January 17 at 6:00 a.m. until the morning of Monday, January 20. Temporary traffic lights will be in place to allow for alternating east and west-bound traffic during this time.

Description of work: This closure is required for crews to work efficiently and safely on infrastructure maintenance near the bridge.

Motorists are advised to plan their travel accordingly, take alternate routes when possible, reduce speeds in construction zones, observe signage, and drive safely. Work commencement and completion times are subject to change and are weather permitting.

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Streets: Bridge Road
Date: Starting Thursday, January 16, 2020
Time: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Duration: Two (2) days 
Direction: Traffic lights/flaggers will direct traffic. Flaggers will be directing traffic west bound
Description of work: Infrastructure installation/upgrades 

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Streets: Princess Street
Date: Starting Thursday, January 16, 2020
Time: 24 hours per day
Duration: Two (2) days
Direction: Road will be closed to thru traffic between Carmarthen Street and Wentworth Street in both directions

Updated January 15, 2020

Streets: Bridge Road
Date: Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Time: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Duration: One (1) day
Direction: Traffic lights/flaggers will direct traffic. Flaggers will be directing traffic west bound
Description of work: Infrastructure installation/upgrades 

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Streets: Douglas Avenue 
Date: Thursday, January 16, 2020
Time: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. 
Duration: One (1) day
Direction: A marked detour will be in effect between Bentley Street and Reversing Falls Bridge, west bound
Description of work: Infrastructure installation/upgrades 

Updated January 10, 2020

Streets: Canterbury Street
Date: Starting Monday, January 13, 2020
Time: 24 hours per day
Duration: Two (2) days
Direction: Road will be closed to thru traffic between Grannan Street and Princess Street, south bound
Description of work: Water main repairs

Updated January 3, 2020


Streets:
Canterbury Street Date: Starting Monday, January 6, 2020 Time: 24 hours per day Duration: Three (3) days Direction: Road will be closed to thru traffic between Grannan Street and Princess Street, south bound Description of work: Water main repairs