Transportation & Environment Services

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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.

Traffic Advisories

Updated May 29, 2020

Street: Douglas Avenue between Chesley Drive and Bentley Street
Date: Starting Monday, June 1, 2020 
Time:  24 hours per day 
Duration: Four (4) weeks
Direction: Road will be closed to thru traffic in both directions
Description of work: Infrastructure installation/upgrades

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Street: Intersection of Crown Street and Elliott Row
Date: Starting Monday, June 1, 2020 
Time: 24 hours per day
Duration: Two (2) days
Direction: Intersection will be closed to thru traffic in both directions. Marked detours will be in place.
Description of work: Infrastructure installation/upgrades

Ongoing Advisories

Updated May 21, 2020


Street: South Market Street
Date: Starting Monday, May 25, 2020
Time: 24 hours per day
Duration: As required over the coming weeks
Direction: Road will be closed to thru traffic between Germain Street and Charlotte Street in both directions
Description of work: Dumpsters will be on site for demolition work taking place nearby

Updated April 23, 2020


On behalf of Gateway Operations
Gateway Operations wishes to advise the public that beginning Monday, April 27, 2020, the Gilbert Street Viaduct (commonly referred to as the Crown Street Underpass) will have traffic lanes reduced in both directions for approximately six (6) months. 
The lane reductions are necessary as bridge crews work to complete deck maintenance. Pedestrians should also make note that foot traffic may also be impacted from time to time.

We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.

Updated April 17, 2020


Streets:
Gault Road
Date: Starting Monday, April 20, 2020
Time: 24 hours per day
Duration: Until mid-June
Direction: Road will be closed to thru traffic Description of work: Infrastructure upgrades


Past Advisories

Updated May 27, 2020

Street: Horsfield Street
Date: 
Thursday, May 28, 2020 
Time: 
6:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Duration:  
One (1) day
Direction: 
Road will be closed to thru traffic in front of 19 Horsfield Street, east bound
Description of work: 
Infrastructure installation/upgrades

Updated May 26, 2020

Street: Douglas Avenue between Chesley Drive and Bentley Street
Date: 
Thursday, May 28, 2020 
Time: 
7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Duration: 
1 day
Direction: 
Road is closed to thru traffic in both directions
Description of work: 
Infrastructure installation/upgrades

Updated May 26, 2020

Street: Canterbury Street 
Date: 
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Time: 
7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Duration: 
4 days
Direction: 
Road will be closed intermittently throughout the day between Grannan and Princess Streets.
Description of work: 
Infrastructure upgrades

Updated May 22, 2020


Street: Douglas Avenue between Chesley Drive and Bentley Street
Date: 
Monday, May 25, 2020
Time: 
7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Duration: 
1 day
Direction: 
Road is closed to thru traffic in both directions
Description of work: 
Infrastructure installation/upgrades

Updated May 12, 2020

Streets: Charles Street West  
Date: Thursday, May 14, 2020 
Time:  Starting at 8 a .m.
Direction: Charles Street West closed from Catherwood Street to George Street
Description of Work: Utility Cut Repair

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Streets: Close to the intersection of Manawagonish Road and Catherwood Street
Date/Time: Thursday, May 14 at 9 a.m. until Friday, May 15 at 5 p.m.
Duration: Two (2) days
Direction: Road will be closed to thru traffic close to the intersection of Manawagonish Road and Catherwood Street in both directions
Description of work: Infrastructure installation/upgrades 

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Streets:
 7 Rothesay Avenue (before Marsh Creek heading East)
Date: Wednesday, May 13, 2020 
Time:  Starting at 8 a .m.
Direction: A marked detour will be place
Description of Work: Utility Cut Repair

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Streets: Broad Street  
Date: Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Time:  Starting at 8 a .m.
Direction: Reduced to one lane from 130-152 Broad Street
Description of Work: Utility Cut Repair

Updated May 11, 2020


Streets: 
Wentworth Street 
Date: Starting Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Time: 24 hours per day
Duration: Three (3) days
Direction: A marked detour will be in effect between Leinster Street and Princess Street in both directions
Description of work: Infrastructure installation/upgrades

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Streets: 
Leinster Street 
Date:  Starting Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Time: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily
Duration: Three (3) days
Direction: A marked detour will be in effect between Carmarthen Street and Wentworth Street Street in both directions
Description of work:  Infrastructure installation/upgrades

Updated May 5, 2020 


Reduce speed in this area

Streets: Close to the intersection of Loch Lomond Road and Westmorland Road 
Date: Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Time: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. 
Duration: One (1) day
Direction: Traffic will be reduced to two lanes close to the intersection of Loch Lomond Road and Westmorland Road in both directions
Description of work: Infrastructure installation/upgrades

Updated May 1, 2020 

Streets: Broad Street
Date: Friday, May 1, 2020
Time: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Duration: One (1) day
Direction: Traffic lights/flaggers will direct traffic between Wentworth Street and Pitt Street in both directions
Description of work: Infrastructure installation/upgrades

Updated April 24, 2020


Streets: Red Head Road (at civic address 1597)
Date: Starting Monday, April 27, 2020
Time: 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Duration: Four (4) days
Direction: Traffic lights/flaggers will direct traffic near civic number 1597 Red Head Road. Expect delays.
Description of work: Infrastructure installation/upgrades

Updated April 23, 2020 
Updated April 27, 2020 - Work is complete

Street: City Road 
Time:24 hours per day
Duration: Until further notice
Direction: One lane closed in both directions between Frederick Street and Marsh Street 
Description of work: Water main leak

Updated March 16, 2020


Streets: 
Douglas Avenue 
Date: Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 5 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 March 5, 2020

Streets: Courtenay Bay Causeway  
Date: Friday, March 6, 2020
Time:  Starting at 8 a .m.
Direction: Courtenay Bay Causeway reduced to one lane, East bound
Description of Work: Pothole repairs

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Streets: Red Head Road
Date: Starting Monday, March 9, 2020
Time: 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. 
Duration: Four (4) days
Direction: Traffic lights/flaggers will direct traffic near civic number 1597 Red Head Road. Expect delays.
Description of work: Infrastructure installation/upgrades

Updated March 4, 2020

Streets: Church Avenue
Date: Friday, March 6, 2020
Time: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Duration: One (1) day
Direction: A marked detour will be in effect between McKiel Street and Prospect Street, West bound 
Description of Work: Infrastructure installation/upgrades

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
Updated May 5, 2020 - This has been repaired and now functional

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.

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


 
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