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Traffic Advisory: Canterbury Street from Princess to King Street and Grannan Lane


Notice to motorists: Canterbury Street, from Princess Street to King Street and Grannan Lane, will be closed to through traffic and on-street parking this Saturday, July 11, from 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. 

City of Saint John kicks off uptown Open Streets for pedestrians with Canterbury Street and Grannan Lane this Saturday, July 11

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Join the fun on Open Streets in uptown Saint John beginning this Saturday, July 11 from 12-noon until 8:00 p.m. During this time, Canterbury Street, from Princess to King, and Grannan Lane will be closed to vehicle traffic and open for you, family and friends to make Saturday a stay-cation in historic uptown Saint John! Explore your favourite spots, dine in the open air, shop one of the sidewalk sales, take in an activity hub, or simply relax in a pop-up ‘chill zone’. Whatever you come for, you will enjoy the experience of uptown Saint John with extra space to properly physically distance.

Nearby on-street parking is accessible and free-of-charge on Saturdays.

See you on our uptown Open Streets! 

Open Streets Saint John is part of a pilot program to support local economic recovery and social rejuvenation during the global COVID-19 pandemic. The initiative has been successfully adopted in cities across Canada and the United States over the past few months to help meet the changing needs of communities and encourage safe physical distancing in open-air settings. With the temporary opening of pedestrian-friendly streets in Saint John, local businesses and restaurants have the opportunity to open their doors and expand onto the sidewalks and streets to offer residents and visitors unique, new experiences. The Open Streets Saint John pilot program is expected to include additional weekend street openings this summer, facilitated on a rotating street basis. Further details for dates and locations of additional open streets will be provided through the City’s social media channels and website. 

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