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Road Closures


Updated 8:00 a.m. | Friday, January 25, 2019

Motorists are advised of the following road closures:

  • Westmorland Road between McAllister Drive & Consumers Drive, down to two lanes.
  • McAllister Drive is closed from Westmorland Road to Rothesay Avenue.
  • The Glen Falls area has extensive flooding and many roads are impassable.
  • Rothesay Avenue is closed from Rothesay Road to the One mile interchange.
  • East bound ramp from highway 1 to Rothesay Road/Rothesay Avenue
  • West bound ramp 129 (Rothesay Avenue/Rothesay Road)
  • East bound ramp 128 on to Ashburn Lake Road 
  • Read Head Road at the break water is closed in both directions.
  • Ashburn Road is closed from Rothesay Road to Foster Thurston Drive

Motorists should drive safely by planning their travel accordingly, observing signage and barricades and avoiding any areas that are covered in water. It is a $172.50 fine for driving around barricades.

Additional roads may be closed if needed.

There are fallen trees and other road damages reported in areas around the City. Some of these areas are still passable, but motorists should reduce speeds in the areas and drive with caution.

  • Tree down on University Avenue
  • Tree down on Morrison Road
  • Tree down on McCavour Drive

Major washouts on:

  • Foster Thurston Drive 
  • Kennebecasis Drive at the ferry (still passable)
  • Loch Lomond Road at the Airport (still passable)

Residents can report flooding and damage to City infrastructure by calling Customer Service at 658-4455. 

911 should only be called for emergencies.

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