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Traffic Advisory: Rothesay Avenue


Motorists are advised of the following traffic interruptions:

Streets: Rothesay Avenue

Date: Starting, June 8, 2018

Time: 24 hours / day

Five (5) weeks

Direction: Port City Water Partners will be reducing Rothesay Avenue to one lane of traffic in both directions between Russell Street and McLean Street. The current east bound lanes will be closed in this area. Russell Street intersection will be open with the exception of the east bound turning lane, however vehicles will be able to turn east through the traffic lights. McLean Street entrance will be closed intermittently during this period. Traffic will be slowed at the intersection of Rothesay Avenue and Russell Street.

Specific Area: Rothesay Avenue and Russell Street intersection and Rothesay Avenue, between Russell Street and McLean Street.

Access: Businesses within the construction zone are open and will remain accessible to the public while the work is underway.

The road will also remain accessible to emergency service vehicles and local area residents.

Description of Work: Port City Water Partners will be installing new transmission piping and asphalt reinstatement, 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.

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Corporate Communications
City of Saint John
11th floor, City Hall
(506) 649-6008