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Update: Road closures, fallen trees, localized flooding and evacuations

10-Dec-2019

Road impacts and closures due to flooding

•    Glen Road from Simpson Drive to Brown Street – Road Closed
•    Brown Street – Road Section Closed
•    Between Tim Street and Golden Grove Road – Road Closed
•    Ashburn Road (from Foster Thurston to Rothesay Road) – Road Closed
•    Todd Street between Simpson Drive and Rayland Street – Road Closed

Impacted but passable
•    727 Rothesay Avenue near Habitat for Humanity (eastbound lane) – Passable
•    Rothesay Avenue at train bridge – Passable
•    Westmorland Road (westbound lane by Walmart) – Passable

Fallen trees
•    Eldersley Avenue – Road Passable
•    Dufferin Avenue – energy line and pole is broken, Saint John Energy currently on site
•    Sherbrooke Street – Road Passable
•    Hillcrest Road – Road Passable
•    Latimore Lake Road – Road Passable
•    Douglas Lake Road – Road Passable

*Motorists are advised to continue to drive with caution on all roads. Impacted roads will reopen as water recedes and trees are cleared.

Saint John Energy power outages
For the most up-to-date information on outages and estimated restoration times, visit the SJE map: www.sjenergy.com/pages/power-outages#outage-map

Saint John Transit disruption
Due to localized flooding, Route 31 is not servicing Glen Road and Simpson Drive until further notice.

Saint John Emergency Management Organization response to evacuations

Emergency crews responded to calls on the City’s east and west sides that resulted in evacuations of two apartment complexes early this morning. Buildings at 301 Heather Way and 57 Ocean Court sustained significant roof damage due to the strong winds and heavy rain.

All evacuated families requiring temporary shelter and accommodations are now in the care of The Canadian Red Cross.  At this time, 63 people, representing 38 families, are registered with The Canadian Red Cross.
The SJ-EMO continues to support with resources for the evacuations.

All evacuees are safe and there are no reported injuries.

Impacted residents can register with The Canadian Red Cross for support services by calling 1-800-222-9597.

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