Monday, July 05, 2021 - 9:26 AM

Downtown Pedestrian Mall - Street Closures / Access

Location: 
Water Street between Adelaide Street and Prescott Street & Duckworth Street between New Gower Street and Bates Hill & Duckworth Street between Cathedral Street and Prescott Street
Start Date: 
Friday, July 2, 2021 - 12:00pm to Monday, September 6, 2021 - 10:00pm

The Water Street Pedestrian Mall will officially open to pedestrian traffic from noon to 10 p.m. daily, from Water Street between Adelaide Street and Prescott Street & Duckworth Street between New Gower Street and Bates Hill & Duckworth Street between Cathedral Street and Prescott Street, starting Friday, July 2 until September 6. Please note the following street closures/access:

  • Water Street/Duckworth Street will be closed to regular traffic and parking in the designated blocks included in the mall as of 8 a.m on Friday, July 2.
  • Outside of the designated mall hours (10 p.m. to noon daily) traffic on Water Street/Duckworth Street in the designated blocks will be one-way only for deliveries and commercial access only.
  • Traffic on Ayre’s Cove and McBride’s Hill will be one-way only northbound. McBride’s Hill will be closed to southbound traffic.
  • Motorists will have two-way access to Clift’s-Baird’s Cove for accessible parking, deliveries, and curbside pickup.
  • Southbound traffic on Prescott Street will be detoured to Harbour Drive via Job’s Cove.
  • Beck’s Cove will be closed except to provide two-way access to the Murray Premises and to allow delivery and curbside pickup spaces from Harbour Drive.
  • Accessible parking is provided on Water Street and Duckworth Street 

The City of St. John's apologizes for any inconvenience. For more details or to report an issue, contact Access St. John’s by calling 311 or 754-CITY, via the app 311 St. John’s, or the online web submission.