Posted on Monday, November 14, 2022 08:51 AM
The City of St. John's will be conducting roadside pruning operations beginning November 14, 2022, continuing until March 31, 2023.
The purpose of this operation is to prune low hanging branches that interfere with pedestrian or vehicular traffic and create sightline issues. To ensure unobstructed and safe passage, branches must be pruned to a height of approximately 2.4 metres (8 feet) over the sidewalk and 4.2 metres (14 feet) over the road.
Pruning operation will be performed following arboricultural...
Posted on Saturday, November 12, 2022 05:29 PM
Contractors may be working on the following streets from November 14-18 under the City’s annual streets rehabilitation and infrastructure maintenance programs. Work could include concrete/street excavation, concrete work, paving, utility adjustment, ditch cleaning and culvert installation. Commuters may experience traffic delays in these areas:
Empire Avenue (Edinburgh Street to Freshwater Road)
Southlands Boulevard (City Limits...
Posted on Thursday, November 10, 2022 02:09 PM
WOOD Environment is doing some work on Thorburn Road and Portugal Cove Road this weekend on the Road Weather Information Systems;
Roads will be open and controlled by flag persons in the work zone. Inspectors will be on site.
For more details or to report an...
Posted on Thursday, November 10, 2022 02:08 PM
The City of St. John’s advises the public that a scheduled blast will occur at Robin Hood Bay on Sunday, Nov. 13 at approximately 9 a.m.
The blast is happening on the east end of the landfill site in the quarry area. The purpose of the blast is for rock production as part of a recent contract awarded to Capital Ready-Mix.
Marshalls will be stationed along the East Coast Trail to inform hikers who may be in the area at the time.
The public are asked to avoid this area on Sunday morning.
Posted on Thursday, November 10, 2022 12:28 PM
Building on the success of its in-person event held in October, the City’s Youth Engagement Working Group is hosting a virtual event on Tuesday, Nov. 29 from 6 to 8 p.m. on Zoom.
This session focuses on:
The session is open to anyone living in St. John’s between 18 and 30 years of age.
A second session is planned for January 26. This session...
Posted on Thursday, November 10, 2022 09:41 AM
Motorists are advised that a detour will be in place on Empire Avenue from Newtown Road to Little Street to facilitate road construction. Flag Persons will be on site during construction.
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 by email email@example.com
Posted on Thursday, November 10, 2022 09:08 AM
Annually, the City of St. John’s provides funding for important projects through a variety of grant programs.
Applications are now being accepted for the Community Services Grants program, which provides financial assistance to organizations and individuals whose applications align with the City’s strategic directions. Over $1.7 million in funding is available in the following categories: