Traffic Advisory for Thursday, August 19

Traffic Advisory for Thursday, August 19
Posted on 08/19/2021
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following traffic flow impacts expected for Thursday, August 19:

Fourth Street between Upton Road and the Arterial Highway (Bypass) will be closed for paving beginning at approximately 12:00 pm noon on Thursday, August 19. The streets will be open to local business traffic only.

• The Water & Sewer Utility is repairing service leaks on the following streets on Thursday, August 19:
o Orlebar Street, between Alexander Drive and Hillcrest Avenue, will be closed for the morning. The sidewalks will also be closed during the repair.
o Weymouth Street, between Fitzroy Street and Kent Street, will be closed for the day.

• Sidewalk and curbing work is scheduled to take place in the following areas for (the week of August 16-20):
o Goodwill Avenue, between Viceroy Avenue and Sidmount Avenue
o Alexander Drive, between Orlebar Street and Gerald Street
o Lower Malpeque, between Old Moore Court and Gates Drive
o Richmond Street, between Prince Street and Hillsborough Street
o Beach Street, off Kensington Road

• A portion of the sidewalk on Pownal Street, between Sydney Street and Dorchester Street sidewalks, will be closed to pedestrian traffic effective Thursday, August 5, until September 30. This closure is necessary for masonry work to take place in this area. Signage will be in place, and pedestrians are advised to use sidewalks on the opposite side of the road.

Spencer Drive, between Babineau Avenue and Towers Road, will be closed. This closure is necessary for the construction of the new road to connect Towers Rd and Spencer Dr. Traffic control personnel on-site to help direct drivers around the site. Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes to avoid delays.

• Work continues on the new library on Queen Street, between Richmond Street and Sydney Street. This section of sidewalk remains open to pedestrian traffic with signage in place as this work is ongoing.

• A section of the boardwalk that runs along the waterfront parallel to Haviland Street, adjacent to the Culinary Institute and the Armoury, will be closed to pedestrians during the construction of a project at 15 Haviland Street. Those using the boardwalk will need to go around the site while exploratory excavation work related to a future building and the existing stormwater pipe is completed.