Traffic Advisory for Wednesday, August 25

Traffic Advisory for Wednesday, August 25
Posted on 08/25/2021
• Please be advised that Weymouth Street, between Kent Street and Fitzroy Street will be closed for the day (Wednesday, August 25). The Water & Sewer Utility is repairing a service leak. The Utility Department apologize for any inconvenience this may cause the travelling public.

• Tree maintenance is scheduled to take place on Warburton Drive, off Beer Street from approximately 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. will be closed to vehicle traffic for the day. Local traffic will be permitted.

• Work will be taking place on the traffic signals at Grafton Street and Great George Street. Motorists are advised that the traffic signals will be turned off and replaced with temporary stop signs beginning at 7 a.m. Please proceed with caution. This is necessary repairs to the traffic control hardware to occur.

• Sidewalk and curbing work is scheduled to take place in the following areas for (the week of August 23-27):
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
o Dorchester Street, between Queen Street and Pownal Street
o Corner of Saint Peter’s Road and Linden Avenue

• 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.