St. John's News

Duckworth Street and Plymouth Road map
August 30, 2017 - In order to improve traffic flow and enhance pedestrian safety, Duckworth Street, Plymouth Road, and Quidi Vidi Road will be reconfigured as part of a traffic pilot project with changes to the intersection being made on September 5 and 6. This location was identified as a candidate for a pilot project because of many concerns that have been raised by the public about the area as a confusing and hazardous location. The changes to the...
August 29, 2017 - The nomination period for the upcoming Municipal Election began on August 22 and ended today, August 29, 2017 at 4 p.m. The official candidate names are below, listed by the position they are running for, and alphabetically by surname. The contact information provided by each candidate is available at the City of St. John's website under City Hall, Municipal Election > http://stjohns.ca/cityhall/municipal-election.  
map veterans square
August 25, 2017 - In order to enhance pedestrian safety, improve traffic flow and increase parking availability, the intersections of Church Hill with Veteran’s Square and Queen’s Road will be reconfigured as part of a traffic pilot project. Construction work to reconfigure the area will take place on August 30 to 31. This location was identified as an excellent candidate for a pilot project as these intersections pose safety concerns for...
Grind and patch work on water street
August 23, 2017 - Due to expected rain for Thursday night into Friday morning, paving crews will begin the overnight grind and patch on Water Street and Duckworth Street at 7 p.m. this evening, until 7 a.m. Thursday morning. Meters for affected parking stalls will be bagged this afternoon and any vehicles left parked at bagged meters after 10 p.m. will be towed.   Flagpersons will be in place to maintain traffic flow in both directions....
August 21, 2017 - On Monday, August 21, City Council will vote to adopt-in-principle the draft Envision St. John's Municipal Plan. “When this process began we held the most extensive and exhaustive consultation process ever in the city, to solicit input from residents,” said Councillor-at-Large, Tom Hann. “This plan is reflective of the consultation process and what people told us. It represents our collective vision for the City...
Election 2017 image of envelope being inserted in green ballot box
August 21, 2017 - The nomination period for the upcoming Municipal Election, September 26, 2017, begins on August 22, 2017. The official nomination period ends August 29, 2017 at 4 p.m. Nominations must be in writing and state the name and residence of the candidate and be signed by the proposer and seconder. A person is qualified to be nominated as a candidate if he or she is: A Canadian Citizen, 18 years of age or older and eligible to vote...
2016 Winners
August 16, 2017 - The City of St. John's is seeking nominations for the 26th Annual Tourism Awards, which will be presented in November. The awards recognize our best in tourism, while also increasing public awareness about the industry as a strong and viable contributor to the St. John’s economy. The City presents six awards in a variety of categories to acknowledge the important contributions that members of the industry made to the local...
Grind and Patch
August 15, 2017 - Grind and patch operations in the downtown core are scheduled to begin Monday, August 21, 2017 at 11 p.m. Overnight roadwork has often been suggested by the public as a means to reduce traffic congestion and the inconvenience, however the City has been hesitant to approve work due to noise and increased costs. The current contractor for the City’s Streets Rehabilitation Program, Pyramid Construction, has expressed the desire to...
Kenmount Terrace sod turning dignitaries and community members
August 11, 2017 - At a ceremonial sod turning event on Friday, August 11, officials from the City of St. John’s were joined by representative of the provincial Government of Newfoundland and Labrador and members of the Kenmount Terrace community to celebrate a major milestone, as construction of the $10 million Kenmount Terrace Community Park will soon be underway.   “Once complete, this purpose-built recreation facility and park...
entrance to a roundabout
August 09, 2017 - A mini-roundabout will be installed next week in Kenmount Terrace, at the intersection of Great Eastern Drive and Petite Forte Drive as part of a traffic pilot project. Construction for the temporary roundabout will begin on August 14 and the roundabout will be in place until late fall. “This location has been identified by our transportation engineers as an ideal location to trial a modern mini-roundabout,” said...

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