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Traffic advisories, road closures and other important information due to heavy rainfall

Update as of September 3, 2021 at 7: 30 a.m.  

Bayside Drive is closed between 855 Bayside Drive and Expansion Avenue

Rothesay Avenue near the train bridge is down to one lane heading North

McAllister Drive at Majors Brook Drive is open

McAllister Place entrance off Westmorland Road near Sport Chek is open

Some low lying areas along the Marsh Creek drainage basin may experience additional flooding throughout the day

Motorists are advised to drive with caution and care, observe signage and barricades, and avoid flooded areas. Driving through flooded areas can cause serious damage to vehicles and neighbouring homes where the water flows.

Impacted roads will open once the water levels recede.

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Update as of September 2, 2021 at 2 p.m. 

Motorists are advised to avoid Haymarket Square due to water at the intersection 

McAllister Drive at Majors Brook Drive is closed 

Bayside Drive is closed between 855 Bayside Drive and Expansion Avenue

McAllister Place entrance off Westmorland Road near Sport Chek is closed


Motorists are advised to drive with caution and care, observe signage and barricades, and avoid flooded areas. Driving through flooded areas can cause serious damage to vehicles and neighbouring homes where the water flows.

Impacted roads will open once the water levels recede.

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Update as of September 2, 2021 at 11 a.m.

Motorists are advised to drive with caution and care, observe signage and barricades, and avoid flooded areas. Driving through flooded areas can cause serious damage to vehicles and neighbouring homes where the water flows.

Impacted roads will open once the water levels recede.

Bayside Drive is closed between 855 Bayside Drive and Expansion Avenue

McAllister Place entrance off Westmorland Road near Sport Chek is closed


To report flooding, contact the City’s Customer Service Centre at 658-4455.

To report a fallen power line or power outages, call Saint John Energy at 658-5252 or visit them online.

For emergencies, call 911.

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Here to help – For inquiries related to municipal services, contact the City of Saint John Customer Service Centre at (506) 658-4455, email service@saintjohn.ca or visit us in person on the Ground Floor of City Hall, 15 Market Square, Monday to Friday (excluding holidays), 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

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