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

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.

Updated Thursday, November 25, 2021 at 7:30 a.m. 

All roads are open to motorists 

Updated Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. 

Simpson Drive: Open

The following areas remain impacted by flooding: 

End of Rothesay Avenue at the train bridge

Ashburn Lake Road

Updated Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at 11 a.m. 

Brown Street at Glen Road: Open 

The following areas remain impacted by flooding: 

End of Rothesay Avenue at the train bridge

Ashburn Lake Road

Simpson Drive: Closed between Golden Grove Road and Tim Street

Updated Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at 7:30 a.m. 

The following areas remain impacted by flooding: 

End of Rothesay Avenue at the train bridge

Ashburn Lake Road

Brown Street at Glen Road

Simpson Drive between Holland Street and Walter Street

Updated Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at 7:30 a.m. 

The following areas remain impacted by flooding: 

Westmorland Road (Sport Chek entrance)

Retail Drive at Oakland Street

End of Rothesay Avenue at the train bridge

Ashburn Lake Road

Rothesay Road at Ashburn Road

Glen Road between Brown Street and Simpson Drive

Brown Street at Glen Road

Part of Holland Street

Updated Monday, November 22, 2021 at 5:30 p.m.

University Avenue: Closed from the Saint John Regional Hospital to Sandy Point Road

111 McAllister Drive (in front of McDonald’s): Water on road, drive with caution

Westmorland Road (Sport Chek entrance): Lane closed

Haymarket Square: Water on road, drive with caution

Westfield Road (In front of 2848 Westfield Road): Reduced to one lane

End of Rothesay Avenue at the train bridge: Water covering all lanes, however, road is still open. Motorists are encouraged to avoid this area.

Glen Road between Simpson Drive and Brown Street: Road closed

Brown Street at Glen Road: Closed

Updated Monday, November 22, 2021 at 4 p.m.

University Avenue: Closed Eastbound from Saint John Regional Hospital to Sandy Point Road

Westfield Road (In front of 2848 Westfield Road): Reduced to one lane

111 McAllister Drive (in front of McDonald’s): Open

Westmorland Road (Sport Chek entrance): Open

801 Bayside Drive: Open

End of Rothesay Avenue at the train bridge: Water covering all lanes, however, road is still open. Motorists are encouraged to avoid this area.

Updated Monday, November 22, 2021 at 2 p.m.

End of Rothesay Avenue at the train bridge: Water covering all lanes, however, road is still open. Motorists are encouraged to avoid this area.

111 McAllister Drive (in front of McDonald’s): Water on road, drive with caution.

Westmorland Road (Sport Chek entrance): Lane closed.

801 Bayside Drive: Water on road, drive with caution.

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.

What you can do to help:

Citizens can help by ensuring catch basins are free from any obstructions near their homes;
Use caution and be safe around coastal areas;
Reduce driving speeds, keep headlights on, observe all posted signage and barricades and avoid driving through any areas that are covered in water.

For updates: Check back here, visit www.saintjohn.ca, follow us on Twitter or Facebook and local media.

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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