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Construction Slow Downs

 

Highway Construction and Maintenance Slow Downs Report

Updated: Friday, July 20, 2018 05:44 PM
Updated Bi-Weekly or As Required
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Avalon
Route Location & Project Description Status Updated
2 Route 2, Pitts Memorial Drive at the CN Viaduct (aka downtown overpass on Water Street and at dockyard). Bridge rehabilitation work. (Project #127-17PSR) Ongoing Jul. 20, 2018
05:44 PM
Comments: Bridge rehabilitation work ongoing on the CN Viaduct. Lane closures will occur to facilitate repairs. Be prepared for frequent stops and slowdowns as there will be obstructions and crews working in the roadway. Where possible, motorists should use alternate routes. Motorists are advised there will be lanes closures, reduced speed limits and flagpersons directing traffic while work is ongoing. Drive with care and caution and obey all signage. Work is expected to be ongoing for the next few months.

2 Route 2 Pitts Memorial Drive Interchange ramps with Ruth Avenue and Richard Nolan Drive & Southlands Boulevard near Ruby Line Interchange. Asphalt milling and repaving. (Project #25-18THP) Ongoing Jul. 20, 2018
05:44 PM
Comments: Milled asphalt on Ruby Line and Ruth Avenue interchanges to Mount Pearl and St. John's. Watch for crews working in roadway with flag persons directing traffic. Speed limit will be reduced in milled asphalt and work areas with moderate delays expected as frequent traffic stoppages and slowdowns occur during paving operations Friday July 20th. Use alternate routes to avoid short term delays. Drive with extreme care and caution and expect work to be ongoing over the next several weeks in the Pitts Memorial Drive and Peacekeepers Way areas. Ramps which will be affected include both exit ramps from Route 2 to Ruth Avenue, Entrance ramp to Route 2 from Ruth Avenue towards the TCH and entrance ramp to Route 2 from Richard Nolan Drive towards the TCH.

3 Team Gushue Highway from Kenmount Road to Topsail Road. Road construction including storm sewer and street lighting installation. (Project #53-16THP) Ongoing Jul. 20, 2018
05:44 PM
Comments: Work proceeding on project between Kenmount Road and Topsail Road. Watch for vehicles accessing and exiting the work site from Kenmount interchange ramps, Blackmarsh Road, Redmond's/George's Pond Road and Topsail Road. Exit Ramp from Team Gushue Highway South bound to Kenmount Road West bound closed for new ramp construction. Work will be ongoing for several months.

3 Robert E Howlett Memorial Drive between Southern Shore Highway intersection near bay Bulls Big Pond and Raymond's Brook. Asphalt milling and repaving. (Project #25-18THPB) Ongoing Jul. 20, 2018
05:44 PM
Comments: Milled asphalt areas on Route 3 Robert E Howlett Memorial Drive. Watch for crews working in roadway with flag persons directing traffic. Speed limit will be reduced in work areas with short to moderate delays expected on Friday July 20th as traffic stoppages and slowdowns are expected during paving. Use alternate routes to avoid delays. Drive with extreme care and caution and expect work to be ongoing over the next several weeks in the St. John's, Mount Pearl and Conception Bay South areas. Robert E Howlett Memorial Drive is expected to be paved Friday July 20th subject to good weather conditions.

60 Topsail Road crossing of Team Gushue Highway. Overpass construction. (Project #4-16TSB) Ongoing Jul. 20, 2018
05:44 PM
Comments: Overpass construction work ongoing adjacent to Topsail Road. Be prepared to stop and expect heavy equipment exiting and turning into roadway. Drive with care and caution and expect occasional short delays.

70 Conception Bay North Highway Route 70 between Old Perlican and Caplin Cove. Road upgrading and paving including ditching, culvert replacement and survey operations currently. (Project #12-18PHP) Ongoing Jul. 20, 2018
05:44 PM
Comments: Crews and equipment working in roadway with flag persons directing traffic. Reduced speed limit in the work zone. Drive with care and caution and obey posted signage. Expect project work to be ongoing over the next month with short delays expected.

70 Route 70 Conception Bay North Highway for 1.4 km near the school in Bay de Verde. Upgrading and paving including roadside ditching and culvert replacements. (Project #12-18PHP) Halted Jul. 20, 2018
05:44 PM
Comments: Cross cuts in roadway. Drive with care and caution and obey posted signage. Expect work to be continuing for several weeks with short delays expected.

74 Rehabilitation of Route 74, Heart's Content Barrens - Roadside ditching operations (Project #7-18PHP) Ongoing Jul. 20, 2018
05:44 PM
Comments: Crews and equipment working in roadway with flag persons directing traffic. Reduced speed limit in the work zone. Drive with care and caution and obey posted signage. Expect project work to be ongoing over the next month with short delays expected.

80 Route 80 Trinity South Highway from New Chelsea towards New Melbourne. Road upgrading and paving including ditching, culvert replacement, signage installation and survey operations. (Project #13-18PHP) Ongoing Jul. 20, 2018
05:44 PM
Comments: Crews and equipment working in roadway and roadside with flag persons directing traffic. Reduced speed limit of 30 km/h in work zones. Heavy equipment turning into roadway with lane closures and pavement drops off at edge of asphalt. Be prepared for slow downs and frequent stops. Drive with care and caution, be prepared to stop and expect short delays. Obey posted signage and expect work to continue for several months.

80 Trinity South Highway through Blaketown. Upgrading and paving. (Project #7-18PHP) Ongoing Jul. 20, 2018
05:44 PM
Comments: Crews and equipment working in roadway on paving and shouldering operations. Pavement drops off at roadside. Speed limit reduced in work area. Obey posted signage and expect short delays over the next week.

80 Brownsdale River bridge area of R80 km 90.5 to km 93. Bridge replacement and regrading of approach road. (Project #13-18PHPB) Ongoing Jul. 20, 2018
05:44 PM
Comments: Crews and equipment operating in roadway and adjacent areas. Speed limit reduced with flag persons directing traffic. Lanes closed and heavy equipment turning into roadway. Be prepared for frequent stops, slowdowns and short delays. Drive with care and caution and expect work to be ongoing over the next several weeks.

91 Rocky Island Pond Bridge replacement on Route 91 Old Placentia Highway km 30. (Project #40-16PHC) Ongoing Jul. 20, 2018
05:44 PM
Comments: Crews and equipment working in roadway and roadside. Drive with care and caution and obey posted signage. Work will be ongoing for several months.

Eastern
Route Location & Project Description Status Updated
210 Burin Peninsula Highway Route 210 km 186 to km 194 between Grand Beach and Grand Bank. Road upgrading and paving including brush clearing and culvert replacements. (Project #99-17PHP) Ongoing Jul. 20, 2018
05:44 PM
Comments: Crews and equipment working in roadway. Speed limit reduced with flag persons controlling traffic. Heavy equipment turning in roadway. Cross cuts in road. Expect short delays as work continues over the next several months.

220 Burin Peninsula Highway Route 220 km 112 to km 116 between Fortune and Grand Bank. Road upgrading and paving including brush clearing and culvert replacements. (Project #99-17PHP) Ongoing Jul. 20, 2018
05:44 PM
Comments: Crews and equipment working in roadway. Speed limit reduced with flag persons controlling traffic. Heavy equipment turning in roadway. Cross cuts in road. Expect short delays as work continues over the next several months.

230 Route 230 from Lethbridge intersection towards Charleston. Upgrading and paving. (Project #78-17PHP) Ongoing Jul. 20, 2018
05:44 PM
Comments: Crews and equipment working in roadway and roadside installing guide rail and road signs. Watch for flag persons directing traffic and be prepared for frequent stops and slowdowns. Reduced speed limit in work zones. Drive with care and caution, be prepared to stop and expect short delays. Obey posted signage and expect work to be ongoing for several weeks.

238 Route 238 Elliston Road from the community towards the South intersection. Road upgrading and paving including rebuilding road gravel placement and paving. (Project #8-18PHP) Ongoing Jul. 20, 2018
05:44 PM
Comments: Traffic severely restricted between 7 AM and 7 PM on the southern section of Elliston Road from the Route 230 intersection to the community. Use alternate route from northern intersection with route 230 to the community via Elliston-Spillars Cove Road. Crews and equipment operating in roadway with flag persons directing traffic. Use alternate route where possible to avoid long delays expected. Drive with care and caution and expect work to be ongoing for several weeks.

Central
Route Location & Project Description Status Updated
1 Trans Canada Highway East Interchange to Bishop Falls and Botwood. Road upgrading, paving and bridge construction activities ongoing including blasting, surveying, gravel placement, ditching, culvert replacement, signage installation and shouldering. Overpass replacement construction also ongoing. (Project #23-17THP) Ongoing Jul. 20, 2018
05:44 PM
Comments: Crews and equipment working in roadway and roadside. Flag persons directing traffic with heavy equipment turning into roadway, lanes closed at times and temporary traffic diversions in place. Speed limit reduced to 40 km/h for approx. 1.1 km in vicinity of interchange for TCH bypass with reduced width of 6.5 meters. Be prepared for frequent stops and slowdowns and short delays. Drive with extreme care, caution and obey posted signage. Work will be ongoing for several months.

1 TCH, Sir Robert Bond Bridge near Bishop's Falls over the Exploits River (Project #39-14TSB) Ongoing Jul. 20, 2018
05:44 PM
Comments: Temporary road diversion in place with reduced speed limit in the area. Drive with care and caution and obey posted signage.

320 Bonavista North Highway from Indian Bay Bridge to New-Wes-Valley. Upgrading and paving including ditching, culvert replacement, surveying, shouldering and guide rail installation. (Project #108-17PHP) Ongoing Jul. 20, 2018
05:44 PM
Comments: Crews and equipment working in roadway. Speed limit reduced in work zones with flag persons directing traffic. Heavy equipment turning into roadway. Cross cuts in roadway and rough road where asphalt removed. Temporary diversions in place around culvert replacement locations. Wet tar on roadway and freshly paved areas may be slippery when wet. Pavement drops off at edge of roadway. Obey posted signage and drive with extreme care and caution. Be prepared to stop and expect short delays as work proceeds in the area for the next month.

340 Jumpers Brook Route 340 km 47.3 near Birchy Bay. Large culvert replacement. (Project #116-17PHC) Halted Jul. 20, 2018
05:44 PM
Comments: Crews and equipment working in roadway with flag persons directing traffic. Speed limit reduced in the work zone. Heavy equipment turning into roadway. Lanes closed and cross cuts in roadway. Drive with extreme care and caution, be prepared to stop and expect short delays.

361 Swanger's Cove River Bridge on Route 361 near St. Alban's. Bridge replacement. (Project #6-17PSB) Ongoing Jul. 20, 2018
05:44 PM
Comments: Work on bridge replacement ongoing. Temporary diversion in place. Speed limit reduced in the work zone. Drive with care and caution, be prepared to stop. Expect short delays as work continues for the next several months.

370 Buchan's Highway Route 370 km 63.5 to km 72.5. Upgrading and paving including ditching and culvert replacements. (Project #109-17PHP) Ongoing Jul. 20, 2018
05:44 PM
Comments: Crews and equipment working in roadway and roadside. Watch for cross cuts in roadway where culvert replacements occurring. Drive with care and caution and obey posted signage. Paving is expected to start around July 9, 2018. Work will be ongoing for several months.

414 LaScie Highway from Ming's Bight intersection towards LaScie for approx. 6.2 km. Road upgrading and paving. (Project #110-17PHP) Ongoing Jul. 20, 2018
05:44 PM
Comments: Crews working in roadway with flag persons directing traffic. Reduced speed limit in the work zone. Drive with care and caution and obey posted signage. Expect work to be ongoing over the next several weeks.

Western
Route Location & Project Description Status Updated
1 Trans Canada Highway in Georges Lake area. Asphalt milling, guide rail installation and ditching operations. (Project #109-16THP) Ongoing Jul. 20, 2018
05:44 PM
Comments: Crews and equipment working in roadway. Flag persons directing traffic with reduced speed limit in the work zone, lanes closed at times and temporary diversions around work areas. Be prepared for frequent stops and slowdowns. Pavement drops off at edge of roadway. Drive with extreme care and caution, obey posted signage and expect short delays. Work will be ongoing in the area for couple weeks.

1 Trans Canada Highway between Bald Mountain Brook Bridge and North Branch Brook Bridge for approximately 17.5 km. Road upgrading and resurfacing including guide rail installation and survey operations. (Project #109-16THP) Ongoing Jul. 20, 2018
05:44 PM
Comments: Crews and equipment working in roadway and roadside. Flag persons directing traffic with heavy equipment turning into roadway and lanes closed at times. Be prepared for frequent stops and slowdowns. Drive with extreme care and caution, obey posted signage and expect short delays. Work will be ongoing in the area for several weeks.

404 Road upgrading and paving on Route 404 Robinsons Loop Road. Roadside ditching, culvert replacement and surveying ongoing. (Project #109-16THP) Ongoing Jul. 20, 2018
05:44 PM
Comments: Crews and equipment working in roadway and roadside with reduced speed limit in work zones. Flag persons directing traffic with lanes closed at times. Rough road where asphalt has been removed. Be prepared for frequent stops, slowdowns and short delays. Temporary road diversions in place so drive with extreme care and caution and obey posted signage. work will be ongoing for several weeks.

420 White Bay South Highway Route 420 to Hampden, Sop's Arm and Jackson's Arm. Guide rail replacement, spreading road gravel and road shouldering. Surveying. (Project #118-16PHC A) Ongoing Jul. 20, 2018
05:44 PM
Comments: Crews and equipment working in roadway with flag persons directing traffic. Be prepared for lane closures, frequent stops, slowdowns and equipment entering roadway. Speed limit reduced in the work zone. Cross cuts in roadway. Drive with care and caution, be prepared to stop and expect short delays over the next several weeks.

430 Main Street Daniel's Harbour. Road gravel placement. (Project #136-16PHP) Ongoing Jul. 20, 2018
05:44 PM
Comments: Crews and equipment working in roadway. Speed limit reduced with flag persons directing traffic as heavy equipment is turning into roadway. Be prepared for frequent stops and slowdowns. Drive with care and caution, obey posted signage and expect short delays over the next week as work continues.

430 Town of Port aux Choix R430-18 Fisher Street. Ditching, storm sewer replacement and paving. (Project #38-17PHP) Ongoing Jul. 20, 2018
05:44 PM
Comments: Crews and equipment will be working in roadway with flag persons directing traffic. Be prepared for slow downs and heavy equipment turning into roadway. Speed limit reduced in work zones with short delays expected. Drive with care and caution and obey posted signage. Work expected to be ongoing for several months.

430 Town of St. Anthony Roads. Pulverizing and paving local roads in St. Anthony. (Project #136-16PHP) Ongoing Jul. 20, 2018
05:44 PM
Comments: Expect crews working in roadway with flag persons directing traffic. Watch for heavy equipment turning into roadway and expect short delays. Be prepared for frequent stops and slowdowns. Rough road where asphalt removed. Expect traffic delays and interruptions as work progresses over the following weeks.

435 Cook's Harbour Road approx. 12 km North of Route 430. Quarry Operations. (Project #136-16PHP) Ongoing Jul. 20, 2018
05:44 PM
Comments: Trucks turning onto Route 435 from quarry operation approx. 7.4 km South of Cook's Harbour. Heavy equipment will be turning into roadway over the number of months. Drive with care and caution.

436 Route 436 starting 3 km west of St. Lunaire and finishing at L'Anse aux Meadows. Asphalt resurfacing. (Project #136-16PHPA) Ongoing Jul. 20, 2018
05:44 PM
Comments: Expect crews and equipment working in roadway and roadside with flag persons directing traffic. Reduced speed limits in work zones. Watch for heavy equipment turning into roadway. Be prepared for frequent stops and slowdowns. Expect short delays, drive with care and caution, and obey posted signage as work progresses over the following weeks.

440 North Shore Highway Bay of Islands Route 440 including Irishtown and Ballam Bridge to Wild Cove. Road upgrading including surveying and shouldering. (Project #118-16PHC B) Ongoing Jul. 20, 2018
05:44 PM
Comments: Crews and equipment working in roadway and roadside. Flag persons directing traffic. Speed limit reduced. Be prepared for frequent stops, slow downs and heavy equipment turning into roadway. Drive with care and caution, be prepared to stop and expect moderate delays. Work will be ongoing for approximately one week.

450 South Shore Highway Bay of Islands Route 450 including Lewin Parkway Intersection, Murphy Square, St. Mark's and Mill Road. Frenchman's Cove. Road upgrading including surveying, asphalt milling and paving. (Project #118-16PHP B) Ongoing Jul. 20, 2018
05:44 PM
Comments: Crews and equipment working in roadway. Flag persons directing traffic with lanes closed at times. Speed limit reduced. Be prepared for frequent stops, slow downs and heavy equipment turning into roadway. Wet tar and freshly paved areas may be slippery when wet and pavement drops off at edge of road. Drive with care and caution, be prepared to stop and expect moderate delays. Use alternate route where possible. Work will be ongoing for the next week.

460 Route 460 Hansen Memorial Highway from the Trans Canada Highway towards Stephenville. Brush clearing. (Project #36-17PHM) Halted Jul. 20, 2018
05:44 PM
Comments: Work suspended until August 1st.

460 Road upgrading and paving between Brook Street and Gull Pond on Route 460 Hansen Memorial Highway. Roadside ditching, culvert replacement, gravel placement, surveying, shouldering guide rail installation ongoing. (Project #6-18THP) Ongoing Jul. 20, 2018
05:44 PM
Comments: Crews and equipment working in roadway and roadside with reduced speed limit in work zones. Use alternate routing where possible to avoid delays. Flag persons directing traffic with lanes closed at times and heavy equipment turning into roadway. Rough road where asphalt has been removed. Wet tar on roadway and freshly paved areas may be slippery when wet. Pavement drops off at edge of roadway. Be prepared for frequent stops, slowdowns and short delays. Drive with extreme care and caution and obey posted signage. work will be ongoing for several weeks.

490 Route 490 Stephenville Access Road near Church Street. Slope protection, armour stone placement and road shouldering operations. (Project #6-18THP) Ongoing Jul. 20, 2018
05:44 PM
Comments: Crews and equipment working in roadway and roadside with reduced speed limit in work area. Flag persons directing traffic with lanes closed at times and heavy equipment turning into roadway. Be prepared for frequent stops, slowdowns and short delays. Drive with extreme care and caution and obey posted signage.

Labrador
Route Location & Project Description Status Updated
510 Trans Labrador Highway, Charlottetown Junction to Cartwright Junction, km 236 to km 318. Road upgrading (Project #21-17THR) Ongoing Jul. 20, 2018
05:44 PM
Comments: Ongoing construction activities including road widening, gravel placement and survey activities. Motorists are advised of crews on the roadway, heavy equipment operating and speed limit reductions. Expect short delays. Traffic controlled by signage and flagpersons. Drive with care and caution and be prepared to stop. Work expected to continue until August 2018.

510 Trans Labrador Highway, Lodge Bay towards Cartwright Junction, km 156 to km 236. Paving Trans Labrador Highway. (Project #55-16THP) Halted Jul. 20, 2018
05:44 PM
Comments: Ongoing construction activities including gravel placement, guiderail installation and survey activities. Motorists are advised of crews working on the roadway, heavy equipment operating and speed limit reductions. Expect short delays. Traffic controlled by signage and flag persons. Drive with care and caution and be prepared to stop. Work expected to continue until August 2018.

510 Trans Labrador Highway Red Bay towards Lodge Bay, km 77 to km 156. Paving Trans Labrador Highway. (Project #37-16THP) Halted Jul. 20, 2018
05:44 PM
Comments: Work will resume in summer 2018.

510 Labrador South Highway, Quebec Border toward West St. Modeste, Km 1.2 to Km 38. Pulverize and Pave. (Project #85-17THP) Ongoing Jul. 20, 2018
05:44 PM
Comments: Ongoing construction activities including aggregate crushing, ditching, culvert installation and survey activities. Motorists are advised of crews working on the roadway, heavy equipment operating and speed limit reductions. Expect short delays. Traffic controlled by signage and flag persons. Drive with care and caution and be prepared to stop. Work expected to continue until October 2018.

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