Transportation and Works
June 20, 2019

Public Advisory: Motorists Advised of Outer Ring Road Closure on June 23

The Outer Ring Road from Kenmount Road interchange to Logy Bay Road interchange will be closed Sunday, June 23, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Department of Transportation and Works is providing assistance to Clean St. John’s for a cleanup in the area.

During the cleanup, barricades will be erected, prohibiting access at all entry points, which are:

  • Logy Bay Road
  • Torbay Road
  • Portugal Cove Road
  • Allandale Road
  • Team Gushue Highway
  • Thorburn Road
  • Topsail Road
  • Kenmount Road

The closure of the highway is necessary to ensure a controlled, safe environment for all participants.

Motorists are advised to watch for electronic signs being placed along the route to give advanced notice of the closure.

Individuals or groups who wish to volunteer for the clean-up must register with Clean St. John’s at www.eventbrite.ca/e/outer-ring-road-clean-up-tickets-63032887062 external link icon. Children 15 and under must have adult supervision.

Transportation to the Outer Ring Road will be provided by Metrobus from Confederation Building, West Block. Volunteers are reminded to make safety a priority and wear long-sleeved shirts, pants and closed-toe footwear that are appropriate for weather and working outside.

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Media contact
Brian Scott
Transportation and Works
709-729-1758, 725-9201
brianscott@gov.nl.ca 

Karen Hickman
Clean St. John’s
709-570-0350
karen@cleanstjohns.ca 

2019 06 20                              4:20 p.m.