Transportation and Works
August 30, 2019

Public Advisory: Upcoming Lane Reductions and Closures on Pitts Memorial Drive

Motorists in the Avalon region are advised of potential delays on the Pitts Memorial Drive bridge above Water Street starting Tuesday, September 3 and continuing until Thursday, September 19. At times, traffic will be reduced to one lane on Pitts Memorial Drive, Water Street and Southside Road. There will be no lane closures during high-volume periods of the day between 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

These delays are necessary for the safety of workers during routine inspections and maintenance of the province’s largest bridge. Motorists are advised to reduce speeds when approaching the area, follow signage and flag persons, and proceed with caution. Motorists are also advised to take alternate routes if possible.

Updates will be provided as they become available on the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador Facebook accountexternal link icon, and via twitter at @TW_GovNL and at

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Media contact
Ryan Butt
Transportation and Works

2019 08 30                              3:40 p.m.