Traffic Advisory for September 20-21

Traffic Advisory for September 20-21
Posted on 09/21/2020

Sunday, September 20:

In order to accommodate the Downtown Charlottetown Farmers’ Market, Queen Street will be closed between Grafton Street and Sydney Street on Sunday, September 20 from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. There will be no parking in this designated area on Queen Street between 3 a.m. and 5 p.m.

During the same timeframe, Richmond Street will be closed from Pownal Street to Queen Street. Any vehicles left inside the event zone will be towed at the owner’s expense.
Motorists are asked to seek alternate routes during the market and reduce speed when travelling in areas with increased pedestrian traffic.

The Downtown Charlottetown Farmers’ Market is open to the public on Sundays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (weather permitting). Please practice physical distancing and wear a mask when distancing is not possible. For more information, visit: https://www.downtowncharlottetown.com/

Monday, September 21:

 

  • Sidewalk and Curbing work is scheduled to take place in the following areas (for the week of September 21 - 25): 

o Weymouth Street, between Grafton Street and Sydney Street;
o Richmond Street, between Pownal Street and Queen Street;
o Kent Street, between West Street and Rochford Street;
o Dorchester Street, between Haviland Street and Pownal Street;
o Arcona Drive, between Pope Avenue and Messer Avenue;
o Messer Avenue, between Arcona Drive and Yorkshire Drive;
o Beach Grove Road, between Kirkcaldy Drive and Maypoint Road.

  • McCarville Street, between Upton Road and Hillstrom Avenue, will be closed for the day for street paving. Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes.

  • Street line painting will take place at the intersection of Brackley Point Road and St. Peter’s Road between 5 a.m. and 8 a.m. Lane closures may occur, but traffic control personnel will be on site to maintain traffic flow.

  • Tree maintenance is scheduled to take place in the following areas:
    o Queen Street, between Newland Crescent and Nassau Street, will be reduced to one lane alternating traffic between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m. The sidewalk on the construction side will be closed while work is being conducted. Traffic control personnel will be on site to assist with vehicle and pedestrian flow.
    o Mount Edward Road, between Deblois Street and Palmers Lance, will be reduced to one lane alternating traffic between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. The sidewalk on the construction side will be closed while work is being conducted. Traffic control personnel will be on site to assist with vehicle and pedestrian flow.

  • Work will be taking place on Beach Grove Road, from the corner of Maypoint Road towards the Beach Grove Home. Traffic may be reduced to one lane alternating throughout the day. These delays are necessary for the construction of the active pathway along Beach Grove Road that will connect to a trail near the Beach Grove Home. This work is expected to be ongoing for the next several weeks.

  • UPEI road extension work will be taking place for the week September 21 – 25. This work consists of the expansion of the University Avenue and Enman Crescent (south) intersection, including the widening of the roadway and work on the median. Only minor traffic delays are expected and traffic control personnel will be on site. Pedestrians are advised to use the sidewalk on the UPEI side of University Avenue as heavy equipment will be on the opposite side of the road relocating the sidewalk.