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Road Maintenance and Construction

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The Town of Paradise completes a number of road work and construction projects throughout each year. Please see below for new and ongoing projects, and be sure to check back often for updates.

During construction work, the public is reminded to proceed with caution and to expect traffic delays. The Town of Paradise apologizes for an inconvenience that construction work may cause.

 The Town works to update the public on construction plans and the status of various projects as applicable.

Notices:

Detours on Topsail Road for Paving Operations (July 13, 2018)

The Town of Paradise is advising residents that effective Monday, July 16, the following detour routes are in place on Topsail Road, in the area from St. Thomas Line to Carlingford Street (see attached map for detour routes):

  • In the morning, eastbound traffic will flow through Topsail Road until 9 a.m., at which time eastbound traffic will be detoured through Spracklin Blvd.
  • Westbound traffic on Topsail Road will be detoured through Carlingford Street throughout the day. In the afternoon, starting at 4 p.m., the additional detour will close, and westbound traffic may proceed through Topsail Road.

The detour routes are needed to accommodate the final paving operations of the Phase IV Topsail Road Widening project. It is expected to be in place for approximately one week.

The Town has several traffic calming measures in place along the detour routes, including:

  • placing large traffic pylons along detour route,
  • increasing monitoring of construction site and detour route by Town officials and Municipal Enforcement, and
  • liaising with the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary to  increase patrols in the area.

During construction, the public is reminded to proceed with caution and to reduce speeds in construction zones and detour routes. The Town of Paradise apologizes for the inconvenience this road work may cause.

Topsail Road Detour Map

Paradise Road and Topsail Road Intersection Work (July 11, 2018)

The public are advised that work is scheduled to take place tomorrow (July 11) at the intersection of Topsail Road and Paradise Road. This work is expected to run between 9:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. and is required to complete traffic light maintenance at the intersection.

While work is completed, traffic will be controlled by flag persons and slowdowns may be experienced. The public are reminded to use caution in the area. The Town of Paradise apologizes for any inconvenience that this work may cause.

Road work resumes on Topsail Road Phase IV (July 4, 2018)
Beginning July 4, 2018 work will resume on Topsail Road from Christopher Street to St. Thomas Line. This work is required to complete the Topsail Road Phase IV project and includes work to raise manholes and apply final surface asphalt.

Road work will occur from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and is expected to run for approximately two weeks. During this construction efforts will be made to minimize impacts on traffic flow, especially during peak morning and evening traffic times.

The public are reminded to proceed with caution and to reduce speeds in construction zones. The Town of Paradise apologizes for the inconvenience this may cause. 

Paradise Road (June 20, 2018)

Grind and patch work on Paradise Road is scheduled to being on June 20 (weather pending). 

The work is expected to take place over the next several weeks. For the project, the work will be completed between 7:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. 

The public are reminded to use caution in area. The Town of Paradise apologizes for any inconvenience this road work may cause.

Line Painting (June 9, 2018)

Line painting on Town roads is scheduled to begin on June 9 (weather pending). Annual line painting and maintenance is scheduled to take place over the coming months and includes traffic lines, edge lines, crosswalks, stop bars, margins and arrows throughout the Town.

Work will be completed during times which minimize inconvenience however some traffic slowdowns can be expected. The public are asked to exercise caution while in areas where crews are working.

Road Work on Sunvalley Drive (May 30, 2018)

Road work has resumed on Sunvalley Drive. The purpose of this work is to complete updates to Sunvalley Drive that began last summer.

The work on Sunvalley Drive is expected to take place over the next several weeks. For the project, the work will be completed between 7:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. 

The public are reminded to use caution in area. The Town of Paradise apologizes for any inconvenience this road work may cause.

Sidewalk Work on Topsail Road: Sunvalley Drive to Trails End Drive (April 25, 2018)

Sidewalk work that is planned for sections of Topsail Road and is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, May, 2. To accommodate the work, the inside curb lane on Topsail Road, from Sunvalley Drive to Trails End will be closed .

The work is expected to last approximately two weeks. It will be completed daily from 7:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Monday to Friday. During the work, in the morning, traffic flow will be maintained eastbound with minimal interruptions until 9:00 a.m. and in the evening, traffic flow westbound will be maintained with minimal interruptions beginning at 4:00 p.m.

New Pedestrian Activated Lights at Intersection of Sargent Donald Lucas Drive and Topsail Road (March 7, 2018)

The Town of Paradise is advising the public of new pedestrian activated traffic lights at the intersection of Sargent Donald Lucas Drive and Topsail Road. The lights are currently flashing to alert the public of their presence. Weather permitting the crosswalk will be painted on March 8, 2018 at which time the pedestrian activated lights will become fully operational.

The pedestrian activated lights were installed to allow the safe crossing of students and pedestrians and the public is asked to take extra caution in the area.

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