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Construction, Maintenance & Road Work

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The Town of Paradise completes a number of construction and road work projects throughout the 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

Topsail Road / McNamara Drive Roundabout

2019 Construction Season

Road Detour for McNamara Drive (May 16, 2019)

Effective Tuesday, May 21 a detour will be in place for McNamara Drive to accommodate the installation of underground infrastructure. All traffic will be detoured through Valley Ridge subdivision (see map below for detour route):

  • Southbound traffic will enter the detour through Burnaby Street 
  • Northbound traffic will enter the detour through Tipperary Street
  • Access to the Town Hall and Paradise Double Ice Complex will be available from McNamara Drive, however southbound traffic will have to use the detour, and traffic control will direct to the facilities

The detour is expected to be in place for approximately one week. The Town has several traffic calming measures in place along the detour route, 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.

At this time no interruptions to the water service are anticipated with this portion of the road work. However, should water service be impacted, information and updates will be posted to the Town website and on social media (Facebook and Twitter).

The Town of Paradise apologizes for the inconvenience this road work may cause.

Road Detour for McNamara Drive

Traffic Advisory for Tipperary St and RPYCC Parking Lot (April 23, 2019)

The Town of Paradise is advising of the following traffic advisories as part of the road and sewer work on McNamara Drive:

  • Tipperary Street - Access to and from Tipperary Street will be right turn only (no left turn is permitted from Tipperary Street to McNamara Drive and no left turn from McNamara Drive to Tipperary Street). 
  • Rotary Paradise Youth and Community Centre (RPYCC) parking lot - Entrance to the RPYCC parking lot from McNamara Drive is closed. The RPYCC parking lot is accessible through the Paradise Double Ice Complex parking lot on 1 Sarah Davis Way.

The above is in effect as of Tuesday, April 23 and is expected to last for several weeks.

The public is reminded to use caution in the area, to reduce speeds and follow all signage and traffic notices. The Town apologizes for any inconvenience caused by these temporary changes.

Construction Resumes on Roundabout at Topsail Road and McNamara Drive

The Town of Paradise advises that work will resume on the Topsail Road / McNamara Drive Roundabout construction project the week of April 22, 2019. This project involves upgrading the sewer system on McNamara Drive, installing a roundabout at the intersection, and upgrades to Clearview Heights. 

The project is planned to minimize traffic impacts as much as possible, especially during the peak morning and evening traffic times. As work progresses at the intersection, lane closures and traffic diversions will be in place and information will be posted to the Town website and social media.  

During the construction, the public is reminded to use caution in the area, to reduce speeds and follow all signage and traffic notices. 

News Release

 

2019 Road and Construction Projects

Road work for Karwood Road Roundabout (May 8, 2019)

Road work at the Karwood Road Roundabout is scheduled to begin on May 8. The project is to add an additional access point to the roundabout and the work is expected to last for approximately six weeks.

Traffic will be maintained in the roundabout during construction; however, traffic interruptions and delays may occur. Crews will work to minimize traffic impacts as much as possible. The Town will also work with the contractor to ensure traffic control measures are in effect near Paradise Elementary School and that efforts are made to assist with traffic flow during peak morning times.

The public is reminded to use caution in all construction areas. 

The Town of Paradise apologizes for any inconvenience this work may cause.

Road work for Karwood Road Roundabout (May 8, 2019)

  

Park, Playground and Trail Work

Peter Barry Duff Memorial Park Closed for Field Light Installation 

The Town of Paradise is advising that work will begin at Peter Barry Duff Memorial Park the week of April 22, 2019 for the installation of lights at the large baseball field. The work is expected to be completed by the end of May, weather permitting.

As a result of this work, for the safety of all users, the Park will be closed for the duration of this project.  This includes the parking lot, trail access, playground, basketball court, skate park, and baseball and soccer fields.  Residents are asked to observe all closures and please avoid the construction area at the large baseball field. The Town apologizes for any inconvenience caused by this work. 

Paradise Park: Automated Gate Installation

To facilitate the construction of a new entrance and automated gate system to Paradise Park, the main park entrance will be closed to all vehicular traffic for approximately four to six weeks effective October 16. The Park and its amenities will be open, however users will have avail of parking in the Paradise Double Ice Complex parking lot and access the Park via the walkway. 

This project is the latest phase of work as part of the Paradise Park enhancements. It includes installation of an automated gate system at the park entrance and permanent fencing along a portion of the trail system near the Park. The work was scheduled for the Fall to minimize impact on users. 

The Town apologizes for the inconvenience caused by this work. 

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