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REF NO.: 225

SUBJECT: Road closure to facilitate pedway removal

DATE: June 8

Beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 10, until 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 12, the section of Prince Philip Drive between Allandale Road and Westerland Road will be closed to both east-and-west bound vehicular traffic to enable the removal of the east pedestrian overpass (pedway). Westbound vehicular traffic will be detoured south on Allandale Road, west on Elizabeth Avenue, and then north on Westerland Road. Eastbound vehicular traffic will be detoured south on Westerland Road, east on Elizabeth Avenue, and then north on Allandale Road. The section of Irwin’s Road between Livyers Loop will also be closed during this period.

The sidewalk north of Prince Philip Drive will be closed between east of the underpass and west of Queen’s College. The alternate east-west pedestrian route for this section will be via Morrissey Drive. The sidewalk south of Prince Philip Drive will be closed between east of Rothermere and west of Bowater. The alternate east-west pedestrian route for this section will be via Livyers Loop. The Prince Philip Drive underpass will remain open for north-south pedestrian traffic.

Road and detour signage will be in place; motorists and pedestrians are requested to please follow signage and use caution in the area during this period.

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For more information, please contact Dave Sorensen, manager (communications), Memorial University, at sorensen@mun.ca or 864-2143.

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