Public Service Announcement

Traffic Disruption – Water Line Repairs Markland Road

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Information for the Public

Release Date: March 23, 2020


The Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay Public Works Department is advising residents and businesses that due to an unexpected break in the Water Distribution Line on Markland Road, necessary repairs will commence on the morning of March 24, 2020, the below-mentioned areas will experience traffic disruptions beginning around 8:30 AM  Tuesday, March 24, 2020.


Areas to be affected are:


  • The intersection of Markland Road & Grand Street
  • The intersection of Markland Road & Courte Real Road

The Public is further advised that residences in this area MAY experience lower than usual water pressure during this timeframe and possible discoloration of water, this may also affect surrounding areas. If you notice water discoloration, please runs taps until the water runs clear. Residents in and around the Markland Road area may already be experiencing water discoloration; if so, please runs taps until water coloration clears.


Upon completion of repairs to the Water Distribution Line, a Boil Water Advisory will be in effect. The Town will issue a follow-up notice to that effect.


Town Crews will have all applicable Safety Signage visible, and motorists are encouraged to exercise caution in and around the area.


The Town apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.