CBC Newfoundland and Labrador

Road openings/power outages/states of emergency Sept. 23

Parks Canada advises the travelling public that, the contractor repairing the damage to the Trans Canada Highway through Terra Nova National Park, is working on schedule and the road is anticipated to re-open today, September 23 at 4:00 p.m. At this time, Parks Canada is working hard to have two lanes open at 4:00 p.m.

The TCH at Joey's Lookout near Gambo is closed until further notice.  Emergency vehicles are allowed through.  Glovertown telephones are down, so if anyone needs an ambulance, they can call the cell number at Delaney's Ambulance Service  424-2026.

The mayor of Trinity (Trinity Bay) Jim Miller says their state of emergency continues. they have no road access to the Bonavista highway. people are getting in and out by boat right now. They're still without power but hoping to get it back by the end of the day. They're also hoping to get road access by the end of the day.

The following roads are open  

Burin Peninsula:
Rushoon, Rt. 410
North Harbour Road to light traffic only

Terra Nova area:
Road from TCH to Burnside
Roads from TCH to the community of Terra Nova and Charlottetown

In Bonavista North:
Route 330 to Lumsden
Road from Gander to Wesleyville.
Gambo to Wesleyville
Green's Pond to New-Wes-Valley and Gambo
Hare Bay to New-Wes-Valley and Gambo

Parks Canada says the road should be repaired and safe to open to the travelling public today (Thur) around 4:00 p.m., if repairs run according to plan.