Traffic Pattern Change Approved for Carleton Street

A traffic pattern change on a single block of Carleton Street has been approved.  The by-law amendment required to convert Carleton Street, between Brunswick Street and King Street, from two-way to one-way traffic going northbound for approximately 18 months was approved by members of City Council on September 10, 2018.

The temporary change is needed in order to accommodate construction of a new downtown office building at 130-140 Carleton Street.  Southbound traffic flow will be detoured to King and Regent Streets.

Two lanes of traffic along Brunswick Street between Carleton Street and Regent Street will be maintained.  Approximately 11 on-street parking spaces will require temporary removal in order to facilitate the construction lay-down area.

Sidewalks along the east side of Carleton and north side of Brunswick Street, adjacent to 130-140 Carleton Street, will be closed temporarily for the majority of the building construction.  Appropriate signage will be in place to direct pedestrians to sidewalks on the opposite side of the street, and access will be maintained to all businesses.

Construction is expected to be ongoing for 18 months, after which time City staff will return to Council with the date that Carleton Street can be re-instated to two-way traffic.

For more information contact Service Fredericton at 506-460-2020 or