Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

October 26, 2007 3:33 PM

NEW WORK

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KINGS COUNTY: Jackson Bridge

South Bishop Road in Coldbrook, between civic numbers 1464 and 1483, will be closed to facilitate structural repairs to the Jackson Bridge from Monday, Oct. 29 until Friday, Nov. 23.

Detour route from Cambridge Road to Trunk 1 to Ritson Drive 1.6 kilometres, Ritson Drive to Ronald Drive 0.5 kilometres, Ronald Drive to Loretta Drive 0.85 kilometres, Loretta to South Bishop 1.4 kilometres.

Local Area Office: 902-538-3877
              Fax: 902-538-8288
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CONTINUING WORK

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ANNAPOLIS COUNTY: McEwan Bridge - Trunk 1

McEwans Bridge over McEwans Brook on Trunk 1, about four kilometres west of Middleton, will be closed for replacement until Monday, Nov. 5.

A detour is provided on Mount Hanley Road, Clarence Road and Elliott Road.

Local Area Office: 902-825-4827
              Fax: 902-825-3593

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ANTIGONISH COUNTY: Highway 104, West River No. 2 Bridge

Highway 104 is reduced to one lane at West River No. 2 bridge for repairs until Monday, Nov. 19.

Traffic control consists of control persons. Traffic signals are expected to be in place on Tuesday. Oct. 23.

Local Area Office: 902-863-3420
              Fax: 902-863-7365

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ANTIGONISH COUNTY: Trunk 4

Trunk 4 (South River Road), intersection with Beech Hill Road will be reduced to one lane for intersection improvement and paving and repaving until Friday, Nov. 30.

Traffic control consist of control persons. Work takes place from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-863-0364
              Fax: 902-863-7482

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CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Trunk 4

Trunk 4, from East Bay west for about four kilometres to the Ski Ben Eoin area, will have one-lane closures until Friday, Nov. 30 for paving and construction of a left-turning lane into the golf and ski area.

Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-563-2518
              Fax: 902-563-2517

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CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Trunk 22

Trunk 22, Louisbourg Highway from Highway 125, Sydney Bypass to Landry Crescent will have one-lane closures for paving and repairs to guardrails until Wednesday, Oct. 31.

Work take place from 7 a.m. to 7:30 pm.

Local Area Office: 902-794-5120
              Fax: 902-794-5141

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COLCHESTER COUNTY: Intersection of Salmon River, Brookside and Pictou roads.

Motorists are advised of a one-lane closure at the intersection of Salmon River, Brookside and Pictou roads for upgrades to the intersection until Wednesday, Oct 31.

Traffic control people will be on site. Motorists are advised to use an alternate route if possible. Work takes place from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-893-5784
              Fax: 902-896-2259

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COLCHESTER COUNTY: Trunk 2

Trunk 2 from Alton Road, north to the tracks near Brookfield, will be reduced to one lane for paving until Wednesday, Oct. 31.

Traffic control people and a pilot vehicle will be on site. Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-893-5797
              Fax: 902-896-2259

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COLCHESTER COUNTY: Trunk 2

Trunk 2 from Little Bass River to Economy River will have one-lane closures for ditching and paving until Wednesday, Oct. 31.

Traffic control people will be on site. Work takes place from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-893-5784
              Fax: 902-896-2259

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COLCHESTER COUNTY: Truro Heights Connector

Truro Heights Connector from Truro Heights Road, east to the entrance to Wal-Mart, will be reduced to one lane for bridge repairs and paving until Wednesday, Oct. 31.

Traffic control people will be on site. Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-893-5797
              Fax: 902-896-2259

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CUMBERLAND COUNTY - Route 209

Route 209, from the Trunk 2/Rte 209 intersection, west toward Diligent River will have one-lane closures for gravelling and paving until Wednesday, Oct. 31.

There will be a traffic control person and pilot vehicle on site. Work takes place from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-667-0366
              Fax: 902-667-3424

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GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY: Trunk 7

Gaspereaux Brook Bridge on Trunk 7 at Liscomb will be reduced to one lane for repairs until Wednesday, Oct. 31.

Traffic control consists of signs and traffic control people. Work takes place from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Some work possible on Saturdays.

Local Are Office: 902-533-2771
             Fax: 902-533-7352

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GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY: Route 344

Route 344 from the intersection at Trunk 16, east to MacPherson Lake Road, will have intermittent one-lane closures for patching and repaving until Wednesday, Oct. 31.

Work takes place from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to Friday and occasionally, Saturdays.

Local Area Office: 902-533-2771
              Fax: 902-533-4352

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GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY: South River Lake Road

South River Lake Road from Route 316, east for 6.1 kilometres, will have intermittent one-lane closures for gravelling and paving until Saturday, Oct. 27.

Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-533-2771
              Fax: 902-533-4352
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GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY: Trunk 16

Trunk 16 from the intersection at Larrys River Road, north to Church Street, will have intermittent one-lane closures for patching and repaving until Wednesday, Oct. 31.

Work takes place from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to Friday with occasional Saturdays.

Local Area Office: 902-533-2771
              Fax: 902-533-4352

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HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Burnside Drive

Burnside Drive, from Commodore Drive to the ramp at Highway 111 and the eastbound ramp from Highway 111 to Burnside Drive, about one kilometre, will have lane closures at various locations and times for widening, gravelling, signal installation, paving and repaving until Thursday, Jan. 31, 2008.

Traffic control consist of cones, barriers, signs and traffic control people. Work takes place from sunrise to sunset. Some weekend work may be involved.

Local Area Office: 902-424-6144
              Fax: 902-424-0054

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HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Highway 107

Highway 107, from Little Salmon River Bridge to Exit 18, will have one-lane closures for patching and repaving until Wednesday, Oct. 31.

Traffic control consists of cones, barriers and traffic control people. Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.

Local Area Office: 902-835-2702
              Fax: 902-835-1860

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HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Highway 207

Highway 207 from West Lawrencetown Road to Three Fathom Harbour will have intermittent delays for repaving until Wednesday, Oct. 31.

Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-827-5388
              Fax: 902-827-5190

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HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Ingram River Bridge

Ingram River Bridge on Highway 103 will be reduced to one lane for repairs until Monday, Oct. 29.

Traffic control consist of flashing unit display. Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-860-5615
              Fax: 902-860-5616

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HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Kearney Lake Road

Kearney Lake Road and the Highway 102 northbound exit will have one-lane closures for intersection improvements, signal installation and widening until Wednesday, Oct. 31.

Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.

Local Area Office: 902-835-2702
              Fax: 902-835-1860

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HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Lewis Lake Bridge, Trunk 1

The Lewis Lake Bridge structure on Trunk 1 is reduced to one lane for bridge repairs until Friday, Nov. 16.

Traffic control consists of traffic light and jersey barriers. Bridge lane narrows to 3.5 metres. Wide loads are advised to use alternate route. Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-860-5614
              Fax: 902-860-5616

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HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Sedgiwich Bridge

Sedgiwich Bridge near the intersection of the Archibald Brook Road and the Higginsville Road, will be closed until Wednesday, Oct. 31, for replacement.

Traffic will be routed through the site over a one-lane temporary bridge controlled with traffic lights.

Local Area Office: 902-827-5388
              Fax: 902-827-5190

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HANTS COUNTY: Bishopville Road

The Bishopville Road will be closed at Highway 101 for construction of the new Highway 101 structure over Bishopville Road until Friday, Nov. 30.

Detour route via Rand Street, Bog Road and Old Post Road.

Local Area Office: 902-798-6888
              Fax: 902-798-2927

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HANTS COUNTY: Trunk 1

Trunk 1 from Ardoise School Road west to the St. Croix River Bridge, will have one-lane closures for repaving until Thursday, Nov. 15.

Traffic control consists of cones. Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-424-4670
              Fax: 902-424-7116

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INVERNESS COUNTY: MacDougall Bridge

MacDougall Bridge on Reservation Road in Waycobah will be closed to all traffic until Wednesday, Oct. 31 for bridge repairs.

Traffic should detour on Highway 105.

Local Area Office: 902-625-4050
              Fax: 902-625-0763

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KINGS COUNTY: Glebe Bridge

Glebe Bridge on Route 201 will have a 2.7 metre height restriction and 15 tonne weight restriction until further notice.

Local Area Office: 902-670-1727
              Fax: 902-538-8288

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KINGS COUNTY: Hantsport

Kates Bridge on Tannery Road in Hantsport will be reduced to one lane for repairs and replacement of the bridge abutments until further notice.

A detour is available on Avon Street.

Local Area Office: 902-527-5448
              Fax: 902-527-5371

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KINGS COUNTY: Lovett Road

Lovett Road from Trunk 1 to Brooklyn Street will have one-lane closures for gravelling and repaving until Thursday, Nov. 15.

Traffic control people will be on site. Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-542-6344
              Fax: 902-542-6342

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KINGS COUNTY: Trunk 1

Trunk 1 from Lockhart Mountain Road to Lovett Road will have one- lane closures for widening, traffic lights, sidewalk and repaving until Monday, Dec. 31.

Traffic control people will be on site. Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-542-6344
              Fax: 902-542-6342

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PICTOU COUNTY: Big Gut Bridge

Big Gut Bridge on Route 348 near Pictou Landing is open to motorists. A temporary bridge will accommodate one-lane traffic and is controlled by traffic signals. The bridge width restriction is 4.2 metres. Motorists should proceed with caution.

Local Area Office: 902-755-7146
              Fax: 902-755-7049

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PICTOU COUNTY: Black Brook Bridge

Black Brook Bridge on Route 347 (East River, St. Mary's) will be closed for replacement until Friday, Nov. 30.

A temporary detour is available parallel to the existing structure. Motorists are advised to use extreme caution when travelling though the construction zone.

Local Area Office: 902-752-6224
              Fax: 902-755-7184

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PICTOU COUNTY: Highway 104 Detour

Highway 104, east of exit 26 near New Glasgow will have a detour in place to allow for the installation of a recreational trail underpass until Monday, Nov. 12.

A 200-metre detour parallel to the highway has been constructed to carry traffic around the work zone, but drivers should reduce speed and use extra caution in the area.

Local Area Office: 902-752-6224
              Fax: 902-755-7184

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PICTOU COUNTY: Millers Ford Bridge

Millers Ford Bridge, over the West River on a connecting road between Saltsprings Loop and West River East Side Road, will be closed for replacement until Wednesday, Nov. 14.

A detour route is provided on Trunk 4 and West River East Side Road.

Local Area Office: 902-752-6224
              Fax: 902-755-7184

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PICTOU COUNTY: Route 256 (Scotsburn Road)

Traffic on Route 256 (Scotsburn Road) from Durham Road west for about three kilometres to Campbell Hill Road, will be restricted to one lane to allow for repaving until Wednesday, Oct. 31.

Traffic will be controlled by traffic control people and signs. Reduce speed in the construction area.

Local Area Office: 902-893-5776
              Fax: 902-896-2259

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PICTOU COUNTY: West River East Side Road

The West River East Side Road near Salt Springs is reduced to one lane for repairs until further notice. Traffic control consists of signals. A wide-load detour route is marked.

Local Area Office: 902-755-7060
              Fax: 902-755-7049

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RICHMOND COUNTY: Trunk 4

Traffic on Trunk 4 from the end of Highway 104 at River Tillard, east for four kilometres to the St. Peters Canal Bridge, will be restricted to one lane until Wednesday Oct. 31.

Traffic control people and a pilot vehicle will be on hand to assist traffic safely through the construction zone. Drivers should travel with extra care in the area.

Local Area Office: 902-625-4200
              Fax: 902-625-1946
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VICTORIA COUNTY: Highway 105

Highway 105, about one kilometre east of Exit 8 for 5.8 kilometers, including ramps at Exit 9, will be reduced to one lane for guardrail and repaving until Oct. 31.

Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.

Local Area Office: 902-674-2146
              Fax: 902-674-2170

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VICTORIA COUNTY: Trunk 30 (Cabot Trail)

Trunk 30, from Highway 105 intersection (Exit 11) northerly about five kilometres, will have one-lane closures for repaving until Wednesday, Oct. 31.

Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-674-2146
              Fax: 902-674-2170

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Media Contact: Teresa Parent
              Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal
              902-424-0849
              E-mail: parentte@gov.ns.ca