Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

October 24, 2008 3:26 PM

CONTINUING WORK
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ANNAPOLIS COUNTY: Shore Road West

Shore Road West in Middleton will be reduced to one lane for road, culvert, and guardrail upgrades until Friday, Oct. 31.

Signs and traffic control people are on site. Work takes place from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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

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CAPE BRETON COUNTY: Keltic Drive

Sections of Keltic Drive, between Seaview Drive and O'Neils Road, will be restricted to one lane until Saturday, Nov. 15.

Signs, traffic control people, and a pilot vehicle are on site.

Work takes place from sunrise to sunset. Motorists are advised to obey signs and personnel, and drive with caution in the area.

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

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CAPE BRETON COUNTY: Morrison Road

Sections of Morrison Road, between Birch Grove Road and the intersection of Trunk 22, are restricted to one lane until Saturday, Nov. 15.

Signs, traffic control people, and a pilot vehicle are on site.

Work takes place from sunrise to sunset. Motorists are advised to obey signs and personnel, and drive with caution in the area.

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

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CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Main-a-Dieu

Main-a-Dieu Road will have a one-lane closure starting two kilometres east of Trunk 22 for 4.7 kilometres towards Main-a-Dieu until Friday, Oct 31.

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

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

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CUMBERLAND COUNTY: Route 366

The section of Route 366 at Amherst Shore Park will be closed for installation of a new culvert until Friday, Oct. 31.

A detour is posted.

Local Area Office: 902-667-6586
              Fax: 902-667-3424

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CUMBERLAND COUNTY: Thompson Road

Thompson Road, between Crowley Road and Pugwash River Road, will be closed for culvert replacement until further notice.

Local Area Office: 902-667-2972
              Fax: 902-667-8294

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DIGBY COUNTY: Exit 25

Trunk 1 and Back Road at Exit 25 on Highway 101 will be closed for construction of a new interchange until Monday, Dec. 15.

There will be a detour on Acacia Valley Road.

Local Area Office: 902-749-6180
              Fax: 902-742-6000

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GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY: Route 316

Route 316 will have alternating one-lane closures for upgading, gravelling and repaving from the intersection with Trunk 16 and Half Island Cove, west for 4.7 kilometres, until Friday, Oct. 31.

Traffic control people and a pilot vehicle are on site. Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday to Saturday with some Sunday work.

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 the Fire Hall at Salmon River Lake east for 5.5 kilometres will have alternating one-lane closures for upgrading, gravelling and repaving until Friday, Oct. 31.

Traffic control people and a pilot vehicle are on site. Work takes place from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday to Friday and some Saturdays.

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

Trunk 16 between Boylston Bridge and the Department Of Natural Resources office, will be reduced to one lane and traffic will be detoured around the work site to allow for slope repairs and repaving until Friday, Oct. 31.

Traffic control people will be on site during the day and traffic signals will operate at night. Work will take place from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Monday to Saturday and possibly some Sundays.

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

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GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY: Trunk 16

Trunk 16 will have alternating one lane closures for upgrading, gravelling and repaving from Phillips Harbour east for 2.8 kilometres to Half Island Cove until Friday, Oct. 31.

Traffic control people and a pilot vehicle are on site. Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Saturday with some Sunday work.

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

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HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Highway 111

Highway 111, eastbound, from Exit 5 at MicMac Boulevard to Lake Banook will have one lane closures because of work for the North Dartmouth Trunk Sewer project until Friday Oct. 31.

Signs, cones and barrels are on site. Work takes place from 6 a.m. to 3 pm.

Local Area Office: 902-424-5328
              Fax: 902-424-0568

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HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Ingramport Bridge

Ingramport Bridge on Trunk 3, will be closed for repairs until Sunday, Nov. 30. A temporary bridge is in place south of the work zone.

Drivers are advised to obey signs and reduce speed on the temporary bridge and in the work zone.

Local Area Office: 902-237-0068
              Fax: 902-835-1860

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HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Northwest Arm Drive

About one kilometre of St. Margarets Bay Road from Albert Walker Driver to Northwest Arm Drive will have one-lane closures for clearing, subgrading, gravelling and paving until Friday, Oct. 31.

Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.

Local Area Office: 902-835-1641
              Fax: 902-835-1860

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HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Route 333

Sections of Route 333 (Prospect Road) between Beechville and Prospect Bay will be reduced to one lane to construct a bicycle lane.

All lanes will remain open during the morning and afternoon rush hours. Work is scheduled for completion by Friday, Oct. 31.

Local Area Office: 902-835-1641
              Fax: 902-835-1860

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HANTS COUNTY: Bog Road Overpass Closed

The overpass that carries Bog Road over Highway 101 is closed until Sunday, Nov. 30, It will be replaced as part of the Highway 101 twinning project.

A marked detour is available on Rand Street, Bishopville Road, and Old Post Road.

Local Area Office: 902-798-6889
              Fax: 902-798-2927

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HANTS COUNTY: Route 215 Detour

Traffic on Route 215 in the Urbania area near Stewiacke will be detoured because of damage to a culvert. A two kilometre detour is provided on Ox Bow Road (known locally as Old Loop Shore Road) until further notice.

Signs and barricades are in place.

Local Area Office: (902)-798-2369
              Fax: (902)-798-2927

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INVERNESS COUNTY: Grand Etang Bridge

The Grand Etang Bridge will occasionally be reduced to one lane for bridge replacement until Friday, Oct. 31.

A detour is available via a temporary bridge, marked with signs and directional lighting. Traffic control people will be on site.

Local Area Office: 902-625-4200
              Fax: 902-625-1946

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INVERNESS COUNTY: Highway 105

Traffic on sections of Highway 105, west of Exit 3, is restricted to one lane for repaving until Friday, Oct. 31.

Work takes place between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. Signs, traffic control people, and a pilot vehicle are on site.

Local Area Office: 902-625-4200
              Fax: 902-625-1946

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INVERNESS COUNTY: Murray Truss Bridge

Murray Truss Bridge on the Murray Hill Road is closed because of storm damage. The road remains closed until repairs are completed.

Local Area Office: 902-625-4388
              Fax: 902-625-4393

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INVERNESS COUNTY: Portree Bridge

The Portree Bridge on Hatchery Road will be closed until further notice.

There is a detour on East Big Intervale and Hatchery Roads.

Local Area Office: 902-295-2700
              Fax: 902-295-2617

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INVERNESS COUNTY: Trunk 19

Sections of Trunk 19 will be reduced to one lane for repaving from the intersection at Margaree Forks for eight kilometres south to the intersection with Route 395 at South West Margaree.

Signs and a pilot vehicle are on site. Work takes place from 6:30 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. until Friday, Oct. 31.

Local Area Office: 902-625-4200
              Fax: 902-625-1946

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INVERNESS COUNTY: Trunk 19

Trunk 19 from Little Judique, north for 5.2 kilometres, will be reduced to one lane for repaving until Friday, Oct. 31.

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

Local Area Office: 902-625-4200
              Fax: 902-625-1946

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KINGS COUNTY: Aylesford Road

About 6.4 kilometres of Aylesford Road will be reduced to one lane for paving until Friday, Oct. 31.

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

Local Area Office: 902-542-6344
              Fax: 902-543-6342

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KINGS COUNTY: Cambridge Bridge

Cambridge Road will be closed for repairs to Cambridge Bridge until Friday, Oct. 31.

The detour is on Trunk 1, South Bishop Road, Loretta Avenue, Roland Avenue, Riston Avenue and Cambridge Road.

Local Area Office: 902-679-6414
              Fax: 902-679-6187

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KINGS COUNTY: Glebe Bridge

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

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

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KINGS COUNTY: Hantsport

Kates Bridge on Tannery Road in Hantsport is closed for repairs 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: North River Road

North River Road, starting about 12 kilometres from English Mountain Road and going west for about 2.8 kilometres, will be reduced to one lane until Friday, Oct. 31.

Traffic control people are 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: Ridge Road Construction

Sections of Ridge Road, between White Rock Road and Greenfield Road, are restricted to one lane until Friday, Oct. 31, for repaving.

Signs and traffic control people are on site. Motorists are advised to drive with caution in the area.

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

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LUNENBURG COUNTY: Trunk 3, Gold River Bridge

A one-lane bridge is open on Trunk 3 between Mahone Bay and Chester while the new Gold River Bridge is being built. Work is expected to continue until August 2009. Traffic lights are in place.

Local Area Office: 902-543-4671
              Fax: 902-543-5596

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LUNENBURG COUNTY: Trunk 10

Trunk 10 will have alternating one lane closures for ditching and culvert installation until Friday, Oct. 31.

There is a pilot vehicle, flashing light unit, traffic cones and traffic control people on site.

Local Area Office: 902-543-7376
              Fax: 902-543-5596

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PICTOU COUNTY: East River St. Marys West Side Road

The Gunns Bridge on the East River St. Marys West Side Road will be closed until Tuesday, Oct. 28, to replace the bridge. Detour signs are in place.

Local Area Office: 902-752-4168
             Fax: 902-755-7188

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PICTOU COUNTY: Young Road

Access to and from Highway 104 on Young Road in Pine Tree will be closed until further notice for the Highway 104 twinning project.

The road remains open to local residents but will have no exit.

Local Area Office: 902-755-7152
              Fax: 902-755-7184

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VICTORIA COUNTY: Cabot Trail Repaving

Sections of the Cabot Trail (Trunk 30), south from the Path End Bridge, are restricted to one lane until Friday, Oct. 31 for paving.

There are signs and traffic control people on site.

Work takes place from sunrise to sunset, Monday to Saturday. Motorist are advised to obey signs and personnel, and drive with caution in the area.

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

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VICTORIA COUNTY: Route 223

Sections of Route 223, from west of Portage Road to Peter Maclean Road in the Estmere area, are restricted to one lane until Friday, Oct. 31 for repaving.

There are signs and traffic control people on site.

Work takes place from sunrise to sunset, Monday to Saturday. Motorist are advised to obey signs and personnel, and drive with caution in the area.

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

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YARMOUTH COUNTY: Grey Bridge

Grey Bridge on Grey Road, East Kemptville will be closed indefinitely for structural repairs.

Local Area Office: 902-742-2415
              Fax: 902-742-0649

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Media Contact: Steve Smith
              Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal
              902-424-2233
              E-mail: smithest@gov.ns.ca