Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

November 27, 2009 3:20 PM

CONTINUING WORK

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ANTIGONISH COUNTY: Highway 104

Highway 104, from Tracadie Harbour Bridge, east for about 18 kilometres, will be reduced to one lane for cold planing, asphalt-concrete patching and repaving until Friday, Dec. 4.

A pilot vehicle will be on site. Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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

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CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Alexandra Street Roundabout

Construction of the Alexandra Street roundabout, at the intersection of Alexandra Street and Kenwood Drive in Sydney, will continue until Tuesday, Dec. 15. The traffic lights will be replaced by a three-way stop during construction.

Drivers should expect delays or use an alternate route.

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

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CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Glace Bay Lake Bridge

Glace Bay Lake Bridge, Route 255, will be restricted to local traffic to replace the bridge until Monday, Nov. 30.

A detour is available via Tower, Marconi Tower and Sand Lake roads.

Local Area Office: 902-577-2237
              Fax: 902-563-2517

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CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Trunk 4

Trunk 4, near Ben Eoin, will be reduced to one lane for gravelling, grading and paving until Friday, Dec. 11.

Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. A pilot vehicle will guide drivers through the construction zone.

Local Area Office: 902-565-6841
              Fax: 902-563-2517

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COLCHESTER COUNTY: College Road

Sections of College Road in Bible Hill will be reduced to one lane from Main Street to Village Line Avenue for repaving until Monday, Nov. 30.

Traffic control people and signs are on site.

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

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COLCHESTER COUNTY: Highway 104

Highway 104, from Exit 17 west to Exit 15, will be reduced to one lane for widening and paving until Friday, Dec. 4.

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

Local Area Office: 902-891-1573
              Fax: 902-896-2259

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COLCHESTER COUNTY: Stewarts Bridge

Stewarts Bridge, between Route 311 and West North River Road, will be closed for replacement until Monday, Nov. 30.

A temporary panel bridge will be in place as a detour.

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

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COLCHESTER COUNTY: Plains Road

Plains Road will be reduced to one lane for gravelling and paving until Monday, Nov. 30.

Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.

Local Area Office: 902-956-2365
              Fax: 902-896-2259

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CUMBERLAND COUNTY: Route 301

Route 301 will be restricted to local traffic between Mount Pleasant Road and Dickson Road to install culverts at Fitzsimmons Brook until Monday, Nov. 30.

Alternate routes and signs will be in place.

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

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GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY: Melford Brook Bridge

The Melford Brook Bridge on Route 344 at Middle Melford is closed. A two-lane detour bridge will be available until a permanent bridge is completed.

The speed limit has been reduced to 60 km/h at the site and warning signs are in place.

Reduced weight restrictions are no longer in effect at this crossing.

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

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HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Fairview Overpass

Fairview Overpass is reduced to three lanes, to rebuild the southern section. Construction is expected to take about six months.

Traffic will flow outbound on the two outer lanes, and inbound on the inner lane.

Drivers should expect delays, or use an alternate route.

Local Area Office: 902-424-1750
              Fax: 902-424-0849

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HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Moose River Road-Reid's Bridge

Reid's Bridge on Moose River Road will be closed for replacement until Thursday, Dec. 31.

Detour signs will direct motorists. Work takes place from dawn to dusk.

Local Area Office: 902-883-9789
              Fax: 902-883-8732

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HANTS COUNTY: Route 215

Route 215, about 500 metres west of William Conley Road, east for about 12.4 kilometres will be reduced to one lane for paving until Friday, Dec. 4.

Work takes place from dawn to dusk.

Local Area Office: 902-883-9789
              Fax: 902-883-8732

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HANTS COUNTY: Sangsters Bridge

Sangsters Bridge, on Sangsters Bridge Road connecting Upper Falmouth and Trunk 14, will be closed for repairs until Monday, Nov. 30.

A detour route is available through the Town of Windsor.

Local Area Office: 902-798-5957
              Fax: 902-798-6747

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INVERNESS COUNTY: Doyle's Bridge

Doyle's Bridge on the East Margaree Road will be closed until further notice. A detour is available on East Margaree Crossroad.

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

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INVERNESS COUNTY: Murrays Hill Bridge

Murrays Hill Bridge, which crosses the Mabou River near Rankinville Road, is closed until further notice.

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

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INVERNESS COUNTY: Red River Road

Red River Road, from the junction of Trunk 30 for almost 10 kilometres to the end, including Pleasant Bay Harbour Road, Pleasant Bay United Church Road, Hinkley Glen Road and Angus More Road, will be reduced to one lane for bridge repairs and paving until Wednesday, Dec 9.

Traffic control people are on site. Work takes place from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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

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INVERNESS COUNTY: Trunk 30

Trunk 30, from the national park entrance at Pleasant Bay to the national park entrance at MacKenzie Mountain, will be reduced to one lane for planing, patching and repaving until Friday, Dec. 4.

Traffic control people are on site. Work takes place from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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

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KINGS COUNTY: Bridge Closure

The Busby McMahon Bridge on Brooklyn Street, near Aylesford, will be closed until further notice.

A marked detour route is available on New Road, Route 221 and Morden Road.

Local Area Office: 902-680-5914
              Fax: 902-681-7151

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KINGS COUNTY: Glebe Bridge

Glebe Bridge, on Route 201, has 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: Hillaton Road

Hillaton Road will be closed for bridge repairs until further notice.

A detour route is available from Route 221 to Route 358 to Saxon Street.

Local Area Office: 902-679-4308
              Fax: 902-679-6124

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KINGS COUNTY: Rainsforth Bridge

Rainsforth Bridge on Rainsforth Road will be closed for repairs until further notice.

A detour is in place.

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

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PICTOU COUNTY: Ferrona Bridge

Ferrona Bridge, on Churchville Road, will be closed for repairs until Saturday, Dec. 5.

A detour is available via Route 348 and East River East Side Road, Route 348, Plymouth Park Road or Route 374 and East River East Side Road.

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

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VICTORIA COUNTY: Big Baddeck Road

Sections of Big Baddeck Road, north of Old Margaree Road, will be reduced to one lane until Monday, Nov. 30, for repaving.

A detour route is available on Old Margaree Road loop. Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-674-2535
              Fax: 902-674-2170

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VICTORIA COUNTY: Corsen Bridge

Corsen Bridge, two kilometres before Ingonish, continues to be reduced to one lane.

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

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VICTORIA COUNTY: Wreck Cove Bridge

Wreck Cove Bridge on Trunk 30 will be reduced to one lane for replacement of bridge until Monday, Nov. 30.

Work takes place from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-577-0956
              Fax: 902-674-2146

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