Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

January 8, 2010 3:01 PM

NEW WORK
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VICTORIA COUNTY: Little Narrows Ferry

Due to a broken cable, the Little Narrows Ferry is out of service for repairs. When the ferry is back in operation an advisory will be issued.

Local Area Office: 902-860-2430

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CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Sydney River Bridge

The Sydney River Bridge on Keltic Drive is reduced to one lane until Friday, Jan. 29, to allow for repairs.

Residents of Coxheath and Westmount are encouraged to use the interchange on Coxheath Road to get to Highway 125 during the construction period.

Local Area Office: 902-563-2245


CONTINUING WORK
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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 built.

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

Reduced weight restrictions are no longer in effect at this crossing.

Local Area Office: 902-533-2771
             
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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
             
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HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Fairview Overpass

Traffic on Joseph Howe Drive under the Fairview Overpass will have periodic lane closures from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. until further notice.

Traffic control people will be onsite, but delays should be expected. Drivers should use alternate routes if possible.

Local Area Office: 902-424-0054

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HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Highway 102

One of four lanes on Highway 102 to Northwest Arm Drive overpass will be closed until Sunday, Jan. 31.

The lane will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily.

Local Area Office: 902-832-4317

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HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Highway 102, Larry Uteck Interchange

Detour ramps are open for traffic on Highway 102 (Bicentennial Highway) at the Larry Uteck Interchange.

The detour provides two lanes in each direction to carry traffic around the construction site. Speed limit on the detour is 80 km/h.

Local Area Office: 902-424-5591

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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
             
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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
             
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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

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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

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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

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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
             
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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

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