Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

December 3, 2010 3:21 PM

CONTINUING WORK

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ANTIGONISH COUNTY: Highway 104

Highway 104, between Exit 31A and Exit 31, will be reduced to one lane for paving until Friday, Dec. 10.

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

Local Area Office: 902-863-0364

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ANTIGONISH COUNTY: Highway 104

Highway 104, Exit 37 at Monastery, will have temporary traffic signals in place to restore the Tracadie overpass, Tracadie railway pass and the Tracadie Bridge. The structures are within 100 metres of each other.

Temporary traffic signals are in place. Alternate route on Trunk 4.

Local Area Office: 902-863-7378
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ANTIGONISH COUNTY: Route 337, Canal Bridge

During construction of a new Canal Bridge on Main Street, Antigonish, traffic on Route 337 is being rerouted to a temporary detour bridge.

The temporary bridge will be in place until Friday, Dec. 31.

Signs and traffic signals are on site.

Local Area Office: 902-863-7387

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CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: George Street

A section of George Street, near the Highway 125 overpass, will be reduced to one lane at various times for the construction of a new overpass. Work will take place until Jan. 31.

Traffic control people will be onsite. Expect delays. Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.

Local Area Office: 902-563-2518

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CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Highway 125

Highway 125, for about 5.5 kilometres, will be open for two-lane two-way traffic on Saturday, Dec. 4.

There will be ongoing work in the area of Exit 4 that may have minor impacts to traffic. Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.

Local Area Office: 902-565-2518

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CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Keltic Drive

Keltic Drive, from the tracks east for two kilometres to Sydney River Bridge, will be reduced to one lane for milling, upgrading and repaving until Saturday, Dec. 11.

A pilot vehicle and traffic control are on site. Alternate route: Highway 125 to Exit 4 and 6.

Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.

Local Area Office: 902-565-6841

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CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Trunk 4

Trunk 4, from 1.3 kilometres east of Cape Breton-Richmond County line, will be reduced to one lane for about five kilometres for paving and bridge repairs until Wednesday, Dec. 15.

Traffic control is on site. Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.

Local Area Office: 902-563-2247

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COLCHESTER COUNTY: Mines Bass River Road

Mines Bass River Road will be closed for bridge repairs until Friday, Jan. 31.

Detour route on East and West Montrose Road.

Local Area Office: 902-893-5785

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CUMBERLAND COUNTY: Fox Harbour Bridge

The Fox Harbour Bridge on Ferry Road, near Wallace, is closed to traffic.

A temporary, one-lane detour bridge will be opened for drivers in the area during repairs to the regular bridge.

There will be occasional stop and go traffic.

Local Area Office: 902-893-5797

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CUMBERLAND COUNTY: Northport Bridge

Northport Bridge on Route 366 is closed until Monday, Jan. 31, for replacement.

Detour from Shinimicas Road to the east of the bridge and Mudcreek Road to the west of the bridge. Cyclists should travel with caution.

Local Area Office: 902-667-2972

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DIGBY COUNTY: Dick Theriault Road

The bridge on Dick Theriault Road, about two kilometres southeast of the Old DAR Railway crossing, is closed for repairs. There is no detour. Transportation officials will be on site 24 hours a day until the bridge is repaired.

Local Area Office: 902-769-2192

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DIGBY COUNTY: Meteghan River Bridge

Meteghan River Bridge in Digby County will be closed until Wednesday, Dec. 15, to construct a permanent bridge.

Detours are available on D'Entremont Road, 2nd Division Road and Placide Comeau Road.

Local Area Office: 902-742-0587

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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 is in place until a permanent bridge is built.

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

Local Area Office: 902-533-2771

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HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Hubbards Bridge

Hubbards Bridge located on Trunk 3 will be closed to traffic for replacement of the bridge until Friday, Dec. 31.

A detour is available on Shankle Road.

Local Area Office: 902-835-2702

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HANTS COUNTY: Highway 102

Traffic on Highway 102 is reduced to one lane in each direction at Exit 9 (Milford) to construct a new interchange.

Delays are possible. Drivers should exercise caution and watch for signs and traffic control people in the construction zone.

Work takes place from dusk until dark until the end of the year.

Local Area Office: 902-883-9789

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HANTS COUNTY: Route 224 - Milford

Route 224 in Milford will be closed to repair a culvert until Friday, Jan. 7.

Detour route in place.

Local Area Office: 902-758-3009

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HANTS COUNTY: Trunk 14/Exit 9

A new roundabout is open at Exit 9 of Highway 102, near Truro, at the intersection with Trunk 14.

Temporary signs are in place. The opening allows the construction to be completed by Monday, Feb. 15.

Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.

Local Area Office: 902-883-3535

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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

Traffic on the Busby McMahon Bridge on Brooklyn Street, near Aylesford, is reduced to one lane until further notice. Traffic lights are in place.

Local Area Office: 902-679-4979

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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: Highway 101

Traffic on Highway 101 is reduced to one lane west of Exit 14 at Coldbrook for bridge repairs until further notice.

Delays are expected and alternate routes should be taken. Motorists exercise caution and watch for signs and traffic control people in the construction area.

Local Area Office: 902-538-3877

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PICTOU COUNTY: Highway 104

Two temporary intersections are now in use on Highway 104, Trans-Canada Highway, near Sutherlands River.

One is located about 70 metres west of the Exit 27A intersection. To access Trunk 4, use this temporary intersection.

The other intersection is on School Road in front of East Pictou Middle School. To access School Road, including F. H. MacDonald Elementary School and East Pictou Middle School, use this temporary intersection.

They will be used until summer.

Local Area Office: 902-755-7184

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VICTORIA COUNTY: Corsen Bridge

Traffic on Corsen Bridge on the Cabot Trail, two kilometres south of Ingonish, is reduced to one lane until further notice.

Local Area Office: 902-295-2700

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YARMOUTH COUNTY: Highway 103

Highway 103, from the Belleville Road intersection to Exit 32 in Argyle, will be reduced to on lane for milling, repaving and shoulder work.

Traffic delays are expected. Cyclists are asked to use caution.

Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.

Local Area Office: 902-742-0587

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              Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal
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