News release

Weekly Traffic Advisories

NEW WORK

KINGS COUNTY: Old Baxters Mill Bridge

The Baxter Mill Bridge on Old Baxter Mill Road will be closed from 9 a.m. to 5 pm. on Tuesday, March 28 and Wednesday, March 29 to permit drilling of the bridge.

A detour is available on Long Beach Road and Baxter Harbour Road.

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

CONTINUING WORK

COLCHESTER COUNTY: Lilyvale Bridge

Lilyvale Bridge on the Lilyvale Road is closed for repairs until further notice. Traffic control consists of signs. A detour is available on Camden Road and Riversdale Road.

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


CUMBERLAND COUNTY: Mount Whatley Road Bridge

The bridge on Mount Whatley Road at the Nova Scotia-New Brunswick border will be closed until further notice.

Local Area Office: 902-667-2972 Fax: 902-667-3424


GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY: Molasses Harbour Bridge

Molasses Harbour Bridge on Route 316 in Port Felix is reduced to one lane for repairs until further notice. Temporary traffic signals are in place.

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


HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Highway 118-Wright Avenue Interchange

Highway 118, from the intersection at Highway 111 northerly, toward the airport, will have intermittent lane closures in both directions during interchange construction. Traffic control consists of cones, barrels and jersey barriers. For information call 902-424-6144 between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-424-6144 Fax: 902-424-7116


HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Quoddy River Bridge, Trunk 7

Work to replace the Quoddy River Bridge on Trunk 7 is underway. Traffic will be controlled by traffic signals and accommodated by a temporary bridge and detour adjacent to the existing beige.

Some delays may occur. Please drive with extra care in this area. The detour will be in place 24 hours a day until Friday, April 28.

Local Area Office: 902-825-5388 Area: 902-827-5190


HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Wyse Road Bridge

Wyse Road Bridge in Middle Musquodoboit will be closed to truck traffic while the bridge is being repaired. Trucks will detour via Route 356 and Route 213 until further notice. Traffic control consists of signs.

Local Area Office: 902-424-4409 Fax: 902-424-0568


KINGS COUNTY: Old Baxters Mill Bridge Open

The Old Baxters Mill Bridge, near Baxters Harbour in Kings County, is open to one-lane traffic. Vehicles weighing more than 5,000 kilograms are restricted from using the bridge.

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


LUNENBURG COUNTY: Sperry Bridge No. 2

Sperry Bridge No. 2 on Petite Riviere Road is closed until further notice. Detours are posted.

Local Area Office: 902-543-8169 Fax: 902-543-0686


PICTOU COUNTY: Carmichael Road

Toney River Bridge on Carmichael Road is closed until further notice. Traffic control consists of signs. A detour is available on Poplar Hill Road and Meadowville Station Road.

Local Area Office: 902-485-5254 Fax: 902-485-7047


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 traffic signals.

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


SHELBURNE COUNTY: Port Clyde Bridge

Port Clyde Bridge on Route 309 will be closed until Monday, May 15, while a new bridge is being built. Motorists are advised to use the Clyde River Bridge on Highway 103.

Local Area Office: 902-543-4733 Fax: 902-543-5596

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Media Contact:

Teresa Parent
Transportation and Public Works 902-424-0849 E-mail: