Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

December 14, 2007 2:34 PM

NEW WORK
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PICTOU COUNTY: MacDonald Bridge

MacDonald Bridge about 1.5 kilometres west from Exit 29 on Trunk 4, will have one-lane closures for timber bridge rail replacement from today, Dec. 14 until Friday, Dec. 28.

Traffic control consists of traffic signals. Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-893-6194
              Fax: 902-893-8175

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CONTINUING WORK

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HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Burnside Drive

Burnside Drive from Commodore Drive to the ramp at Highway 111, and the eastbound ramp from Highway 111 to Burnside Drive for about one kilometre, will have lane closures at various locations and times for widening, gravelling, signal installation, paving and repaving until Thursday, Jan. 31.

Traffic control consist of cones, barriers, signs and traffic control people. Work takes place from sunrise to sunset. Some weekend work may be involved.

Local Area Office: 902-424-6144
              Fax: 902-424-0054

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HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Northwest Arm Drive

Northwest Arm Drive at Walter Havill Drive and the Albert Walker Connector intersection will be reduced to one lane for signal upgrades until Friday, Feb. 29.

Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.

Local Area Office: 902-835-2702
              Fax: 902-835-1860

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HANTS COUNTY: Bishopville Road

The Bishopville Road will be closed at Highway 101 for construction of the new Highway 101 structure over Bishopville Road until Friday, Dec. 21.

Detour route via Rand Street, Bog Road and Old Post Road.

Local Area Office: 902-798-6888
              Fax: 902-798-2927

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HANTS COUNTY: Highway 101

Highway 101 at the Bishopville Road overpass will be rerouted onto the new Bishopville overpass for bridge construction until Monday, Dec. 31.

The speed limit will be reduced to 80 kilometres per hour.

Local Area Office: 902-798-6888
              Fax: 902-798-2927

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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: 902-670-1727
              Fax: 902-538-8288

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KINGS COUNTY: Hantsport

Kates Bridge on Tannery Road in Hantsport will be reduced to one lane for repairs and replacement of the bridge abutments 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: Trunk 1

Trunk 1 from Lockhart Mountain Road to Lovett Road, will have one-lane closures for widening, traffic lights, sidewalk and repaving until Monday, Dec. 31.

Traffic control people will be 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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PICTOU COUNTY: Big Gut Bridge

Big Gut Bridge on Route 348 near Pictou Landing is open to motorists. A temporary bridge will accommodate one-lane traffic and is controlled by traffic signals. The bridge width restriction is 4.2-metres. Motorists should proceed with caution.

Local Area Office: 902-755-7146
              Fax: 902-755-7049

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PICTOU COUNTY: Black Brook Bridge

Black Brook Bridge on Route 347 (East River, St. Mary's) will be closed for replacement until Saturday, Dec. 22.

A temporary detour is available parallel to the existing structure. Motorists are advised to use caution when travelling through the construction zone.

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

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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 signals. A wide-load detour route is marked.

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

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