News release

Weekly Traffic Advisories

CONTINUING WORK


HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Burnside Drive

Burnside Drive will have lane closures for widening at various times until Wednesday, April 30. Gravelling, signal installation, paving and repaving will take place from Commodore Drive to Exit 3 and from the eastbound ramp from Highway 111 to Burnside Drive for about one kilometre.

Traffic control consists of cones, barriers, signs and people. Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.

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


HANTS COUNTY: Ellershouse Road/Dawson Brook Bridge

Dawson Brook bridge on Ellershouse Road will be closed for repairs until Wednesday, April 16.

A detour is available on Hartville Road.

Local Area Office: 902-757-2929 Fax: 902-757-2270


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


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


KINGS COUNTY: Ira Bill Road

The Ira Bill Road in Billtown, Kings Co. is reduced to one lane because of a culvert failure until Sunday, June 1.

Temporary traffic signals are in place.

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


LUNENBURG COUNTY: Highway 103 Lane Closures

There will be alternating lane closures on Highway 103 between Exit 6 to Hubbards and Exit 7 to East River for guard rail installation. Work will take place daily from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. until Wednesday, April 16.

A pilot vehicle will guide drivers through the work zone but delays are expected. Drivers should use extra caution and obey signs and traffic control people. An alternate route is available on Trunk 3.

Local Area Office: 902-543-7376 Fax: 902-534-5596


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


PICTOU COUNTY: Six Mile Brook

The Six Mile Brook Road in Pictou County is closed at the Morrison culvert, south of Graveyard Road until further notice.

Detour signs show an alternate route.

Local Area Office: 902-925-2247 Fax: 902-925-2704


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: