News release

Weekly Traffic Advisories

NEW WORK


LUNENBURG COUNTY: LaHave Ferry

The LaHave Ferry will be out of service from 12:01 a.m. on Monday, May 26 until 12:01 a.m. Monday, June 2, to allow for its annual refit. Poor weather may extend the time required for the refit.

Local Area Office: 902-527-6940 Fax: 902-688-1041


INVERNESS AND VICTORIA COUNTIES: Little Narrows Ferry

The Little Narrows Ferry will be out of service today, May 23, until further notice because of mechanical problems.

Local Area Office: 902-294-0010 Fax: 902-756-1010


HANTS COUNTY: Highway 101

Highway 101 near Exit 8 will have stop and go traffic of 10 minute intervals while Nova Scotia Power relocates power poles on Sunday, May 25.

Traffic control people and signage will be on site. Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Local Area Office: 902-798-6889 Fax: 902-798-2927


HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Highway 107

Section 1: Highway 107, Exit 19 to Exit 21 east (outbound) will be reduced to one lane for 8.4 kilometres for patching and repaving.

Section 2: East Jeddore Road, for 3.8 kilometres will be reduced to one lane for repaving.

Work takes place from Monday, May 26 to Thursday, July 31. Hours of operation are from 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-835-1641 Fax: 902-835-1860


PICTOU COUNTY: Highway 104

Highway 104, west bound, will be closed between Exit 20 and Exit 19 near Saltsprings for bridge repairs on the West River East Side Road Underpass structure from Sunday, May 5 to Saturday, June 28.

A detour route is available via Trunk 4. Temporary traffic signals will be operating at the intersection of Trunk 4, Pleasant Valley and Patterson Hill intersection for the duration of the detour.

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


CONTINUING WORK


ANNAPOLIS COUNTY: Highway 101

Highway 101 from 1.2 kilometres east of Exit 18 to Exit 19 will be reduced to one lane for guard rail installation, patching and repaving until Sunday, Aug. 31.

Work takes place from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-825-4827 Fax: 902-825-3593


CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Louisbourg Highway

Traffic on sections of the Louisbourg Highway (Trunk 22), between Landry Crescent and Albert Bridge will be reduced to one lanefor repaving, until Thursday, July, 31.

Signs and traffic control people will be on site. Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-794-5120 Fax: 902-794-5141


CUMBERLAND COUNTY: Barronsfield Road

Barronsfield Road, from the intersection of Route 242 north toward Minudie, will be reduced to one lane for paving until Thursday, July 31.

Traffic control people will be on site. Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-667-6586 Fax: 902-667-3424


CUMBERLAND COUNTY: Route 321

Route 321, west from the intersection of Wyvern Road will be reduced to one lane for paving until Sunday, Aug. 31.

Traffic control people will be on site. Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-667-6586 Fax: 902-667-3424


HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Burnside Drive

Burnside Drive will have lane closures for widening at various times until Saturday, May 31. 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 traffic control people. Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.

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


HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Route 333

Route 333 from Blind Bay, east to and including Shad Bay for about 8.8 kilometres will be reduced to one lane for patching and repaving until Sunday, August 31.

Work takes place from 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

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


HANTS COUNTY: Route 215

Route 215 from Sherman Lake Road to Hiltz Road will be reduced to one lane for ditching, culvert work, patching and paving until Thursday, July, 31.

Traffic controls consist of traffic control people and signs. Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.

Local Area Office: 902-798-5957 Fax: 902-798-2927


HANTS COUNTY: Trunk 14

Trunk 14 from Garden Road in Nine Mile River to Trunk 2 in Milford will be reduced to one lane until Sunday, Aug. 31.

Traffic Control people will be on site. Work takes place from dawn to dusk.

Local Area Office: 902-883-9789 Fax: 902-883-8732


INVERNESS COUNTY: Route 105

Route 105, for about 0.5 kilometre east of Northside River Denys Road will be reduced to one lane for cold planing and repaving until Thursday, July 31.

Traffic control and pilot vehicle will be on site. Work takes place from 5:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-625-4200 Fax: 902-625-1946


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: 902-538-3877 Fax: 902-538-8288


KINGS COUNTY: Hantsport

Kates Bridge on Tannery Road in Hantsport is closed for repairs until Friday, May 30.

A detour is available on Avon Street.

Local Area Office: 902-527-5448 Fax: 902-527-5371


KINGS COUNTY: Ira Bill Road

Ira Bill Road in Billtown, Kings Co. is closed because of a culvert failure until Friday, July 18.

Traffic control consists of barricades. Detour signs in place.

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


KINGS COUNTY: Route 358

There will be a one-lane closure until Friday, Oct. 31 to repave Route 358 from Route 341 (Canard Street) north for three kilometres to Route 221 in Canning. Also, repaving will take place on Route 358 from Route 221 (at the town monument) north for three kilometres to Woodside Road.

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


LUNENBURG COUNTY: Highway 103

Highway 103 will have alternating lane closures for cold planing, repaving and shouldering until Friday, June 27.

An alternate route is available at Trunk 3 from Exit 6 to Exit 7 from Hubbards to East River.

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


LUNENBURG COUNTY: Route 324

Route 324 in Lunenburg Co., for 4.5 kilometres between Blockhouse and Lunenburg will have alternating lane closures for ditching and culvert installation until Friday, May 30.

Traffic control consists of cones, barrels, a flashing light unit and pilot vehicle. Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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


LUNENBURG COUNTY: Route 331

Route 331 from LaHave to West Dublin will be reduced to one lane for cold planing, paving and shouldering until Friday, May 30.

Traffic control consists of cones, barrels, a flashing light unit and pilot vehicle. Work takes place from 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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


PICTOU COUNTY: Big Gut Bridge

Route 348 in Pictou County will be closed north of Greens Point Road at the Big Gut Bridge for replacement of the bridge until Tuesday, Aug. 5.

Detour routes are available via Egypt Road or Chance Harbour Road.

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


PICTOU COUNTY: Granton-Abercrombie Road

Granton-Abercrombie Road, from the Trenton Connector north for approximately 5.7 kilometres will be reduced to one lane for patching and paving until Tuesday, Sept. 30.

Work takes place from 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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


PICTOU COUNTY: Road Closure

Flooding has caused the closure of two sections of Six Mile Brook Road in the Salt Springs area until further notice. The sections are at Morrison culvert south of Graveyard Road. The other section is for almost one kilometre north of Morrison Culvert.

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


PICTOU COUNTY: West River East Side Road

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


QUEENS COUNTY: Trunk 8

Trunk 8, from the intersection of Route 210 to the intersection of Chapel Hill Drive, near Middlefield, Queens Co., will have alternating lane closures for paving and shoulder work until Friday, June 6.

Traffic control consists of cones, a barrier, a flashing light unit and a pilot vehicle. Work takes place from 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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


VICTORIA COUNTY: Trunk 30 to St. Anns

Trunk 30, from the intersection of Highway 105 northerly for five kilometres to St. Anns will have one-lane closures for gravelling, paving and guardrail installation until Friday, June 20.

Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-674-2146 Fax: 902-674-2170


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