News release

Weekly Traffic Advisories

NEW WORK


CUMBERLAND COUNTY: Oxford Junction

The steel bridge on Jungle Road at Oxford Junction will be closed for repairs from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. starting Monday, Jan. 26 until Friday, Jan. 30.

Local school buses and emergency vehicles will be permitted to pass over bridge.

Local Area Office: 902-667-2972 Fax: 902-667-8294


CONTINUING WORK


CUMBERLAND COUNTY: Thompson Road

Thompson Road, between Crowley Road and Pugwash River Road, will be closed for culvert replacement until further notice.

Local Area Office: 902-667-2972 Fax: 902-667-8294


GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY: Route 344

Route 344 at Middle Melford will have lane closures to construct a detour bridge and approaches at Melford Bridge until Saturday, Jan. 31.

The speed limit has been reduced to 60 km/h at the site. Drivers can expect delays, gravel on the road, and rough sections.

Work takes place from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday and some weekends.

Local Area Office: 902-533-2771 Fax: 902-533-4352


INVERNESS COUNTY: Doyle's Bridge

Doyle's Bridge on the East Margaree Road will be closed until further notice. A detour is available on East Margaree Crossroad.

Local Area Office: 902-295-2700 Fax: 902-295-2617


INVERNESS COUNTY: Grand Etang Bridge

The Grand Etang Bridge will occasionally be reduced to one lane until Friday, Jan. 30 to replace the bridge.

A detour is available on a temporary bridge marked with signs and lighting. Traffic control people will be on site.

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


INVERNESS COUNTY: Murrays Hill Bridge

Murrays Hill Bridge, which crosses the Mabou River near Rankinville Road, is closed until summer 2009 because of damage sustained during flooding.

Local Area Office: 902-625-4388 Fax: 902-625-4393


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 further notice.

A detour is available on Avon Street.

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


KINGS COUNTY: Hillaton Road

Hillaton Road will be closed for bridge repairs until spring.

A detour route is available from Route 221 to Route 358 to Saxon Street.

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


LUNENBURG COUNTY: Trunk 3, Gold River Bridge

A one-lane bridge is open on Trunk 3 between Mahone Bay and Chester while the new Gold River Bridge is being built. Work is expected to continue until August. Traffic lights are in place.

Local Area Office: 902-543-4671 Fax: 902-543-5596


PICTOU COUNTY: Young Road

Access to and from Highway 104 on Young Road in Pine Tree will be closed until further notice for the Highway 104 twinning project.

The road remains open to local residents but has no exit.

Local Area Office: 902-755-7152 Fax: 902-755-7184


YARMOUTH COUNTY: Grey Bridge

Grey Bridge on Grey Road, East Kemptville will be closed indefinitely for structural repairs.

Local Area Office: 902-742-2415 Fax: 902-742-0649

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Media Contact:

Teresa Parent
Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal 902-424-0849 E-mail: