News release

Weekly Traffic Advisories

NEW WORK


CUMBERLAND COUNTY: Lane Closure, Highway 104 at Oxford

Traffic on the eastbound lanes of Highway 104 on the River Philip Bridge, east of Oxford, will be reduced to one lane to replace the bridge rail, beginning Monday, Feb. 23.

Work will take place from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. until Friday, March 6. Drivers should obey signs and drive with extra caution through the construction area.

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


KINGS COUNTY: Highway 101

Highway 101, between Ben Jackson Road and Avonport, west bound traffic only, will be rerouted to Trunk 1 between Exit 8A and 9 for removal of overhead truss on Sunday, Feb. 22.

Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Local Area Office: 902-542-6344 Fax: 902-543-6342


CONTINUING WORK


CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Grand Narrows Road

George's River Bridge on Grand Narrows Road, known locally as Long Island Road, will be closed for repairs until Friday, March 27.

A detour is available on Scotch Lake Road and Route 223. Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-578-9679 Fax: 902-563-0540


GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY: Melford Brook Bridge Closed

The Melford Brook Bridge on Route 344 at Middle Melford is closed. A two-lane detour bridge will be used until a permanent bridge is completed.

The speed limit has been reduced to 60 km/h at the site and advance warning signs are in place.

Reduced weight restrictions are no longer in effect at this crossing.

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 Tuesday, March 31, 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 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

The 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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