News release

Weekly Traffic Advisories


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Reduced weight restrictions are no longer in effect at this crossing.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


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 flooding damage.

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


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


Highway 104 access 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


The Grey Bridge on Grey Road, East Kemptville, is closed for structural repairs.

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


Media Contact:

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