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Weekly Traffic Advisories

NEW WORK


ANNAPOLIS COUNTY: Lake Brook Bridge, Shore Road

The Lake Brook Bridge on Shore Road will be closed for replacement from Monday, June 1, until Friday, June 5.

Detour from Trunk 1, to Mount Hanley Road, to Clarence Road, to Elliott Road, and back to Trunk 1.

Local Area Office: 902-532-8244 Fax: 902-532-7092


CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Grand Lake Road

The intersection on Grand Lake Road, near Central Supplies will be reduced to two lanes from four for traffic light installation from Monday, June 1, until Friday, July 31.

Traffic control people on site. Detour on Prince Street optional. Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-563-2518 Fax: 802-563-2517


CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Keltic Drive

Keltic Drive from the railway tracks west for five kilometres will be reduced to one lane for cold planing and repaving from Friday, May 29, until Wednesday, Sept. 30.

Traffic control people and pilot vehicle will be on site. Detour on Highway 125 optional. Work takes place from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-563-2518 Fax: 902-563-2517


CAPE BRETON COUNTY: Scotch Lake Road

Scotch Lake Road from Route 223, east for 7.5 kilometres, will be reduced to one lane for cold planing and repaving from Friday, May 29, until Wednesday, Sept. 30.

Traffic control people and pilot vehicle on site. Detour on Route 223 optional. Work takes place from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-563-2518 Fax: 902-563-2517


COLCHESTER COUNTY: Highway 104

Highway 104, from Exit 18 to the Pictou County line, will have a lane closure for cold milling, widening and paving from Monday, June 1, until Friday, July 31.

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

Local Area Office: 902-667-6818 Fax: 902-447-2891


HANTS COUNTY: Trunk 14 Overpass

Trunk 14 overpass at Garland's Crossing will be closed for emergency repairs on Monday, June 1, and Tuesday, June 2, weather permitting.

Detour signs will be in place.

Local Area Office: 902-860-5615 Fax: 902-860-5616


INVERNESS COUNTY: Trunk 19

Trunk 19, Section 1, from Route 395 south will be reduced to one lane for cold planing, gravelling, pulverization and asphalt concrete patching and repaving from Monday, June 1, until Monday, August 31.

Traffic control people and pilot vehicle will be on site. Work takes place from 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

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


LUNENBURG COUNTY: LaHave Ferry

The LaHave Ferry will be out of service for its annual refit from Monday, June 1, at 2 a.m. for about seven days, weather permitting.

Local Area Office: 902-860-2430 Fax: 902-861-1911


CONTINUING WORK


ANNAPOLIS COUNTY: Highway 101

Highway 101 west of Exit 22, about 11.5 kilometres, will be reduced to one lane for guardrail replacement, asphalt concrete milling, patching and paving until Wednesday, Sept. 30.

Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day.

Local Area Office: 902-825-7311 Fax: 902-825-3593


CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Trunk 4

Trunk 4, from Greenhill Drive to about 800 metres past Meadows Road, will be reduced to one lane for paving until Monday, Aug. 31.

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

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


CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Trunk 4

Trunk 4 near Ben Eoin will be reduced to one lane for graveling, grading and paving until Monday, Aug. 31.

Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. A pilot vehicle will guide drivers through the construction zone.

Local Area Office: 902-565-6841 Fax: 902-563-2517


COLCHESTER COUNTY: Cobequid Pass

The Cobequid Pass toll booths on Highway 104 are being renovated. Motorist are asked to follow posted signs.

The eastbound middle lane is temporarily a cash-only lane. It will become a cash or E-Pass lane, likely by the first week or June.

Local Area Office: 902-424-2206 Fax: 902-424-0570


COLCHESTER COUNTY: Route 236

Route 236 from Hants County line to Princeport Road, about 7.90 kilometres, will be reduced to one lane for cold milling, asphalt recycling and asphalt paving until Monday, Aug. 31.

Traffic control people and signs are on site. Work takes place from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-893-5785 Fax: 902-896-2259


COLCHESTER COUNTY: Trunk 6

Trunk 6, Section 1, through downtown Tatamagouche, and Section 2 from Cumberland County line to Bayhead, will be reduced to one lane for cold milling and asphalt paving until Thursday, July 31.

Traffic control people and a pilot vehicle are on site. Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-667-6818 Fax: 902-447-2891


COLCHESTER COUNTY: Wilson Mountain Road

Wilson Mountain Road near Greenfield will be closed, except to local traffic, for chip sealing until Thursday, June 4.

Traffic control people are on site. Work takes place from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-893-5784 Fax: 902-896-2259


CUMBERLAND COUNTY: Highway 104 (West Bound Lane)

Highway 104, westbound lane, from CNR overpass to the Nova Scotia-New Brunswick border, about 2.5 kilometres, will be reduced to one lane for asphalt cold planing and paving until Monday, June 15.

Work takes place from 6:30 a.m. until 7:30 a.m.

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


CUMBERLAND COUNTY: Route 242

Route 242, from the intersection with Route 302 at Maccan west to Lower Maccan Road, about 8.8 kilometres, will be reduced to one lane for repaving until Friday, July 31.

Traffic control people are on site. Work takes place from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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


CUMBERLAND COUNTY: Shinimicas Road

Burns Bridge on Shinimicas Road will be closed for repairs until Tuesday, June 16.

Signs are in place. Motorist should find an alternative route.

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


CUMBERLAND COUNTY: Southampton Road

Southampton Road, from the Amherst town line west to Route 302, about nine kilometres, will be reduced to one lane for graveling and asphalt concrete paving until Friday, July 31.

Traffic control people are on site. Work takes place from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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


GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY: Causeway Lane Closure

Traffic on the Canso Causeway will be reduced to one lane for shoulder repairs until Tuesday, June 30.

Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Traffic control people and signs are on site.

Drivers using the causeway should allow for extra time during the construction period.

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


GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY: Melford Brook Bridge

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


GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY: South River Lake Road

South River Lake Road will have alternating one lane closures for upgrading, gravelling and repaving, from 2.9 kilometres west of the North Ogden Road east for 6.4 kilometres until Monday, August 31.

Traffic control people and pilot vehicle are on site. Work takes place from 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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


HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Highway 102

Highway 102, southbound, will have a one lane closure from Exit 4B to Exit 3, including ramps, about 4.6 kilometres, to replace the jersey barrier and widen, patch and repave the highway until Friday, July 31.

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

Local Area Office: 902-424-5591 Fax: 902-424-7116


HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Highway 107

Highway 107, from 318 Overpass to Akerley Boulevard, including ramps, about 11 kilometres, will be reduced to one lane for paving until Wednesday, Sept. 30.

Traffic control people are on site. Work takes place from sunrise to sunset. There will be no work from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. westbound, and from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. eastbound.

Local Area Office: 902-424-0054 Fax: 902-424-7116


HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Route 336, Upper Musquodoboit

Route 336, from the intersection with Route 224 to the Colchester County line, about 9.7 kilometres, will be reduced to one lane for repaving and drainage improvement until Monday, Aug. 31.

Traffic control people are on site. Work takes place from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-827-5388 Fax: 902-827-5190


HANTS COUNTY: Highway 101 - Bog Road Overpass

Highway 101 westbound, near Exit 8 at Hantsport, will be reduced to one lane with stop-and-go traffic to allow crews to complete the Bog Road Overpass until Friday, June 5.

Signs are in place. Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.

Local Area Office: 902-798-6889 Fax: 902-798-6747


HANTS COUNTY: Eastbound Ramp, Exit 8, Highway 101

Traffic on the eastbound on and off ramps of Highway 101, at Exit 8 near Hantsport, will be reduced to one lane to allow for bridge painting.

Work takes place from sunrise to sunset each day. Traffic control people and signs are on site. The work is scheduled to be completed Wednesday, June 3.

Drivers using the connector road to the eastbound lanes of Highway 101 at Exit 8 should allow for extra time during this period.

Local Area Office: 902-798-6889 Fax: 902-798-6747


HANTS COUNTY: Route 215

Route 215 from Hiltz Road to William Conley Road, between Pembroke and Walton, will have traffic interruptions for re-paving until Monday, Aug. 31.

Traffic control people are on site. Work takes place from dawn to dusk.

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


HANTS COUNTY: Route 236

Route 236 from Route 354 in Kennetcook to Bishop Road, about 6.4 kilometres, will be reduced to one lane for paving until Monday, Aug. 31.

Traffic control people are on site. Work takes place from dawn to dark.

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


HANTS COUNTY: Walton Woods Road

Walton Woods Road will be closed for grading until Tuesday, June 2.

Detour on Cogmagun Road to the Cheverie Road to Route 215. Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-798-2369 Fax: 902-798-2927


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, June 30, to replace the bridge.

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


INVERNESS COUNTY: Route 252

Route 252 at Skye Glen will be reduced to one lane for clearing and draining until Tuesday, June 30.

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

Local Area Officer: 902-625-4200 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 further notice.

A detour is available on Avon Street.

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


KINGS COUNTY: Highway 101

Highway 101 between Exit 10 and Exit 11 will have one lane closures for repaving until Monday, Aug. 31.

Delays are expected with stop times of up to 30 minutes depending on traffic volumes. There is an alternate route on Trunk 1 at Exit 10 at Grand Pre, and Exit 11 at Greenwich.

Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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


KINGS COUNTY: Hillaton Road

Hillaton Road will be closed for bridge repairs until further notice.

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

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


KINGS COUNTY: Rainsforth Road

Rainsforth Road will be closed for repairs on Rainsforth Bridge until further notice.

A detour is in place. Work takes place from sunrise to sunet.

Local Area Office: 902-538-3877 Fax: 902-538-8288


LUNENBURG COUNTY: Route 329

Route 329 from the Lodge Road, south to Boutlier Lane for about 7.5 kilometres will be reduced to one lane for paving and shouldering until Friday, June 12.

Pilot vehicle on site. Work takes place from 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Work completed by 5 p.m. on Fridays.

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


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


LUNENBURG COUNTY: Trunk 10

Trunk 10, for about 700 metres, will have alternating lane closures for sewer installation until Wednesday, July 15.

Flashing lights, barrels and traffic cones are on site. Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

A detour is available on Route 331 and King Street in Bridgewater.

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


LUNENBURG COUNTY: Trunk 10

Trunk 10, through Wentzell Lake, Phinehurst and New Germany, about 13.5 kilometres, will have alternating lane closures for ditching and culvert installation until Friday, June 5.

There will be a detour route on Lower Branch Road. Flashing lights, barrels and traffic cones are on site. Work takes place from 6 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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


PICTOU COUNTY: Highway 104

Highway 104, between Exit 29 at Barney's River, Pictou Co. to the Antigonish County line, will be reduced to one lane for road improvements until Tuesday, June 30.

Delays are expected. Signs, flashing light units and traffic control people are on site.

Work will take place from Monday to Thursday from 6 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. and on Fridays from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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


PICTOU COUNTY: Young Road

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


YARMOUTH COUNTY: Grey Bridge

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

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

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