Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

June 5, 2009 3:05 PM

NEW WORK

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ANNAPOLIS COUNTY: Shore Road

Starting Monday, June 8, sections of Shore Road from the intersection of Parker Mountain Road and the intersection of Hampton Mountain Road will be reduced to one lane to allow for road improvements. The work is scheduled for completion on Saturday, Aug. 15.

Work takes place from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Traffic control people will guide motorists through the construction zone. Please drive with extra care in the area.

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

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CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Trunk 22

Trunk 22 (Louisbourg Highway) south of Hornes Road, for about six kilometers will be reduced to one lane for clearing, gravelling and paving from Sunday, June 7 until Wednesday, Sept. 30.

Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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

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DIGBY COUNTY: Highway 101

Highway 101 from the Yarmouth-Digby County line west for about 4.1 kilometres will be reduced to one lane for cold planing and repaving from Monday, June 8 until Tuesday, July 7.

Cyclists are asked to use caution as pavement is grooved. Motorist are advised of delays. Use alternate route if possible. Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-742-0587
              Fax: 902-749-2244

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GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY: Spanks Bridge

Spanks Bridge on the Larry's River Road at West Cooks Cove will be out of service, local traffic only, from Monday, June 8 until Saturday, Oct. 31 for repairs.

Detour via Mountain Road and Trunk 16. Users of the Trans-Canada Trail are advised that the Spanks Bridge is closed and are to use caution when travelling in this area.

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

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INVERNESS COUNTY: Trunk 19

Section 2 of Trunk 19, for about a half a kilometre north of Blackstone Road will be reduced to one lane for cold planing, gravelling, pulverization, patching and repaving from Monday, June 8 until Monday, Aug. 31.

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

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

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INVERNESS COUNTY: Broad Cove Marsh

Section 3 of Broad Cove Marsh from Trunk 19 north for about one kilometre will be reduced to one lane for cold planing, gravelling, pulverization, patching and repaving from Monday, June 8 until Monday, Aug. 31.

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

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


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CONTINUING WORK

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ANNAPOLIS COUNTY: Highway 101

Highway 101 west of Exit 22 about 11.5 kilometres will be reduced to one lane for guardrail replacement, 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

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ANNAPOLIS COUNTY: Lake Brook Bridge

The Lake Brook Bridge on Shore Road will be closed for replacement until Monday, June 8.

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

Local Area Office: 902-532-2844
              Fax: 902-532-7092


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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 until Friday, July 31.

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

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

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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 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

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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 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

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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


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CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Trunk 4

Trunk 4 near Ben Eoin will be reduced to one lane for gravelling, 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

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COLCHESTER COUNTY: Cobequid Pass

The outside lanes of the Cobequid Pass toll booths on Highway 104 will be closed until Wednesday, June 17, for renovations.

Vehicles wider than 2.6 metres should exit Highway 104 at Exit 12 westbound, or Exit 7 eastbound, and travel on Trunk 4.

Motorists are asked to follow posted signs.

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

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COLCHESTER COUNTY: Highway 104

Highway 104, from Exit 8 to the Pictou County line, will have a lane closure for cold milling, widening and paving 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

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COLCHESTER COUNTY: Masstown Road

The Masstown Road, east of Exit 12 for about one kilometre, will be reduced to one lane for replacing asphalt and repairs to the Highway 104 overpass, until Thursday, July 16.

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

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

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COLCHESTER COUNTY: Route 236

Route 236 from Hants County line to Princeport Road, about eight 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

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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

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CUMBERLAND COUNTY: Highway 104

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

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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

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CUMBERLAND COUNTY: Shinimicas Road

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

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

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

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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 gravelling 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

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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

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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

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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 easterly 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

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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

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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

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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

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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 Tuesday, June 30.

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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INVERNESS COUNTY: Point de Harve Road

Point de Harve Road north about 8.3 kilometres to Cape Breton Highlands Park will be reduced to one lane for crack filling and sealing until Monday, Aug. 31

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

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

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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

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INVERNESS COUNTY: Trunk 19

Trunk 19, from Route 395 south will be reduced to one lane for cold planning, gravelling, pulverization and asphalt concrete patching and re-paving 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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KINGS COUNTY: Trunk 1

Trunk 1 from Oak Island Road (Avonport Roundabout) to Hantsport town line for eight kilometres will be reduced to one lane until Monday, Aug. 31 for paving.

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

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

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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

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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

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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

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LUNENBURG COUNTY: Trunk 10

Trunk 10 will be closed from Pine Grove Road to Route 331 at Cooks Bridge, to install a water main and level the road until Wednesday, June 17.

Flashing lights, barrels and traffic cones will be on site. Detour signs will be in place. Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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

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PICTOU COUNTY: Highway 104

Highway 104 between Exit 29 at Barney's River, Pictou County 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 Fridays from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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

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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

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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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Media Contact: Steve Smith
              Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal
              902-424-2233
              E-mail: smithest@gov.ns.ca