News release

Weekly Traffic Advisories

NEW WORK


HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Route 224

Traffic on sections of Route 224, from the intersection of Trunk 7 in Sheet Harbour, northwest to the intersection of Killag Road, will be reduced to one lane for repaving until Wednesday, Sept. 30.

Traffic will be controlled by signs and a pilot vehicle. Please drive with extra caution in the area.

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


HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Highway 103

Traffic on the westbound lanes of Highway 103 will be reduced to one lane at the Cranberry Bridge east of Exit 4 until Saturday, Oct. 3.

Local Area Office: 902-832-4316 Fax: 902-832-4331


RICHMOND COUNTY: Highway 104

Traffic on sections of Highway 104 east of Port Hawkesbury, between Exits 45 and 46, will be reduced to one lane for repaving until Wednesday, Sept. 30.

Traffic will be controlled by signs and traffic control people. Work is taking place between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m.

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


VICTORIA COUNTY: Cabot Trail

Traffic on sections of the Cabot Trail (Trunk 30) from 11.5 kilometres south of Path End Bridge and south for six kilometres, will be reduced to one lane for repaving until Saturday, Oct. 31.

Traffic control people and signs are on site. Please drive with extra caution in the area.

Local Area Office: 902-674-2146 Fax: 902-674-2146


CONTINUING WORK


ANNAPOLIS COUNTY: Highway 101

Sections of Highway 101 for about 11.5 kilometres west of Exit 22 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


ANTIGONISH COUNTY: Route 337 Closed

Route 337 will be closed from the church at Ballantynes Cove to the Ballantynes Wharf Road until Friday, Sept. 4, to allow for the repair of a slope failure.

Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. A detour route is available on Marsh Road. Motorists should use extra caution in the area.

Local Area Office: 902-396-6302 Fax: 902-863-7188


ANTIGONISH COUNTY: Route 245

Route 245 will have alternating lane closures for almost eight kilometres west of the Antigonish town line for ditching, culvert installation and repaving until Saturday, Sept. 12.

Detour on Old Maryvale Road. Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-863-0364 Fax: 902-863-7482


CAPE BRETON COUNTY: Alexandra Street Roundabout

Construction of the Alexandra Street roundabout at the intersection of Alexandra Street and Kenwood Drive in Sydney will continue until the end of October. The traffic lights will be replaced by a three-way stop during construction.

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


CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Keltic Drive

Keltic Drive from the railway tracks west for five kilometres will be reduced to one lane for repaving until Wednesday, Sept. 30.

Traffic control people and a pilot vehicle will be on site. A detour is available on Highway 125. Work takes place from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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


CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Scotch Lake Road

Scotch Lake Road from Route 223, east for 7.5 kilometres will be reduced to one lane for repaving until Wednesday, Sept. 30.

Traffic control people and a pilot vehicle are on site. A detour is available on Route 223. Work takes place from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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


CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Trunk 4

Trunk 4 near Ben Eoin will be reduced to one lane for gravelling, grading and paving until Sunday, Nov. 15.

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


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 Friday, Sept. 18.

Motorists are advised of delays and to use an alternate route if possible. 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 22

Trunk 22, on Louisbourg Highway south of Hornes Road will be reduced to one lane for about six kilometres for clearing, gravelling and paving 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


COLCHESTER COUNTY: Stewart's Bridge

Stewart's Bridge, between Route 311 and West North River Road, will be closed for replacement until Monday, Nov. 30.

A temporary panel bridge will be in place as a detour.

Local Area Office: 902-893-5797 Fax: 902-896-2259


COLCHESTER COUNTY: Highway 102

Highway 102 will be reduced to one lane for patching, crack filling and micro-surfacing from Shorts Lake, south for about six kilometres until Monday, Aug. 31.

Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-893-1573 Fax: 902-896-2259


COLCHESTER COUNTY: Trunk 2

Sections of Trunk 2 from Taggart Loop for about 8.5 kilometres to Portapique will be reduced to one lane for crack filling and seal coating until Monday, Aug. 31.

Traffic control people are on site. Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-890-1573 Fax: 902-896-2259


COLCHESTER COUNTY: Trunk 2

Trunk 2 will be reduced to one lane for paving from the Cumberland County line to Soley Cove Road until Wednesday, Sept. 30.

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

Local Area Office: 902-896-7058 Fax: 902-896-2259


CUMBERLAND COUNTY: Highway 104

Highway 104 will be reduced to one lane for patching, crack filling and micro-surfacing west of Exit 5 for about 6.5 kilometres until Monday, Aug. 31.

Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-893-1573 Fax: 902-896-2259


CUMBERLAND COUNTY: Trunk 2

Sections of Trunk 2 in the Halfway River area, between Lakelands Road and Boars Back Road, will be reduced to one lane until Friday, Oct. 30, for repaving.

Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Drivers should use extra caution in the area.

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


GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY: Trunk 7

Sections of Trunk 7 between Little Liscomb Road and Sherbrooke will be reduced to one lane until Friday, Oct. 30, to allow for repaving.

Work will take place from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Motorists should use extra caution in the area.

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


GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY: Melford Brook Bridge

The Melford Brook Bridge on Route 344 at Middle Melford is closed. A two-lane detour bridge will be available 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

Sections of South River Lake Road, from 2.9 kilometres west of the North Ogden Road east for 6.4 kilometres, will be reduced to one lane for gravelling and repaving until Friday, Sept. 4.

Traffic control people and a 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


GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY: Spanks Bridge

Spanks Bridge on the Larry's River Road at West Cooks Cove will be out of service (except to local traffic) for repairs until Saturday, Oct. 31.

A detour is available on Mountain Road and Trunk 16. Trans-Canada Trail users are advised that Spanks Bridge is closed.

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


HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Highway 102

Work on the Larry Uteck Interchange between exits 2 and 3 on Highway 102 will require frequent lane closures for blasting.

Blasting times will be indicated by electronic signs. Drivers should use alternate routes when blasting is scheduled.

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


HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Highway 101

Highway 101, from Beaver Bank interchange west for about three kilometres, is reduced to one lane in both directions for repaving and guardrail repairs until Wednesday, Sept. 30.

Traffic control people are on site. Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.

Local Area Office: 902-835-2702 Fax: 902-835-1860


HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Highway 107

Sections of Highway 107, from the 318 overpass for about 11 kilometres to Akerley Boulevard (including ramps) 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 212

Sections of Route 212 from Pratt and Whitney Drive east for about 7.7 kilometres will be reduced to one lane until Friday, Sept. 4.

Traffic control people are on site. Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.

Local Area Office: 902-424-6144 Fax: 902-424-7116


HANTS COUNTY: Trunk 101

The westbound lanes of Highway 101 between Exit 7 in the Falmouth area and the Kings County line will be reduced to one lane until Wednesday, Sept. 30, for repaving.

A pilot vehicle will guide traffic through the construction area. Drivers should expect delays or use Highway 1 between Exit 7 and Exit 8.


HANTS COUNTY: Route 215

Whale Creek bridge on Route 215 about 300 metres west of William Conley Road will be reduced to one lane for replacement of a cross culvert on the panel bridge until Wednesday, Sept. 30.

Work from sunrise to sunset.

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


HANTS COUNTY: Sangsters Bridge

Sangsters Bridge, on Sangsters Bridge Road, connecting Upper Falmouth and Trunk 14, will be closed for repairs until Wednesday, Sept. 30.

A detour route is available through the Town of Windsor.

Local Area Office: 902-798-5957 Fax: 902-798-6747


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: Murrays Hill Bridge

Murrays Hill Bridge, which crosses the Mabou River near Rankinville Road, is closed until further notice.

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


INVERNESS COUNTY: Trunk 19

Sections of Trunk 19, from 40 metres north of Blackstone Road south for about three kilometres, will be reduced to one lane for repaving until Monday, Aug. 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


KINGS COUNTY: Kentville-Canning Area

Several roads in the Canning area will be reduced to one lane until Friday, Oct. 30, for repaving. The roads are Route 358 from Belcher Street north to Route 341, Route 221 from Route 358 to Black Hill Road, Baines Road from Black Hill Road to J. Jordan Road, and Summer Street from J. Jordan Road to Chapel Street.

Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Signs and traffic control people are on site. Drivers should expect delays and use extra caution in the area.

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


KINGS COUNTY: Bridge Closure

The Busby McMahon Bridge on Brooklyn Street, near Aylesford, is closed until further notice.

A marked detour route is available on New Road, Route 221 and Morden Road.

Local Area Office: 902-680-5914 Fax: 902-681-7151


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 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 Bridge

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

A detour is in place.

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


KINGS COUNTY: Trunk 1

Sections of Trunk 1 from Oak Island Road (Avonport Roundabout), for about eight kilometres to Hantsport town line, will be reduced to one lane for paving until Friday, Sept. 18.

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

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


LUNENBURG COUNTY: LaHave Island Bridge

Traffic on the LaHave Island Bridge on Crescent Beach Road will be delayed during repairs until Friday, Sept. 11.

The bridge will remain open to traffic, but delays of up to 20 minutes should be expected.

Work takes place on week days from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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


PICTOU COUNTY: Granton-Abercrombie Road

Granton-Abercrombie Road, from Trunk 4 north for about 4.2 kilometres to the railway crossing near the Michelin Plant, will be reduced to one lane for repaving until Wednesday, Sept. 30.

Traffic control people and a pilot vehicle are on site. Work takes place from 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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


PICTOU COUNTY: Mount William Road

Mount William Road, from Highway 104 about 5.3 kilometres to Granton-Abercrombie Road, will be reduced to one lane for repaving until Wednesday, Sept. 30.

Traffic control people and a pilot vehicle are on site. Work takes place from 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 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


RICHMOND COUNTY: West Bay Road Closed

West Bay Road in Roberta will be closed until Friday, Sept. 4, for a culvert replacement.

A detour route will be provided on old Trunk 4 and Black River Road. Motorists should use extra caution in the area.

Local Area Office: 902-227-7449 Fax: 902-535-3401


RICHMOND COUNTY: Route 206

Route 206 from Creighton Road east to Veteran's Memorial Drive will be reduced to one lane for road repairs and paving until Saturday, Oct. 31.

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

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


RICHMOND COUNTY: Trunk 4

Trunk 4 from Lakeshore Drive east for 4.7 kilometres will be reduced to one lane for road repairs and paving until Saturday, Oct. 31.

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

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


RICHMOND COUNTY: Trunk 4

Trunk 4 from Lynches River Connector east to Chapel Island will be reduced to one lane for road repairs and paving until Saturday, Oct. 31.

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

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


RICHMOND COUNTY: Bona Road

Bona Road, from Rocky Bay Road to Cap La Ronde Road in D'Escousse will be reduced to one lane for clearing, and repaving until Wednesday, Sept. 30.

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

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


RICHMOND COUNTY: D'Escousse

Cap La Ronde Road in D'Escousse, from the intersection of Route 320 and Poirierville west for about 5.3 kilometres, will be reduced to one lane for clearing, and repaving until Wednesday, Sept. 30.

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

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


RICHMOND COUNTY: Whiteside Road

The Whiteside Road will be reduced to one lane from the intersection of Route 320 for about a kilometre to Richmond Academy for paving until Monday, Aug. 31.

Traffic control people will be on site.

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


VICTORIA COUNTY: Big Baddeck Road

Sections of Big Baddeck Road, north of Old Margaree Road, will be reduced to one lane until Wednesday, Sept. 30, for repaving.

A detour route is available on Old Margaree Road loop. Work takes place from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-674-2535 Fax: 902-674-2170


YARMOUTH COUNTY: Route 335/Dennis Point Wharf Road

Route 335 in West Pubnico, from the intersection of Rock Road south for about 3.7 kilometres and Dennis Point Wharf Road, will be reduced to one lane for ditching and repaving until Friday, Sept. 11.

Traffic delays are expected. Cyclists are asked to use caution as pavement is grooved.

Local Area Office: 902-742-0587 Fax: 902-742-6000


YARMOUTH COUNTY: Trunk 1

Trunk 1, from Prospect Street for about 5.2 kilometres to Lakeside Road, will be reduced to one lane for repaving and shoulder repairs until Friday, Sept. 18.

Traffic delays are expected. Cyclists are asked to use caution as pavement is grooved. Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.

Local Area Office: 902-742-0587 Fax: 902-742-6000

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