News release

Weekly Traffic Advisories

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.

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


ANTIGONISH COUNTY: Antigonish/Guysborough Road

Antigonish/Guysborough Road, off Route 316, will be restricted to local traffic to replace the wooden box culvert until Friday, Oct. 16.

A detour is available on Marydale Beauly Road.

Local Area Office: 902-863-3357 Fax: 902-232-2995


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 Wednesday, Sept. 30.

A detour is available 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.

Drivers should expect delays or use an alternate route.

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


CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Highway 125

Traffic on sections of Highway 125 westbound, between Exit 3 and the Highway 105 interchange, will be reduced to one lane until Tuesday, Sept. 15, for repaving.

Work takes place from 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Drivers should use extra caution in the area.

Local Area Office: 902-565-6841 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.

Drivers should expect delays or use an alternate route and 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: College Road

Sections of College Road in Bible Hill will be reduced to one lane from Main Street to Village Line Avenue for repaving until Friday, Oct. 30.

Traffic control people and signs are on site.

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


COLCHESTER COUNTY: Highway 104

Highway 104 from Exit 17 westbound to Exit 15 will be reduced to one lane for widening and paving until Saturday, Oct. 31.

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

Local Area Office: 902-891-1573 Fax: 902-896-2259


COLCHESTER COUNTY: Stewart's Bridge

Stewart's Bridge located 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: 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: 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, 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. 18.

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 the Spanks Bridge is closed and to use caution when travelling in this area.

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


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 102

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

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 102

Highway 102 northbound lanes, from the merge point with Highway 118 for about five kilometres, will be reduced to one lane until Saturday, Oct. 31, for paving.

Work takes place from sunrise to sunset, except on Fridays when it finishes by 3 p.m.

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


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.

Drivers should reduce speed and use extra caution in the area.

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


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 eight kilometres, will be reduced to one lane until Friday, Sept. 18.

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: Highway 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 be on sight. Drivers should expect delays or use Highway 1 between Exit 7 and Exit 8.

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


HANTS COUNTY: Route 215

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

Work will take place 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


HANTS COUNTY: Trunk 14

Sections of Trunk 14, from the intersection of New Ross Road to the Lunenburg County line, will be reduced to one lane for resurfacing until Thursday, Sept. 17.

Traffic control people and signs are on site.

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


HANTS COUNTY: Wentworth Road

Wentworth Road, from Trunk 14 in Sweets Corner to the Windsor town line, will have stop and go traffic for chip sealing until Wednesday, Sept. 22.

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

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


INVERNESS COUNTY: Cabot Trail

Traffic on sections of the Cabot Trail in the Margaree Harbour-Margaree Forks area will be reduced to one lane for road shoulder repairs until Saturday, Oct. 31.

Signs and traffic control people are on site.

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


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: Mathews Bridge

Mathews Bridge on Big Marsh Road near River Denys is closed for replacement until Friday, Sept. 18.

A short detour route is marked on Ashfield Branch Road and Southwest Ashfield Road.

Local Area Office: 902-227-7452 Fax: 902-756-3313


INVERNESS COUNTY: Route 252

Traffic on sections of Route 252, east of the intersection of East Skye Glen Cross Road, east for about 5.4 kilometres, will be reduced to one lane for repaving.

Work takes place until Saturday, Oct. 31. Traffic will be directed by signs and traffic control persons.

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, to allow 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, will be 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 Wednesday, Sept. 30.

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 four 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 five 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


QUEENS COUNTY: Old Westfield Road

Old Westfield Road in Westfield will be closed for bridge replacement until Thursday, Sept. 17.

A detour on Route 208 in South Brookfield and Trunk 8 to Westfield Road in Caledonia is available.

Local Area Office: 902-354-5035 Fax: 902-354-3106


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 almost five 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 the Town of 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 the Town of D'Escousse, from the intersection of Route 320 and Poirierville west for about five 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: 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: 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: Trunk 1

Trunk 1, from Prospect Street for about five 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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