News release

Weekly Traffic Advisories

NEW WORK


HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Fairview Overpass

The Fairview overpass will have lane closures between 6 p.m and 7 a.m., from Monday, Jan. 18, to Saturday, Jan. 23. One lane will remain open in each direction at all times. Drivers should expect delays and use alternate routes, if possible.

Local Area Office: 902-424-0054


HANTS COUNTY: Shubenacadie River Overpass Structure

Highway 102 southbound on the Shubenacadie River Overpass Structure will be reduced to one lane from Monday, Jan.18 to Wednesday, Jan.27, to allow for steel repairs.

Traffic control consists of barrels and cones. Work takes place from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-832-4317


CONTINUING WORK


CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Sydney River Bridge

The Sydney River Bridge on Keltic Drive is reduced to one lane until Friday, Jan. 29, for repairs.

Residents of Coxheath and Westmount are encouraged to use the interchange on Coxheath Road to get to Highway 125 during the construction period.

Local Area Office: 902-563-2245


GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY: Melford Brook Bridge

The Melford Brook Bridge on Route 344 at Middle Melford is closed. A two-lane detour bridge is in place until a permanent bridge is built.

The speed limit has been reduced to 60 km/h and warning signs are in place.

Reduced weight restrictions are no longer in effect at this crossing.

Local Area Office: 902-533-2771


HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Fairview Overpass

Traffic on Joseph Howe Drive under the Fairview Overpass will have periodic lane closures from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. until further notice.

Traffic control people will be onsite, but delays should be expected. Drivers should use alternate routes if possible.

Local Area Office: 902-424-0054


HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Highway 102

One of four lanes on Highway 102 to Northwest Arm Drive overpass will be closed until Sunday, Jan. 31.

The lane will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily.

Local Area Office: 902-832-4317


HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Highway 102, Larry Uteck Interchange

Detour ramps are open for traffic on Highway 102 (Bicentennial Highway) at the Larry Uteck Interchange.

The detour provides two lanes in each direction to carry traffic around the construction site. Speed limit on the detour is 80 km/h.

Local Area Office: 902-424-5591


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


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


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


KINGS COUNTY: Glebe Bridge

Glebe Bridge, on Route 201, has a 2.7-metre height restriction and a 15-tonne weight restriction until further notice.

Local Area Office: 902-538-3877


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


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


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


VICTORIA COUNTY: Corsen Bridge

Corsen Bridge, two kilometres before Ingonish, continues to be reduced to one lane.

Local Area Office: 902-295-2700


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Media Contact:

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