News release

Weekly Traffic Advisories



The Sydney River Bridge on Keltic Drive is reduced to one lane until Wednesday, March 31, 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

CUMBERLAND COUNTY: Route 321, Gordon Creek Bridge

Route 321 will be reduced to one lane at Gordon Creek Bridge for repairs until Friday, Feb. 12.

Traffic signals will be in place. Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-893-6194

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Reduced weight restrictions are no longer in effect at this crossing.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


Traffic on Joseph Howe Drive under the Fairview Overpass will have periodic lane closures from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. until further notice.

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

Local Area Office: 902-424-0054


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

HANTS COUNTY: Shubenacadie River Overpass

Highway 102 southbound on the Shubenacadie River overpass will be reduced to one lane until Friday, Feb. 5, to allow for steel repairs. The speed limit through the construction zone is 80 km/h.

Traffic control consists of barrels and cones. Work takes place from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., but the lane is closed 24 hours a day.

Local Area Office: 902-832-4317

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.

There is a detour 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


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 is closed until further notice to allow for bridge repairs.

A detour 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


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

Local Area Office: 902-295-2700


Media Contact:

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