News release

Traffic Advisory, Cape Breton Regional Municipality, Colchester and Kings Counties

CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Exit 5

Exit 5 will be closed for upgrades from Wednesday, Sept. 1, until Sunday, Oct. 31.

Detour route marked. Please use Exit 4 or Exit 5A, as directed.

Local Area Office: 902-563-2518


COLCHESTER COUNTY: Route 311

Route 311, at the intersection of the gravel end of MacCallum's Settlement Road, north for 2.2 kilometres, will be reduced to one lane for paving, shouldering, gravelling and guardrail installation from Wednesday, Sept. 1 until Friday, Sept. 10.

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

Local Area Office; 902-893-5776


KINGS COUNTY: Trunk 1

Trunk 1 at the Kentville/New Minas town line will be reduced to one lane to replace a culvert from today, Aug. 31, until Thursday, Sept. 30.

Temporary traffic signals are in place, expect delays. Use alternative route if possible.

Local Area Office: 902-542-6344


KINGS COUNTY: Bridge Street

Bridge Street, between Kingston and Greenwood, will have periodic lane closures at Kingston Bridge for bridge repairs from today, Aug. 31 until Thursday, Sept. 30.

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

Local area Office: 902-542-6344


KINGS COUNTY: 358 Bridge by Port Williams

Cornwallis River Bridge in Port Williams will be reduced to one lane for bridge repairs until Sunday, Oct. 31.

Traffic lights are in place for traffic control.

Local Area Office: 902-542-6344

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Media Contact:

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