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Weekly Traffic Advisories

NEW WORK


CUMBERLAND COUNTY: Fields Bridge

Improvements are being made to the Fields Bridge on Shulie Road, but it will be open during construction. The work takes place from Monday, Aug. 1 until Tue. Nov. 15

Work takes place from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-667-6586


CUMBERLAND COUNTY: Saltsprings Road

Saltsprings Road will be closed from Clairmont Road to the Glenville Road for maintenance to the rail crossing today, July 29.

Detour set up. Work takes place from noon to midnight.

Local Area Office: 902-893-3309


HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Trunk 7

Trunk 7 from Moosehead to Moser River will be reduced to one lane for drainage improvement and repaving until Monday, Oct. 31.

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

Local Area Office: 902-827-5388


HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: William Porter Connector

The William Port Connector will be reduced to one lane until Thursday, Sept. 1, for road widening to to install a turning lane into a new school.

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

Local Area Office: 902-827-5388


VICTORIA COUNTY: Highway 105

Section 2: Highway 105 from about three kilometres west of Exit 11 for about six kilometres will be reduced one lane for paving.

Section 3: Highway 105 from Exit 11 to Exit 12 for about four kilometres will be reduced to one lane for paving.

Work begins on Tuesday, Aug. 2, with an expected ending date on Wednesday, Aug. 31.

Local Area Office: 902-563-2247


VICTORIA COUNTY: Rear Forks Baddeck Cross Road

The Rear Forks Baddeck Cross Road, from Big Baddeck Road to West Side Baddeck Road will be closed for bridge repairs from Tuesday, Aug. 1, until Tuesday, Aug. 16.

Work take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Local Area Office: 295-2700


CONTINUING WORK


ANNAPOLIS COUNTY: Clarence Road

Clarence Road, from Fitch Road intersection west for three kilometres, will be reduced to one lane for ditching, culvert replacement, milling, patching and shouldering until Monday, Oct. 31.

Traffic control is on site. Work takes place from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-825-4151


ANNAPOLIS COUNTY: Trunk 8

Trunk 8 from Virginia Road intersection south for three kilometres will be reduced to one lane for road work until Monday, Oct. 31.

Traffic control on site. Work takes place from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-825-4151


CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: George Street

Work on a section of George Street, near the Highway 125 overpass, will take place until Sunday, Aug. 7.

Traffic control people will be on site. Expect delays caused by trucks leaving and entering traffic stream. Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.

Local Area Office: 902-563-2518


CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Highway 125

Traffic on the westbound lanes of Highway 125 near Sydney River will be reduced to one lane between Exit 4 and Exit 5A for repaving until Sunday, July 31.

Work takes place from sunrise to sunset and delays are possible. Drivers should use extra caution.

Local Area Office: 902-563-2518


CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Hillside Road

Sections of Hillside Road will be reduced to one lane until Monday, Oct. 31, for repaving north from the intersection of Route 327. Drivers should use extra caution in the area.

Local Office: 902-769-2192


CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Route 216

Route 216, from Trunk 4, west for about seven kilometres will be reduced to one lane for repaving until Friday, Sept. 30.

Work takes place from daylight to dusk.

Local Area Office: 902-794-5120


CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Trout Brook Road

Sections of Trout Brook Road will be reduced to one lane until Monday, Oct. 31, for repaving west from the intersection of Trunk 22. Drivers should use extra caution in the area.

Local Office: 902-769-2192

CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Trunk 4 (Grand Lake Road)

A section of Grand Lake Road (Trunk 4) will be reduced to one lane until Wednesday, Aug. 31, for repaving near the eastern entrance to Mayflower Mall. Drivers should use extra caution in the area.

Local Office: 902-769-2192


COLCHESTER COUNTY: Donaldson Bridge

Donaldson Bridge, from 2.4 kilometres southwest of Trunk 6 on the Lake Road, will be closed for repairs until Friday, Aug. 5.

A detour is in place.

Local Area Office: 902-890-1573


COLCHESTER COUNTY: Highway 102

Traffic on sections of the Halifax-bound lanes of Highway 102 will be reduced to one lane for repaving from north of Stewiacke for four kilometres to Exit 11.

Work will take place from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. until Sunday, July 31.

Drivers should travel with extra caution in the area.

Local Area Office: 902-890-1573


COLCHESTER COUNTY: Route 289 - Springside

Route 289 from Junction 336 (Springside) east for six kilometres will be reduced to one lane for paving until Wednesday, Aug. 31.

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

Local Area Office: 902-896-7085


COLCHESTER COUNTY: Route 326

Route 326 from south of East Earltown, north for about 6.5 kilometres toward Denmark, will be reduced to one lane for repaving, brush cutting, guardrail repair and other upgrades from until Sunday, July 31.

Traffic control people will be on site but delays are possible. Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.

Local Area Office: 902-893-5776


COLCHESTER COUNTY: Route 326

Route 326 between Upper River John Road and Mountain Road is reduced to one lane for cold planing, grading, patching and guard rail installation until Sunday, July 31.

Work takes place from dawn to dusk.

Local Area Office: 902-893-5776


COLCHESTER COUNTY: Station Road - Londonderry

Station Road, Londonderry, will be reduced to one lane for patching and repaving until Wednesday, Aug. 31.

Traffic control people will be on site. Work takes place from dawn to dusk.

Local Area Office: 902-893-5785


CUMBERLAND COUNTY: Allan Hill and South Branch Roads

Allan Hill and South Branch roads in the Advocate area have a weight restriction of five tonnes until further notice.

Local Area Office: 902-667-2972


CUMBERLAND COUNTY: Highway 104

Highway 104 will be reduced to one lane for crack filing and surfacing from Exit 6 east for about seven kilometres until Wednesday, Aug. 31.

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

Local Area Office: 902-896-7085


CUMBERLAND COUNTY: Highway 104 Lane Closure

Traffic on the westbound lanes of Highway 104 will be subject to lane closures between exits 6 and 7 during repaving. Work is scheduled for completion on Sunday, July 31.

Delays are possible. Drivers should use extra caution in the area.

Local Office: 902-447-2550


CUMBERLAND COUNTY: Trunk 4 Lane Closure

Traffic on Trunk 4 near Exit 7 off Highway 104 will be subject to lane closures during repaving. Traffic will be controlled by signs and traffic control people. Work is scheduled for completion on Sunday, July 31.

Delays are possible. Drivers should use extra caution in the area.

Local Office: 902-447-2550


CUMBERLAND COUNTY: Northport Bridge

Northport Bridge on Route 366 is closed until late August, while it is replaced.

A detour is available from Shinimicas Road to east of the bridge and Mudcreek Road to west of the bridge. Cyclists should travel with caution.

Local Area Office: 902-667-2972


DIGBY COUNTY: Dick Theriault Road

The bridge on Dick Theriault Road, about two kilometres southeast of the old DAR crossing, is closed for repairs. There is no detour. Transportation officials will be on site 24 hours a day until the bridge is repaired.

Local Area Office: 902-769-2192


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 kilometres per hour and warning signs are in place.

Local Area Office: 902-533-2771


GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY: Route 316

Route 316 from 4.7 kilometres west of Trunk 16 to about one kilometre west of the White Head Road will have alternating lane closures for upgrading, cold planing an repaving until Monday, Oct. 31.

Pilot vehicle and traffic control people on site.

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

Local Area Office: 902-533-2771


GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY: Trunk 16

Trunk 16, from almost four kilometres west of Fox Island Road, east to the Canso town line, will have alternating lane closures for gravelling and repaving until Sunday, July 31.

Traffic control people and a pilot vehicle will be on site. Work will take place from 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-533-2771


HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Highway 103, Exit 5

Traffic signals at the end of the westbound off ramp of Exit 5 on Highway 103 are flashing red. The intersection should be treated as a four-way stop. Delays are possible. Please travel with extra caution in the area.

The signals were damaged by lightning and are being repaired.

Local Area Office: 902-424-4164


HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Highway 103, Lane Closure

Beginning Monday, July 25, traffic on the Halifax-bound lanes of Highway 103 will be reduced to one lane at Exit 5 (Tantallon) to allow for resurfacing.

Some work will begin at 7 a.m. each day and the full lane closure will begin after 9 a.m. Delays are possible. Drivers should travel with extra caution in the area. Work is scheduled for completion on Monday, Aug. 15.

Local Area Office: 902-424-5591


HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Highway 118

Highway 118, southbound to Portobello Road Overpass, will be reduced to one lane until Monday, Aug. 15, for repairs.

Traffic control on site.

Local Area Office: 902-424-0054


HANTS COUNTY: Highway 101, Windsor

Traffic on Highway 101, between Exits 5 and 5A near Windsor, will be reduced to one lane to allow for the construction of rumble strips. Work is scheduled for completion on Sunday, July 31.

Drivers should expect delays.

Local Area Office: 902-543-7376


HANTS COUNTY: Highway 101, Eastbound Lanes

Traffic on the eastbound lanes Highway 101, between Exits 4 and 5, will be reduced to one lane to allow for the construction of rumble strips. Work is scheduled for completion on Sunday, July 31.

Local Area Office: 902-543-7376


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


INVERNESS COUNTY: Trunk 19

Trunk 19, for about 6.5 kilometres from Campbell's Road to south of Chishom Road, and River Deny's Road, for about two kilometres from Trunk 19, will be reduced to one lane for cold planing and asphalt repairs until Monday, Oct. 31.

Pilot vehicle and traffic control people will be on site. Work takes place from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-625-4200


KINGS COUNTY: Bridge Closure

Traffic on the Busby McMahon Bridge on Brooklyn Street, near Aylesford, is reduced to one lane until further notice. Traffic lights are in place.

Local Area Office: 902-679-4979


KINGS COUNTY: Highway 101, Exit 11 and Exit 12

Highway 101, from one kilometre east of Exit 11 (Greenwich) to Exit 12 (New Minas), will be reduced to one lane for patching, crack sealing and surfacing until Sunday, July 31.

Traffic control people will be on site. Work takes place from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-538-4199


KINGS COUNTY: Highway 101, Exit 12

Traffic on Highway 101, is reduced to one lane at Exit 12 (New Minas) for bridge repairs until Monday, Aug. 15.

Drivers should expect delays of up to 10 minutes.

Local Area Office: 902-542-6344


KINGS COUNTY: Trunk 1

Trunk 1, from English Mountain Road west to County Home Road, will be reduced to one lane for patching, crack sealing and micro surfacing until Sunday, July 31.

Traffic control people will be on site. Delays are expected because of partial lane closures.

Local Area Office: 902-538-4199


PICTOU COUNTY: Ferry Road

Ferry Road, from the Three Brooks Road to Highway 106, about a half kilometre, will be reduced to one lane for road work until Wednesday, Aug. 31.

Public should expect delays. Traffic control people on site. Work takes place from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-752-6224


PICTOU COUNTY: Highway 104

Highway 104, from Exit 22 west to Exit 20, about six kilometres will be reduced to one lane for crack filling and micro-surfacing until Wednesday, Aug. 31.

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

Local Area Office: 902-896-7085


PICTOU COUNTY: Highway 104

Two temporary intersections are now in use on Highway 104, Trans-Canada Highway, near Sutherlands River.

One is located about 70 metres west of the Exit 27A intersection. To access Trunk 4, use this temporary intersection.

The other intersection is on School Road in front of East Pictou Middle School. To access School Road, including F. H. MacDonald Elementary School and East Pictou Middle School, use this temporary intersection.

They will be used until summer.

Local Area Office: 902-755-7184


PICTOU COUNTY: Highway 104

Sections of the eastbound lanes of Highway 104, from the Pictou-Colchester county line, east for about 9.5 kilometres, will be reduced to one lane for paving until Wednesday, Aug. 31.

Motorists are advised that there will be a speed zone reduction from 110 km/h to 80 km/h when travelling through the two kilometre work zone.

Work takes place from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-752-6224


PICTOU COUNTY: Highway 104

Highway 104 from about one kilometre west of French River Bridge east six kilometres to Broadway Bridge will be reduced to one lane for crack filling and micro-surfacing until Wednesday, Aug. 31. Work takes place from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-896-7085


PICTOU COUNTY: Route 245

Route 245, from Smith Road to Brown's Mill Road, about six kilometres, will be reduced to one lane for patching and repaving until Friday, Sept. 30.

Public should expect delays. Traffic control people on site. Work takes place from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-752-6224


PICTOU COUNTY: Three Brooks Road

Three Brooks Road, from Pictou town line to Highway 106, almost nine kilometres, is reduced to one lane for road work until Wednesday, Aug. 31.

Public should expect delays. Traffic control people on site. Work takes place from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-752-6224


RICHMOND COUNTY: Trunk 4

Sections of Trunk 4, west from Lakeshore Drive, will be reduced to one lane until Monday, Oct. 31, for repaving.

A pilot vehicle will be onsite. Travel with extra caution.

Local Area Office: 902-625-4200


RICHMOND COUNTY: West Bay Highway

Sections of West Bay Highway (Dundee Road), east from County Line Road, will be reduced to one lane until Monday, Oct. 31, for paving.

A pilot vehicle will be onsite. Travel with extra caution.

Local Area Office: 902-625-4200


VICTORIA COUNTY: MacLeod Angus Bridge

Traffic on the MacLeod Angus Bridge in South Harbour over the South Aspy River on the Cabot Trail, is reduced to one lane until further notice. Traffic signals are in place at the bridge.

Local Area Office: 902-383-2232

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