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Weekly Traffic Advisories

NEW WORK


SHELBURNE COUNTY: Clyde River Bridge, Highway 103

Traffic on the Clyde River Bridge on Highway 103 near Exit 28 is restricted to one lane for bridge repairs. Traffic is being controlled by traffic signals.

Work will be completed in January. Motorists should drive with extra caution in the area.

CONTINUING WORK


ANNAPOLIS COUNTY: Highway 101

Highway 101, from Exit 23A to Mary Jane Riley Road, will be reduced to one lane for reconstruction of ramps until Friday, Dec. 23.

Traffic control will be on site while the work takes place from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-825-4827


ANNAPOLIS COUNTY: Mary Jane Riley Road

Mary Jane Riley Road, over Highway 101, will be reduced to one lane for paving, pipe installation and guardrail work until Friday, Dec. 23.

Traffic control will be on site while work takes place from sunrise to sunset.

Local Area Office: 902-825-4827


ANTIGONISH COUNTY: Lower South River Bridge

Lower South River Bridge will be reduced to one lane to build a bailey bridge. A detour will replace the bridge until Aug. 31, 2012.

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

Local Area Office: 902-863-7378


CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Highway 125

Part of Exit 7 on Highway 125 will have a one-lane closure until Aug. 31, while construction of a new bridge takes place.

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

Local Area Office: 902-563-2518


COLCHESTER COUNTY: Lower St. Andrews Bridge

Traffic on Lower St. Andrews Bridge on Route 224 will be reduced to one lane during bridge rail replacement.

Motorist should drive with extra caution until work is completed Friday, Dec. 23.

Local Area Office: 902-893-6194


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: Howard Bridge

Howard Bridge on Fountain Road, 700 metres west from Route 307, will be closed for repairs until Thursday, Dec. 22.

A signed detour is in place. Work takes place from 8 a.m. to 4:30 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 will replace it until a permanent bridge is built.

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

Local Area Office: 902-533-2771


HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Trunk 3

Traffic on sections of Trunk 3 from Boutiliers Point Road to the intersection of Route 333, will be reduced to one lane until Thursday, Dec. 22 for repaving.

Work takes place from sunrise to sunset. A pilot vehicle will guide drivers through the construction area. Delays are possible.

Local Area Office: 902-835-3935


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

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


RICHMOND COUNTY: Trunk 4

Sections of Trunk 4, west from Lakeshore Drive, will be reduced to one lane until Friday, Dec. 23.

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

Local Area Office: 902-625-4200


RICHMOND COUNTY: Trunk 4

Trunk 4, from about 5.5 kilometres east of Lakeshore Drive, will be reduced to one lane for bridge repairs, upgrading and paving until Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012.

Work takes place from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-625-4200


VICTORIA COUNTY: MacLeod Angus Bridge

Traffic on the MacLeod Angus Bridge in South Harbour, 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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