News release

Weekly Traffic Advisories

CONTINUING WORK


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.

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

Local Area Office: 902-863-7378


CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Highway 125

Exit 7 on Highway 125 will have occasional lane closures until Aug. 31, during construction of a new bridge.

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

Local Area Office: 902-563-2518


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, is closed for repairs until Friday, Dec. 30.

A 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 is in place until a permanent bridge is built.

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

Local Area Office: 902-533-2771


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

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


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.


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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