Weekly Traffic Advisories
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
COLCHESTER COUNTY: Alfred Teas Bridge
Alfred Teas Bridge on the Ridge Road, near the South Branch Road, Stewiacke, will be open to local traffic only while repairs to the bridge take place until Friday, Jan. 20.
Traffic control consists of signs and barricades. Work take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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
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: Point Cross Bridge
The Point Cross Bridge on the Cabot Trail, south of Cheticamp, is closed to traffic during the replacement of the bridge.
A four kilometre detour using Le Forte Road, Cheticamp Back Road,and Redman Road is available. Drivers should use extra caution in the construction area.
Work is scheduled for completion by the end of June.
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