Weekly Traffic Advisories
CUMBERLAND COUNTY: Burns Bridge
The Burns Bridge on the Shinimicas Road, 4.4 kilometres north of the intersection with Highway 6, is closed for repairs.
A marked detour route, will guide drivers around the construction area. Drivers in the area should use extra caution and obey all signs and personnel.
Work is scheduled for completion Friday, Feb. 24.
Local Area Office: 902 - 893-1964
YARMOUTH COUNTY: Indian Sluice Bridge
On Monday, Feb. 13 and Tuesday, Feb. 15, there will be delays on the Indian Sluice Bridge because of repairs.
Beginning Wednesday, Feb. 15, and Thursday, Feb. 16 the bridge will be closed for repairs from 9 a.m. to noon, 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., and 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Only emergency vehicles will be allowed to cross the bridge during these hours.
Local Area Office: 902-424-2589
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: Wilson Lynds Bridge
Wilson Lynds Bridge on Route 311, over North River Road and west of Upper Brookside Road, will be reduced to one lane for repairs until Monday, Feb. 27.
Traffic signals in place. Work take place from 7 a.m. to 5 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.
Local Area Office: 902-295-2700
PICTOU COUNTY: Weirs Bridge Closed
Weirs Bridge on Shore Road in the Waterside - Caribou Island area of Pictou County is closed to all traffic.
Two paved detour routes are available on R. Grant Road and Shore Road, and a gravel road detour on Otter Road.
Drivers should use extra caution and allow for extra time when travelling in this area.
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
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