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Weekly Traffic Advisories

NEW WORK


CUMBERLAND: Road Closure

The Allen Hill Road is closed from Route 209 to South Branch Road to allow for the replacement of two bridges.

The road will be closed until Monday, Oct. 1. Drivers should travel with extra care in the area.


GUYSBOROUGH: Route 316

Traffic on sections of Route 316, west of the intersection of Whitehead Road, is reduced to one lane during repaving.

Traffic control people and a pilot vehicle will guide drivers safely through the construction area. Drivers should travel with extra care until the project is completed on Wednesday, Oct. 31.


CONTINUING WORK


ANNAPOLIS COUNTY: Trunk 10

Trunk 10, from West Dalhousie Road north to Trout Lake Road, about eight kilometres, for ditching, driveway pipe installation, paving and patching until Sunday, Sept. 30.

Traffic control people are on site. Work takes place from 5:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-825-4151


ANTIGONISH COUNTY: Highway 104, Lower South River Bridge

Lower South River Bridge on Highway 104, east of Antigonish, is closed during replacement of the bridge and approaches. A detour bridge is in place until the project is completed on Friday, Aug. 31.

Traffic control people are 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 bridge.

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

Local Area Office: 902-563-2518


CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Highway 125

Traffic on Highway 125 between Exit 6 and Grand Lake Road will be slowed by twinning construction until Monday, Dec. 3. Drivers should expect slow moving traffic and be aware of trucks turning during construction.

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

Local Area Office: 902-563-2518


CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Hillside Road

Hillside Road from Trunk 22 south for about seven kilometres will be reduced to one lane for paving until Sunday, Sept. 30.

Traffic control persons are on site. Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-563-2247


COLCHESTER COUNTY: Coldstream Road

Coldstream Road, from Alton Road south for about six kilometres, will be reduced to one lane for paving until Friday, Aug. 31.

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

Local Area Office: 902-890-7085


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


HANTS COUNTY: Highway 101

Highway 101 from Exit 5A, west for six kilometres to the start of the twinned highway section will be reduced to one lane for repairs until Sunday, Sept. 30.

Traffic control people are on site and delays are possible.

Local Area Office: 902-835-2702


HANTS COUNTY: Trunk 2

Trunk 2, from Route 214 north to Barney's Brook, will be reduced to one lane for patching and repaving until Sunday, Sept. 30.

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

Local Area Office: 902-883-3535


INVERNESS COUNTY: Crowdis Bridge

Crowdis Bridge will be closed for repairs until further notice. A detour is available via Crowdis Cross Road, West Big Interval Road, and Hatchery Road.

  • Local Area Office: 902-295-2700

INVERNESS COUNTY: Riverside Road

Riverside Road will have two bridges, Morrison's Siding and MacDonald's Gulch, reduced to one lane for repairs until Friday, August 31.

Traffic control signals are in place.

Local Area office: 902-625-1946


INVERNESS COUNTY: Trunk 19

Trunk 19, from about two kilometres north of Creignish Mountain Road, north for about seven kilomoetres will be reduced to one lane for repaving until Oct. 31.

Traffic control people and a pilot vehicle are on site. Work takes place from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-625-4200


KINGS COUNTY: Shore Road, Oglivie Wharf

Shore Road will be closed for repairs to Oglivie Wharf until Friday, Aug. 31.

A detour is in place.

Local Area Office: 902-670-0762


KINGS COUNTY: Trunk 1

Trunk 1, from the Annapolis-Kings county line, east to Greenwood Road, will be reduced to one lane for repairs until Wednesday, Oct. 31.

There will be periodic lane closures. Expect delays. Traffic control people are on site.

Local Area Office: 902-538-4199


PICTOU COUNTY: Highway 104 Twinning Project

The continuing work to twin Highway 104 near Sutherlands River means that traffic on Route 245, Trunk 4, and Thorburn Road, will be occasionally reduced to one lane during paving work.

Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Saturday. Traffic control people will be on site. Construction is expected to be finished by Friday, Aug. 17.

Local Area Office: 902-755-7077


PICTOU COUNTY: Highway 106

Highway 106, from Exit 2 north to the Pictou Rotary, for about six kilometres, will be reduced to one lane for bridge repairs until Friday, Aug. 31.

Traffic control people and signals are on site. The speed limit is reduced in the work zone and delays are expected.

Hours of work: Monday to Thursday 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Fridays 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Local Area Office: 902-752-6224


PICTOU COUNTY: Weirs Bridge Closed

Weirs Bridge on Shore Road in the Waterside-Caribou Island area of Pictou County is closed to traffic.

Two paved detour routes are available on R. Grant Road and Shore Road, and there is a gravel road detour on Otter Road.

Drivers should use extra caution and allow for extra time when travelling in this area.

Local Area Office: 902-893-6194


RICHMOND COUNTY: West Bay Highway

West Bay Highway, from 100 metres east of Black River Bridge for about six kilometres, will be reduced to one lane for maintenance until Sunday, Sept. 30.

Traffic control people and a pilot vehicle are on site.

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.

Local Area Office: 902-383-2232


VICTORIA COUNTY: Red Bridge, Big Baddeck

The Red Bridge on the Old Margaree Road in Big Baddeck is closed to traffic. A detour is in place.

The bridge will be replaced this construction season.

Local Area Office: 902-295-2700

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