Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

October 12, 2012 4:04 PM

NEW WORK
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HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Trunk 7, Bedford Bypass, Westbound

Trunk 7, Bedford Bypass, westbound lane just before the Sackville exit, will be closed for bridge repairs from Monday, Oct. 15 until Saturday, Oct. 27.

Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Highway 125 Revised Blasting
Schedule

Highway 125, between Exit 7 and Exit 8, will be closed at 1 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 15 for more blasting.

Delays have been less than 10 minutes, but drivers should be prepared for delays of up to 20 minutes.

Drivers should use alternate routes if possible.

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LUNENBURG: Trunk 3 Detour

Beginning Monday, Oct. 15, Trunk 3, around the Fletcher Hebb Bridge, will be closed to through traffic to install the new bridge.

A Detour route will be in place.

Trunk 3 will be re-opened to traffic on Monday, Oct. 22.

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SHELBURNE COUNTY: Welshtown Bridge

The Welshtown Bridge will have a five-tonne weight restriction until further notice.

Vehicles over five tonnes can use Highway 203 known as the Ohio Road, Trunk 3, and Upper Clyde Road.

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YARMOUTH COUNTY: Indian Sluice Bridge

The Indian Sluice Bridge will be closed for deck repairs on Tuesday, Oct. 16, from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Only emergency vehicles will be allowed to cross.

Traffic control people will be on site. Rain day scheduled for Oct. 17 if need be.

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CONTINUING WORK
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ANNAPOLIS COUNTY: Clementsvale Road

Clementsvale Road, from Princedale Branch Road to Clementsport Road, is reduced to one lane for repaving until Thursday, Nov. 15.

Work takes place from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m.

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ANNAPOLIS COUNTY: Highway 1

Traffic on sections of Highway 1 near Brickton, from about one kilometre west of Mount Hanley Road for about five kilometres, is reduced to one lane for ditching and culvert replacement until Wednesday, Oct. 31.

Work takes place from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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ANNAPOLIS COUNTY: Trunk 1

Traffic on sections of Highway 1, from about one kilometre east of Annapolis Royal to about six kilometres west of Annapolis Royal, will be reduced to one lane for repaving until Thursday, Nov. 15.

Work takes place from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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ANNAPOLIS COUNTY: Trunk 10

Traffic on sections of Highway 10, from the Lunenburg County Line north to Ridge Road, will be reduced to one lane for repaving until Thursday, Nov. 15.

Work takes place from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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ANTIGONISH COUNTY: Highway 104, Lower South River Bridge

Lower South River Bridge on Highway 104, east of Antigonish, is closed to replace the bridge and approaches. A detour bridge is in place until the project is completed Wednesday, Oct, 24.

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

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CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Eskasoni Highway

Eskasoni Highway, Route 216, about seven kilometres west of Trunk 4, for about seven kilometres, will be reduced to one lane for paving until Wednesday, Oct. 31.

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

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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.

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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 Wednesday, Oct. 17.

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

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CUMBERLAND COUNTY: Malagash Road

Malagash Road will be closed for culvert replacement until Friday, Oct. 19.

A detour is in place. The road is closed 24 hours a day.

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DIGBY COUNTY: Back Road

Traffic on sections of Back Road, from the intersection of Landsdowne Road to Highway 101, will be reduced to one lane for repaving until Thursday, Nov. 15.

Work takes place from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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DIGBY COUNTY: Route 303

Traffic on sections of Route 303, from the Digby Town Line to the Saint John Ferry Terminal, will be reduced to one lane for repaving until Thursday, Nov. 15.

Work takes place from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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DIGBY COUNTY: Route 340

Traffic on sections of Route 340, from the intersection of Townshipline Road, near Ohio, south for about seven kilometres, will be reduced to one lane for repaving until Thursday, Nov. 15.

Work takes place from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY: Route 316

Traffic on sections of Route 316, west of the intersection of Whitehead Road, is reduced to one lane for repaving until Wednesday, Oct. 31.

Traffic control people are on site and a pilot vehicle will guide drivers safely through the construction area. Drivers should travel with extra care.

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GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY: Route 316

Route 316, Country Harbour Mines, will have alternating one lane closures for ditching, installation of pipes, asphalt patching and repaving until Thursday, Nov. 15.

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

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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.

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HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Mooseland Road

Mooseland Road near Jacket Lake will be reduced to one lane for about six kilometres for paving until Wednesday, Oct. 31.

Work takes place from dawn to dusk.

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HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Trunk 7

Trunk 7, Tangier to Spry Harbour, will be reduced to one lane for paving until Wednesday, Oct. 31.

Work takes place from dawn to dusk. Some night work may be required.

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HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: West Ship Harbour Road

West Ship Harbour Road will be reduced to one lane for paving until Wednesday, Oct. 31.

Work takes place from dawn to dusk.

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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, Oct. 21.

Traffic control people are on site and delays are possible.

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HANTS COUNTY: Trunk 2

Trunk 2, from Route 214 north to Barney's Brook, will be reduced to one lane for shoulder gravelling until Monday, Oct. 15.

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

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INVERNESS COUNTY: Crowdis Bridge

Crowdis Bridge will be closed until further notice.

A detour will be available via Crowdis Cross Road, West Big Interval Road, and Hatchery Road.

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INVERNESS COUNTY: Riverside Road

Riverside Road will have two bridges, Morrison's Siding and MacDonald's Gulch, reduced to one lane for repairs until Saturday, Oct. 13.

Traffic control signals are in place.

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INVERNESS COUNTY: Riverside Road

Riverside Road, from Trunk 4 north to Cenotaph Road, will be reduced to one lane for paving and road repairs until Wednesday, Oct. 31.


Traffic control people are on site. Work takes place from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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INVERNESS COUNTY: Trunk 19

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

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

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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.

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PICTOU COUNTY: Highway 104

Highway 104, Exit 23 east bound off Westville Road and MacGregor Avenue's ramp and intersection, will have periodic lane closures for the installation of traffic signals, patching and paving until Wednesday, Oct. 31.

Traffic control people are on site. Please take alternate route if possible. Work takes place from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
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PICTOU COUNTY: River John Road

River John Road, from Trunk 6 for about one kilometre east of Hamilton Road, will be reduced to one lane for paving until Tuesday, Oct. 16.

Traffic control people are on site. Work takes place from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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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.

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SHELBURNE COUNTY: Highway 103

Traffic on sections of Highway 103, from Exit 26 to Exit 27, will be reduced to one lane for paving until Wednesday, Oct. 31.

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SHELBURNE COUNTY: Shore Road

Traffic on sections of Shore Road, from Fort Point Road west for about eight kilometres, will be reduced to one lane for culvert replacement and paving until Wednesday, Oct. 31.

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SHELBURNE COUNTY: Upper Clyde Road

Traffic on sections of Upper Clyde Road, from Highway 3 north for about seven kilometres, will be reduced to one lane for gravelling and chip sealing until Wednesday, Oct 31.

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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.

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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.

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YARMOUTH COUNTY: Greenville Road - Greenville Bridge

The Greenville Bridge, on the Greenville Road over Highway 103, will be reduced to one lane to install new bridge joints and railings until Wednesday, Oct. 31.

Traffic lights will be installed on the section of Greenville Road near the bridge.

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YARMOUTH COUNTY: Mainshore Road

Traffic on sections of Mainshore Road, from the Yarmouth town line to the intersection of MacCormack Road, will be reduced to one lane for paving until Wednesday, Oct. 31.

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YARMOUTH COUNTY: Highway 3

Traffic on sections of Highway 3, from Exit 32A to the intersection of Route 308 at Tusket, will be reduced to one lane for culvert replacement and paving until Wednesday, Oct. 31.

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Media Contact: Teresa Parent
              Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal
              902-424-0849
              E-mail: parentte@gov.ns.ca