News release

Weekly Traffic Advisories

  • - NEW WORK


Sections of Riverside Road are closed for work to improve drainage.

The road is closed from two kilometres north of Route 236, Civic No. 3472 to Civic No. 3608.

A detour is available on Route 236 to Princeport Road.

The road will re-open March 31.



Traffic on Highway 125, between Exit 6 and Grand Lake Road, will be slowed by twinning construction until Friday, Dec. 21.

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.

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.


Crowdis Bridge will be closed until further notice.

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

PICTOU COUNTY: Highway 104

Highway 104, Exit 23 eastbound off Westville Road and MacGregor Avenue's ramp and intersection, will have periodic lane closures for the installation of traffic signals until further notice.

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.

SHELBURNE COUNTY: Welshtown Bridge

The Welshtown Bridge on Welshtown Road, Welshtown will be closed to all traffic for bridge construction until Friday, Dec. 21.

Detour signs are in place. Detour on Highway 203, known as the Ohio Road, Trunk 3, and Upper Clyde Road.

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.

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 is scheduled to be replaced by the end of March 2013.


Media Contact:

Sue McKeage
Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal 902-424-8978 E-mail: