News release

Weekly Traffic Advisories

NEW WORK


COLCHESTER COUNTY: Highway 102

Highway 102, north and south bound lane from Exit 13 to Exit 14A, will be reduced to one lane for repairs from Monday, May 6 until Thursday, May 9.

Signs will be in place. Work takes place from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.


DIGBY COUNTY: Route 217

Route 217, between the Middle Cross Road intersection, westerly to Haight Brook Bridge, will be reduced to one lane for paving, shouldering and pipe installation from Monday, May 6 until Friday, June 28.

Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.


HANTS COUNTY: Route 215

The northbound lane of Route 215, north of Beaver Pond Road at Centre Burlington, is reduced to one lane to replace the culvert until Sunday, June 30.

Temporary lights are in place.


LUNENBURG COUNTY: Upper Branch Road

Upper Branch Road, from Hemford Forest subdivision to Monk Road is reduced to one lane for ditching, brush cutting, bridge repairs and pipe installation until Tuesday, May 28.

Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.


PICTOU COUNTY: Highway 104

Highway 104, West Bounty Lanes from Exit 19 to Pictou/Colchester County line, about 11 kilometres will be reduced to one lane from Monday, May 6 until July 13 for paving.

Motorists are reminded to use caution when travelling through the construction zone.


PICTOU COUNTY: West River East Side Road

A cross culvert on the West River East Side Road, just south of Salt Spring Loop (Millers Bridge), will be replaced on Tuesday, May 7, resulting in the closure of a section for a 12 hours period, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Barricades will be in place, and a detour is marked.


CONTINUING WORK


COLCHESTER COUNTY: Tatamagouche-Cooper BridgeCooper Bridge

Tatamagouche-Cooper BridgeCooper Bridge on Cooper Road is closed for repairs until Friday, May 17.

Motorists are advised to take an alternate route.


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.


HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Joseph Howe Drive Overpass

Repairs are being made on the Joseph Howe overpass on Highway 102, Exit 0 until Saturday, Nov. 30.

Expect alternate travel lanes. Please reduce speed to 50 km/h and drive with extra caution in the area or use an alternate route.


HANTS COUNTY: Highway 102

Highway 102, about four kilometres north of Exit 10, at Shubenacadie Bridge, is reduced to one lane to build a temporary detour until June 2015. Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.


INVERNESS COUNTY: Crowdis Bridge

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


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 summer 2013.

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Media Contact:

Pam Menchenton
Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal 902-424-1750 Cell: 902-719-4950 E-mail: