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Weekly Traffic Advisories

NEW WORK


LUNENBURG COUNTY: Walburne and Woodstock Roads

Sections of the Walburne Road, from the intersection of Newburne Road east to Woodstock Road, is reduced to one lane for repaving until Sunday, Aug. 31. Sections of Woodstock Road will also be reduced to one lane.

Traffic is controlled by flag people.


LUNENBURG COUNTY: Forties Road

Traffic on sections of the Forties Road, from the intersection of Fraxville Road to the intersection of Barss Corner Road, is reduced to one lane for repaving. The work is scheduled to be completed at the end of September.

Traffic is controlled by flag people.


CONTINUING WORK


ANNAPOLIS COUNTY: Highway 101, Bridgetown

Highway 101, Bridgetown, is reduced to one lane at Exit 20 for bridge repairs until Friday, Aug. 29.

Traffic signals are in place.


CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Sydney River Bridge

The Sydney River Bridge on Keltic Drive is closed for replacement. While the bridge is closed, there is a free shuttle bus service between Coxheath Arena (305 Keltic Dr.) and Walmart (65 Keltic Dr.).

A detour route for drivers is marked. The shuttle bus schedule is available at http://novascotia.ca/tran/highways/srb.asp .


COLCHESTER COUNTY: Plains Road

Sections of Plains Road, from the intersection of Masstown Road west to Highway 4, are reduced to one lane for road repairs.

Motorists are asked to use caution through the construction zone. The project is scheduled to be finished Friday, Aug. 8.


COLCHESTER COUNTY: Route 246

Sections of Route 246, from the intersection of Highway 6 to 400 metres north of Kennedy Hill Road, are reduced to one lane until Friday, Aug. 1 for ditching, and culvert and pipe installation.

Traffic control people are on site. Work takes place from dawn to dusk.


COLCHESTER COUNTY: Route 311

Route 311, from Route 256 north for about one kilometre, is reduced to one lane for repaving until Monday, June 30.

Traffic control people are on site. Work takes place from dawn to dusk.


COLCHESTER COUNTY: Highway 6

Sections of Highway 6, from the intersection of Route 307 to the Colchester/Cumberland County line, are reduced to one lane for repaving until Monday, June 30.

Traffic control people are on site. Work takes place from dawn to dusk.


CUMBERLAND COUNTY: Wentworth Centre

Hunter Road, between Trunk 4 and Fountain Road (Wentworth Centre) is closed for culvert removal and replacement until Sunday, June 22.

Detour on Route 307 and 368.


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 COUNTY: Highway 3

Sections of Highway 3, from Exit 4 of Highway 103 west for about nine kilometres to the intersection of Route 333, are reduced to one lane for repaving.

Traffic is controlled by flag people and a pilot vehicle. The work is scheduled to be finished Monday, June 30.


HALIFAX COUNTY: Route 354 (Beaver Bank Road)

Sections of Route 354 (Beaver Bank Road), from the Hants County line south for about seven kilometres, are reduced to one lane for repaving.

Traffic is controlled by flag people and a pilot vehicle. The work is scheduled to be finished Tuesday, Sept. 30.


HANTS COUNTY: Chambers Bridge

Chambers Bridge on Highway 14, over the St. Croix River, west of Brooklyn, is reduced to one lane during repairs until Monday, June 9.

Drivers should travel with extra patience and caution in the area.


HANTS COUNTY: Glen Brook and MacInnis Brook Bridge Glen Brook and MacInnis Brook Bridge on Route 202 in West Gore is reduced to one lane for bridge repairs Friday, July 11.

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.


INVERNESS COUNTY: West Lake Ainslie Road

The Hayes River Bridge on West Lake Ainslie Road has a 15-tonne weight restriction.


KINGS COUNTY: Whitman Bridge

Whitman Bridge, on Whitman Road between Maple Avenue and Ward Road in Aylesford, is closed for repairs until further notice. The detour route is Maple Avenue, Victoria Road and Ward Road.


PICTOU COUNTY: Alma Road

Alma Road, from Sylvester Road north to Route 376, about four kilometres, is reduced to one lane for patching and repaving until Tuesday, Sept. 30.

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


PICTOU COUNTY: Highway 104

The eastbound lanes of Highway 104, from Exit 21 at Westville to Exit 25 at Stellarton, are reduced to one lane for bridge repairs and repaving until Sunday, Aug. 31.

Speed limit in the work zone is 80 km/h.


PICTOU COUNTY: Lower Road

Lower Road, from the southern intersection with Route 348 to Well Hill Road, about two kilometres, is reduced to one lane for patching and repaving until Tuesday, Sept. 30

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


PICTOU COUNTY: St. Paul's Bridge

St. Paul's Bridge on St. Paul's Crossing, between East River West Side Road and Route 348, is closed for repairs until Saturday, June 21.

A detour is in place. The bridge is closed 24 hours per day.


PICTOU COUNTY: Stewart Road

Stewart Road, from Route 376 west to Durham Road, about five kilometres, is reduced to one lane for patching and repaving until Tuesday, Sept. 30.

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


PICTOU COUNTY: Trunk 6 (Sunrise Trail) and Cape John Road

Sections of Highway 6, (Sunrise Trail) from the Pictou/Colchester County line to the intersection of Louisville Road, and sections of Cape John Road, from Highway 6 to the end of the pavement, are reduced to one lane for repairs until Sunday, Aug. 31.

Work takes place from dawn to dusk. Motorists should use caution when travelling through the construction zone.

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