News release

Cape Split Repairs Begin Saturday, July 26

Hikers and outdoor enthusiasts are being asked to stay away from Cape Split in Kings County, as work gets underway to repair recent storm damage.

Work will begin on Saturday, July 26, and could be completed around Aug. 1.

"Cape Split is one of Nova Scotia's iconic locations and I am pleased to hear that work will proceed quickly to reopen the trails," said Natural Resources Minister Zach Churchill.

Burton's Towering Tree Services, of Aylesford, Kings Co., was awarded the contract today, July 25, through a tender process.

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Hikers and outdoor enthusiasts are being asked to stay away from Cape Split as work gets underway to repair recent storm damage.

Repairs begin on Saturday, July 26th, and could be completed around August 1st.

Natural Resources Minister Zach Churchill says that Cape Split is one of Nova Scotia's iconic locations and he's pleased that work will proceed quickly to reopen the trails.

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