News release

Traffic Advisory, Road Closures for Flooding

Several provincial roads in Nova Scotia are closed because of flooding. This list is as of 11 a.m., today, Dec. 11. Follow @NS_TIR on Twitter for updates.

Lunenburg County

  • Bruhm Road, off Highway 10, Branch LaHave, bridge wash out
  • Smith Road, Midville Branch
  • Conrad Road, Stanburn
  • Sleepy Hollow Road, Martins Point
  • Gravel portion of the Woodstock Road, Clearland
  • Mullock Road, between civic numbers 569 and 661
  • William Hebb Road, between civic numbers 404 and 641
  • Back end of Shingle Mill Road, Martins River
  • Oakland Road, Oakland
  • Stanburn Road bridge, Stanburn
  • Wagner Road, between Upper Branch and Lower Branch roads
  • Overhill Road, Lapland

Hants County

  • Mosher Road, Shubenacadie
  • Exit 8 Connector Road, Highway 101, Hantsport
  • Barr Settlement Road
  • Renfrew Road, Nine Mile River
  • Rynes Road, off Rt. 236 Kennetcook
  • Trunk 14 on the dyke in Brooklyn. Detour through Lawrence Road
  • Trunk 2, Elmsdale, between exits 7 and 8

Cumberland County

  • Gravel section of Hastings Road, from Pumping Station Road to Route 204
  • Barronsfield Road, from Route 242 to Boars Back Road on the River Hebert side
  • Boars Back Road from Route 242 to Barronsfield Road intersection
  • Smith Road, Amherst, closed from Highway 2 to Southampton Road
  • Route 302, Maccan, between Mines Road and Athol
  • Porter Road, outside Amherst, from Highway 2 to Nappan Road
  • Nappan Road on eastern side of Highway 2
  • Beecham Road, from Chapman Settlement Road to Route 366, Tidnish
  • Cove Road, Economy, from Trunk 2

The EMO provincial co-ordination centre is activated. Staff are working with municipalities and key partners to provide whatever level of response is required to help municipalities.

Residents in the affected areas using wells should review the safety tips at http://novascotia.ca/nse/water/docs/FACT.SHEET.Well-Water-After-a-Flood.pdf .

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Media Contacts:

Tracy Barron
902-424-2733 Cell: 902-223-1465 E-mail:
Brian Taylor
902-424-1750 Cell: 902-220-1727 E-mail: