Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

January 22, 2016 12:26 PM



DIGBY COUNTY: Salmon River Bridge

The Salmon River Bridge, on Trunk 1, in Salmon River, is reduced to one lane for repairs until further notice.

The bridge has an 18 tonne weight restriction. Vehicles over 18 tonnes must use the detour route on Salmon River Road, Exit 32, Highway 101 to Exit 31.



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


INVERNESS COUNTY: West Lake Ainslie Road

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


LUNENBURG COUNTY: Martins Brook Bridge

Martins Brook Bridge, Trunk 3, about 900 metres north of Hermans Island Road, is closed for replacement until Friday, Feb 19.

Detour on Trunk 3 to Fauxburg Road, Northwest Road, Schnares Crossing Road back to Trunk 3.


QUEENS COUNTY: Milton Bridge, Milton

Milton Bridge on Bridge Street in Milton is closed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for steel repairs until Wednesday, Jan. 27. The bridge will be open on Saturday, Jan. 23 and Sunday, Jan. 24.

Detour route on Potanac Bridge, about one kilometre north of Milton Bridge.


SHELBURNE COUNTY: Four Mile Brook Bridge

Four Mile Brook Bridge on Lake John Road, about eight kilometres north of Highway 103, will be closed until 4 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 23, for repairs.



Gillis Bridge, on North Branch Road, just past Uisge Bàn (USH-KA BAN) Falls Provincial Park, is closed until further notice.

Access to the park is not affected.



Gavel Bridge on Gavel Road over Gavels Lake is closed for replacement until the end of January.

Use an alternate route.


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