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Weekly Traffic Advisories

CONTINUING WORK


ANTIGONISH COUNTY: Highway 104, James River Bridge

Highway 104 at James River Bridge is closed until further notice for work on the structure. Motorists are required to detour via Addington Forks Road and Beaver Meadow Road.

Signs are in place.


COLCHESTER COUNTY: Bible Hill

Vimy Road, Bible Hill, from College Road to Brookside Road, for about two kilometres is reduced to one lane for patching and paving until Friday, Aug.31.

Work takes place from daylight to dusk.


COLCHESTER COUNTY: Brookside

Farnham Mill Road, Brookside, from Route 311 to Brookside Road, is reduced to one lane for more than one kilometre for patching and paving until Friday, Aug. 31.

Work takes place from daylight to dusk.


COLCHESTER COUNTY; North River

Route 311 from Stewart’s Bridge, in North River, for six kilometres north to Upper North River is reduced to one lane for patching and paving until Friday, Aug. 31.

Work takes place from daylight to dusk.


COLCHESTER COUNTY: Princeport

Riverside Road, Princeport, from Trunk 2 westerly, for about five kilometres is reduced to one lane for patching and paving until Friday, Aug. 31.

Work takes place form daylight to dusk.


CUMBERLAND COUNTY: Nappan Marsh (Rainbow) Bridge, Trunk 2

Nappan Marsh (Rainbow) Bridge over the Nappan River on Trunk 2, outside Amherst, is closed until further notice.

A detour is available on Route 302, Southampton Road and Smith Road. Traffic approaching Amherst is being rerouted a short distance on the Nappan and Lower Porter Roads, while traffic leaving Amherst is required to detour on Smith Road.


DIGBY COUNTY: Trunk 1, Meteghan River Bridge

Trunk 1, Meteghan River Bridge, Meteghan, to Highway 101 Connector, for about six kilometres has alternating lane closures for paving and patching until Friday, Aug. 31.

Personnel and signs will be on site. Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.


HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Halifax Stanfield International Airport

Until the end of May, road work at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport will result in detours for traffic leaving the airport to Highway 102 Halifax bound. Expect delays.


PICTOU COUNTY: Route 348, Pictou Landing

Route 348, in Pictou Landing, is reduced to one lane from 500 metres east of Well Hill Road to Lewis Road for paving until Friday, Aug. 31.

Work takes place from 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Monday to Friday. Traffic control personnel are on site. Motorists are advised to use extreme caution when travelling through a construction zone.


PICTOU COUNTY: Highway 104

Highway 104, westbound from about one kilometre east of Exit 24, Stellarton to Exit 21, Westville, about seven kilometres is reduced to one lane for road work until Friday, Aug. 31.

Traffic control on site. Work takes place from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.


PICTOU COUNTY: Sutherlands River Bridge

Trunk 4 is closed in Sutherlands River, east of Church Road and west of the intersection of Route 245 and Thorburn Road, for the replacement of the Sutherlands River Bridge. Work is expected to continue until Sunday, Sept. 30.

A detour route and signs are in place. Motorists are advised to use extreme caution when travelling through a construction zone.


RICHMOND COUNTY: Port Royal Bridge

Port Royal Bridge on Port Royal Road on Isle Madame, is closed until further notice. Traffic can detour on MacEachern Road.

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