News release

Weekly Traffic Advisories

CONTINUING WORK


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.


HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Highway 102/103 - Bicentennial Highway

Blasting is taking place on Highway 102 between Exit 2A and Exit 1D and Highway 103 between Exit 2A and Exit 1B. Work is for the new 102/103 interchange.

Blasting will take place twice a day at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. for ten-minute intervals. Work is expected to continue until Sunday, March 31.


INVERNESS COUNTY: Cranton Bridge, Margaree Centre

Cranton Bridge, Margaree Centre, is closed until further notice due to safety concerns. A replacement bridge is expected this year.

A detour is in place via East Big Intervale Road, Crowdis Cross Road and West Big Intervale Road.


RICHMOND COUNTY: Port Royal Bridge

Port Royal Bridge, Port Royal Road on Isle Madame, is closed until further notice. A detour is in place on MacEachern Road.


YARMOUTH COUNTY: Cape Forchu Bridge, Route 304

Cape Forchu Bridge on Route 304, Yarmouth Bar, is reduced to one lane for repairs until Sunday, March 31.

Traffic lights and traffic control personnel will be on site. Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.

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