News release

Weekly Traffic Advisories

NEW WORK


HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Highway 102

Highway 102 at Exit 7 will be closed today, March 8, at 7 p.m. until Saturday, March 9, at 10:30 a.m. for construction.

The detour is right onto Trunk 2, left onto Route 214 and right to get back onto Highway 102.


HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Highway 103

Starting Saturday, March 9 there will be temporary roadway closures at the Bowater Road intersection located between Exit 5 and 5A on Highway 103. Both westbound and eastbound lanes will be closed at various times throughout the day for up to 15 minutes to allow for this work to be completed safely. These closures will take place from sunrise to sunset.


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.


HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY/HANTS COUNTY: Highway 102

Highway 102 northbound, toward Truro, between Exit 7 and Exit 8, is down to one lane due to bridge repairs until Thursday, March 14.

Reduce speed, be prepared to stop and expect delays.


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.


LUNENBURG COUNTY: LaHave Island Bridge

The LaHave Island Bridge will be undergoing repairs until Friday, March 15. During this time, the bridge will be closed to motorists from 8:30 a.m. to noon, and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Monday to Friday. The bridge will be open to pedestrians and emergency vehicles.


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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