News release

Weekly Traffic Advisories


HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Dillmans Bridge, Meaghers Grant

Dillmans Bridge, on Wyse Road in Meaghers Grant, will be closed until further notice.

A detour is available via Old Guysborough Road. Signs are in place.


There will be work on the Lantz Connector between Highway 102 and Trunk 2 (Shaw Drive) and the Nine Mile Bridge on Highway 102 north of Exit 8.

The scope of the project includes building a detour bridge for the replacement of the Nine Mile Bridge, building up the highway for an additional exit with four ramps, roundabouts, Highway 102 widening for one kilometre of both north and southbound lanes and the connector road from Highway 102 to Trunk 2.

Temporary speed zone changes over the Nine Mile Bridge detour will be 80 kilometres an hour. Speed limit decrease will be in effect 24 hours a day until completion of the project. Hours of operation will be from sunrise to sunset and there will be no overnight work.

End date for Nine Mile Bridge northbound work will be Oct. 31, 2020. End date for Nine Mile Bridge southbound work will be July 31, 2021.

HANTS COUNTY: Hydes Bridge

Hydes Bridge in Lantz, on Highway 277, will be closed until further notice.

A detour is in place via Dutch Settlement Road, Elmsdale Road and Trunk 2. Signs are in place.

INVERNESS COUNTY: Cranton Bridge, Margaree Centre

Cranton Bridge, Margaree Centre, is closed until further notice due to safety concerns.

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: Hurlburt Falls Bridge, Tusket Falls

Hurlburt Falls Bridge, Tusket Falls, on Lake Vaughan Road is closed until further notice.

Detour is in place.


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