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Weekly Traffic Advisories

NEW WORK


DIGBY COUNTY: Welsh Bridge, Ashmore

Welsh Bridge on Lewiston Road will be closed for repairs from Tuesday, Aug. 3, until Tuesday, Aug. 17.

A detour is in place.


HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Highway 111

Paving at exits 4 and 11 on Highway 111 will start Monday, Aug. 2, with work expected to be complete Friday, Aug. 6.

Work will take place between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. Detours will be in place periodically.


PICTOU COUNTY: Trenton Connector, Trenton

A new roundabout will be constructed at the intersection of Trenton Connector and Granton-Abercrombie Road, and the connector will be repaved between that intersection and Highway 106. Work is scheduled from Monday, Aug. 2, until Sunday, Oct. 31.

Traffic control and four-way stop on site. Work takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.


CONTINUING WORK


ANTIGONISH COUNTY: Canal Bridge, Antigonish

Canal Bridge, located at the intersection of Main Street, St. Andrew Street and Highway 337 at the east end of Antigonish, is undergoing repairs until Friday, Aug. 27.

The only traffic disruptions will occur overnight. The bridge requires rehabilitation work and will be closed at the following times (tentatively):

  • Sunday, Aug. 1, 12 to 2 a.m.
  • Sunday, Aug. 15, 12 to 2 a.m.

CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Mira Gut Bridge, Mira Gut

Construction on Mira Gut Bridge will continue until late fall. Mira Bay Drive, from Brickyard Road to Mira Gut Lane, will be limited to local traffic only.

Access to the beach parking area and washroom facilities will remain open during construction.


COLCHESTER COUNTY: Creamery Bridge, Brookfield

Creamery Bridge on Route 289 is reduced to one lane for repairs until Sunday, Oct. 31.

Wide loads will be detoured via Forest Glen Road and Brentwood Road. Traffic lights are in place.


COLCHESTER COUNTY: Old Truro Road, Tatamagouche

Old Truro Road, from Kennedy Hill intersection to the Cross Road in North River, will be closed until further notice due to a large culvert failure.

A detour is in place.


GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY: Route 344 (Main Street), Mulgrave

Route 344/Main Street traffic is being re-routed onto the newly installed detour bridge.

The entrance to Mill Street from Main Street will remain closed, and drivers should use an alternate route. Signs are in place.

The detour will remain in place until Sunday, Oct. 31.


HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Beaver Harbour Road, Beaver Harbour

Beaver Harbour Road, from Trunk 7 southerly for three kilometres, is reduced to one lane for roadwork until Tuesday, Aug. 31.

Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.


HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Dillmans Bridge, Meaghers Grant

Dillmans Bridge on Wyse Road is closed until further notice. A detour is available via Old Guysborough Road. Signs are in place.


HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Peggys Point Road, Peggy's Cove

Peggys Point Road, from the Visitor Information Centre west for about one kilometre, is reduced to one lane for roadwork until Wednesday, Aug. 4.

Work to take place from sunrise to sunset.


HANTS COUNTY: Highway 102, Lantz

A temporary detour is in place on Highway 102 north of Exit 8, Elmsdale, for the replacement of the Nine Mile River bridges, northbound and southbound. This work is part of ongoing construction for the new Lantz Interchange and Connector Road.

The detour has a reduced speed limit of 80 kilometres an hour and is expected to be in place until mid-summer.

The Lantz Interchange and Connector Road is expected to be complete and open to traffic by fall.


HANTS COUNTY: Hydes Bridge, Lantz

Hydes Bridge, on Highway 277, is closed until further notice.

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


INVERNESS COUNTY: Frizzle Bridge, Brook Village

Frizzle Bridge on Route 252 is closed to all traffic for repairs. Work includes the replacement of the deck, girders and rail, as well as major concrete work. The bridge will be closed for about six to eight weeks.

Detour is in place via Lake Ainslie Chapel Road to Meagher Road to Hays River Road to West Lake Ainslie Road to Route 395. Signs and traffic control are in place.


INVERNESS COUNTY: Captain Gillis Bridge, Harbourview

Trunk 19, between Hawthorne Road and Railway Road, is reduced to one lane due to repairs to Captain Gillis Bridge until Thursday, Sept. 30.

Traffic control is on site. Work takes place from 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.


INVERNESS COUNTY: Church #1 Truss Bridge, South Side River Denys Branch Road

Church #1 Truss Bridge, on South Side River Denys Branch Road, is closed for repairs until Wednesday, Aug. 4.

Detour is in place.


INVERNESS COUNTY: Marble Mountain Road, Marshes (West Bay)

Marble Mountain Road, 550 metres north of Ross Point Road, northerly for four kilometres, is reduced to one lane for road work until Thursday, Sept. 30.

Traffic control is on site. Work takes place from 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.


KINGS COUNTY: Bear Brook Bridge, Berwick

Bear Brook Bridge on Russia Road is closed for repairs until further notice. Detour is in place.


KINGS COUNTY: Bishop Mountain Overpass, Exit 17E, Kingston

Bishop Mountain Overpass, at Exit 17E, Kingston, is reduced to one lane for bridge repairs until Wednesday, Aug. 4.

Traffic lights and traffic control are in place.


LUNENBURG COUNTY: Barss Corner Road

Barss Corner Road, from Sarty Road to Newburne Road, has stop and go traffic and alternating lane closures for repaving and upgrading until Thursday, Sept. 30.

Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.


LUNENBURG COUNTY: Conquerall Mills Road

Conquerall Mills Road, easterly for 0.8 kilometres, has stop and go traffic and alternating lane closures for repaving and upgrading until Thursday, Sept. 30.

Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.


LUNENBURG COUNTY: Highway 103

Highway 103, between Exits 9 and 10, has alternating lane closures for roadwork until Thursday, Sept. 30.

Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.


LUNENBURG COUNTY: Highway 103, Camperdown School Road, Camperdown

Highway 103, from Camperdown School Road, Camperdown, to Queens County line, has alternating lane closures for repaving and upgrading until Saturday, July 31.

Controls consist of stop and go traffic. Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.


LUNENBURG COUNTY: Indian Path Bridge, Bayport

Indian Path Bridge, Route 332, is reduced to one lane for repairs until further notice.

Detour is in place for vehicles over five tonnes.


LUNENBURG COUNTY: Kraut Point Road

Kraut Point Road, from Lower Lahave Road to end, has stop and go traffic and alternating lane closures for repaving and upgrading until Thursday, Sept. 30.

Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.


LUNENBURG COUNTY: Masons Beach Road, Masons Beach

Masons Beach Road, from Route 332 to Lunenburg town line, has alternating lane closures for repaving and upgrading until Tuesday, Aug. 31.

Traffic controls consist of stop and go traffic. Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.


LUNENBURG COUNTY: Morgan Falls Bridge, New Germany

Morgan Falls Bridge on Lower Branch Road will be closed for repairs until Friday, Aug. 6.

Detour is in place.


LUNENBURG COUNTY: Upper Branch Road

Upper Branch Road, 5.6 kilometres north of Seamone Road to Route 208, has stop and go traffic and alternating lane closures for repaving and upgrading until Tuesday, Aug. 31.

Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.


PICTOU COUNTY: Highway 104, Eastbound Lanes

Highway 104 eastbound between exits 20 and 21 is reduced to one lane for road work until Tuesday, Aug. 31.

Work takes place from 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.


PICTOU COUNTY: Trunk 4, Mount Thom

Trunk 4, 700 metres west of Mount Thom Road, easterly for about eight kilometres, is reduced to one lane for patching and paving until Tuesday, Aug. 31.

Work takes place from 6 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Traffic control is in place.


QUEENS COUNTY: Beech Hill Road

Beech Hill Road, from Trunk 3 to end, has stop and go traffic and alternating lane closures for repaving and upgrading until Thursday, Sept. 30.

Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.


QUEENS COUNTY: Medway River Road

Medway River Road, from Bangs Falls Road to end, has stop and go traffic and alternating lane closures for repaving and upgrading until Tuesday, Aug. 31.

Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.


QUEENS COUNTY: Rosette Road

Rosette Road, from Old Westfield Road to end, has stop and go traffic and alternating lane closures for repaving and upgrading until Thursday, Sept. 30.

Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.


RICHMOND COUNTY: Church Point Road, River Bourgeois

Church Point Road, from Trunk 4 southerly for 1.7 kilometres, is reduced to one lane for roadwork until Thursday, Sept. 30.

Traffic control on site. Work takes place from 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.


RICHMOND COUNTY: Highway 104, Port Hawkesbury

Highway 104, 880 metres west of Exit 44 for about 2.7 kilometres westerly, is reduced to one lane for paving until Saturday, Aug. 14.

Traffic control is on site. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.


RICHMOND COUNTY: Port Royal Bridge, Isle Madame

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


RICHMOND COUNTY: West Bay Road, Points West Bay

West Bay Road, 3.7 kilometres east of MacKay Drive easterly for five kilometres, will be reduced to one lane for roadwork until Thursday, Sept. 30.

Traffic control is on site. Work takes place from 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.


YARMOUTH COUNTY: Brooklyn

Churchill Mills Bridge, Small Gains Road, will be closed from the intersection with Greenville Road to the intersection with Mill Road for bridge replacement through Friday, Aug. 20.

Detour is in place.


YARMOUTH COUNTY: Main Shore Road, Sandford

Main Shore Road, from Darling Lake Road to Pembroke Road, has alternating lane closures for roadwork until Tuesday, Aug. 31.

Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.


YARMOUTH COUNTY: Pembroke Road, Sandford

Pembroke Road, from Main Shore Road to Israel Allen Road, has alternating lane closures for roadwork until Tuesday, Aug. 31.

Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.


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