News releases from Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (Page 2)

Closure of Access Nova Scotia and Registry of Motor Vehicle Offices, Deadline Extension

Service Nova Scotia and Internal Services / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / COVID - 19

Nova Scotians are being asked to take every precaution including social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19. That is why Access Nova Scotia and Registry of Motor Vehicle Offices are temporarily closing for one week starting Wednesday, March 18, to establish new ways of providing service to minimize contact between people. Offices are expected to reopen Wednesday, March 25.

Traffic Advisory, Canso Causeway

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

CANSO CAUSEWAY

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

CONTINUING WORK

Special Move Permits Available for Forestry Sector

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Forestry contractors looking to move wood or forestry equipment over short distances can apply for a special move permit while spring weight restrictions are in place. This is a short-term measure to help keep people in the forestry sector working.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

NEW WORK

Government Awards Contract for Former CBC Building Demolition

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Health and Wellness

The province is another step closer to the construction of a new outpatient centre on the Halifax Infirmary site of the QEll Health Sciences Centre, that will see more than 700,000 visits a year.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

New Work

Amendments to the Railways Act

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Changes to the Railways Act introduced today, Feb. 28, will clarify the public safety and maintenance obligations for discontinued, abandoned or unlicensed railroads in the province.

Spring Road Weight Restrictions to Begin

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Spring weight restrictions on all provincial roads will begin on March 2, starting at 12:01 a.m.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

CONTINUING WORK

Government Releases Largest Capital Plan in Province’s History

Finance and Treasury Board / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Capital Plan 2020-21 invests the largest single-year capital funding in the province’s history. That means families and communities across Nova Scotia will have improved access to health care, schools, highways and public infrastructure.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

CONTINUING WORK

Construction of Dialysis Unit at Halifax Infirmary Moving Forward

Health and Wellness / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Dialysis is an important, life-saving treatment. That is why government is continuing to improve access to this care.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

CONTINUING WORK

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

CONTINUING WORK

Dexter Nova Alliance Selected as Preferred Proponent for Highway 104 Twinning

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

A consortium with a strong Nova Scotia presence has been selected to design, build, finance, operate and maintain a section of the Highway 104 which will be twinned between Sutherlands River, Pictou Co. and Antigonish.

Another Step in Halifax Infirmary Expansion

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Health and Wellness

Preparations for the expansion of the Halifax Infirmary site of the QEII Health Sciences Centre continue to move forward, as part of the QEII New Generation project.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

CONTINUING WORK

Government Issues CBC Building Demolition Tender

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Health and Wellness

The province is making way for construction of a new outpatient centre on the Halifax Infirmary site of the QEll Health Sciences Centre, that will see more than 700,000 visits a year.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

CONTINUING WORK