News releases from Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal issued in the specified time period (Page 19)

Changes For New Drivers, Faint Hope Clause, Take Effect April 1

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Amendments to the Motor Vehicle Act, which are expected to reduce crashes and injury for new drivers and make roads safer from impaired drivers, take effect April 1.

Contrat accordé pour le nouveau traversier de Digby Neck

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Le contrat de construction du nouveau traversier de Digby Neck a été accordé à l'entreprise A.F. Theriault et Fils Ltée, située à Meteghan River, dans le comté de Digby.

Contract Awarded for New Digby Neck Ferry

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

A.F. Theriault and Sons Ltd., in Meteghan River, Digby Co., has been awarded the contract to build the new Digby Neck ferry.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

CONTINUING WORK

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

CONTINUING WORK

Le déneigement se poursuit

Emergency Management Office / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

On demande aux Néo-Écossais de faire preuve de patience et de conduire avec prudence alors que les activités de déneigement se poursuivent, après cette dernière tempête de neige.

Winter Clean-up Continues

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Emergency Management Office

Nova Scotians are asked to remain patient and drive with caution as clean-up continues after the latest winter storm.

Spring Weight Road Restrictions Suspended in 13 Counties

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Due to stubborn winter conditions, spring weight restrictions for commercial vehicles that began recently on posted provincial roads in Nova Scotia have been suspended in 13 counties until 12:01 a.m., Monday, March 23.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

CONTINUING WORK

Pothole Repairs Underway

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

As spring nears, provincial highway crews are turning their attention from snow clearing to repairing potholes.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

CONTINUING WORK

Spring Weight Road Restrictions Coming Soon

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Spring weight restrictions for commercial vehicles will begin on posted provincial roads starting at 12:01 a.m., Monday, March 9, in southwestern Nova Scotia (Shelburne, Yarmouth and Digby counties).

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

NEW WORK

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

CONTINUING WORK

Traffic Advisory, Cumberland, Colchester Counties

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Highway 104 is closed westbound from Truro to the New Brunswick border to divert traffic from whiteout conditions because of high winds near Amherst.

Winter Traffic Advisory

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Extreme conditions including heavy snow, high winds, rain, and frigid temperatures have left many roads, including main highways across the province impassable. Plowing efforts have been further complicated by poor visibility and abandoned vehicles.

Drivers Asked to Stay Off Roads Where Possible

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Emergency Management Office

Motorists are advised to continue to stay off roads tonight and tomorrow morning, Feb. 16, if possible, both for their own safety and so winter plow crews can safely clear roads.

Highway 101, 104 Closures

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Highway 101 has been closed between Windsor and Greenwich, Exits 6 and 11, due to severe weather conditions.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

CONTINUING WORK

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

CONTINUING WORK