News releases from Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal issued in the specified time period (Page 4)

Traffic Advisory, Victoria County

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Heavy rains and rising water levels have caused several road closures in Victoria County.

Traffic Advisory, Lunenburg County

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Two bridges on Crescent Beach Road in Lunenburg County will close this week for repairs.

Traffic Advisory, Canso Causeway

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Traffic will be stopped intermittently at the Canso Causeway from Tuesday, May 9 to Monday, May 15 to allow for commissioning and testing of equipment for the swing bridge.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

NEW WORK

May is Motorcycle Awareness Month

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

All road users are asked to be aware of an increase in motorcyclists, as more than 27,000 registered riders begin hitting the road in May, which is Motorcycle Awareness Month.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

NEW WORK

Spring Weight Restrictions Partially Lifted

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Effective 12:01 a.m., Monday, May 1, spring weight restrictions will be removed from the following counties in Nova Scotia:

Eight Local Companies Awarded Contracts for QEII Redevelopment Project

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Health and Wellness

Eight Nova Scotia companies have been awarded contracts for the Dartmouth General Hospital expansion and renovation.

Investissement de 390 millions de dollars pour l'élargissement à quatre voies et l'amélioration de la sécurité

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Après avoir obtenu les commentaires des Néo-Écossais durant les consultations provinciales au sujet de l'élargissement à quatre voies des autoroutes, le gouvernement a décidé d'investir une somme supplémentaire de 390 millions de dollars sur sept ans afin d'améliorer les autoroutes sans avoir recours aux péages.

Province Investing $390 Million to Twin and Improve Safety

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

After hearing from Nova Scotians during province-wide twinning consultations, government is investing an additional $390 million in capital funding over seven years to improve highways without the use of tolls.

Construction of New Shelburne Clinic Moving Forward

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Health and Wellness / Premier's Office

Construction of a new health-care clinic in Shelburne is expected to start in June, as the community welcomes two new doctors and two new nurses to the area.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

CONTINUING WORK

Site Selected for New Community Outpatient Centre

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Health and Wellness

A site has been selected for the new Community Outpatient Centre that will be built as part of the QEII redevelopment project.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

CONTINUING WORK

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

CONTINUING WORK

Province Announces Dedicated Funding for Gravel Roads

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Nova Scotia’s first, dedicated program to address repairs and reconstruction on gravel roads will see an annual $10 million in new funding.

Feedback from Twinning Consultations Posted Online

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

The feedback and summary report from the public highway twinning consultations is available online at novascotia.ca/twinning.

Province Building Active Transportation Trail Connections for Off-highway Vehicles

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

All-terrain vehicle (ATV) and snowmobile users in Baddeck and Oxford will have new places to cross busy roads, thanks to a partnership with the local municipalities and trail associations.

New Mechanical Garage for South Shore to Yarmouth Area

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Snow plows, salt trucks, graders and other road-maintenance equipment used from the South Shore to Yarmouth are getting a new home.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

CONTINUING WORK