News releases from Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal issued in the specified time period (Page 98)

Précautions à prendre pendant une tempête d'hiver

Emergency Management Office / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Le Bureau de gestion des urgences et le ministère des Transports et du Renouvellement de l'infrastructure demandent aux Néo-Écossais de prendre les précautions nécessaires en vue de l'avertissement de tempête, émis aujourd'hui 13 janvier par Environnement Canada, qui inclut de la neige abondante, de la pluie verglaçante et de la pluie pendant la nuit.

Use Caution in Winter Storm

Emergency Management Office / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

The Emergency Management Office and the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal advise Nova Scotians to take appropriate precautions in view of Environment Canada's warning today, Jan. 13, that a storm will bring heavy snow, freezing rain and rain overnight.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

CONTINUING WORK

Icy Gravel Roads in Lunenburg, Queens Counties Require Caution

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Drivers in Lunenburg and Queens counties are advised to drive with extra caution, as gravel roads in these areas are extremely icy. Main routes are being cleared then local roads will be sanded and de-iced.

2008 Highway Fatalities Down Over Last Year

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

There was a 16.2 per cent decrease in the number of Nova Scotia highway fatalities last year compared with 2007.

Précautions à prendre en cas de pluie verglaçante

Emergency Management Office / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Le Bureau de gestion des urgences et le ministère des Transports et du Renouvellement de l'infrastructure demandent aux Néo-Écossais de prendre les précautions nécessaires en vue des prévisions d'Environnement Canada qui incluent de la pluie verglaçante et du grésil, aujourd'hui 7 janvier.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

CONTINUING WORK

Canso Causeway Reopened Today, Jan. 2

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

The Canso Causeway has reopened to traffic today, Jan. 2. It was closed on Thursday, Jan. 1, and earlier today, Jan. 2, due to a winter storm and whiteout conditions.

Canso Causeway Remains Closed Today, Jan. 2

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

The Canso Causeway remains closed today, Jan. 2, due to a winter storm, high waves and whiteout conditions.

Drivers Urged to Stay off Roads in Antigonish and Guysborough Counties

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Drivers in Antigonish and Guysborough counties are advised to stay at home today, Jan. 1, as a high storm surge is causing severe whiteout conditions in this area.

Canso Causeway Closed Due To Severe Weather Conditions

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Canso Causeway has been closed today, Jan. 1, to all traffic until further notice due to severe whiteout conditions caused by a high storm surge.

Drivers Urged to Stay off Roads as Severe Weather Continues

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

A storm system continues to bring severe winter weather and whiteout conditions across Nova Scotia today, Jan. 1. Drivers are warned to keep off roads to keep themselves and others safe, as travel is extremely difficult.

Severe Weather Continues

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

A storm system continues to bring severe winter weather and white out conditions across Nova Scotia today, Jan. 1. Drivers should use extreme caution and expect slowed traffic and possible delays as visibility is reduced by snow and wind. If at all possible, drivers are urged to stay at home during the storm.

Severe Weather Predicted

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

A storm system is expected to bring severe winter weather and heavy snow across Nova Scotia tonight, Dec. 31. Drivers should use caution and expect slowed traffic and possible delays if visibility is reduced by snow and wind.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

CONTINUING WORK

Highway 104 from Amherst to New Brunswick Open to all Vehicles

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Highway 104 from Exit 4, at Amherst, South Albion St., to the Nova Scotia - New Brunswick border is now opened to all vehicles.

Highway 104 from Amherst to New Brunswick Border Reopens

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Highway 104 from Exit 4, at Amherst, South Albion St., to the Nova Scotia - New Brunswick border has been reopened to most traffic, however empty tractor trailers are still not allowed on the road.

Highway 104 Closed from Amherst to New Brunswick Border

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Highway 104 from Exit 4, South Albion Street, to the Nova Scotia-New Brunswick border has been closed to all traffic until further notice due to severe whiteout conditions.

Winter Road Condtion Advisory

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

A storm system is expected to bring severe winter weather and heavy snow to parts of Nova Scotia this evening, Dec. 21, including the Cobequid Pass.

Doyle's Bridge to be Replaced in 2009 Construction Season

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal will replace Doyle's Bridge in Inverness County in the 2009 construction season.