News releases from Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal issued in the specified time period (Page 5)

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

Traffic Advisory, Colchester County

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Highway 104, eastbound near exit 13, will be down to one lane beginning Tuesday, March 28, to replace a damaged girder on the structure above it.

Leading-Edge Renovations at Halifax Infirmary Moving Forward

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Health and Wellness

One of Canada’s leading architectural firms has been awarded the contract to design state-of-the-art operating rooms and interventional suites at the Halifax Infirmary, part of the QEII Health Sciences Centre.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

CONTINUING WORK

Second Operating Room for Hants Community Hospital

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Health and Wellness

Renovating an unused operating room at the Hants Community Hospital in Windsor will mean 800 more surgeries at the hospital each year, nearly doubling the annual number of procedures.

First Construction Tender Issued for Expansion of Dartmouth General Hospital

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Health and Wellness

The first tender for construction services at the Dartmouth General Hospital was issued today, March 14. This expansion and renovation is part of the QEII redevelopment project.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

CONTINUING WORK

Update on Gravel Road Weight Restrictions

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Weight restrictions are currently in place on all provincial gravel roads due to mild weather and thawing.

Two Public Consultations Added on Highway Twinning

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Public consultation sessions on highway twinning have been added for Digby and Shelburne.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

CONTINUING WORK

Spring Weight Restrictions Begin March 6

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Justice

Spring weight restrictions come into effect for provincial roads in nine Nova Scotia counties beginning 12:01 a.m., Monday, March 6.

Progress Continues for Halifax Infirmary and Hants Community Hospital

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Health and Wellness

The province continues to move forward with planned renovations to the Halifax Infirmary building of the QEII Health Sciences Centre and updates to the operating room at the Hants Community Hospital.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

CONTINUING WORK

Early Thaw Prompts Weight Restrictions

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Weight restrictions will be in place on all provincial gravel roads starting at noon Friday, Feb. 24.