News releases from Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal issued in the specified time period (Page 96)

Province Announces Highway Project Investments

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Funding for capital improvements to Nova Scotia's 100 series highways, secondary roads and bridges during this construction season will increase by more than 60 per cent over last year.

Sydney Study to Address Traffic Congestion

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

A study is reviewing options to address traffic congestion and improve safety in a busy area of Sydney.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

CONTINUING WORK

Traffic Advisory, LaHave Ferry

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

LUNENBURG COUNTY: LaHave II Ferry

Integrated Transportation Corridor Not Feasible

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

A proposal to develop an integrated transportation corridor in Halifax will not move forward.

Traffic Advisories, Ferry Services: Guysborough and Lunenburg Counties

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY: Stormont Ferry

Flooding and Icy Road Conditions Hazardous

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Spring-like weather conditions across the province are creating hazardous driving conditions in some areas.

Office Closure, Cumberland County

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

The Cumberland County area office of the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal in Amherst will be closed until further notice due to a power outage.

Traffic Advisory, Slippery Road Conditions

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Cold air and road surface temperatures, combined with freezing rain are creating slippery road conditions on Nova Scotia's highways.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

CONTINUING WORK

Highway Infrastructure Tenders Moving Forward

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

The province has awarded a road-paving contract for Yarmouth County worth $1,423,300 to re-pave a section of Highway 103.

$3.2-Million Road-Paving Contract Awarded

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

An important road connection between the South Shore and Annapolis Valley will soon be smoother and stronger thanks to a road-paving contract awarded by the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

NEW WORK

Province-wide Spring Weight Restrictions Start Monday

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Spring weight restrictions for heavy trucks will come into effect across the province at 8 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 23.

Tenders Called for Guysborough County Paving Project

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

A popular road connection in the Guysborough area will soon be smoother and stronger thanks to a road-paving tender called by the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal.

Tenders Called for Yarmouth County Paving Project

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Residents and visitors in the Pubnico area will soon be travelling on two improved road sections thanks to a tender call by the department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal.

Tenders Called for Highway 104 Twinning

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

The first visible step in the twinning of Highway 104 in the Antigonish area will begin soon thanks to a tender call by the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal.

Tenders Called for Canso Causeway Lighting Upgrade

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

The road between Cape Breton and the mainland will be brighter this summer thanks to a road-improvement tender called by the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal.

Province Helps Fund Sydney Harbour Dredging Preconstruction

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal will contribute up to $2 million to help offset costs associated with an environmental assessment, related planning, engineering and technical design requirements for the proposed Sydney Harbour dredging project.

Regulation Change Allows Purple Flashing Lights on Funeral Vehicles

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

A change to provincial regulations for vehicle warning lights will allow the lead car in a funeral procession to use a purple flashing or revolving light on a highway.