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

Province, Federal Government Support Phase 2 of Highway 104 Twinning Project

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

The provincial and federal governments will work together to develop and advance Phase 2 of the twinning project on Highway 104, and upgrade Lower South River Bridge, Heatherton Bridge, Little Bras d'Or Bridge, Milford Overpass and Fairview Overpass.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

NEW WORK

Traffic Advisory, Victoria County

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

VICTORIA COUNTY: Englishtown Ferry

Tenders Called for Four Road-Paving Projects

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Nova Scotians will enjoy smoother driving around the province because of four tenders for repaving called by the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal.

Traffic Advisory, Englishtown Ferry

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

The Englishtown Ferry is out of service due to mechanical and hydraulic problems.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

CONTINUING WORK

Nova Scotia's Cold Snap Brings Sand

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Drivers in Nova Scotia may be surprised to see sand on the road instead of salt, during extra cold winter days.

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.