News releases from Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal issued in the specified time period (Page 40)

Private-sector Bids Drop 20 Per Cent in Paving Plant's First Year

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

The province is doing more than providing safer roads for Nova Scotians to travel with its mobile asphalt plant. More competition and better pricing from the paving industry have generated significant savings and allowed more roads and highways to be resurfaced.

Traffic Advisory, Guysborough County

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY: Country Harbour Ferry

Spring Road Weight Restrictions On Way

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Spring weight restrictions will begin soon on many provincial roads in Nova Scotia.

Traffic Advisory, Victoria County

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

VICTORIA COUNTY: Englishtown Ferry

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

CONTINUING WORK

Traffic Advisories, Guysborough, Lunenburg Counties

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY: Country Harbour Ferry

Traffic Advisory, Lunenburg County

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

LUNENBURG COUNTY: Tancook Island Ferry

Traffic Advisory: East Hants and High Winds

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Motorists are advised to watch for flooding on Routes 277, 354, 215, and Trunk 2 in East Hants. Driveway culverts plugged with ice are forcing water across roads.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

NEW WORK

Traffic Advisory, Yarmouth County

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

YARMOUTH: Indian Sluice Bridge

Traffic Advisory, Victoria County

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

VICTORIA COUNTY: Englishtown Ferry

Traffic Advisory, Ferry Service update

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

PROVINCIAL FERRY SERVICE:

Updated Highway Conditions, Ferry Operations

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

While the worst of the storm has passed, blowing and drifting snow continues to make driving difficult. Roads are snow-covered or partially covered. Series 100 highways are passable with caution.

Ferry Service Update

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

The Digby Ferries are now back in service and the LeHave and Little Narrows Ferries are operating as usual.

Updated Highway Conditions, Ferry Operations

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal equipment operators report series 100 highways continue to be passable with extreme caution. High winds and blowing snow are causing poor visibility in most areas. Some local roads may not be passable.

Traffic Advisory, Highway Conditions and Ferries

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

All highways are currently open and passable with caution. Provincewide blowing and drifting snow is making visibility poor and roads slippery.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

NEW WORK

Préparations en vue d'une tempête de neige

Emergency Management Office / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Le Bureau de gestion des urgences (BGU) avise les Néo-Écossais de se préparer en vue d'une tempête majeure qui doit débuter dans la région plus tard aujourd'hui, 8 février.

Snowstorm Preparation Advised

Emergency Management Office / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

The Emergency Management Office (EMO) is advising Nova Scotians to prepare themselves for a major winter storm expected to hit the region late today, Feb. 8.

New Sydney River Bridge Will Have Active Transportation Lane

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

The new Sydney River Bridge on Keltic Drive will include a four-metre-wide active transportation lane for pedestrians and cyclists on its south side when it opens in 2014.