News releases from Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal issued in the specified time period (Page 65)

Two Road-Paving Contracts Awarded for Hants County

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Two road-paving contracts in Hants County with a total valued at $4,038,175 have been awarded by the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal.

Road-Paving Contract Awarded for Yarmouth County

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

A $1,450,245 road-paving contract in Yarmouth County has been awarded by the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal.

Spring Weight Restrictions Being Considered

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Mild weather is prompting the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal to consider early spring weight restrictions to protect provincial roads.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

NEW WORK

Legislation Prohibits Using Hand-held Cellphones While Driving

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Nova Scotia will step up efforts to keep roads safe when a ban on hand-held cellphone use while driving comes into effect on April 1.

Traffic Advisory, Annapolis County

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

The Annapolis County area continues to have road closures because of washouts and flooding. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes.

Traffic Advisory, Flooding Report

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Heavy rains have caused roads to flood in several areas of the province. A list of known flooded roads is below and will be updated as other reports arise on the Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal web site at: http://ns.telenium.ca/map/map15.html#advisories.

Traffic Advisory, Lunenburg County

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

LUNENBURG COUNTY: Haines Road

Traffic Advisories, Lunenburg County

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

LUNENBURG COUNTY: East Clifford Road

Traffic Advisory, Annapolis County

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

ANNAPOLIS COUNTY: Trunk 8 Closed

Traffic Advisory, Digby County

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

DIGBY COUNTY: Highway 101/Hectanooga Underpass

Agreement Offers New Possibilities for Road, Court and Health Construction

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

A memorandum of understanding with Partnerships BC will help Nova Scotia explore new possibilities for building roads, health facilities, courts correctional facilities and other projects to address the province's multi-billion dollar infrastructure deficit.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

NEW WORK

Government Surplus Auction this Saturday

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Wheels will be rolling out of the warehouse this Saturday, Feb. 16, at the provincial government surplus auction.

Sydney Provincial Building Closed

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

The Provincial Building at 360 Prince St., Sydney is closed today, Feb. 14, because of a sewer backup from heavy rains. The building is expected to open as usual on Friday, Feb. 15.

New Bridge for Cabot Trail

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

A $2,362,362 bridge replacement contract on the Cabot Trail in Inverness County has been awarded by the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

NEW WORK

Traffic Advisory, Antigonish County

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

ANTIGONISH COUNTY: Canal Bridge

Tenders Called for Colchester Paving Project

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Drivers on one of Nova Scotia's busiest highways will soon be getting a smoother ride in the Truro area because of a road-paving tender announced today, Feb. 6, by the province.

Two Road-Paving Tenders Called

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Two paving tenders announced by the province today, Feb. 6, will provide 11 kilometres of smoother and stronger roads for Nova Scotians this year.