News releases from Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal issued in the specified time period (Page 97)

Road-Paving Contract Awarded for Lunenburg County

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

A $1,810,950 road-paving contract in Lunenburg County has been awarded by the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal.

Préparations en vue de la tempête

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 par Environnement Canada, qui inclut de la neige abondante pour une grande partie de la province le mardi 3 février.

Prepare for Pending 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 that a storm will bring heavy snow to much of the province Tuesday, Feb. 3.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

CONTINUING WORK

Traffic Advisory, Guysborough County

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY: Melford Brook Bridge Closed

Government Surplus Auction Scheduled

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

The province will hold its first surplus equipment auction of the year on Saturday, Feb. 7.

Two Companies Approved for Long Combination Vehicle Pilot Project

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Permits allowing two trucking companies to run long combination vehicles (LCVs) in Nova Scotia may save trucking companies money and make the trucking industry more energy efficient.

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.