Weekly Traffic Advisories (Nov 20)

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Weekly Traffic Advisories (Nov 20)

Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid.

Provincial  / Municipal

HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Dillmans Bridge, Meaghers Grant

Dillmans Bridge, on Wyse Road in Meaghers Grant, will be closed until further notice. A detour is available via Old Guysborough Road. Signs are in place.



HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Peggys Point Road, Peggy’s Cove

Peggys Point Road, Peggy’s Cove, from the Visitor Information Centre west for about one kilometre, will be reduced to one lane until March 2021.

Work to take place from sunrise to sunset.

HANTS COUNTY: Highway 102, Lantz

A temporary detour is in place on Highway 102 north of Exit 8, Elmsdale, for the replacement of the Nine Mile River bridges, northbound and southbound. This work is part of ongoing construction for the new Lantz Interchange and Connector Road.

The detour has a reduced speed limit of 80 kilometres an hour and is expected to be in place until mid-summer 2021.

The Lantz Interchange and Connector Road is expected to be complete and open to traffic by fall 2021.

LUNENBURG COUNTY: Highway 103, Oakland Lake Overpass Bridge

Highway 103, from Exit 10 to Oakland Lake Overpass Bridge, will have alternating lane closures for repairs until Monday, Nov. 30.

Temporary traffic lights are in place. Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.

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Spring Garden Road – Traffic delays

Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020 (Halifax, NS) 

The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents to expect delays on Spring Garden Road between Birmingham and Queen streets, on Thursday, Nov. 26 and Friday, Nov. 27.

Delays are related to demolition work taking place in the area. Traffic will be directed around the work site as necessary. The south side sidewalk on Spring Garden Road will be closed periodically to accommodate this work.

Crews will be on site from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

Your patience is appreciated while this work is completed.

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Blue Mountain Drive – Road Construction

Wednesday, Nov 25. 2020 (Halifax, NS)

The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that road construction will take place on Blue Mountain Drive, between Larry Uteck Boulevard and Terradore Lane, on Wednesday, Nov. 25.

Crews will be on site from 9 a.m. until noon.​ Stop-and-go traffic will be in place while work is underway.

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Portland Hills Drive – Road Construction

Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020 (Halifax, NS) 

The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that road construction will take place on Portland Hills Drive, between Portland Estates Boulevard and Waterside Terrace, on Wednesday, Nov. 25.

Crews will be on site from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.​ Stop-and-go traffic will be in place while work is underway.

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Barrington Street – Sidewalk Closure

Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020 (Halifax, NS) 

The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that the east side sidewalk on Barrington Street, between Spring Garden Road and Salter Street, will be closed from Wednesday, Nov. 25 until Wednesday, Dec. 9.

This sidewalk closure is required to accommodate construction taking place at 1505 Barrington Street. Pedestrian traffic will be directed around the work site as necessary while work is underway.

Crews will be on site from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day (including weekends).

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White Hills and Sandy runs – Road Construction

Monday, Nov. 23, 2020 (Halifax, NS) 

The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that road construction will take place at the following locations from Monday, Nov. 23 until Thursday, Nov. 26:

  • White Hills Run, from Pockwock Road to Sandy Run
  • Sandy Run, from Thompson Run to White Hills Run

Crews will be on site from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. Stop-and-go traffic will be in place while work is underway. Motorists should expect delays and are asked to use alternative routes whenever possible.​

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Montague Road – Road Construction

Monday, Nov. 9, 2020 (Halifax, NS) 

The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that road construction will take place on Montague Road from Highway 7 to Serpentine Avenue on Tuesday, Nov. 10.

Crews will be on site from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Stop and go traffic will be in place while work is underway. Motorists should expect delays and are asked to use alternative routes whenever possible.​

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Motorists should expect delays and are asked to use alternative routes whenever possible.​

Your patience is appreciated while this work is completed.

Construction During COVID-19: Construction crews will strive to maintain physical distancing measures, however, residents may see workers within two metres of each other while completing certain tasks which aligns with the exemptions outlined in the Provincial Health Order. If approaching construction crews, residents are asked to maintain at least two metres of physical distancing.

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