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Weekly Traffic Advisories (Jan 8th)
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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, 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.
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Forest Hills Parkway – Traffic Delay
Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021 (Halifax, NS)
The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents to expect delays on Forest Hills Parkway, between the intersections of Flying Cloud Drive and Chameau Crescent, and Merrimac and Circassion drives, on Wednesday, Jan. 13.
Crews will be on site from 9 am. to 4 p.m. During this work, the new traffic signals at the intersection of Flying Cloud Drive and Chameau Crescent will be turned on with a four-way red flash (to be treated as a four-way stop). Lane drops with occasional stop-and-go traffic will be in place while work is underway.
The traffic signals at the intersection of Flying Cloud Drive and Chameau Crescent will become fully operational on Monday, Jan. 18 at 10 a.m.
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.