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Weekly Traffic Advisories (Mar 5th)
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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.
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.
The Lantz Interchange and Connector Road is expected to be complete and open to traffic by fall.
LUNENBURG COUNTY: Highway 103
Highway 103, between Exit 9 and 10, will have alternating lane closures for road work until Wednesday, June 30.
Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.
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Traffic Delay – Young Street
Location: Young Street between Agricola and Robie streets
Date: Friday, March. 12
Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Work details: Southbound lane drop to accommodate utility work
Traffic impact: The southbound lane on Young Street, between Agricola and Robie streets, will be closed to vehicle traffic. Local access will be maintained. Motorists should expect delays and are asked to use alternative routes whenever possible.
Road Closure – Seymour Street
Location: Seymour Street, between Coburg Road and University Avenue
Date: Wednesday, March 10, 2021 until Monday, Jan. 10, 2022
Time: This closure will be in effect for 10 months (24 hours a day)
Work details: Excavation and assembly work on a multi-residential building. This work is part of the SEE-MORE project.
Traffic impact: Seymour Street, between Coburg Road and University Avenue, will be closed while this work is underway. Both sides of the sidewalk will also be closed, and pedestrian traffic will be directed around the work site as necessary. Motorists should expect delays and are asked to use alternative routes whenever possible.
Road Closure – Spring Garden Road
Location: Spring Garden Road, between South Park Street and Dresden Row
Date: Sunday, March 7
Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Work details: Crane required to lift equipment onto the roof of the Nelson Place building.
Traffic impact: Local traffic access for Brenton Street will be maintained from the Dresden Row end. Motorists should expect delays and are asked to use alternative routes whenever possible.
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.