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Weekly Traffic Advisories (Mar 26th)
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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 Wednesday, March 31.
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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Road construction – South Park and South streets
Location: Intersection of South Park and South streets
Date: Tuesday, March 30
Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Work details: Work is being completed to repair traffic signals.
Traffic impact: The traffic signals at the intersection of South Park and South streets will either be on flash, or completely off, while this work is underway. Traffic control personnel will be on site and pedestrian access will be maintained. Motorists should expect delays and are asked to use alternative routes whenever possible.
Road Construction – Akerley Boulevard and Mosher Drive
Location: Intersection of Akerley Boulevard and Mosher Drive
Date: Sunday, March 28
Time: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Work details: Planned maintenance work to the traffic control cabinets.
Traffic impact: The traffic signals at the intersection of Akerley Boulevard and Mosher Drive will either be on flash, or completely off, while this work is underway. Motorists are reminded that when the signals are off, this intersection must be treated as a four-way stop. Pedestrian access will be maintained. 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.