Weekly Traffic Advisories (May 27) 

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Weekly Traffic Advisories (May 27) 

 

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.

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Road Construction – Wright Avenue

Location: Wright Avenue, from Burnside Drive to Williams Avenue

Date:​ Friday, June 3

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ​

Work details: This work is for pavement rehabilitation. This project supports the 2021-25 Regional Council Strategic Priorities Plan to establish a safe and accessible integrated mobility network.

Traffic impact: Lane drops 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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Road Construction – Millwood Drive and Stokil Drive​

Location: Millwood Drive, from Beaver Bank Road to Hughes Drive and Stokil Drive, from Beaver Bank Road to Civic Address 276

Date: Friday, June 3

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ​

Work details: This work is for pavement rehabilitation. This project supports the 2021-25 Regional Council Strategic Priorities Plan to establish a safe and accessible integrated mobility network.

Traffic impact: There will be stop-and-go traffic while work is underway. Signals at the intersection of Millwood Drive and Beaver Bank Road will be shut down and traffic control will be in place to direct cars, bicycles and pedestrians. Motorists should expect delays and find alternative routes where possible.

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Road Construction – Lady Hammond Road Bridge

Location: Lady Hammond Road from Commission Street to Memorial Drive

Date: Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Time: 7 p.m. to 12 a.m.

Work details: This work is part of the Lady Hammond Road Bridge Rehabilitation. This project supports the 2021-25 Regional Council Strategic Priorities Plan to establish a safe and accessible integrated mobility network.

Traffic impact: There will be stop-and-go traffic while work is underway. Motorists should expect delays and find alternative routes where possible.

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Traffic Delay – Sackville Drive​

Location: Sackville Drive, between Beaver Bank Cross Road and Sharon Drive

Date: Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Time: From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Work details: This closure is to facilitate the installation of residential water and wastewater service laterals.

Traffic impact: There will be a lane closure with stop and go traffic. Motorists should expect delays and find alternative routes, if possible.

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Traffic Delay – Main Avenue and Maple Street

Location: Intersection of Main Avenue and Maple Street

Date:​ Monday, May 30, 2022

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Work details: This work is to facilitate a Halifax Water watermain connection.

Traffic impact:​ Traffic will be reduced to one-lane during this work. Motorists should expect delays and are asked to use alternative routes whenever possible.

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Road Construction – Beaver Bank Road

Location: Beaver Bank Road, at the intersection of Millwood and Stokil drives

Date: Monday, May 30 to Friday, June 3

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day

Work details: This work is for pavement rehabilitation. This project supports the 2021-25 Regional Council Strategic Priorities Plan to establish a safe and accessible integrated mobility network.

Traffic impact: Lane drops will be in place while work is underway, with occasional stop-and-go traffic. Motorists should expect delays and are asked to use alternative routes whenever possible.

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Road Closure – Bambrick Road

Location: Bambrick Road from Sackville to Margeson Drives

Date:​ Monday, May 30 to Friday, June 17

Time: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Work details: This work is to complete improvements at the intersection of Sackville Drive and Bambrick Road. This project supports the 2021-25 Regional Council Strategic Priorities Plan to establish a safe and accessible integrated mobility network.

Traffic impact: Motorists should expect delays and are advised to use alternative routes whenever possible.​ Marked detours will be in place.

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Traffic Delay – Larry Uteck Boulevard

Location: Larry Uteck Boulevard from Starboard Drive to Southgate Drive

Date:​ Monday, May 30

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 9:30 pm

Work details: This work is for pavement maintenance.​ This project supports the 2021-25 Regional Council Strategic Priorities Plan to establish a safe and accessible integrated mobility network.

Traffic impact:​ Lane drops will be in place while work is underway. Motorists should expect delays and are advised to use alternative routes whenever possible.

 

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NEW WORK

ANTIGONISH: Highway 104

Highway 104, from Exit 29 at Barneys River Station to Marshy Hope, will have lane closures for asphalt work starting Monday, May 30, and ending Thursday, June 2. Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.

Signs are in place, and traffic control is on site.

CONTINUING WORK

ANTIGONISH COUNTY: Highway 104, James River

Highway 104, westbound lane about one kilometre west of James River Interchange, Exit 30, is reduced to one lane for about one kilometre.

Twinning work continues until 2023.

Signs are in place and drivers are encouraged to use caution.

CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Mira Gut Bridge, Mira Gut

Construction on Mira Gut Bridge will continue into the summer. Mira Bay Drive, from Brickyard Road to Mira Gut Lane, is limited to local traffic only.

Access to the beach parking area and washroom facilities will remain open during construction.

COLCHESTER COUNTY: Burnett Bridge

Burnett Bridge, over MacLean Brook on Route 224 in Pine Grove/Gays River, is closed until further notice.

Detour signs and 30-tonne weight restriction are in place. All other trucks to follow posted truck route. Detour is via Saint Andrews River Road.

COLCHESTER COUNTY: Old Truro Road, Tatamagouche

Old Truro Road, from Kennedy Hill intersection to the Cross Road in North River, is closed until further notice due to a large culvert failure.

A detour is in place.

GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY: Route 344 (Main Street), Mulgrave

Route 344/Main Street traffic is being re-routed onto the newly installed detour bridge.
The entrance to Mill Street from Main Street is closed, and drivers should use an alternate route. Signs are in place.

The detour will remain in place until August 31.

GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY: Trunk 16

Trunk 16, from 1.4 kilometres north of Lincolnville Loop, north to Mattie Road, will be reduced to one lane for brush clearing and road work until August 31.

Traffic control is on site. Work takes place weekdays from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Akerley Boulevard, Dartmouth

Highway 107, from Highway 118 to Gloria McCluskey Ave., will have lane reductions for road construction until June 10, to allow for the opening of the new Akerley Boulevard.

Work takes place 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

HANTS COUNTY: Highway 101, Windsor

The eastbound off-ramp at Exit 6, Highway 101, is closed for the construction of a new interchange to downtown Windsor.

A detour is available via Exit 5A. The off-ramp will be closed until September 2023.

HANTS COUNTY: Hydes Bridge, Lantz

Hydes Bridge on Highway 277 is closed until further notice.

A detour is in place via Dutch Settlement Road, Elmsdale Road and Trunk 2. Signs are in place.

INVERNESS COUNTY: Orangedale

Orangedale-Iona Road, from Portage Road southbound for about 5.7 kilometres, will be reduced to one lane for gravelling and drainage work until July 31.

Traffic control is on site. Work takes place weekdays from 6 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

LUNENBURG COUNTY: Indian Path Bridge, Bayport

Indian Path Bridge, Route 332, is closed for replacement until October.

A detour is in place.

PICTOU COUNTY: Route 289 (Little Harbour Road)

Route 289 (Little Harbour Road), from the New Glasgow town line northerly to Route 348, is reduced to one lane for paving and patching until August 31.

Work takes place from 6 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Traffic control is on site.

PICTOU COUNTY: Westville Road

Westville Road at the Westville Road Bridge over Highway 104 will be closed nightly, Sunday through Thursday, from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Work continues until August 31. A detour will be in place and drivers are asked to proceed with caution.

RICHMOND COUNTY: Port Royal Bridge, Isle Madame

Port Royal Bridge on Port Royal Road is closed until further notice. A detour is in place on MacEachern Road.

RICHMOND COUNTY: Trunk 4

Trunk 4, from Riverside Road eastbound for about 7.1 kilometres, will be reduced to one lane for repaving until September 30.

Traffic control is on site. Work takes place weekdays from 6 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

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