Weekly Traffic Advisories (Feb 17)

Traffic & Weather

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Feb 17)

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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Nighttime Traffic Delay – Joseph Howe Drive

Location: Joseph Howe Drive, at the ramp to Highway 102

Date: Tuesday, February 21

Time: From 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning

Work details: This work is for installation of traffic signals.

Traffic Impact: The right-hand slip lane onto Joseph Howe Drive from the Highway 102 exit will be closed during this work. Pedestrian access will be maintained. Motorists can expect delays in the area and are asked to take alternative routes where possible.


Road Construction – Larry Uteck Boulevard

Location: Larry Uteck Boulevard at the intersection of Brookline Drive (north) and Broad Street (north)

Dates: Tuesday, February 21 to Friday, March 10

Time:  Weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Work details: This work is related to the construction of a new roundabout at the intersection of Larry Uteck Boulevard, Brookline Drive and Broad Street.

Traffic impact: Stop-and-go traffic will be in place while work is underway. Pedestrian access will be provided around the construction site with the assistance of traffic control personnel. Motorists should expect delays and are asked to use alternative routes during this period. Altered centerlines will be in place outside of these hours.


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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.

COLCHESTER COUNTY: Slade Road, Tatamagouche

Slade Road is closed between Lake Road and West Tatamagouche Road until further notice due to a bridge closure.


Apple River Bridge, on Shulie Road between Advocate and Joggins, is closed until further notice due to structural damage.

Signs and a detour are in place.

HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Highway 102, Bedford/Lower Sackville

Highway 102, from Exit 4A to Exit 4C, will have lane reductions and intermittent road closures on the northbound and southbound highway for the construction of the Highway 107-Highway 102 Interchange.

Highway 102 northbound and southbound, Highway 101, Bedford Highway, Bedford Bypass, Duke Street, Glendale Avenue and Sackville Drive will have intermittent road closures for blasting until June 30.

Traffic control will be on-site. Road closures for blasting will occur between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday to Thursday, and from 9 a.m. to noon on Friday. Lane reductions will occur from sunrise to sunset Monday to Thursday and from sunrise to noon on Friday.

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 is closed until September.

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.

LUNENBURG COUNTY: Indian Path Bridge, Bayport

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

A detour is in place.

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.


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