Weekly Traffic Advisories (updated often) / South Park Street – Road Closure

Traffic & Weather

**** TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL Media Release

Weekly Traffic Advisories (updated often)

HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Bedford Bypass

A repaving project has begun on the Bedford bypass westbound lanes, from the exit to Dartmouth Road to the overpass near the intersection of Highway 101.

Repairs will also be carried out to the structures over Memory Lane, Rocky Lake Drive and Highway 102.

Motorists should expect delays between 7 p.m. and 9 a.m. This is night work only. The work is expected to be completed by Monday, Aug. 31

HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Bell Boulevard

Bell Boulevard, from the Highway 102 northbound ramp to east of Pratt and Whitney Drive, will have lane reductions for road widening, paving, curb and intersection removal. No road closures are planned. Work is scheduled until Friday, Aug. 14.

Traffic control will be on site.

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: Pratt and Whitney Drive

Pratt and Whitney Drive, from Aerotech Drive to Baldwin Drive, will have lane reductions and lane closures for curb and road repair until Friday, Aug. 14. During this time Pratt and Whitney Drive, from Baldwin Drive to Bell Boulevard, will be permanently closed.

Traffic Control measures and detours will be in place.

HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Route 333

Route 333 (Brookside Road to Terence Road), is reduced to one lane for patching, crack sealing and micro surfacing until Friday, July 17.

Hours of operation will be weekdays from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Traffic control will be in place. Expect delays.

**** HRM Media Release

South Park Street – Road Closure

The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that South Park Street, from Clyde Street to Spring Garden Road, will be closed from Sunday, July 5 to Monday, July 13.

Crews will be on site from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day to facilitate repairs to The Trillium (1145 South Park Street) caused by the crane collapsed during Hurricane Dorian.

There will be temporary disruptions while work is underway:

Motorists:
All northbound and southbound traffic that travels on South Park Street, from University Avenue to Spring Garden Road, will be detoured to Cathedral Lane. A marked detour will be in place and two-way traffic will remain while work is underway.

Halifax Transit:

All northbound and southbound transit routes that travel on South Park Street, between Spring Garden Road and Morris Street, will be detoured to Cathedral Lane.

To accommodate the detour a southbound temporary stop has been installed on Cathedral Lane; and a northbound temporary stop has been installed on University Avenue, between South Park Street and Cathedral Lane.

Pedestrians and cyclists:

The sidewalk on the east side of South Park Street, from 1459 to 1475 South Park Street, will be closed. The sidewalk on the west side of South Park Street will remain open. Bike lanes in both directions, between University Avenue and Spring Garden Road, will be closed. Local traffic will be directed around the work site as necessary.

Parking:

All public parking will be temporarily removed on Cathedral Lane and South Park Street, between Clyde Street and Spring Garden Road. A total of 10 temporary hourly parking spaces will be added on South Park Street, north of Spring Garden Road; and on Spring Garden Road, west of South Park Street. This is to support access to businesses in the area, which will be maintained at all times.

Your patience is appreciated while this work is completed.​

.

Herring Cove Road – Road Construction

The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that road construction on Herring Cove Road, between Greystone Drive and Civic 565, will begin on Monday, April 27 and continue until the end of July. June.

Crews will be on site daily from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Stop-and-go traffic will be in place while work is underway.

Motorists can expect delays in the area and are asked to use alternative routes whenever possible.

.

Joseph Howe Drive – Road Construction

The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents and motorists that road construction will take place on Joseph Howe Drive, from Mumford Road to the Fairview overpass, from Tuesday, July 7 to Wednesday, July 15.

Crews will be on site from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays. Lane drops will be in place while work is underway.​

Motorists should expect delays and are asked to use alternative routes whenever possible.

.

Hammonds Plains Road  Road Construction

The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that road construction will take place on Hammonds Plains Road, from Westwood to Northwood boulevards, from Tuesday, July 7 to Thursday, July 9.​

Crews will be on site from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will return from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. each day. Stop-and-go traffic will be in place while work is underway.

Motorists should expect delays and are asked to use alternative routes whenever possible.​

Your patience is appreciated while this work is completed.​

.

Bayers Road – Road Construction

The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that road construction will take place on Bayers Road, from Romans Avenue to Micmac Street, beginning Monday, July 6. ​

Crews will be on site weekdays intermittently, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Work will continue until the end of October. Lane drops will be in place while work is underway. ​

This work is required as part of phase 1 of the Bayers Road Transit Priority Corridor project, which involves the widening of this section of Bayers Road, to add dedicated bus lanes in both directions. Phase 1 construction will occur over two construction seasons.

Once complete, the dedicated bus lanes will allow residents to travel more conveniently and efficiently through this corridor.

In March 2018, Regional Council approved the detailed design of the dedicated bus lanes on Bayers Road. The Bayers Road Transit Priority Corridor is a key component of Halifax Transit’s Moving Forward Together Plan and the Integrated Mobility Plan.

For more information on the project, visit https://www.halifax.ca/about-halifax/regional-community-planning/transportation-planning/transit-priority/bayers-road.

.

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 provide at least two metres of physical distancing.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *