Weekly Traffic Advisories (updated daily)

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Weekly Traffic Advisories (updated weekly)

HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Bedford Bypass

A repaving project is taking place 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 sunrise to 3 p.m. 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.

HANTS COUNTY: Highway 101, Exit 5 Westbound

Highway 101, Exit 5 westbound (Annapolis Valley bound) is closed for construction of a new ramp.

A detour is available via Trunk 1. Work is expected to be completed by Monday, July 13.


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Gottingen Street – Road Construction

Thursday, July 16, 2020 (Halifax, NS) – The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that road construction will take place on Gottingen Street, from Cunard to Cogswell streets, from Thursday, July 16 to Friday, July 17.

Crews will on site from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.​ each day. Stop-and-go traffic will be in place while work is underway.

Traffic signals will be shut down at the intersection of Gottingen and Cornwallis streets each day, and at the intersection of Gottingen and Cogswell streets on Friday. Traffic will be directed around the work site as necessary.

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

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Chebucto Road – Road Construction

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 (Halifax, NS) – The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that road construction will take place along 6589 Chebucto Road, near the Connaught Avenue intersection, on Thursday, July 16.

Crews will be on site from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to facilitate manhole repairs. Two-way traffic will be maintained while work is underway.

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

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Hammonds Plains Road  Road Construction

Monday, July 6, 2020 (Halifax, NS) – 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 on Thursday, July 16.​

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.​

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George Street – Temporary Access Restriction

The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that temporary access restrictions at the bottom of George Street (at the waterfront), within the turning circle adjacent to the Halifax ferry terminal, will be in effect Monday, July 13.

Crews will be on site Monday to Saturday from 6 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and on Sundays from 6 a.m. to noon. It is anticipated this work will be completed by December 2020.

This work is required to remove and repair the concrete turning circle. There will be no vehicular access to the turning circle during this time period. There is no impact to parking.

Pedestrian traffic will be directed around the work site as necessary, and access to the Halifax Ferry terminal and local businesses will be maintained at all times.

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Oxford Street – Road Closure

The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that Oxford Street, from Almon to Vienna streets, will be closed from Friday, July 10 to Sunday, July 12.

Crews will be on site 24 hours a day, from 6 p.m. Friday to 6 p.m. Sunday, to accommodate work taking place at the intersection of Oxford and Berlin streets.​

A marked detour will be in place while work is underway. Pedestrian traffic will be directed around the work site as necessary.

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

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Shore Road – Road Closure

The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that Shore Road, from Main Road to Oceanlea Drive, will be closed from Monday, July 13 to Tuesday, July 14.​

Crews will be onsite from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day. ​ A marked detour will be in place while work is underway. Pedestrian traffic will be directed around the work site as necessary.

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

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Robie and Young streets – Road Construction

Friday, July 10, 2020 (Halifax, NS) – The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that road construction will take place on Young Street, between Windsor and Robie streets; and on Robie Street, between Young and Cogswell streets, beginning Monday, July 13. ​

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 one of the Robie Street and Young Street Transit Priority Corridor project. Phase one, which includes reallocation of the existing street space to allow for the addition of bus lanes, is targeted for completion in 2020.

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

In June 2019, Regional Council approved the detailed design of the dedicated bus lanes on Robie and Young and streets. This project is a key component of Halifax Transit’s Moving Forward Together Plan and the Integrated Mobility Plan.

For more information on the project, visit halifax.ca/about-halifax/regional-community-planning/transportation-planning/transit-priority/robie-young

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Main Road and Morris Street – Traffic Delay

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 (Halifax, NS) – The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents and motorists that a new set of traffic signals will be activated at the intersection of Main Road and Morris Street on Tuesday, July 14.

Crews will be on site​ until 4 p.m. Traffic signals will be shut off and and motorists will be directed around the work site as necessary.

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

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Your patience is appreciated while this work is completed.​

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.

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**** HHB Media Release

The MacKay Bridge will be closed to all traffic from 7pm Friday, July 17 until 5:30am Monday, July 20. The closure is needed to replace expansion joints on the Halifax and Dartmouth approaches.

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MacKay Bridge closed to all traffic 7pm Fri. July 10 til 5:30am Mon. July 13.

 

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