**** HRM Media Release
Public Service Announcement
Traffic Delays – Frostbite 5-Miler Event
The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents of traffic delays in the Lower Sackville area during the Frostbite 5-Miler event on Sunday, Feb. 16.
The race is expected to draw several hundred walkers and runners. The event will begin just before noon on Kingfisher Way, near Sackville High School.
Participants will turn left on Metropolitan Avenue, left on Glendale Drive, left on Chandler Drive, continuing past Mowat Crescent to where the street turns into Caudle Park Crescent, left on Nelson Drive, left on Cobequid Road, left on First Lake Drive and continuing until they return to Metropolitan Avenue and finally Kingfisher Way.
The race is expected to wrap up by 2 p.m. RCMP will be on hand to assist with traffic control throughout the event. Motorists should expect delays and are advised to find alternative routes, if possible.
Traffic Delays – Sackville Snow Days Parade
The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that that traffic delays are expected in the Sackville area on the afternoon of Monday, Feb. 17, as the parade for the Sackville Snow Days winter festival travels through the community.
The parade is scheduled to begin at 1:45 p.m. in the parking lot of the Royal Canadian Legion on Sackville Cross Road. The parade will head north, turning right onto Sackville Drive, and then heading east to the Rock Church at 222 Sackville Dr. The event is expected to wrap up by 3 p.m.
RCMP will be on scene during the parade to help direct traffic. Motorists should expect delays and are asked to use alternative routes, if possible.
The Sackville Snow Days winter festival runs from Feb. 14-17 at a variety of locations across the community. Hosted by the Sackville Business Association, the festival features winter events for all ages. For more information on the festival, visit the Sackville Business Association website at http://sackvillebusiness.com.