Weekly Traffic Advisories (Dec 10)

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Weekly Traffic Advisories (Dec 10)

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Road Closure – Broad Street (south)

Location: Broad Street, between Larry Uteck Boulevard and Evandale Lane

Date: Wednesday, Dec. 15

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Work details: This work is for the construction of a new roundabout at the intersection of Larry Uteck Boulevard, Broad Street (south) and Brookline Drive. This project supports the 2021-25 Regional Council Strategic Priorities Plan to establish a safe and accessible integrated mobility network and will improve access to and from current and future developments in Bedford West.

Traffic Impact: Construction crews are completing sensitive curb construction work on a portion of the roundabout that will require some restriction of on-site movement. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes during this period. Access will be maintained to local businesses.

One lane of traffic will be maintained on Larry Uteck Boulevard in each direction during peak hours (7 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.) and there will be stop-and-go traffic during non-peak hours.​ Motorists may experience increased delay on Dec. 15 during non-peak hours as construction crews complete work on portions of the site.

Transit Impact: Transit routes 90 and 194 will be detoured through Abbington Avenue and Evandale Lane between Larry Uteck Boulevard and Broad Street. Transit stops 2027/2028 (Broad Street before/after Larry Uteck Blvd) and 7027 (Larry Uteck Blvd. before Belle St.) will be affected during the road closure. For complete details, visit halifax.ca/transit.

Pedestrians: Pedestrian access will be provided around the construction site with the assistance of traffic control personnel during working hours. Temporary rectangular rapid flashing beacon signals will remain in place south of Broad Street / Brookline Drive to help pedestrians cross Larry Uteck Boulevard.

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Road Closure – Birmingham Street

Location: Birmingham Street, from Artillery Place to Clyde Street

Date: Tuesday, Dec. 14 Tuesday, Dec. 14 and Wednesday, Dec. 15

Time: 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 14 at 5 a.m. to Wednesday, Dec. 15 at 7 p.m.

Work details: This closure is for work related to the Imagine Spring Garden Road project.

Traffic impact: During the closure, each end of Birmingham Street will be temporarily converted to a two-lane street as follows:

  • Access to the Vertu underground parking will be from Artillery Place. Street parking and loading zones will be impacted between Artillery Place and the Vertu underground parking, but accessible parking spaces will be available. There will be no parking or loading zones available between the Vertu underground parking and Spring Garden Road.
  • Access to The Mary Ann underground parking and Sport Nova Scotia parking lot will be from Clyde Street. There will be no parking or loading zones available between Clyde Street and Spring Garden Road.

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Traffic Delay – Quinpool Road

Location: Quinpool Road, from the Armdale Roundabout to Horseshoe Island Park.

Date: Tuesday, Dec. 14

Time: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Work details: This work is related to asphalt restoration in front of 7177 Quinpool Road.

Traffic impact: Two-way traffic will be maintained at all times, and there will be no impact on the Armdale Roundabout.

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Traffic Delay – Quinpool Road

Location: Quinpool Road, from Preston Street to Vernon Street

Date: Tuesday, Dec. 14

Time: The work will take place during a three-hour period between 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Work details: This work is related to asphalt restoration in front of 6164 Quinpool Road.

Traffic impact: Two-way traffic will be maintained at all times.

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Road Closure – Birmingham Street

Location: Birmingham Street, from Artillery Place to Clyde Street

Date: Tuesday, Dec. 14

Time: 5 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Work details: This closure is for work related to the Imagine Spring Garden Road project.

Traffic impact: During the closure, each end of Birmingham Street will be temporarily converted to a two-lane street as follows:

  • Access to the Vertu underground parking will be from Artillery Place. Street parking and loading zones will be impacted between Artillery Place and the Vertu underground parking, but accessible parking spaces will be available. There will be no parking or loading zones available between the Vertu underground parking and Spring Garden Road.
  • Access to The Mary Ann underground parking and Sport Nova Scotia parking lot will be from Clyde Street. There will be no parking or loading zones available between Clyde Street and Spring Garden Road.

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Traffic Delay – Bedford Highway

Location: Bedford Highway, from Bayview Road to Flamingo Drive

Date: Tuesday, Dec. 14 to Thursday, Dec. 23

Time: Outbound work will take place from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. and inbound work will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Work details: This work is for curb and gutter repairs.

Traffic impact: 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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Traffic Delay – Windmill Road

Location: Windmill Road, between Wyse Road and Faulkner Street

Date: Tuesday, Dec. 14 and Wednesday, Dec. 15.

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily

Work details: This work is for natural gas service installation and street restoration.

Traffic impact: 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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Traffic Delay – Pleasant Street

Location: Pleasant Street, between Highway 111 and Everette Street

Date: Monday, Dec. 13

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Work details: Natural gas service installation and restoration.

Traffic impact: 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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Road Construction – Upper Water Street

Location: 2111 Upper Water Street (HMCS Scotian) and surrounding area

Date: Friday, Dec. 10 to Friday, Dec. 23 (weather permitting)

Time: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, with possible weekend work.

Work details: This work is for the installation of a gas pipe line, sanitary sewer, and storm sewer in support of the Cogswell District project. This work is in preparation of construction of a by-pass road, which is expected to be in place in Summer 2022.

Traffic impact: Lane drops will be in place while work is underway. Personnel will be on-site to direct traffic. Motorists should expect delays.

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PUBLIC WORKS–Weekly Traffic Advisories
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CONTINUING WORK

ANNAPOLIS COUNTY: Brickton Bridge, Brickton

Brickton Bridge on Mount Hanley Road will be closed for repairs until Friday, December 17.

A detour is in place.

ANTIGONISH COUNTY: Highway 104, James River

Highway 104, westbound lane about one kilometre west of James River Interchange, Exit 30, will be 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 until 2022. Mira Bay Drive, from Brickyard Road to Mira Gut Lane, will be 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, will be closed until further notice.

Detour signs and 30-tonne weight restriction will be 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, will be 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 will remain closed, and drivers should use an alternate route. Signs are in place.

The detour will remain in place until August 2022.

HANTS COUNTY: Highway 102, Lantz

A temporary detour is in place on Highway 102 north of Exit 8, Elmsdale, for the replacement of the Nine Mile River bridges, northbound and southbound.

This work is part of ongoing construction for the new Lantz Interchange and Connector Road.

HANTS COUNTY: Highway 101, Windsor

As part of the Highway 101 twinning project, the Exit 5 eastbound off-ramp will be closed until Friday, December 17, for construction of the new ramp.

Detour signs are in place.


HANTS COUNTY: Highway 101, Windsor

As part of the Highway 101 twinning project, the Exit 6 westbound off-ramp will be closed until Monday, December 20, for widening, repaving and the construction of a retaining wall.

Detour signs are in place.

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, East LaHave

Indian Path Bridge, Route 332, is closed for replacement until October 2022.

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.

SHELBURNE COUNTY: Rockland

Rockland Road/East Ragged Island Road will be reduced to one lane for roadwork until Wednesday, December 15.

Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.

YARMOUTH COUNTY: Argyle Head Road, Argyle

Argyle Head Road, from Trunk 3 to the start of pavement at the intersection with Highway 103, will have alternating lane closures for grading and gravelling until Wednesday, December 15.

This roadway has a level crossing with Highway 103, which will be affected by lane closures while work takes place around the intersection.

Traffic control is on site. Work takes places from sunrise to sunset.

YARMOUTH COUNTY: Beaver River Road, Beaver River

Beaver River Road, from Highway 101 to Cedar Lake Road, will have alternating lane closures for grading and gravelling until Wednesday, December 15.

This roadway has a level crossing with Highway 101, which will be affected by lane closures while work takes place around the intersection.

Traffic control is on site. Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.

YARMOUTH COUNTY: Lake Annis

Lake Annis Road, from end of pavement to Lake George Road, will be reduced to one lane for roadwork until Wednesday, December 15.

Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.

YARMOUTH COUNTY: Surettes Island

Tittle Road will be reduced to one lane for road work until Wednesday, December 15.

Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.

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