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EMERGENCY ROAD CLOSURES OR ADVISORIES:

OTHER CLOSURES AND ADVISORIES:
Information on local roads is listed here. For most trunks, routes and 100-series highways, consult the map.
  • LUNENBURG COUNTY:
    - Crousetown Rd, from Conquerall Mills Rd to Italy Cross Rd, is under construction effective August 18, 2014 with an expected completion date of October 31, 2014 or earlier. Traffic will be limited to Stop-and-Go during construction, with alternating lane closure.
    - Varner #2 Bridge on Route 208 in New Germany will be under construction effective July 9, 2014 with an expected completion date of June 30, 2015. Traffic may be limited to Stop-and-Go periodically during construction.
    - Forties Rd, from Fraxville Rd to Barss Corner Rd, is under construction with an expected completion date of September 30, 2014 or earlier. Traffic will be limited to Stop-and-Go during construction, with alternating lane closure.
    - Cherryfield Rd, from Trunk 10 to East Dalhousie Rd, is under construction effective August 18, 2014 with an expected completion date of October 31, 2014 or earlier. Traffic will be limited to Stop-and-Go during construction, with alternating lane closure.
    - Back Centre Rd, from Trunk 3 southerly, is under construction effective August 18, 2014 with an expected completion date of October 31, 2014 or earlier. Traffic will be limited to Stop-and-Go during construction, with alternating lane closure.
    - Vaughan Rd, from Trunk 3 to the end, will be under construction effective August 18, 2014 with an expected completion date of October 31, 2014 or earlier. Traffic will be limited to Stop-and-Go during construction, with alternating lane closure.
    QUEENS COUNTY:
    - West Street, from the Town of Liverpool northerly, is under construction effective August 18, 2014 with an expected completion date of October 31, 2014 or earlier. Traffic will be limited to Stop-and-Go during construction, with alternating lane closure.
  • LUNENBURG COUNTY:
    Old Chelsea Rd will reopen at 1900 hrs Sept 23 from Rte 210 to civic # 583. From civic # 583 to Rte 325 will remain closed.
  • QUEENS COUNTY:
    Until further notice, Old Port Mouton Road K class section of road that goes from End of Service on Old Port Mouton gravel section to the beginning of service near Beech Hill Rd. distance of 2.98km will be closed to traffic due to structure stability of the bridge in this area. Closed until further notice.
  • KINGS COUNTY: Whitman Bridge
    Whitman Bridge on Whitman Road is closed between Maple Avenue and Ward Road in Aylesford for repairs until further notice. Detour in place.
  • HANTS COUNTY:
    Gardiners Truss Bridge on Garden Road is open with a 12 tonne weight restriction.
    HANTS COUNTY:
    The bridge on Clayton McKay Road in Brooklyn is open with a five tonne weight restriction. The detour for traffic is as follows: Eastbound traffic on Ashdale, heading to McKay Rd turn right on Woodville Rd, then right on McKay. West bound on McKay heading to Ashdale Rd and Smiley's Park, stay on Mckay, turn left on Woodville, turn left on Ashdale and for Smiley's Park, left on Clayton Mckay Rd.
    Route 236 from Route 215 to the Gosse Bridge will be under repair work beginning August 11th and continuing until Sept. 30th. This will involve lane closures.
    Black Brook Bridge on Bog Road near the Aiken Marsh in Falmouth, will be closed for repair from Sept 15/14 to Sept 29/14. There will be a detour in place. Eastbound traffic go through Hantsport to Hwy 1, westbound traffic Hwy 1 to Hantsport.
  • HANTS COUNTY:
    - West Indian Road : from Ess Road to George Field Road approx. 6.6 kms
    Conditions: Road Work
    Lanes: Both
    One Lane Traffic
    Completion Date: September 30, 2014
  • HANTS COUNTY:
    Cross Road # 3 West Hants is open to traffic not exceeding 15 tonnes.
    Woodville Road from Ashdale Rd southerly to Ardoise School House Road AND the Ashdale Road from Woodville Rd westerly 2.7 kms in West Hants will have stop and go traffie from August 18, 2014 until October 31, 2014 while the two roads are repaved.
  • CUMBERLAND COUNTY:
    Eddy Road to Fort Lawrence is closed until further notice due to a culvert collapse.
    Trunk 2 between Lakelands Rd and Canaan Rd in the Parrsboro area is closed for approx. 4 weeks for bridge repairs. Detour signs are in place.
  • ROADS CLOSED DUE TO SPRING CONDITIONS:
    - RTE 256 posted 20 t max. between RTE 311 and Kennedy Hill Rd.
    - East Montrose closed from Trunk 2 to Mines Bass River due to washouts.
    - Josh Higgins Rd. Belmont closed due to washouts.
    - Hwy 256 between Kennedy Hill Rd. and Mountain Rd, closed for bridge repair.
  • PICTOU COUNTY:
    - Back Road is closed near it's eastern end near the intersection with Stillman Road. All of Back Road is still accessible from the Brookland Road or Plant Road. This closure is due to bridge damage that occurred as a result of a rain storm in September 2012. It is currently scheduled to be replaced in 2014.
    - Porter Road is closed at the northern end near/at the Elmfield Road due to bridge damage that occurred as a result of a rain storm in Sept 2012. It is currently scheduled to be replaced in 2014. All of Porter Road is still accessible from the southern end of the road.
    - Joudrey Rd from Trunk 6 to Lewisville Rd is closed and from Lewisville Rd to Mountain Rd-Local traffic-12t
    - Foord RD - CLOSED-Impassable
    - MacIntosh Rd - Local Traffic only-12T
    - MacKay Rd West Branch end - Local traffic only-12T
    - Mackay Rd - Mountain end IMPASSABLE
  • ANTIGONISH COUNTY:
    Trunk 4 highway near civic 13816, Aulds Cove, closed to through traffic as result of a culvert collapse. This closure affects traffic between Exits 38 and 39. The road is open to local traffic except at the location of the culvert collapse. Location is approx. 1 km west of Exit 39 Aulds Cove.
  • GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY:
    - The Melford Brook Bridge on Route 344 at Middle Melford is closed. A two-lane detour bridge is in place until a permanent bridge is built. The speed limit has been reduced to 60 kilometres per hour and warning signs are in place.
  • RICHMOND COUNTY: The Stirling Road is closed at the Loch Lomond end until further notice.
  • Little Narrows Ferry will be out of service from 1000 - 1500 October 1,2014
  • Gillis Bridge on North Branch Road just past Usige Ban Falls Park closed until further notice.
  • INVERNESS NORTH:
    - Crowdis Bridge in Northeast Margaree is closed to all traffic. Use alternate routes - Cranton Cross Road, West Big Intervale Road and Hatchery Road.
    - Beginning July 12/13 the Hays River Bridge located on the West Lake Ainslie Road is now reduced to 15 tonne maximum weight restriction.----The steel truss bridge at Kingross Cross that join West Big Intervale to East Big Interlale roads has a reduced weight restriction to 2 ton MAX.
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