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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.
  • Digby County
    --The Salmon River Bridge located on Trunk 1 in the community of Salmon River, Digby County has an 18 tonne weight restriction in place. Vehicles over 18 tonnes shall use the following detour route: Salmon River Road - Exit 32 Hwy 101 - Exit 31 Hwy 101 - Meteghan Connector. Local TIR Base advising emergency services of the weight restriction.
    --The Salmon River Bridge will be reduced to one lane of traffic starting Monday September 28, 2015. The lane closure will be in place until repairs are completed at the bridge.
  • COLCHESTER COUNTY:
    - Stewarts Road closed. Impassable Until Further Notice
    - Jim Murdock Rd- Closed between Mountain Rd and Grist Mill Rd due to washouts- Road impassable
  • PICTOU COUNTY-Gunn Rd#4 closed 100m south of civic 1490 due to washed out X-culvert-Road impassable until further notice
  • 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.
  • VICTORIA COUNTY:
    - The Gillis bridge just past Uisge Ban Falls provincial park is closed until further notice.
  • INVERNESS COUNTY:
    - Beginning July 12/13 the Hays River Bridge located on the West Lake Ainslie Road is reduced to 15 tonne maximum weight restriction.
  • Cape Breton Highlands:
    - Work has begun on a road realignment at Corney Brook 15 km north of Cheticamp. Expect slow moving vehicles and minor delays. Speed limit has been reduced to 50 km/hr. Parks Canada apologises for any inconvenience this may cause.
    - Construction is underway to replace the bridge at Big Intervale on North Aspay river 15 km north of Pleasant Bay. Work is off the main road, expect minor delays. Parks Canada apologises for any incovenience this may cause.
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