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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.
  • Yarmouth County
    - Gavel Road at the Gavel Bridge in Yarmouth County will be closed from Monday, August 3rd, 2015 to Sunday, November 15th, 2015 for replacement. The bridge will be closed to all traffic for the duration of the project. The travelling public is advised to use an alternate route. The closure is necessary to replace the existing structure.
  • Bonnie Road closed due to overpass.
    Public to take alternate routes until further notice.
    Detours to be posted as soon as possible
  • The River Road is open to one lane traffic only.
  • LUNENBURG COUNTY:
    - Varner #2 Bridge on Route 208 in New Germany will be under construction effective July 9, 2014 with an expected completion date of July 31, 2015. Traffic may be limited to Stop-and-Go periodically during construction.
    - Bruhm Road off Highway # 10 in Branch LaHave is closed due to a bridge washout.
    - Highway 332 is Closed Between Civic 5092 and Civic 5098 Due to a Culvert Collapse. Two 2 Detours Are in Place Northerly and Southerly of The Collapse
    - Route 332, from Trunk 3 towards Riverport for approx 8.0 km, will be under construction effective May 19, 2015 with an expected completion date of Sept 30, 2015 or earlier. Traffic will be limited to Stop-and-Go during construction, with alternating lane closure.
    Middle River Bridges, #1 and #2, on the Chester Grant Road, both closed for repairs from July 21 to August 7, detour in place
  • LUNENBURG COUNTY:
    - Big Lots Road is open from Jct. Route 324 to Harris Oickle Road Northwest. Bridge is reduced to one lane, restricted to 5 tonnes.
    - Haines Road is open from Junction with Barss Corner Road to
    Junction with Farmington Road. Road is restricted to 5 tonnes.
  • KINGS COUNTY:
    - Whitman Bridge on Whitman Road is closed between Maple Avenue and Ward Road in Aylesford for repairs until further notice. Detour is in place.
  • HANTS COUNTY:
    - Douglas Road in Center Rawdon is closed 3km into the road to the end of the road due to a bridge collapse.
    - Bonds Brook Bridge on Glenbrook Road Rawdon is closed until further notice.
  • HANTS COUNTY
    Whittenburg Rd, Lower Stewiacke from Route 224 Northerly to Colchester Co Line approx 3.90 KM will have Asphalt and Concrete Patching and Paving. Will be down to one lane, reduce speeds and may require vehicles to stop. Expected Completion Date Sept 30, 2015
    HANTS COUNTY
    Meadow Rd, from Cooks Brook Rd to Route 224 approx 7 KM will have Asphalt and Concrete Patching and Paving. Will be down to one lane, reduce speeds and may require vehicles to stop. Expected Completion Date Sept 30, 2015
  • HANTS COUNTY:
    - Cross Road #3 in West Hants is open to traffic not exceeding 15 tonnes.
    - Irishmans Road in West Hants is open to traffic not exceeding 14 tonnes.
    - White Settlement Road in Noel will have stop and go traffic in order to do ditching and road resurfacing from July 16, 2015 to August 30, 2015, from sunup to sundown. A pilot vehicle will be used.
  • CUMBERLAND COUNTY Contracted Maintenance to Begin For The Summer 2015. Please Be Aware and Safe While Travelling Through Our County. Maintenance Will Be Ongoing Until The End of October 2015
    CUMBERLAND COUNTY The Little River Bridge on Lower Cove Rd is reduced to one lane with traffic signals until 31 Dec 2015 to allow for construction of a new bridge.
    CUMBERLAND COUNTY Construction has begun on the Sand River Bridge at Sand River on Route 209. Motorists are advise to take note of signage and be aware of construction vehicles in the area.
  • COLCHESTER COUNTY:
    - Effective Aug. 4/15 at 0800 hrs. Rte 311 Loop will be closed to traffic between Rte 311 Murphy Rd while repairs are carried out on the Balfron Bridge. Estimated completion date is Aug. 14/15. During this time a detour will be in effect.
    - Clydesdale Road closed. Impassable
    - Stewarts Road closed. Impassable
    - Slade Road closed from West Tatamagouche to Lake Road. Impassable
    COLCHESTER COUNTY
    Wittenburg Rd, Lower Stewiacke from Route 224 Northerly to Colchester Co Line approx 3.90 KM will have Asphalt and Concrete Patching and Paving. Will be down to one lane, reduce speeds and may require vehicles to stop. Expected Completion Date Sept 30, 2015
    COLCHESTER COUNTY
    Meadow Rd, from Cooks Brook Rd to Route 224 approx 7 KM will have Asphalt and Concrete Patching and Paving. Will be down to one lane, reduce speeds and may require vehicles to stop. Expected Completion Date Sept 30, 2015
  • 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.
  • Steel Through Truss Bridge at Waternish just off Trunk 7 Highway will be closed to traffic for approximately 5 days to carry out bridge repairs. Vehicles wishing to access Waternish Road will have to detour via Rte 348 at Glenelg
  • 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.
  • PARKS CANADA CHETICAMP:
    May 19,2015 Effective immediately traffic on the Cabot Trail 15 kilometres north of Cheticamp will be reduced to one lane at Corney Brook until mid July until road repairs are completed. Parks Canada apologises for any inconveniences this may cause.
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