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EMERGENCY ROAD CLOSURES OR ADVISORIES:
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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.
  • 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.
For current information on a specific route, enter a route number:
1 Lower Sackville to Mt Uniacke bare 2014-03-25 09:04
1 Mt Uniacke to Hantsport bare 2014-03-25 09:04
1 20 km west of Mt Uniacke to 5 km east of Hantsport road repair, reduced speed, be prep to stop, expect delay 2014-09-29 to 2014-10-30
Trunk 1 from the Windsor Town Line westerly 7 kms to the Lighthouse Road in Mount Denson will have stop and go traffic for the purpose of re-paving. Hours of operation are from dawn to dusk. Traffic control will be in place.
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2014-09-25 12:02
1 Hantsport to Bear River Bridge bare 2013-12-18 11:30
2 Amherst to Enfield bare 2014-04-09 08:07
2 Enfield to Fall River bare 2013-11-29 07:48
2 14 km south of Enfield to Fall River road repair, be prep to stop, expect delay 2014-09-30 to 2014-12-15
Exit 5 Hwy 102 NB&Trunk 2.Construction of a roundabout on Trunk 2 at Perrin Drive and Hwy 102/Exit 5. Work is sceduled for overnight hours, 8pm to 6am weekdays, and 8pm to 7am weekends. Stop and go traffic controlled by traffic control personnel. Expect delays.
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2014-09-26 15:58
3 Upper Tantallon to Hubbards bare 2013-08-20 18:59
3 Hwy 103 at Exit 18 to Summerville Centre bare 2013-10-04 13:06
4 Thomson Station to Glenholme bare 2014-04-09 08:07
4 Truro to Mount Thom bare 2014-03-25 09:03
4 Port Hastings to Port Hawkesbury bare 2014-03-25 09:01
4 Port Hastings to Port Hawkesbury road repair, one lane traffic, reduced speed, be prep to stop, expect delay 2014-09-03 to 2014-10-31
Trunk 4, from the Rotary in Port Hastings to Port Hawkesbury, approx. 6 km. Cold planing&Repaving.
2014-09-03 14:19
4 St Peters to Irish Cove bare 2014-03-25 09:01
4 Vicinity of MacNabs Cove for 7 km one lane traffic, reduced speed, be prep to stop 2014-08-11 to 2014-12-15 2014-08-11 08:37
4 Irish Cove to Glace Bay bare 2013-10-10 06:18
6 Amherst to Pictou Rotary bare 2014-04-09 08:07
7 Burnside Industrial Park to Bedford Bypass bare 2013-11-29 07:48
7 East Preston to Antigonish bare 2014-03-25 08:59
8 Liverpool to Annapolis Royal bare 2013-12-18 11:30
10 Bridgewater to Middleton bare 2013-12-18 11:30
12 Chester Basin to Kentville bare 2013-12-06 10:52
14 Chester to Milford bare 2014-03-25 09:04
16 Canso Town to Monastery bare 2014-03-25 08:59
19 Port Hastings to Margaree Forks bare 2014-03-25 09:01
Northwest Arm Drive Main Avenue Fairview to Old Sambro Road bare 2013-08-20 18:59
22 Sydney to Louisbourg bare 2013-10-10 06:18
Cabot Trail Hwy 105 at Exit 7 to South Harbour bare 2014-03-25 09:01
Cabot Trail St Anns to Ingonish bare 2014-03-25 09:01
Cabot Trail 24 km north of St Anns to 34 km south of Ingonish road repair, be prep to stop, expect delay 2014-08-14 to 2014-11-15
Widening and repaving of a 6.20km section of road on Trunk 30. Repaving of Little River Road.
2014-08-14 09:46
Cabot Trail Ingonish to South Harbour bare 2014-03-25 09:01
101 Bedford to Upper Sackville bare 2013-11-29 07:48
101 Upper Sackville to Yarmouth bare 2014-03-25 09:04
102 Halifax to Kearney Lake bare 2013-08-20 18:59
102 Halifax to Kearney Lake road repair, one lane traffic, reduced speed, expect delay 2014-09-10 to 2014-11-30
In general, the work shall consist of jersey barrier replacement, cold planing, shoulder widening, asphalt concrete repaving and shoulder gravelling during night hours.There will be lane closures on Highway 102 Northbound from the Larry Uteck Interchange (Exit 2B) to Exit 4 from 9PM to 6AM during weekdays and 7PM to 7AM during weekends.There will be lane closures on Highway 102 Southbound from the Hammonds Plains Interchange (Exit 3A) to the Larry Uteck Interchange (Exit 2B) from 9PM to 5AM during weekdays and 8PM to 7AM during weekends.
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2014-09-09 15:34
102 Kearney Lake to Enfield bare 2013-11-29 07:48
102 Enfield to Shubenacadie bare 2014-03-25 09:05
102 32 km north of Enfield to Shubenacadie reduced speed
Bridge repair.
2014-04-25 12:39
102 Shubenacadie to Truro bare 2014-03-25 09:03
103 Halifax to Yarmouth bare 2013-10-26 01:00
104 NB Border to Antigonish bare 2014-04-09 08:07
104 Antigonish to Monastery bare 2014-03-25 08:59
104 7 km north of Antigonish to Monastery local detour, reduced speed 2014-07-21 to 2014-10-17
There will be a detour opening on Hwy 104 at Dunn's Loop in Lower South River. A speed zone reduction of 60 km/hr through this area is in effect. Traffic will be using this detour through to October 17, 2014. Motorists are asked to obey the posted speed signs and use caution when travelling through this area.
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2014-09-30 13:57
104 Monastery to W. Canso Causeway bare 2014-03-25 08:59
104 W. Canso Causeway to St Peters bare 2014-03-25 09:01
105 Port Hastings to Whycocomagh bare 2014-03-25 09:01
105 Vicinity of Exit 2 for 42.6 km one lane traffic, be prep to stop, expect delay 2014-10-02 to 2014-10-09 2014-10-01 13:51
105 Whycocomagh to Dalem Lake bare 2014-03-25 09:01
105 Dalem Lake to North Sydney bare 2013-10-10 06:18
105 Vicinity of Exit 17 to Vicinity of Exit 18 road repair, reduced speed, be prep to stop, expect delay 2014-08-10 to 2014-10-03
NIGHT WORK Beginning Sunday, Aug 10, on the Trans-Canada Highway at Little Bras D'Or, work will begin to widen the approach to the Little Bras D'Or bridge from Baddeck. The work will take place at night between Exit 17 and 18 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. until Friday Oct. 03.
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2014-09-30 11:25
105 Exit 18 to Vicinity of North Sydney road repair, one lane traffic, expect delay 2014-09-02 to 2014-09-30
CAPE BRETON COUNTY: Highway 105Sections of Highway 105, from Grand Narrows Road, east to the Pleasant Street/Route 305 Overpass (and the on-ramp), will be reduced to one lane for road repairs, repaving, and guardrail upgrades from Tuesday, Sept. 2 until Tuesday, Sept. 30.The work will take place from sunrise to sunset but there may be some night work if required. Drivers should use extra caution in the area and be prepared for delays.
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2014-08-29 14:14
106 Caribou to Hwy 104 at Exit 22 bare 2014-03-25 09:02
107 Westphal to Musquodoboit Harbour bare 2013-07-15 07:47
107 Burnside Industrial Park to Westphal bare 2013-11-29 07:48
111 MacKay Bridge to Woodside bare 2013-11-29 07:48
118 Mic Mac Boulevard to Hwy 102 bare 2013-11-29 07:48
125 Hwy 105 at Exit 20 to Grand Lake Road bare 2013-10-10 06:18
125 Vicinity of Exit 7 to Vicinity of Exit 8 road repair, local detour, reduced speed 2013-09-11 to 2014-10-31 2014-06-12 14:17
202 Jct Trunk 1 to Trunk 14 bare 2014-03-25 09:04
207 Ross Road to West Chezzetcook bare 2013-07-15 07:47
209 Parrsboro to Apple River bare 2014-04-09 08:07
212 Oldham Road to Jct Rte 357 bare 2013-07-15 07:47
215 Noel to Shubenacadie bare 2014-03-25 09:04
217 Digby to East Ferry bare 2013-12-18 11:30
223 Hwy 105 at Exit 6 to Grand Narrows bare 2014-03-25 09:01
223 Grand Narrows to Leitches Creek bare 2013-10-10 06:18
223 1.5 km east of Christmas Island to 8 km east of Christmas Island road repair, one lane traffic, be prep to stop, expect delay 2014-05-26 to 2014-09-30 2014-05-21 15:29
224 Gays River Bridge to Sheet Harbour bare 2013-07-15 07:47
236 Union Corner to Truro Heights bare 2014-03-25 09:04
242 River Hebert to Maccan bare 2014-04-09 08:07
245 Sutherlands River to Antigonish bare 2014-03-25 09:02
252 Whycocomagh to Mabou bare 2014-03-25 09:01
256 West New Annan to Lyons Brook bare 2014-03-25 09:03
277 Lantz to Gays River bare 2013-07-15 07:47
289 Green Oaks to Westville bare 2014-03-25 09:03
302 Southampton to Nappan bare 2014-04-09 08:07
302 10 km north of Southampton to 5 km south of Nappan road repair, one lane traffic, reduced speed, be prep to stop, expect delay 2014-08-21 to 2014-11-21
Route 302 has been reduced to one-lane traffic in the community of Maccan.
2014-08-21 11:18
305 Sydney Mines to Sydney River bare 2013-10-10 06:18
305 Balls Creek to Vicinity of Sydney River bridge repair, local detour, road closed 2013-07-30 to 2014-12-18
The Sydney River bridge is being replaced and the work is expected to take 18 months to complete. The bridge is closed until December 2014. Detour Hwy 125 between Exit 5 and 6.
2013-12-26 15:07
306 Spryfield to Sambro bare 2013-08-20 18:59
307 Trunk 4 to Trunk 6 bare 2014-04-09 08:07
311 Onslow to Tatamagouche bare 2014-03-25 09:03
316 Highway 104 to Antigonish County Line bare 2014-03-25 08:59
321 Oxford to Port Philip bare 2014-04-09 08:07
333 End of Bay Road to Tantallon bare 2013-08-20 18:59
336 Upper Musquodoboit to Eastville bare 2014-03-25 09:03
337 Malignant Cove to Antigonish bare 2014-03-25 08:59
347 New Glasgow to Guysborough County Line bare 2014-03-25 09:02
349 Spryfield to Sambro bare 2013-08-20 18:59
354 Halifax/Hants County Line to Jct Route 236 bare 2014-03-25 09:04
357 Jct Trk 7 to Middle Musquodoboit bare 2013-07-15 07:47
368 Mahoneys Corner to Wallace Bay bare 2014-04-09 08:07
374 Sheet Harbour to New Glasgow bare 2014-03-25 09:02
376 Pictou Rotary to Central West River bare 2014-03-25 09:02
395 Whycocomagh to Southwest Margaree bare 2014-03-25 09:01
Halifax Dartmouth Bridge Conditions
Macdonald Bridge Dartmouth to Halifax bare 2013-08-02 11:55
Macdonald Bridge Dartmouth to Halifax Traffic conditions, Dartmouth bound light volumes, Halifax bound light volumes, drive with care 2014-10-02 02:06
MacKay Bridge Dartmouth to Halifax bare 2013-08-02 11:55
MacKay Bridge Dartmouth to Halifax Traffic conditions, Dartmouth bound light volumes, Halifax bound light volumes 2014-10-02 03:00
MacKay Bridge Dartmouth to Halifax Construction
Princess Margaret blvd ramp closed from highway 111 to Princess Margaret and Princess Margaret blvd on ramp to bridge closed
2014-10-01 23:00
Halifax Dartmouth Bridge Emergency Road Closures or Advisories
Ferry Crossing Information
LaHave : in service (2014-07-18 10:18)
Country Harbour : in service (2014-09-05 16:20)
Little Narrows : in service (2014-10-01 15:22)
Englishtown : in service (2014-10-01 15:22)
Tancook Island : overload trips, expect delays (2014-09-28 16:59)
Petit Passage : in service (2014-07-14 23:44)
Grand Passage : in service (2014-08-27 10:26)
Pictou Island : in service (2013-08-31 08:39)
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