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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.
  • Spring Weight Restrictions Lifted
    Effective 12:01 a.m., Monday, May 2, spring weight restrictions will be removed from all counties in Nova Scotia.
    The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal may still have individual roads posted for lower weight throughout the province. Heavy vehicle operators are advised that the posted weights will be enforced.
    Updated information is posted on the department's website at http://novascotia.ca/tran/trucking/springweight.asp .
  • KINGS COUNTY: Palmer Road, Aylesford
    Palmer Road between Dorey Road and Ward Road will be closed for Bridge repairs from Wednesday, May 4 until Wednesday, May 27.
  • HANTS COUNTY:
    Douglas Road, Center Rawdon is open to local traffic only.
    HANTS COUNTY:
    West Indian Road from Trunk 14 to Ess Road will be under construction from April 25th through to September 30th. Stop and go traffic.
  • HANTS COUNTY:
    The Blois Road is closed to all vehicles, other than local traffic, from MacPhee Road to Robinson Road.
  • CUMBERLAND COUNTY:
    Willow St will be closed from 9am on Tuesday, May 24 to noon on Thursday, May 26, 2016 for water main repairs. Detour in place at John Black Rd and Route 204. Open to local traffic only.
    Local Contact Gordon Smith Town of Amherst 902.667.3334.
    CUMBERLAND COUNTY:
    - Spencers Island Loop is closed due to damaged road surface and washouts.
    CUMBERLAND COUNTY:
    A portion of Greenville Road in Cumberland County is closed due to a culvert failure. The road is closed from Trunk 4 to Hunter Rd. Local traffic only. Detour in place via Hunter Rd.
    Significant bump and pothole on Portapique River Bridge on Trunk 2 in the Portapique area
  • COLCHESTER COUNTY:
    May 2, 2016 - August 31, 2016
    - Route 246, from 200m west of Kennedy Hill Road to Marshall Road, approximately 5.8 kms is under road construction which includes asphalt concrete patching prior to asphalt concrete repaving, brush cutting, ditching, slope stabilization, cross culverts and guard rail. Work will take place from daylight to dusk and includes a one lane closure. Expect delays, reduced speed and be prepared to stop.
    - Stewarts Road closed. Impassable until further notice.
    - Jim Murdock Rd is closed between Mountain Rd and Grist Mill Rd due to washouts. Road impassable.
  • ANTIGONISH COUNTY:
    Cloverville Road, Authority 404, in Antigonish County is closed to traffic due to soft spots and rutting until conditions improve. Weather permitting 10 days. The closure is on a section between the Walsh Post Road and South Lakevale Road. There are no homes on this section and residents on other sections have alternate routes out.
  • GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY: Melford Bridge on Route 344 at Middle Melford is closed. A 2 lane detour bridge is in place until a permit bridge is built. The speed has been reduced to 60 kms and warning signs have been put in place.
    GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY:
    Dunphy's Bridge on the Antigonish-Guysborough Road No. 412 at Havendale, Guysborough County is out of service. The Antigonish-Guysborough Road is closed to local traffic only until further notice. All other traffic will be detoured via. the Cross Road and the North Riverside Road.
  • SHERBROOKE-Monday May 16, 2016 Steel Bridge in Stillwater- Waternish- will be closed lasting 4-5 weeks with favorable weather. The crossing will be closed to the motoring public for safety reasons, during this time foot traffic will be permitted with an escort of the onsite supervisor
  • Marble Mountain Rd at the Crawdis Bridge is closed. Detour is Southside River Denys Road and Eden Rd. Will be closed until June 30, 2016.
  • VICTORIA COUNTY:
    - The Gillis bridge just past Uisge Ban Falls provincial park is closed until further notice.
  • 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 apologizes 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 apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.
    - April 15,2016:
    Work has begun to carry out the rehabilitation of a 6.5km stretch of the Cabot Trail between French and MacKenzie Mountain. Expect delays between 10-20 minutes. Parks Canada apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause to the travelling public.
    - CAPE BRETON HIGHLANDS NATIONAL PARK CHETICAMP:
    Friday May 6, 2016
    Work has begun to replace a culvert at Grande Falaise, approximately 4 km into the Cape Breton Highlands National Park from Cheticamp. A detour will be in place but expect delays. Parks Canada apologizes for any inconveniences this may cause to the travelling public.
For current information on a specific route, enter a route number:
1 Upper Sackville to Bear River Bridge Bare 2016-05-19 08:21
2 Amherst to Fall River Bare 2016-05-24 10:02
3 Upper Tantallon to Hubbards Bare 2016-04-29 15:39
3 Jct Hwy 103 at Exit 18 to Summerville Centre Bare 2016-05-20 21:38
4 Thomson Station to Folly Lake Bare 2016-05-06 09:50
4 Vicinity of Wentworth Centre to Vicinity of Wentworth Centre road repair, one lane traffic 2016-04-25 to 2016-11-30
Nova Scotia Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal wishes to advise motorists of road work conducted for the removal and replacement of the Teed Bridge, on Trunk 4, near Wentworth Center.Work will consist of construction of a detour route adjacent to the existing structure and removal and replacement of the existing bridge.
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2016-04-25 13:02
4 Folly Lake to Glenholme Bare 2016-05-24 10:02
4 Truro to Mt. Thom Bare 2016-05-24 10:02
4 Port Hastings to Port Hawkesbury Bare 2016-05-06 10:03
4 St Peters to Glace Bay Bare 2016-05-06 10:03
6 Amherst to Pictou Rotary Bare 2016-05-24 10:02
7 Burnside Industrial Park to Bedford Bypass Bare 2016-05-02 12:18
7 East Preston to Antigonish Bare 2016-05-06 10:02
8 Liverpool to Annapolis Royal Bare 2016-05-20 21:38
10 Bridgewater to Middleton Bare 2016-05-20 21:38
12 Chester Basin to Kentville Bare 2016-05-20 21:38
14 Chester to Jct Tnk 2 in Milford Bare 2016-05-20 21:38
16 Canso Town to Monastery Bare 2016-05-06 10:02
19 Port Hastings to Margaree Forks Bare 2016-05-12 11:48
Northwest Arm Drive Main Avenue Fairview to Old Sambro Road Bare 2016-04-29 15:39
22 Sydney to Louisbourg Bare 2016-04-29 15:04
Cabot Trail Jct Hwy 105 at Exit 7 to Cheticamp Bare 2016-05-12 11:48
Cabot Trail Cheticamp to Pleasant Bay Bare 2016-05-12 11:48
Cabot Trail 4 km north of Cheticamp to Pleasant Bay road repair, reduced speed, be prep to stop, expect delay starting 2016-05-06
Work has begun to replace a culvert at Grande Falaise, approximately 4 kms into the Cape Breton Highlands National Park from Cheticamp. A detour will be in place; but expect delays. Parks Canada apologizes for any inconveniences this may cause the travelling public.
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2016-05-06 13:09
Cabot Trail Pleasant Bay to South Harbour Bare 2016-05-12 11:48
Cabot Trail St. Anns to Ingonish Bare 2016-05-12 11:48
Cabot Trail St. Anns to Ingonish on northbound lane(s) road repair, washouts, one lane traffic, be prep to stop, expect delay starting 2015-07-06
Ingonish Ferry-- Victoria County. A section of the Cabot Trail at Ingonish Ferry is reduced to one lane while shoulder repairs are being done. Traffic lights are in place and motorists should expect delays. Caution should be taken while travelling through this area.
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2016-05-05 09:42
Cabot Trail Ingonish to South Harbour Bare 2016-05-12 11:48
101 Bedford to Upper Sackville Bare 2016-05-02 12:18
101 Vicinity of Bedford to Vicinity of Upper Sackville bridge repair, reduced visibility, one lane traffic, reduced speed, be prep to stop 2016-04-30 to 2016-07-15
Highway 101 Bridge Over Highway 102 - Bridge Rehabilitation on Bridge Highway 101/102. One Lane is Expected to be Closed on Both Inbound and Outbound Lanes on Highway 101 and 102. Detours may happen. Detour from Exit 4B will go to Exit 4C. Follow detour signs if Exit 4B ramp is closed. Work is to Commence on April 30th Every Weekend Until July 15th, 2016. Time of Work Will Start Friday at 6 pm and End on Monday at 6 am.
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2016-05-10 09:00
101 Upper Sackville to St. Croix Exit 4 Bare 2016-05-06 09:41
101 St. Croix Exit 4 to Hantsport Interchange Exit 8 Bare 2016-05-06 09:41
101 St. Croix Exit 4 to Hantsport Interchange Exit 8 bridge repair, one lane traffic, reduced speed 2016-05-19 to 2016-06-17
Bridge work to commence on Thursday May 19th on Han001 Avon River Bridge on Hwy 1 Evangeline/Glooscap Trail. There will be a permanent lane closure on the bridge. Traffic lights will be installed and will accommodate the traffic flow. The sidewalk will not be accessible to the public during this time of construction. Work is expected to last approximately 4 weeks.hours of work are from 8am to 4pm.
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2016-05-18 08:18
101 Hantsport Interchange Exit 8 to Yarmouth Bare 2016-05-19 08:21
102 Halifax to Truro Bare 2016-05-24 10:02
103 Halifax to Martins River Bare 2016-05-20 21:38
103 Martins River to Bridgewater Bare 2016-05-20 21:38
103 Exit 12 to 8 km east of Exit 12 road repair, one lane traffic, reduced speed, be prep to stop, expect delay 2016-05-16 to 2016-08-31 2016-05-12 13:22
103 Bridgewater to Yarmouth Bare 2016-05-20 21:38
104 NB Border to Cobequid Toll Booth Bare 2016-05-24 10:02
104 Cobequid Toll Booth to Masstown Bare 2016-05-24 10:02
104 Vicinity of Cobequid Toll Booth on westbound lane(s) road repair, one lane traffic, reduced speed, be prep to stop, expect delay 2016-05-02 to 2016-08-31
Highway rehabilitation: May 2, 2016 - August 31, 2016. HWY 104 (West Bound Lane) from km marker 76 to km marker 57.2, approximately 18.8 km. Work to include: cold planing, asphalt concrete patching, widening, and asphalt concrete repaving, installation of rumble strips and guardrail. Reduce speed. One lane traffic. Visibility could be reduced depending on the weather. Daylight to Dusk with the exception of work that is done 1 km prior and 1 km after Toll Plaza and this will be done at night.
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2016-05-05 09:41
104 Masstown to Mt. Thom Bare 2016-05-24 10:02
104 Mt. Thom to New Glasgow Bare 2016-05-24 01:42
104 Vicinity of Exit 20 to 4.7 km west of Exit 20 on westbound lane(s) road repair, one lane traffic, reduced speed 2016-05-09 to 2016-06-15
Reduced speed limit in effect: 80km/h
Due to resurfacing operations TCH 104 West Bound Lane will be reduced to one lane from Exit 20 (Pleasant Valley Road) in Pictou County westerly 4.70 km. Speed will be reduced to 80km/h through the worksite. Lane reduction will begin at 6:00am Monday, May 9, 2016 and be in place until June 15, 2016.
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2016-05-06 14:31
104 New Glasgow to W. Canso Causeway Bare 2016-05-24 01:42
104 W. Canso Causeway to St Peters Bare 2016-05-06 10:03
105 Port Hastings to North Sydney Bare 2016-05-12 11:48
106 Caribou to Jct Hwy 104 at Exit 22 Bare 2016-05-24 01:42
107 Westphal to Musquodoboit Harbour Bare 2016-04-29 15:56
107 Vicinity west of Exit 18 to Vicinity east of Exit 18 bridge repair, reduced speed, be prep to stop, expect delay 2016-04-20 to 2016-07-31
Reduced speed limit in effect: 80km/h
2016-04-20 09:46
107 Burnside Industrial Park to Westphal Bare 2016-05-02 12:18
111 Victoria Street Underpass to Woodside Bare 2016-04-29 12:12
118 Mic Mac Boulevard to Jct Hwy 102 Bare 2016-05-10 09:07
118 Exit 13 to Exit 13 2016-03-01 to 2016-06-15
Halifax County Highway 118 Exit 13E and Highway 107 Exits 13S&13W. Off Shoulder Work Being Done for Approximately 0.01 km.Work on an Overhead Sign Truss Installation Will Take Place on Highway 118 Exit 13E and on Highway 107 near Exit 13S and 13W During Day Time Hours. Drivers Are Urged to use Caution on the On/ Off Ramps.Work is to Be Carried Out March 1 - June 15, 2016
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2016-04-06 20:55
118 Exit 13 to 7 km north of Jct Hwy 102 on northbound lane(s) road repair, one lane traffic, reduced speed 2016-05-14 to 2016-08-31
Construction on Highway 118 Northbound lanes from the Portobello Bridge, Northbound to Exit 14 (Fall River) for widening and repaving. Expect delays, lane closures from Monday to Thursday sunrise to 3pm and 6pm to sunset; Friday sunrise to noon. On weekends, work will be from sunrise to sunset.Work is to start on May 14th, and is scheduled to be completed by August 31st.
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2016-05-10 09:07
125 Jct Hwy 105 at Exit 20 to Grand Lake Road Bare 2016-04-29 15:04
202 Jct Tnk 1 to Jct Tnk 14 Bare 2016-05-10 12:36
207 Ross Road to West Chezzetcook Bare 2016-04-29 15:56
209 Parrsboro to Apple River Bare 2016-05-06 09:50
212 Oldham Road to Jct Rte 357 Bare 2016-04-29 08:02
215 Noel to Shubenacadie Bare 2016-05-06 09:41
217 Digby to East Ferry Bare 2016-05-04 12:45
223 Jct Hwy 105 at Exit 6 to Leitches Creek Bare 2016-05-06 10:03
224 Gays River Bridge to Sheet Harbour Bare 2016-05-10 12:36
236 Union Corner to Truro Heights Bare 2016-05-24 10:02
242 River Hebert to Maccan Bare 2016-05-06 09:50
245 Sutherlands River to Antigonish Bare 2016-05-24 01:42
252 Whycocomagh to Mabou Bare 2016-05-12 11:48
256 West New Annan to Lyons Brook Bare 2016-05-24 10:02
277 Lantz to Gays River Bare 2016-05-06 09:41
289 Green Oaks to Westville Bare 2016-05-24 10:02
302 Southampton to Nappan Bare 2016-05-06 09:50
305 Sydney Mines to Sydney River Bare 2016-04-29 15:04
306 Spryfield to Sambro Bare 2016-04-29 15:39
307 Jct Tnk 4 to Jct Tnk 6 Bare 2016-05-24 10:02
311 Onslow to Tatamagouche Bare 2016-05-24 10:02
316 Jct Hwy 104 to Antigonish County Line Bare 2016-05-06 10:02
321 Oxford to Port Philip Bare 2016-05-06 09:50
333 End of Bay Road to Tantallon Bare 2016-04-29 15:39
336 Upper Musquodoboit to Jct Rte 289 at Eastville Bare 2016-04-29 08:02
337 Malignant Cove to Antigonish Bare 2016-05-06 10:02
347 New Glasgow to Guysborough County Line Bare 2016-05-24 01:42
349 Spryfield to Sambro Bare 2016-04-29 15:39
354 Halifax/Hants County Line to Jct Rte 202 Bare 2016-05-10 12:36
354 Halifax/Hants County Line to 11 km north of Jct Rte 202 road repair, one lane traffic, reduced speed, be prep to stop, expect delay 2016-04-25 to 2016-09-30 2016-04-25 11:45
354 Jct Rte 202 to Jct Rte 236 Bare 2016-05-10 08:57
357 Jct Tnk 7 to Middle Musquodoboit Bare 2016-04-29 15:56
368 Mahoneys Corner to Wallace Bay Bare 2016-05-06 09:50
374 Sheet Harbour to New Glasgow Bare 2016-05-24 01:42
376 Pictou Rotary to Central West River Bare 2016-05-24 01:42
395 Jct Rte 252 & Jct Rte 395 to Southwest Margaree Bare 2016-05-12 11:48
Halifax Dartmouth Bridge Conditions
Macdonald Bridge Dartmouth to Halifax Bare with moisture present 2016-05-25 05:29
Macdonald Bridge Dartmouth to Halifax Traffic conditions, fair visibility, Dartmouth bound light volumes, Halifax bound heavy volumes 2016-05-25 07:42
MacKay Bridge Dartmouth to Halifax Bare 2016-05-24 00:58
MacKay Bridge Dartmouth to Halifax Traffic conditions, fair visibility, Dartmouth bound medium volumes, Halifax bound medium volumes 2016-05-25 07:24
Halifax Dartmouth Bridge Emergency Road Closures or Advisories
Ferry Crossing Information
LaHave : in service (2016-03-12 10:50)
Country Harbour : in service (2016-02-03 20:11)
Little Narrows : in service (2016-05-18 16:34)
Englishtown : in service (2016-05-12 11:48)
Tancook Island : in service (2016-05-16 14:46)
Petit Passage : in service (2016-02-08 23:07)
Grand Passage : in service (2016-02-08 23:07)
Pictou Island : in service (2013-08-31 08:39)
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