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EMERGENCY ROAD CLOSURES OR ADVISORIES:
Spring Weight Restrictions will come into effect 12:01 am, Monday, March 17, 2014 and remain in effect, unless otherwise advised, until 12:01 am, Monday, May 19, 2014.
This advisory dated March 5, 2014 supersedes the advisory sent out on February 25, 2014 stating that Spring Weight Restrictions would come into effect on Monday, March 10, 2014.
This advisory affects all Counties in the Province.
http://novascotia.ca/tran/trucking/springweight.asp
Halifax Dartmouth Bridge Conditions
Ferry Crossing Information
OTHER CLOSURES AND ADVISORIES:
Information on local roads is listed here. For most trunks, routes and 100-series highways, consult the map.
  • 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.
  • CUMBERLAND COUNTY:
    Rte 302 is closed between Maccan and Little Forks Rd due to flooding.
  • COLCHESTER COUNTY:
    - Millbrook Rd closed between civics 519 and 785 due to soft conditions.
    - Marshall Rd. closed. local traffic only
    - Road closed: Kerrs Mill Road, Wallace - Between Route 6 and Route 368.
    - Truro Rd closed between Kennedy Hill Rd Cross Rd. - local traffic only.
    - East Earltown road is closed due to a wash out - Park St. Truro closed due to flooding until futher notice
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 4:15 p.m. April 16/14
    All wind warnings for the Seal Island Bridge have ended.
  • 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.
    - Beginning 8am April 16/14 until further notice, a section off The Cabot Trail between Margaree Forks to Northeast Margaree will be reduced to one lane. Travelling Public may expect delays up to 20 minutes while work continues on this section of road.
    - The Cranton Cross Road is closed until further notice due to flooding conditions. The public should use the alternate route East Big Interval-Hatchery Road. Also due to flooding, the East Margaree Cross Road is closed. Alternate routes East Margaree Road, along with The Cabot Trail. Effective 230pm April 16/14.
For current information on a specific route, enter a route number:
1 Lower Sackville to Wilmot Bare 2014-04-17 07:45
1 Wilmot to Bridgetown Bare with moisture present 2014-04-17 07:31
1 Bridgetown to Bear River Bridge Bare 2014-04-17 07:31
2 Amherst to Fall River Bare with moisture present 2014-04-16 16:31
3 Upper Tantallon to Hubbards Bare 2014-04-16 08:21
3 Hwy 103 at Exit 18 to Summerville Centre Bare 2014-04-16 15:56
4 Thomson Station to Glenholme Bare with moisture present 2014-04-16 16:31
4 Truro to Mount Thom Bare with moisture present 2014-04-16 16:31
4 Port Hastings to Port Hawkesbury Bare 2014-04-17 07:26
4 St Peters to Glace Bay Bare 2014-04-17 07:26
6 Amherst to Pictou Rotary Bare with moisture present 2014-04-16 16:31
7 Burnside Industrial Park to Bedford Bypass Bare with moisture present 2014-04-16 12:41
7 East Preston to Lochaber Bare with moisture present 2014-04-16 15:52
7 Lochaber to Antigonish Bare 2014-04-17 07:26
8 Liverpool to Annapolis Royal Bare 2014-04-17 07:31
10 Bridgewater to Cherryfield Bare 2014-04-16 16:00
10 Cherryfield to Middleton Bare with moisture present 2014-04-17 07:31
12 Chester Basin to Kentville Bare 2014-04-17 07:26
14 Chester to Brooklyn Bare 2014-04-17 07:45
14 Brooklyn to Milford Bare with moisture present 2014-04-16 16:17
16 Canso Town to Monastery Bare with moisture present 2014-04-16 15:52
19 Port Hastings to Mabou Bare 2014-04-17 07:26
19 Mabou to Margaree Forks Bare with moisture present, Icy Patches 2014-04-16 15:27
Northwest Arm Drive Main Avenue Fairview to Old Sambro Road Bare 2014-04-16 08:21
22 Sydney to Louisbourg Bare 2014-04-17 07:17
Cabot Trail Hwy 105 at Exit 7 to Margaree Forks Bare 2014-04-17 07:34
Cabot Trail Margaree Forks to Cheticamp Bare with moisture present, Icy Patches 2014-04-16 15:27
Cabot Trail Cheticamp to South Harbour Bare 2014-04-17 07:34
Cabot Trail St Anns to South Harbour Bare 2014-04-17 07:34
101 Bedford to Upper Sackville Bare with moisture present 2014-04-16 12:41
101 Upper Sackville to Mount Uniacke Bare with moisture present 2014-04-16 12:41
101 Mount Uniacke to Marshall Interchange Bare 2014-04-17 07:45
101 Marshall Interchange to Bridgetown Bare with moisture present 2014-04-17 07:31
101 Bridgetown to Bear River Bare 2014-04-17 07:31
101 Bear River to Weymouth Bare with moisture present 2014-04-17 07:31
101 Weymouth to Yarmouth Bare 2014-04-16 16:14
102 Halifax to Kearney Lake Bare 2014-04-16 08:21
102 Kearney Lake to Enfield Bare with moisture present 2014-04-16 12:41
102 Enfield to Shubenacadie Bare 2014-04-16 16:17
102 32 km north of Enfield to Shubenacadie reduced speed
Bridge repair.
2014-04-11 15:31
102 Shubenacadie to Truro Bare with moisture present 2014-04-16 16:31
103 Halifax to Yarmouth Bare 2014-04-17 07:26
104 NB Border to New Glasgow Bare with moisture present 2014-04-16 16:31
104 New Glasgow to W. Canso Causeway Bare 2014-04-17 07:26
104 W. Canso Causeway to St Peters Bare 2014-04-17 07:26
105 Port Hastings to North Sydney Bare 2014-04-17 07:34
106 Caribou to Hwy 104 at Exit 22 Bare with moisture present 2014-04-16 15:02
107 Westphal to Musquodoboit Harbour Bare with moisture present 2014-04-16 15:44
107 Burnside Industrial Park to Westphal Bare with moisture present 2014-04-16 12:41
111 MacKay Bridge to Woodside Bare with moisture present 2014-04-16 12:41
118 Mic Mac Boulevard to Hwy 102 Bare with moisture present 2014-04-16 12:41
125 Hwy 105 at Exit 20 to Grand Lake Road Bare 2014-04-17 07:17
125 Vicinity of Exit 7 to Vicinity of Exit 8 road repair, local detour, reduced speed 2013-09-11 to 2014-05-31
Detour will continue to be in place throughout the Winter. Construction is expected to begin again in the Spring.
2014-03-27 16:28
202 Jct Trunk 1 to Ashdale Bare 2014-04-17 07:45
202 Ashdale to Trunk 14 Bare with moisture present 2014-04-16 16:17
207 Ross Road to West Chezzetcook Bare with moisture present 2014-04-16 15:44
209 Parrsboro to Apple River Bare with moisture present 2014-04-16 15:24
212 Oldham Road to Jct Rte 357 Bare with moisture present 2014-04-16 15:46
215 Noel to Shubenacadie Bare with moisture present 2014-04-16 16:17
217 Digby to East Ferry Bare 2014-04-17 07:48
223 Hwy 105 at Exit 6 to Leitches Creek Bare 2014-04-17 07:26
224 Gays River Bridge to Sheet Harbour Bare with moisture present 2014-04-16 15:46
236 Union Corner to Stanley Bare 2014-04-17 07:45
236 Stanley to Truro Heights Bare with moisture present 2014-04-16 16:31
242 River Hebert to Maccan Bare with moisture present 2014-04-16 15:24
245 Sutherlands River to Antigonish Bare 2014-04-17 07:26
252 Whycocomagh to Brook Village Bare 2014-04-17 07:26
252 Brook Village to Mabou Bare with moisture present, Icy Patches 2014-04-16 15:27
256 West New Annan to Lyons Brook Bare with moisture present 2014-04-16 16:31
277 Lantz to Gays River Bare with moisture present 2014-04-16 16:17
289 Green Oaks to Westville Bare with moisture present 2014-04-16 16:31
302 Southampton to Nappan Bare 2014-04-16 15:24
305 Sydney Mines to Sydney River Bare 2014-04-17 07:17
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 2014-04-16 08:21
307 Trunk 4 to Trunk 6 Bare with moisture present 2014-04-16 16:31
311 Onslow to Tatamagouche Bare with moisture present 2014-04-16 16:31
316 Highway 104 to Antigonish County Line Bare 2014-04-17 07:26
321 Oxford to Port Philip Bare with moisture present 2014-04-16 15:24
333 End of Bay Road to Tantallon Bare 2014-04-16 08:21
336 Upper Musquodoboit to Eastville Bare with moisture present 2014-04-16 16:31
337 Malignant Cove to Antigonish Bare 2014-04-17 07:26
347 New Glasgow to Guysborough County Line Bare 2014-04-17 07:04
349 Spryfield to Sambro Bare 2014-04-16 08:21
354 Halifax/Hants County Line to Jct Route 236 Bare with moisture present 2014-04-16 16:17
357 Jct Trk 7 to Middle Musquodoboit Bare with moisture present 2014-04-16 15:46
368 Mahoneys Corner to Wallace Bay Bare with moisture present 2014-04-16 15:24
374 Sheet Harbour to Trafalgar Bare with moisture present 2014-04-16 15:16
374 Trafalgar to New Glasgow Bare 2014-04-17 07:04
376 Pictou Rotary to Central West River Bare with moisture present 2014-04-16 15:02
395 Whycocomagh to South Lake Ainslie Bare 2014-04-17 07:26
395 South Lake Ainslie to Southwest Margaree Bare with moisture present, Icy Patches 2014-04-16 15:27
Halifax Dartmouth Bridge Conditions
Macdonald Bridge Dartmouth to Halifax Bare 2014-04-17 00:58
Macdonald Bridge Dartmouth to Halifax Traffic conditions, Dartmouth bound medium volumes, Halifax bound heavy volumes, drive with care 2014-04-17 06:50
MacKay Bridge Dartmouth to Halifax Bare 2014-04-16 10:59
MacKay Bridge Dartmouth to Halifax Traffic conditions, Dartmouth bound medium volumes, Halifax bound heavy volumes 2014-04-17 07:30
Halifax Dartmouth Bridge Emergency Road Closures or Advisories
Ferry Crossing Information
LaHave in service (2014-04-10 20:09)
Country Harbour in service (2014-03-27 08:45)
Little Narrows in service (2014-03-31 03:48)
Englishtown service suspended [ice] (2014-03-31 03:48)
Tancook Island in service (2014-04-16 13:16)
Petit Passage in service (2014-04-01 13:00)
Grand Passage in service (2014-04-01 09:24)
Pictou Island in service (2013-08-31 08:39)
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