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EMERGENCY ROAD CLOSURES OR ADVISORIES:
YARMOUTH COUNTY: OTHER CLOSURES AND ADVISORIES:
Information on local roads is listed here. For most trunks, routes
and 100-series highways, consult the map.
Raynardton Bridge on Raynardton Road in Yarmouth County will be closed from Monday, June 3rd, 2013 to Sunday, September 15th, 2013. 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.
Route 215, 0.1 km north of Beaverpond Road, at Central Burlington, will be reduced to one lane traffic, from April 30, 2013 to June 30, 2013 approximately, for culvert replacement. Traffic lights are in place and speed is reduced to 50 km/hr. Motorists are advised to use caution in this area.
Gardiners Truss Bridge on Garden Road is open with a 12 tonne weight restriction.
The bridge on Clayton McKay Road in Brooklyn is now open with a 5 Tonne weight restriction until further notice.
The detour for traffic over 5 Tonne 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.
West Apple River Rd is open to through traffic due to washouts as of Wednesday June 5,2013. Still expect delays from cleanup.
May 22, 2013
Route 242: from River Hebert westerly to Joggins Fossil Cliffs
Road repair, one lane traffic, be prepared to stop, expect delays from 2013-05-22 to 2013-06-30, NSTIR wishes to advise that road work, including ditching, culvert installation and paving will be conducted on Route 242 from River Hebert to Joggins. Work commencing May 22, 2013 continuoing to June 30,2013. Work is expected from 6:00am to 8:00pm Monday to Friday with possible weekend work.
- Kerrs Mill Road, Wallace - Between Route 6 and Route 368
- Back Road is closed near the Brookland Road between civic number 545 and 555 because of flooding and bridge damage, and is also closed at the eastern end near Stillman Road. Civic numbers 555 and 600 are accessible from the Plant Road while civic 525 and 545 are accessible from the Brookland Road.
- Porter Road is closed at the northern end near/at the Elmfield Road because of bridge damage.
- Sandy Stewart Road is closed due to bridge damage 0.1 km west of Rte 256, access to residences on this road can be made from Stewart Road.
- 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 : RED BRIDGE
The Red Bridge on the Old Margaree Road in Big Baddeck is closed to traffic. A detour is in place.
Crowdis Bridge in Northeast Margaree is closed to all traffic. Use alternate routes - Cranton Cross Road, West Big Interval Road and Hatchery Road.
Trout Brook Road will be closed from Monday June 10 till Friday June 21. Bridge repair. Use Hillside Road for detour.
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