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Weekly Traffic Advisories

first_img Local Area Office: 902-625-4200 Fax: 902-625-1946 CONTINUING WORK Local Area Office: 902-755-7060 Fax: 902-755-7049 PICTOU COUNTY: Thorburn Road Overpass The Thorburn Road overpass at Exit 26 on Highway 104 will occasionally have a reduced speed limit because of shoulder work until Wednesday, Jan. 31. Drivers are asked to reduce speed and watch for construction equipment and personnel when passing through the area. Thorburn Bridge has a maximum posted weight of 25 tonnes. A detour around the bridge is available either along the paved section of Hollow Road, from Thorburn Road southerly to Route 347 (Sherbrooke Highway) or via a short gravel section of Hollow Road that runs parallel to the bridge. Work takes place from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Local Area Office: 902-827-5388 Fax: 902-827-5190 PICTOU COUNTY: Big Gut Bridge Big Gut Bridge, on Route 348 near Pictou Landing, is open to motorists. A temporary bridge will accommodate one-lane traffic and will be controlled by traffic signals. The bridge width restriction is 4.2 metres. Motorists should proceed with caution. PICTOU COUNTY: West River East Side Road The West River East Side Road near Salt Springs is reduced to one lane for repairs until further notice. Traffic control consists of traffic signals. KINGS COUNTY: Old Baxters Mill Bridge Lane Closure and Weight Restrictions The Old Baxters Mill Bridge near Baxters Harbour is open to one lane of traffic. Vehicles weighing more than 5,000 kilograms are restricted from using the bridge. Local Area Office: 902-755-7146 Fax: 902-755-7049 KINGS COUNTY: West Brooklyn Road West Brooklyn Road over Highway 101 will be closed until Saturday, March 31, to replace the overpass. Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Local Area Office: 902-542-6344 Area: 902-542-6342center_img Local Area Office: 902-752-7907 Fax: 902-752-7908 HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Lawrencetown River Bridge Lawrencetown River Bridge on Highway 207, near Lawrencetown Beach, will be closed for replacement until Thursday, May 31. A one-lane bridge will be installed with traffic lights until construction is complete. Local Area Office: 902-542-6344 Fax: 902-543-6342 CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Route 305 The one lane bridge on Route 305, Leitches Creek, will be closed for repairs until Saturday, Feb. 3. A detour will be available via Highway 125. Local Area Office: 902-679-4308 Fax: 902-679-6124 -30- RICHMOND COUNTY: Black River Bridge Black River Bridge in Dundee will be reduced to one lane until Wednesday, Jan. 31, for repairs. Traffic control consists of traffic signals. KINGS COUNTY: Highway 101 There will be periodic highway lane closings near the West Brooklyn underpass for road repairs until Saturday, March 31. Traffic control consists of signs and traffic control persons. Traffic may be stopped for short periods. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Local Area Office: 902-756-2697 Fax: 902-756-3458last_img read more