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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.
  • Yarmouth County
    - Gavel Road at the Gavel Bridge in Yarmouth County will be closed from Monday, August 3rd, 2015 to December 31, 2015 for replacement. The 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.
  • Bonnie Road closed due to overpass.
    Public to take alternate routes until further notice.
    Detours to be posted as soon as possible
  • --The River Road is open to one lane of traffic only.
  • --Longley Mtn. Rd. off Shore Road West partially washed out.
  • Shore Rd East closed on Mt. Hanley end.
    - Big Lots Road is open from Jct. Route 324 to Harris Oickle Road Northwest. Bridge is reduced to one lane, restricted to 5 tonnes.
    - Douglas Road in Center Rawdon is closed 3km into the road to the end of the road due to a bridge collapse.
    - Bonds Brook Bridge on Glenbrook Road Rawdon is closed until further notice.
  • -Woodville Rd at intersection of McKay rd closed due to washout. Detour is McKay Rd to Clayton McKay rd to Ashdale Rd to Woodville Rd.
  • Cumberland County
    Eddy Rd is closed due to flooding
    - Stewarts Road closed. Impassable Until Further Notice
    -gravel section of the Valley Rd. closed to through traffic between end of paved section and East Mountain road.
    -Slade Rd- Closed between Lake Rd and West Tatamagouche Rd due to Washouts-Road Impassable
    - 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.
  • Steel Through Truss Bridge at Waternish just off Trunk 7 Highway will be closed to traffic for approximately 5 days to carry out bridge repairs. Vehicles wishing to access Waternish Road will have to detour via Rte 348 at Glenelg
    - The Gillis bridge just past Uisge Ban Falls provincial park is closed until further notice.
    - Beginning July 12/13 the Hays River Bridge located on the West Lake Ainslie Road is reduced to 15 tonne maximum weight restriction.
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