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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.
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.

    Gardiners Truss Bridge on Garden Road is open with a 12 tonne weight restriction.
    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.
  • Cross Road # 3 is closed between civic 592 and civic 640. Detour is Ashdale rd from South Rawdon rd to access the end of Cross rd #3.
    - 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
    -------NEW April 17, 2014 -------
    Gunn #2 Road is closed due to soft spots in the traveling surface. The road will be reopened once these areas dry out and repairs can be made. The detour can be made by following Six Mile Brook Road Westerly to Four Mile Brook Rd, Northerly along Four Mile Brook Road to Heron Road and then Easterly along Heron Road or the reverse of this from the other end.
    - 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.
    - 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.
    - 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.
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