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Information on local roads is listed here. For most trunks, routes and 100-series highways, consult the map.
    Spring weight restrictions are in effect for all provincial roads in Nova Scotia beginning at 12:01 a.m., Monday, March 13, 2017. Some roads, including 100-series highways, are exempt from the restrictions. An exempt road list is available on the Department of Justice website.
    The following roads are closed to 10,000 kgs:
    Upper Clyde,
    Canada Hill,
    Old Post and
    Wireless Road.
    Laconia Road is now open with a temporary one lane structure in place.
    Wentzell Rd East Clifford 5,000 kgs weight restriction
    Dorey Mills Rd 5,000kgs weight restriction
    Fitch Rd 5,000 kgs weight restriction
    George Joudrey Rd. 5,000 kgs weight restriction
    Duncan Rd. 5,000 kgs weight restriction
    Milbury Rd. 5,000 kgs weight restriction
    Charles Hill 5,000 kgs weight restriction
    Smith Rd. 5,000 kgs weight restriction
    Henry Fancey Rd. 5,000 kgs weight restriction
    Lapland Rd. 5,000 kgs weight restriction
    Demone Rd. 5,000 kgs weight restriction
    George Morton Rd. 5,000 kgs weight restriction
    Sweetland Rd. 5,000 kgs weight restriction
    Back Street 2 5,000 kgs weight restriction
    Elmwood Rd. 5,000 kgs weight restriction
    Beeler R.d 5,000 kgs weight restriction
  • Wile Settlement Rd. 15,000 kgs weight restriction
    Middlefield Road from Trunk #8 to Route #210 has 15,000kg weight restriction.
    Devonshire Road has 15,000kg weight restriction
    Medway River Rd.15,000 kgs weight restriction
    Albany New Rd 15,000 kgs weight restriction
    Chapel Hill Rd 15,000 kgs weight restriction
    Smith Rd 2 15,000 kgs weight restriction
    Old Garden Rd 15,000 kgs weight restriction
    Starting on November 28, 2016 Public Works and Government Services Canada will begin work on the Halls Harbour Wharf reconstruction. To facilitate this work a road closure will be in place extending from Civic #1157 West Halls Harbour Rd to Civic #4193 Route 359. The wharf reconstruction will take approximately 6 months to complete. While the roads are closed a detour for through traffic will be provided on Brow of Mountain Rd. The project contractor will provide signing to inform the public of the road closure and mark the detour route.
    The following roads are restricted to a maximum of 15,000 Kg.:
    - Government Wharf Road
    - Conrod Beach Road
  • Weight Restriction on Detour around Clam Harbour Loop.
    The following gravel roads will have a 5 kg weight restriction applied to them immediately due to the road conditions. This restriction will be in effect until road conditions allow for heavy traffic.
    - West Lindon Road from Trunk 6 to Shinimicas Road
    - Stewarts Road closed. Impassable until further notice.
    - Jim Murdock Rd is closed between Mountain Rd and Grist Mill Rd due to washouts. Road impassable.
    -Sand Point Rd -Reduced to 12 Ton until further notice
    -John Murdock Rd closed to Local traffic only due to washouts between Kennedy Hill Rd and Truro Rd
    - Caribou Island Rd weight restriction has been reduced to 12,000kg
  • GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY: Melford Bridge on Route 344 at Middle Melford is closed. A 2 lane detour bridge is in place until a permit bridge is built. The speed has been reduced to 60 kms and warning signs have been put in place.
    The Silvers Pool Bridge on Route # 348 at Melrose is open to 5 ton until further notice. .
    West Bay Hwy, Cape Breton will have a 5 ton weight restriction on it until further notice. Approx 26 kms into the roadway if coming from St. Peters towards West Bay. This is due to a 14 foot culvert and concerns of wet ground. The culvert is just past the Dundee Golf Course heading towards West Bay.
    - The Gillis bridge just past Uisge Ban Falls provincial park is closed until further notice.
    Mount Young Road has a weight restriction down to 8 kg.
    - Construction is underway to replace the bridge at Big Intervale on North Aspy River 15 km north of Pleasant Bay. Work is off the main road, expect minor delays.
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