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EMERGENCY ROAD CLOSURES OR ADVISORIES:

Colchester County: The Staples Brook Road is closed between the East Folly Mountain Road and the Belmont Road due to a collapsed culvert.
OTHER CLOSURES AND ADVISORIES:
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.
  • DIGBY COUNTY: Trunk 1
    Traffic will be reduced to one lane on Trunk 1, from Duffy Road west to Meteghan River Bridge during paving and culvert repairs. The project is anticipated to be completed Friday, Sept. 16. Signs and flag people are on site. Work takes place from sunrise to sunset.
  • LUNENBURG COUNTY: Cookville Bridge
    Cookville Bridge on Route 331 to the North of King Street, will be closed for deck repairs until Friday, Aug. 5. The bridge will be closed to all vehicles but still open to pedestrians. Detour signs are in place.
  • KINGS COUNTY: Starting May 24, 2016 - July 31, 2016.
    The following roads will be under Construction - One Lane Traffic, be Prepared for Delays.
    Shaw Road, from Pleasant Valley Road Southerly to Maple Street, Approximately 4.40 Km.
    Parker Condon Road, from Plesant Valley Road Easterly to Shaw Road, Approximately 2.40 Km.
    West Steadman Road, from Shaw Road Easterly to Black Rock Road, Approximately 2.00 Km.
    KINGS COUNTY: Starting May 24, 2016 - August 31, 2016.
    The following roads will be under Construction - One Lane Traffic, be Prepared for Delays.
    White Rock Road, from Canaan Mountain Road to Deep Hollow Road, Approximately 6.70 Km.
    Black River Road, from White Rock Road to Gaspereau River Road, Approximately 0.70 Km.
    KINGS COUNTY: Starting June 6, 2016 - August 31, 2016.
    The following road will be under Construction - One Lane Traffic, be Prepared for Delays.
  • HANTS COUNTY:
    Douglas Road, Center Rawdon is open to local traffic only.
    HANTS COUNTY:
    West Indian Road from Trunk 14 to Ess Road will be under construction from April 25th through to September 30th. Stop and go traffic.
  • HANTS COUNTY:
    The Blois Road is closed to all vehicles, other than local traffic, from MacPhee Road to Robinson Road.
  • HANTS COUNTY:
    Vaughan Road, from Trunk 14 to Route 236, is under road construction from June 27-September 30, 2016. Expect delays. Stop and go traffic.
  • CUMBERLAND COUNTY:
    - Spencers Island Loop is closed due to damaged road surface and washouts.
    CUMBERLAND COUNTY:
    A portion of Greenville Road in Cumberland County is closed due to a culvert failure. The road is closed from Trunk 4 to Hunter Rd. Local traffic only. Detour in place via Hunter Rd.
  • Colchester County: July 25/16 - The Staples Brook Rd is closed between the East Folly Mountain Road and the Belmont Road due to a collapsed culvert near civic 475.
    May 2, 2016 - August 31, 2016
    - Route 246, from 200m west of Kennedy Hill Road to Marshall Road, approximately 5.8 kms is under road construction which includes asphalt concrete patching prior to asphalt concrete repaving, brush cutting, ditching, slope stabilization, cross culverts and guard rail. Work will take place from daylight to dusk and includes a one lane closure. Expect delays, reduced speed and be prepared to stop.
    - Stewarts Road closed. Impassable until further notice.
    - Jim Murdock Rd is closed between Mountain Rd and Grist Mill Rd due to washouts. Road impassable.
  • ANTIGONISH COUNTY:
    C.B. Railroad will be doing repair work to it's railway crossing at Trunk 4 in Afton. the road will be closed at the crossing from 6:00 am Wednesday, July 27,until 6:00 pm of the same day. A detour is set up for traffic to go around via the Summerside and Bayfield roads. Local traffic can get to the work site from either direction but can not get past the train crossing. The closest civic number east of the crossing is #8233.
  • ANTIGONISH COUNTY:
    Cloverville Road, Authority 404, in Antigonish County is closed to traffic due to soft spots and rutting until conditions improve. Weather permitting 10 days. The closure is on a section between the Walsh Post Road and South Lakevale Road. There are no homes on this section and residents on other sections have alternate routes out.
  • 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.
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  • Marble Mountain Rd at the Crawdis Bridge is closed. Detour is Southside River Denys Road and Eden Rd.
  • VICTORIA COUNTY:
    - The Gillis bridge just past Uisge Ban Falls provincial park is closed until further notice.
  • The Hatchery bridge on West Big Interval Road will be closed for maintenance beginning July 26/2016 until August 16/2016.Detour being used is the West Big Intervalle,and the Crowdis Cross road along with the East Big Intervale Road.
  • Cape Breton Highlands:
    - Work has begun on a road realignment at Corney Brook 15 km north of Cheticamp. Expect slow moving vehicles and minor delays. Speed limit has been reduced to 50 km/hr. Parks Canada apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.
    - Construction is underway to replace the bridge at Big Intervale on North Aspay river 15 km north of Pleasant Bay. Work is off the main road, expect minor delays. Parks Canada apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.
    - April 15,2016:
    Work has begun to carry out the rehabilitation of a 6.5km stretch of the Cabot Trail between French and MacKenzie Mountain. Expect delays between 10-20 minutes. Parks Canada apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause to the travelling public.

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