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COLCHESTER/HANTS COUNTIES: Highway 102, Shubenacadie River


The southbound temporary detour bridge on Highway 102, over the Shubenacadie River, will be closed from Monday, March 17 until Wednesday, March 19. Traffic will be reduced to one lane in both directions and will be detoured over the northbound Shubenacadie River Bridge. Vehicles with wide loads should use an alternate route.


Drivers are urged to travel with extra caution in the area.





YARMOUTH COUNTY: Gavelton Bridge


Gavelton Bridge on Gavel Road will be closed for repairs from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Friday, March 7. Only emergency vehicles will be permitted to cross the bridge.


A detour is available via Lake Vaughn Road and Raynardton Road. Please drive with extra caution in the area.










The Sydney River Bridge on Keltic Drive is closed for replacement.


While the bridge is closed, the province is providing a free shuttle bus service between Coxheath Arena (305 Keltic Dr.) and Walmart (65 Keltic Dr.).


A detour route for drivers has also been marked.


The shuttle bus schedule is available at http://novascotia.ca/tran/highways/srb.asp .




COLCHESTER/HANTS COUNTIES: Highway 102, Shubenacadie River


Construction is taking place on Highway 102 at the bridges over Shubenacadie River until September 2015.

Traffic is normally two lanes in both directions, however drivers are urged to travel with extra caution in the area.






Thomson Road, near Highway 104, will be closed from Hansford Siding Road to Conns Mill Road for repairs to the Conns Mill Bridge until Friday, March 28.


Detour signs are in place.




GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY: Melford Brook Bridge


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 is reduced to 60 km/h and warning signs are in place.




HANTS COUNTY: Glen Brook and MacInnis Brook Bridges


The Glen Brook and MacInnis Brook bridges, on Route 202 in West Gore, have a 24-tonne weight restriction until further notice.






Crowdis Bridge is closed until further notice for repairs. A detour is available via Crowdis Cross Road, West Big Interval Road and Hatchery Road.




INVERNESS COUNTY: West Lake Ainslie Road


The Hayes River Bridge on West Lake Ainslie Road has a 15-tonne weight restriction.



Organizations: Walmart

Geographic location: Shubenacadie River, YARMOUTH COUNTY, Gavel Road Conns Mill BridgeThomson Road Lake Vaughn Road Raynardton Road INVERNESS West Lake CUMBERLAND COUNTY Hansford Siding Road Mill Bridge GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY HANTS COUNTY Glen Brook West Gore Cross Road Hayes River Ainslie Road

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