first_img Local Area Office: 902-863-0364 Fax: 902-863-7482 KINGS COUNTY: Hillaton Road Hillaton Road will be closed for bridge repairs until further notice. A detour route is available from Route 221 to Route 358 to Saxon Street. Local Area Office: 902-563-2518 Fax: 902-563-2517 Local Area Office: 902-893-5797 Fax: 902-896-2259 CUMBERLAND COUNTY: Route 301 Route 301 will be restricted to local traffic between Mount Pleasant Road and Dickson Road to install culverts at Fitzsimmons Brook until Monday, Nov. 30. Alternate routes and signs will be in place. Local Area Office: 902-565-6841 Fax: 902-563-2517 KINGS COUNTY: Glebe Bridge Glebe Bridge, on Route 201, has a 2.7-metre height restriction and a 15-tonne weight restriction until further notice. HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Fairview Overpass Fairview Overpass is reduced to three lanes, to rebuild the southern section. Construction is expected to take about six months. Traffic will flow outbound on the two outer lanes, and inbound on the inner lane. Drivers should expect delays, or use an alternate route. ANTIGONISH COUNTY: Highway 104 Highway 104, from Tracadie Harbour Bridge, east for about 18 kilometres, will be reduced to one lane for cold planing, asphalt-concrete patching and repaving until Wednesday, Nov. 25. A pilot vehicle will be on site. Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Local Area Office: 902-538-3877 Fax: 902-538-8288 Local Area Office: 902-538-3877 Fax: 902-538-8288 INVERNESS COUNTY: Red River Road Red River Road, from the junction of Trunk 30 for almost 10 kilometres to the end, including Pleasant Bay Harbour Road, Pleasant Bay United Church Road, Hinkley Glen Road and Angus More Road, will be reduced to one lane for bridge repairs and paving until Saturday, Nov. 27. Traffic control people are on site. Work takes place from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Alexandra Street Roundabout Construction of the Alexandra Street roundabout, at the intersection of Alexandra Street and Kenwood Drive in Sydney, will continue until Tuesday, Dec. 15. The traffic lights will be replaced by a three-way stop during construction. Drivers should expect delays or use an alternate route. Local Area Office: 902-798-5957 Fax: 902-798-6747 Local Area Office: 902-680-5914 Fax: 902-681-7151 Local Area Office: 902-890-1573 Fax: 902-896-2259 INVERNESS COUNTY: Murrays Hill Bridge Murrays Hill Bridge, which crosses the Mabou River near Rankinville Road, is closed until further notice. Local Area Office: 902-625-4200 Fax: 902-625-1946 KINGS COUNTY: Hantsport Kates Bridge, on Tannery Road in Hantsport, is closed for repairs until further notice. A detour is available on Avon Street. VICTORIA COUNTY: Big Baddeck Road Sections of Big Baddeck Road, north of Old Margaree Road, will be reduced to one lane until Tuesday, Nov. 30, for repaving. A detour route is available on Old Margaree Road loop. Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. COLCHESTER COUNTY: Stewarts Bridge Stewarts Bridge, between Route 311 and West North River Road, will be closed for replacement until Monday, Nov. 30. A temporary panel bridge will be in place as a detour. Local Area Office: 902-424-0054 Fax: 902-424-7116 COLCHESTER COUNTY: Plains Road Plains Road will be reduced to one lane for gravelling and paving until Monday, Nov. 30. Work takes place from sunrise to sunset. Local Area Office: 902-752-6224 Fax: 902-755-7184 COLCHESTER COUNTY: Highway 104 Highway 104 will have a one-lane closure to install a variable message board above the road on Sunday, Nov. 22. RCMP will be on site. A detour route is available by taking Highway 104 to Exit 13, then taking Plains Road to Trunk 4 and back to Highway 104. Work takes place from 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and from 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Local Area Office: 902-295-2700 Fax: 902-295-2617 VICTORIA COUNTY: Wreck Cove Bridge Wreck Cove Bridge on Trunk 30 will be reduced to one lane for replacement of bridge until Tuesday, Nov. 30. Work takes place from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Local Area Office: 902-533-2771 Fax: 902-533-4352 Local Area Office: 902-577-0956 Fax: 902-674-2146 INVERNESS COUNTY: Doyle’s Bridge Doyle’s Bridge on the East Margaree Road will be closed until further notice. A detour is available on East Margaree Crossroad. Local Area Office: 902-625-4200 Fax: 902-625-1946 GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY: Melford Brook Bridge The Melford Brook Bridge on Route 344 at Middle Melford is closed. A two-lane detour bridge will be available until a permanent bridge is completed. The speed limit has been reduced to 60 km/h at the site and warning signs are in place. Reduced weight restrictions are no longer in effect at this crossing. HANTS COUNTY: Route 215 Route 215, about 500 metres west of William Conley Road, east for about 12.4 kilometres will be reduced to one lane for paving until Friday, Dec. 4. Work takes place from dawn to dusk. Local Area Office: 902-424-1750 Fax: 902-424-0849 Local Area Office: 902-891-1573 Fax: 902-896-2259 Local Area Office: 902-798-5957 Fax: 902-798-6747 INVERNESS COUNTY: Cabot Trail Traffic on sections of the Cabot Trail in the Margaree Harbour-Margaree Forks area will be reduced to one lane for road-shoulder repairs until Wednesday, Nov. 25 Signs and traffic control people are on site. Local Area Office: 902-883-9789 Fax: 902-883-8732 KINGS COUNTY: Bridge Closure The Busby McMahon Bridge on Brooklyn Street, near Aylesford, will be closed until further notice. A marked detour route is available on New Road, Route 221 and Morden Road. Local Area Office: 902-667-2972 Fax: 902-667-8294 Local Area Office: 902-883-9789 Fax: 902-883-8732 NEW WORK CONTINUING WORK HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Moose River Road-Reid’s Bridge Reid’s Bridge on Moose River Road will be closed for replacement until Thursday, Dec. 31. Detour signs will direct motorists. Work takes place from dawn to dusk. Local Area Office: 902-527-5448 Fax: 902-527-5371 COLCHESTER COUNTY: Highway 104 Highway 104, from Exit 17 west to Exit 15, will be reduced to one lane for widening and paving until Friday, Dec. 4. Work takes place from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Local Area Office: 902-295-2700 Fax: 902-295-2617 HANTS COUNTY: Sangsters Bridge Sangsters Bridge, on Sangsters Bridge Road connecting Upper Falmouth and Trunk 14, will be closed for repairs until Monday, Nov. 30. A detour route is available through the Town of Windsor. CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Trunk 4 Trunk 4, near Ben Eoin, will be reduced to one lane for gravelling, grading and paving until Friday, Dec. 11. Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. A pilot vehicle will guide drivers through the construction zone. INVERNESS COUNTY: Trunk 30 Trunk 30, from the national park entrance at Pleasant Bay to the national park entrance at MacKenzie Mountain, will be reduced to one lane for planing, patching and repaving until Saturday, Nov. 27. Traffic control people are on site. Work takes place from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Local Area Office: 902-577-2237 Fax: 902-563-2517 HANTS COUNTY: Wentworth Road/Morrison Drive Wentworth Road/Morrison Drive, Exit 5A, and the west-bound off-ramp on Highway 101 will be closed to traffic on Saturday, Nov. 21, from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. and Sunday, Nov. 22, from 6 a.m. until noon for paving of the new roundabout. An alternative route is available via Highway 101 for Exit 5 or 6. West Hants Industrial Park can be accessed through Sanford Drive. -30- COLCHESTER COUNTY: College Road Sections of College Road in Bible Hill will be reduced to one lane from Main Street to Village Line Avenue for repaving until Monday, Nov. 30. Traffic control people and signs are on site. Local Area Office: 902-893-5797 Fax: 902-896-2259 Local Area Office: 902-679-4308 Fax: 902-679-6124 PICTOU COUNTY: Ferrona Bridge Ferrona Bridge, on Churchville Road, will be closed for repairs until Saturday, Dec. 5. A detour is available via Route 348 and East River East Side Road, Route 348, Plymouth Park Road or Route 374 and East River East Side Road. Local Area Office: 902-674-2535 Fax: 902-674-2170 Local Area Office: 902-625-4388 Fax: 902-625-4393 CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Glace Bay Lake Bridge Glace Bay Lake Bridge, Route 255, will be restricted to local traffic to replace the bridge until Monday, Nov. 30. A detour is available via Tower, Marconi Tower and Sand Lake roads. VICTORIA COUNTY: Corsen Bridge Corsen Bridge, two kilometres before Ingonish, continues to be reduced to one lane. Local Area Office: 902-625-4200 Fax: 902-625-1946 KINGS COUNTY: Rainsforth Bridge Rainsforth Bridge on Rainsforth Road will be closed for repairs until further notice. A detour is in place. Local Area Office: 902-956-2365 Fax: 902-896-2259 HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Fairview Overpass-Weekend Closure Joseph Howe Drive under the Fairview Overpass will be closed in both directions because of demolition work on the Fairview Overpass. The closure is from 7 p.m. today, Nov. 20, until 5 a.m. Monday, Nov. 23. Traffic control people will be on site. Drivers are advised to use alternate routes.last_img read more

The Minister held a special meeting with the SLPA senior officials at the Prime Minister’s Chief of Staff Office at Temple Trees and directed them to keep him regularly informed about the implementation of the new security plan. “Due process must be followed with diligence. There should be no room for name-trading, unofficial negotiations and underhand deals,” the Minister said, adding that ensuring transparency in the ports sector is one of his main priorities. (Colombo Gazette) Ports, Shipping and Southern Development Minister Sagala Ratnayaka has instructed the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) to beef up security in and around the Colombo Port in view of ongoing raids on drug dealers and traffickers across the country.The Minister has told the SLPA senior management to coordinate with Sri Lanka Police, the Customs Department and other relevant institutions and come up with an advanced security plan for the Colombo Port, the Government information department said today. Meanwhile, Minister Ratnayaka also tweeted that he instructed SLPA officials to handle all tenders and procurements in a transparent manner. read more