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N.S. releases long list of construction delays

HALIFAX, N.S. -- Winter has largely come to an end across Nova Scotia and now it's time for this province's second...

HALIFAX, N.S. — Winter has largely come to an end across Nova Scotia and now it’s time for this province’s second season to get into full swing … construction season that is.

Route 277, from the Antrim Road at Carrol’s Corner easterly to Gays River (Halifax Regional Municipality and Colchester County line), will have a lane closure for ditching, culvert installation and paving until Aug. 31.

Repairs to the Garden Road Truss bridge on the Garden Road will result in traffic delays of between five to 10 minutes until May 27.

Oakland Road will have alternating lane closures for pulverizing and repaving through until June 21.

The intersection of Hwy. 104 and Route 316, Lower South River, will have occasional one-lane closures for subgrading, gravelling and paving until June 15.

Trunk 16 from Half Island Cove Road towards Canso will have lane closures on both northbound and southbound lanes for grading, pulverization and asphalt paving until Aug. 31. One lane will be kept open at all times.

Little Indian Lake Bridge, on Hwy. 103, will be reduced to one lane for bridge repairs until June 14. Traffic control will consist of traffic lights.

The eastbound and westbound lanes of Hwy. 111 from Portland Street Interchange easterly to Route 322 (Pleasant Street), including ramps at Portland Street, will be reduced to one lane for repaving until Aug. 2.

Hwy. 101 at Mount Uniacke will have traffic stopped in both directions for brief periods to allow for blasting. Blasting will occur until May 31.

Crews will be doing roadwork until May 31 on one lane of Hwy. 103 from the Shelburne County line to St. Catherine’s River Road.

Seal Island Bridge will have a one-lane closure for deck replacement until Oct. 15. Traffic control will consist of signals. Work will take place 24 hours a day.

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