Traffic Advisory Flooded and Closed Roads

first_imgTRANSPORTATION/PUBLIC WORKS–Traffic Advisory, Flooded and ClosedRoads Crews from the Department of Transportation and Public Worksadvise that some sections of roads are closed and others arepassable with caution until further notice due to high winds andflooding today, March 9. Motorists are advised to drive with caution, use alternateroutes, and to avoid crossing blockades. Damaged or flooded roads that are not marked can be reported tolocal bases by calling the toll-free line at 1-888-432-3238. The following is a partial list of roads and bridges affected inthe last 24 hours. ANNAPOLIS COUNTY A number of roads are flooded or washed out in Annapolis West,including sections of the following: Trunk 1 towards UpperClements Park, various sections of Route 201 between Annapolisand Bridgetown, sections of Morse Road, Guinea Road and HarrisLane off Route 201. A number of roads are flooded or washed out in Annapolis East,including sections of the following: Gates Mountain Road (underthe 101 overpass), Trunk 1 in Wilmot near Frenchy’s, Trunk 1 inBrickton, Ruggles Mountain and Spa Spring Road, Forest Glade,Dalhousie Road, Arlington Road, Route 201 (sections between Trunk10 and Bridgetown), Baker Lane, Torbrook Mountain, East Torbrook,Dodge Road, Inglesville, Bloomington, Balcom Road, VarnerMountain, Trunk 10, Elliott Road and Craig Road. COLCHESTER COUNTY Route 311 at Park Street to Trunk 2 in Onslow is open butpassable with extreme caution. In Truro and Bible Hill, the following roads are closed: ParkStreet, Farnham Road and Salmon River Road (from Vernon Bridge toCheese Plant). In Tatamagouche, the following roads are closed: New River Road,Lake Road, Cooper Road, Trout Brook Road and Cross Road. DIGBY COUNTY A number of roads are flooded or washed out in the area,including: sections of Lighthouse Road, Colloden Road, SouthRange Cross, North Range Cross, Weymouth Falls, Bloomfield Road,the Journey Town Bridge area, and Mink Cove. HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY Trunk 3 at Boutilier’s Point is closed due to downed power lines.Traffic is being diverted through Island View Drive. The following roads have some water damage but are passable withcaution: Trunk 3 in Queensland, Conrads Road in Queensland,Indian Point Road in Glen Haven, Paddy’s Head Road in IndianHarbour and Route 333 (Peggy’s Cove at Peggy’s Point Road). HANTS COUNTY In Hants West, Highway 101, between Exit 6 at Windsor and Exit 7at Falmouth, is closed until further notice due to downed powerlines. Motorists travelling west must detour at Exit 6. Motoriststravelling east must detour at Exit 7. No other roads are closed in Hants West, although there is someflooding throughout the area on secondary roads. In Hants East, all primary roads are open in Milford, althoughthere is some flooding on secondary roads and some washoutsthroughout the area. All primary roads are open in Noel, although there are washoutsthroughout the area and flooding on some secondary roads. Minor washouts are reported near Chezzetcook and Spry Bay. TheWest Side East River Road is closed until further notice due to ablocked culvert. KINGS COUNTY Washouts are reported in all sections of the county, includingsections of Trunk 1 in Kings South. Avonport Station Road isclosed until further notice due to washouts. A section of BlackRiver Road is closed until further notice while crews removedebris. Meadowvale Road in Kings West is closed due to downedpower lines. In Kings East, various sections of roadways are closed due todowned power lines. -30-last_img

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