Researchers using 'whale breath' to study endangered orcas off B.C. coast
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PICTOU COUNTY - There's a lot of road work and construction in Pictou County this week.
The following is a list of where the work is happening so you can plan your route accordingly produced by the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal:
North Foord Street in Stellarton is closed from under the Highway 104 overpass to the westbound ramps from Highway 104.
A detour route is set up along Lawrence Boulevard, MacGregor Avenue, Westville Road, and Duff Street.
The detour will be in place until the end of September. Please drive with extra caution in the area or use an alternate route.
Barneys River Road
Barneys River Road, from Highway 104 north to Avondale Cross Road, for about six kilometres, is reduced to one lane for repaving. There is one-way traffic through about two kilometres of work zones and delays are expected.
Work takes places from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. and is expected to be completed by Thursday, Oct. 31.
Millbrook, Alma, Marshdale, and Three Brooks Roads
Millbrook, Alma, Marshdale, and Three Brooks Roads are reduced to one lane for re-paving until Monday, Sept. 30.
Traffic control people are on site but delays are expected. Work takes place Monday to Friday, from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Waterside Bridge Replacement
Shore Road is closed at Waterside Bridge to replace the bridge.
Shore Road traffic will be detoured onto R. Grant Road, Highway 6 (Sunrise Trail), Three Brooks Road, and Otter Road. Detour signs will be posted.
Work is scheduled to be completed in late October.
West River East Side Road
The West River East Side Road is closed for culvert installation about 500 metres west of the intersection with Limerock Road.
Detour routes are marked. The work is scheduled to be completed by Friday, Sept. 20.