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Road Conditions


Wednesday, June 14, 2017

The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure advises the motoring public that westbound lanes of Route 15, between the Route 11 interchange and the Scoudouc overpass, will be closed to all traffic from 6 a.m. on Saturday, June 17 to 11:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 18. This closure is required to install steel girders. Westbound traffic will be detoured onto Route 132 and Parker Road, and will return to Route 15 through the Scoudouc Industrial Park. 


Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Mill Street Viaduct – Eastbound ramp (Red Rose building)
City of Saint John  
Full closure
The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure advises the motoring public that the eastbound ramp at the Mill Street exit near the Red Rose Building will be closed on Wednesday June 14, 2017 starting at 10am and it will reopen in the evening. In addition, the ramp will also close on Thursday June 15, 2017 starting a 10 a.m. and will reopen at the end of day.

This closure is necessary to carry out repairs on the structure. Detour signing will be in place. The department apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause and reminds the public to drive safely. 


Friday, June 9, 2017

The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure advises the motoring public that Hache Road, 1.75 kilometres from Route 11, will be closed to all traffic from June 12, 2017 to June 16, 2017 to allow for the installation of new pipe. A detour will be set up on Riviere du Portage Sud Road. The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure regrets any inconvenience this may cause and urges motorists to drive with care.


Monday, May 29, 2017
The Southwest Miramichi River Bridge No. 2 on Route 118 Campbell Road in the Village of Blackville  will be closed to all vehicle and pedestrian traffic from 6 a.m. Monday, June 26 to 7 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017.

This work involves the removal of the total deck and sidewalk on the two spans at the west side of the bridge, pier removal and replacement and miscellaneous substructure repairs.

Detour signs will be posted. The detour route is Route 118 (Gray Rapids and White Rapids).

The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure apologizes for the inconvenience and encourages motorists to drive safely in construction zones. The public is encouraged to call 511 or visit  NB511.ca for updates on planned construction and maintenance activities.


 

Notices


Public Notice
Route 121 Mercer Brook Bridge No.1 (M344) reduced To 1 Lane

6 June 2017
The Department of Transportation advises the motoring public that the Mercer Brook Bridge No.1 (M344) on Route 121 will be reduced to one lane starting Tuesday, June 6th, 2017. This work is necessary to carry out routine maintenance on the bridge and will take approximately 6 weeks to complete. Signage will be in place.

This is part of the ongoing work of the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure. The Department reminds motorists to reduce speeds and drive safely in construction areas.


Public Notice
Route 102, Devil's Back Brook No. 1 (D340) to Doe Road reduced to 1 lane
June 6, 2017
The Department of Transportation advises the motoring public that Route 102 in the Greenwich area will be narrowing to one lane at seven alternating locations beginning Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 and finishing Saturday, July 15th, 2017. This work is necessary to replace deteriorating cross culverts. Advance signage and flaggers will be in place.

This is part of the ongoing work of the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure. The Department reminds motorists to reduce speeds and drive safely in construction areas.


Traffic Advisory/Harbour Bridge Route 1
June 6, 2017
The Department of Transportation & Infrastructure wishes to advise the motoring public that the westbound lane of the Harbour Bridge (Route1) will be reduced to one lane starting on Monday, June 12, 2017 at 10 a.m. In addition, the eastbound lane will also be reduced to one lane starting Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 10 a.m.

These lane closures are necessary to carry out routine maintenance on the bridge and will take approximately two days to complete. Signage will be in place. The Department of Transportation & Infrastructure apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause. The department reminds motorist to reduce speed and drive safely.


Public Notice – Commencement of Construction Activities
May 10, 2017

Please be advised that construction on the new Petitcodiac bridge will commence the week of May 15, 2017. There will be some temporary lane closures and changes in traffic patterns during this start-up period. The travelling public is urged to proceed with caution, as is necessary in any construction zone, and to allow additional time for travel when crossing the causeway. The detour is scheduled to be completed in August 2017. 


Traffic advisory/Route 105 Medford
28 April 2017

MEDFORD (GNB) – Route 105 at Medford, between Tobique First Nation and Drummond, is closed to traffic due to bank erosion caused by high water levels in the Saint John River.

Crews from the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure are assessing the roadway at this time and will determine whether a full closure is warranted or a single-lane closure will be sufficient.

Motorists are advised to take an alternate route and to exercise caution when travelling along the river as water levels continue to rise.

The Department of Transportation will continue to monitor this situation and will provide updates to the public as new information becomes available.


Traffic advisory/Centennial Bridge
21 April 2017

MIRAMICHI (GNB) – Rehabilitation work on the Centennial Bridge (Miramichi River No. 1 bridge) began on April 9 and will involve several overnight closures.

The next overnight closure is scheduled to begin 11 p.m. Sunday April 30 until 5 a.m. Monday May 1, and will continue for the next four nights, concluding the morning of Friday May 5.

Throughout the summer, the bridge will be limited to a single-lane at a time. Traffic Control lights are placed on the bridge to control traffic flow. Single-lane service began the morning of April 10.

Work for the 2017 season is expected to conclude in October. 


Bridges to be decommissioned 

The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure has concluded that the Jemseg River Bridge and the Kouchibouguacis River Bridge will be permanently closed to traffic and decommissioned.