Two-way traffic restored on Veterans Drive

PICTOU — Two-way traffic has returned to all of Veterans Drive. Town council agreed to restore two-way traffic at its regular meeting on Monday. While plans were to remove the barriers at the north end of the road shortly, they were moved to the side of the road on Tuesday to allow new signage to...

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Traffic Advisory for Family First Night / New Year’s Eve 5k Resolution Run

The Town of New Glasgow wishes to advise the public of several road closures that will be in effect for the Family First Night / New Year’s Eve 5k Resolution run tonight. • Riverside Parkway from MacLean Street to George Street will be closed from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. • George Street Bridge will...

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Traffic disruptions during Johnny Miles Running Event

Motorists need to drive with extra caution this weekend while the Johnny Miles Running events are taking place in New Glasgow and Stellarton. There will be changes in vehicle traffic flow  and all streets will be open to pedestrian traffic as usual during the running event. On Saturday, June 16, Provost Street from George to...

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Pictou County RCMP issue 14 tickets in two hours

PICTOU – Nova Scotia RCMP’s Eastern Traffic Services conducted traffic enforcement on Highway 104 yesterday. In addition to monitoring whether drivers changed lanes in accordance with the ‘Move Over’ Law, they used RADAR to determine whether drivers slowed to 60 km/hr when passing a stopped emergency vehicle with its lights flashing and it was safe...

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Veterans Drive one-way street

PICTOU – Veterans Drive in Pictou’s west end will be a one-way street northbound. Town council passed a motion by a 3-2 margin at its regular meeting on Monday to make the street one-way from Donromin Terrace to the Pictou Legion and strip mall one-way and for the designation to be reviewed after one year....

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Traffic closures for Relay for Life

In order to support the Pictou County Relay For Life, the following traffic notices and road closures are in place. On Saturday, June 3, Riverside Parkway will be closed from George Street to MacLean Street from 6 a.m. until 2 a.m. MacLean Street will be remain open for traffic flow from Glasgow Street. Dalhousie Street will be closed around 2 p.m....

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First crossing of the season

Northumberland Ferries Limited resumed its service between Wood Islands, P.E.I. and Caribou, N.S. today. Traffic was light initially for the service that ends in late December. The Confederation is the sole ferry currently operating. The Holiday Island is docked in Caribou while work continues to prepare it for voyages during the prime traffic season. (Goodwin...

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RCMP responds to multi vehicle collision on Highway 102

FORT ELLIS – Nasty winter weather continues to play out on some sections of the Trans Canada Highway. Colchester District RCMP has responded to a multi-vehicle collision in the southbound lanes of Highway 102 near Fort Ellis. The collision involved up to 10 vehicles and has resulted in the closure of the highway between Exits 11 and...

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Downtown New Glasgow host to two weekend community events

NEW GLASGOW – Traffic will be re-routed downtown this weekend for two events. On Saturday, Aug. 27,  Provost Street from Dalhousie to MacLean streets will be closed to vehicle traffic from 3:30 to  11 p.m. to accommodate the New Glasgow Farmer’s Market event Market to Main Street. Traffic will be detoured to Riverside Parkway from...

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One-lane bridge traffic

NEW GLASGOW – East bound traffic on the George Street Bridge will be reduced to one lane on Wednesday, July 6, from 3 to 4 p.m. The sidewalk on this side will also be closed to pedestrians at this time.   This closure is required while a contractor for the Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal is working on a bridge pier. ...

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