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Highway Construction and Maintenance Slow Downs Report

Updated: Thursday, December 08, 2016 05:01 PM
Updated Bi-Weekly or As Required
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Avalon Eastern Central Western Labrador
Avalon
Route Location & Project Description Status Updated
1 Outer Ring Road from Carrick Drive to Torbay Road. Road upgrading and resurfacing. (Project #59-16THP) Ongoing Nov. 07, 2016
09:35 AM
Comments: Freshly paved areas may be slippery when wet. Temporary striping in place until lane markings painted. Drive with care and caution.

3 Old Pennywell Road on Team Gushue Highway crossing. Traffic diversion for underpass construction for new route. (Project #6-13TSB) Completed Dec. 06, 2016
08:06 AM
Comments: Traffic diversion in place around underpass construction. Obey posted signage and drive with caution in the area.

3 Blackmarsh Road at Team Gushue Highway. Temporary diversion for underpass construction. (Project #78-14TSG) Ongoing Dec. 06, 2016
08:06 AM
Comments: Crews and equipment working roadside. Flagpersons on Blackmarsh Road controlling traffic for construction access. Temporary road diversion in place with reduced speed limit and temporary lane markings. Drive with caution and obey posted signage. Work will be ongoing in the vicinity throughout the month for project completion.

10 LaManche River Bridge on Route 10 Southern Shore Highway km 55.1 between Tors Cove and Cape Broyle. Bridge replacement. (Project #5-16PSB) Ongoing Dec. 06, 2016
08:06 AM
Comments: Crews and small equipment working roadside with vehicles entering and exiting work site. Heavy equipment working adjacent to roadway with flagpersons directing traffic. Drive with care and caution and obey posted signage. Work will be ongoing over the next year in this area.

60 Topsail Road at Mount Pearl Square. Topsail Road widening for Team Gushue Highway on ramp. (Project #47-14THC) Halted Dec. 06, 2016
08:06 AM
Comments: East access to Mount Pearl Square at Dunn's Road intersection closed. Please use alternate accesses. Shoulder of Topsail Road in the vicinity of new ramp closed with concrete traffic barriers. Drive with caution.

80 Trinity South Highway at Sibley's Cove. Bridge replacement. (Project #9-16PHC) Ongoing Dec. 06, 2016
08:07 AM
Comments: Crews and equipment working in road and roadside on bridge removal and replacement. Reduced speed limit in work zone with one way traffic controlled by temporary traffic lights. Rough road where asphalt removed. Drive with care and caution, be prepared to stop, obey posted signage and expect short delays. Work expected to be ongoing for several months.

100 Point Lance Road, Route 100-17. Road upgrading and paving. (Project #47-16PHP) Halted Dec. 08, 2016
05:01 PM
Comments: Work currently halted. Speed limit reduced. Pavement drops off at roadside. Drive with caution.

100 Placentia Lift Bridge, km 45, Route 100 in Placentia. Bridge demolition. (Project #62-12TSB) Ongoing Dec. 06, 2016
08:07 AM
Comments: Demolition operations ongoing. Crews and heavy equipment working next to roadway with flagpersons directing traffic. Speed limit reduced. Use caution in the area and be prepared to stop. Short delays expected. Work expected to continue throughout the fall.

Eastern
Route Location & Project Description Status Updated
210 Burin Peninsula Highway, Route 210 km 82.5 at Clam Brook (Project #15-16PHC) Ongoing Dec. 06, 2016
08:11 AM
Comments: Single lane temporary diversion in place controlled by temporary traffic lights. Equipment and crews working in the area to replace the existing bridge. Heavy equipment turning in roadway. Expect short delays and obey posted signage. Drive with care and caution and be prepared to stop. Expect work to continue over the next few months.

Central
Route Location & Project Description Status Updated
330 Gander Bay Road, Route 330, km 100.3 at Straight Shore Bridge. Bridge replacement. (Project #14-16PHC) Ongoing Nov. 03, 2016
03:07 PM
Comments: Bridge replacement project started with building of temporary bypass. Crews working in roadway and roadside. Speed limit reduced with flagpersons directing traffic. Be prepared for frequent stops, slowdowns and heavy equipment turning into roadway. Lanes closed at times with a temporary bypass setup with traffic lights. Drive with extreme care and caution, be prepared to stop and obey posted signage. Expect short delays while working ongoing for the next several months.

Western
Route Location & Project Description Status Updated
420 Route 421 to Hampden. Road shouldering. (Project #59-15PHE) Ongoing Dec. 06, 2016
02:27 PM
Comments: Crews and equipment working on roadway placing gravel shoulders on newly paved sections of roadway. Speed limit reduced with flagpersons directing traffic and heavy equipment turning in roadway. Freshly paved areas may be slippery when wet. Expect short delays and obey posted signage as work continues over the next week.

440 Bay of Islands, North Shore Highway, Route 440 at Irishtown-Summerside Plant Hill and Western Regional Waste Management. Paving. (Project #11-16PHP) Ongoing Nov. 14, 2016
01:30 PM
Comments: Survey operations ongoing. Crews working in roadway and road side with flagpersons directing traffic with lanes closed at times. Be prepared for frequent stops, slowdowns and heavy equipment turning into roadway. Drive with extreme caution. Be prepared to stop. Expect short delays. Rough road where asphalt removed. Pavement drop offs at roadside. Obey posted signage while work ongoing over the next week.

450 Bay of Islands South Highway, Route 450 at Copper Mine Brook, Frenchmans Cove and John's Beach. Paving. (Project #11-16PHP) Halted Nov. 14, 2016
01:32 PM
Comments: Road repaving operations ongoing including gravel placement, paving, and survey operations. Crews working in roadway and road side with reduced speed limit in work areas. Flagpersons directing traffic with lanes closed at times. Be prepared for frequent stops, slowdowns and heavy equipment turning into roadway. Drive with extreme caution and be prepared to stop. Expect short delays. Rough road where asphalt removed. Pavement drop offs at roadside. Obey posted signage. Work ongoing over the next week.

470 Route 470 LaPoile Highway. Culvert replacements. (Project #48-16PHC) Ongoing Nov. 14, 2016
01:57 PM
Comments: Crews and equipment working in roadway with reduced speed limit in work zones and flagpersons directing traffic. Be prepared for frequent stops, slowdowns and heavy equipment turning in roadway. Watch for bumps and rough road where asphalt has been removed. Obey posted signage and expect short delays. Lanes may be closed at times. Work will be ongoing for the next month.

490 Stephenville Access Road Route 490. Culvert replacements. (Project #48-16PHP) Ongoing Nov. 15, 2016
08:33 AM
Comments: Crews and equipment working in roadway with reduced speed limit in work zones and flagpersons directing traffic. Be prepared for frequent stops, slowdowns and heavy equipment turning in roadway. Watch for bumps and rough road where asphalt has been removed. Obey posted signage and expect short delays. Lanes may be closed at times. Work will be ongoing for the next week.

Labrador
Route Location & Project Description Status Updated
510 Trans Labrador Highway Red Bay towards Lodge bay, km 77 to km 156. Paving Trans Labrador Highway. (Project #37-16THP) Ongoing Dec. 06, 2016
08:12 AM
Comments: Ongoing construction activities including ditching, road gravel placement and surveying. Motorists are advised of crews working on the roadway, heavy equipment operating and speed limit reductions. Expect short delays. Traffic controlled by signage and flagpersons. Be prepared to stop. Work expected to continue until November 2016.

510 Trans Labrador Highway, Lodge Bay towards Cartwright Junction, km 156 to km 236. Paving Trans Labrador Highway. (Project #55-16THP) Ongoing Dec. 06, 2016
08:12 AM
Comments: Ongoing survey activities and road gravel placement. Motorists are advised of survey crews working on the roadway and speed limit reductions. Expect short delays. Traffic controlled by signage and flagpersons. Be prepared to stop. Work expected to continue until November 2016.

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About the Report

This report provides information on highway construction and maintenance slow down areas that could affect the motoring public.

It covers the major arteries in all regions of the province, and is updated bi-weekly (during the construction season April - November) or when there is a significant change in operations for a particular project.

The report will continue until the end of the construction season.

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