Transportation and Works

Construction Slow Downs

 

Highway Construction and Maintenance Slow Downs Report

Updated: Thursday, April 19, 2018 01:06 PM
Updated Bi-Weekly or As Required
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Avalon Eastern Central Western Labrador
Avalon
Route Location & Project Description Status Updated
3 Team Gushue Highway from Kenmount Road to Topsail Road. Road construction including storm sewer and street lighting installation. (Project #53-16THP) Halted Apr. 19, 2018
01:05 PM
Comments: Work halted for the season. Work will continue in spring 2018.

60 Topsail Road crossing of Team Gushue Highway. Overpass construction. (Project #4-16TSB) Ongoing Apr. 19, 2018
01:06 PM
Comments: Overpass construction work ongoing adjacent to Topsail Road. Be prepared to stop and expect heavy equipment turning into roadway on occasion. Drive with care and caution and expect occasional short delays. Topsail Road closure with detour scheduled April 21st to 23rd for placement of bridge girders. Updates will be provided when available.

80 Trinity South Highway Route 80 between Cavendish and Heart's Desire. Brush clearing. (Project #42-17PHM) Halted Apr. 19, 2018
01:06 PM
Comments: Crews and equipment working in roadway and roadside. Reduced speed limit in the work zone with flag persons directing traffic. Be prepared for frequent stops, slowdowns and heavy equipment turning into roadway. Drive with care and caution, be prepared to stop and expect short delays. Obey posted signage and expect work to be ongoing for the next month.

91 Old Placentia Bay highway from km 1.0 to km 6.0. Road upgrading and paving. (Project #100-17PHP) Ongoing Apr. 19, 2018
01:06 PM
Comments: Crews and equipment working in roadway and roadside with reduced speed limit and flag persons controlling traffic in work zones. Be prepared for frequent stops, slowdowns, heavy equipment turning in roadway and lane closures. Rough road where asphalt removed, cross cuts in roadway and pavement drops off at edge of roadway. Drive with extreme care and caution, be prepared to stop and obey posted warning signage. Expect short delays as work continues over the next several months.

Central
Route Location & Project Description Status Updated
1 TCH, Sir Robert Bond Bridge near Bishop's Falls over the Exploits River (Project #39-14TSB) Ongoing Apr. 19, 2018
01:06 PM
Comments: Temporary road diversion in place with reduced speed limit in the area. Drive with care and caution and obey posted signage. Work will restart in the next several months to complete the project.

361 Swanger's Cove River Bridge on Route 361 near St. Alban's. Bridge replacement. (Project #6-17PSB) Halted Apr. 19, 2018
01:06 PM
Comments: Work temporarily suspended. Work will continue in spring 2018.

Western
Route Location & Project Description Status Updated
1 Trans Canada Highway between Bald Mountain Brook Bridge and North Branch Brook Bridge for approximately 17.5 km. Road upgrading and resurfacing including ditching, guide rail installation and survey operations. (Project #109-16THP) Halted Apr. 19, 2018
01:06 PM
Comments: Work temporarily suspended. Work will continue in spring 2018.

420 White Bay South Highway Route 420 to Hampden, Sop's Arm and Jackson's Arm. Road shouldering. (Project #118-16PHC A) Halted Apr. 19, 2018
01:06 PM
Comments: Work temporarily suspended. Work will continue in spring 2018.

440 North Shore and South Shore Highways Bay of Islands Route 440 and Route 450. Road upgrading including surveying, road gravel placement, shouldering and guide rail replacement. (Project #118-16PHC B) Halted Apr. 19, 2018
01:06 PM
Comments: Work temporarily suspended. Work will continue in spring 2018.

450 Bay of Islands South Shore Highway at Halfway Point and Frenchman's Cove. Slope stabilization and ditching. (Project #98-17PHE) Ongoing Apr. 19, 2018
01:06 PM
Comments: Crews and equipment working in roadway and roadside on ditching, culvert and guide rail installation, shouldering and other emergency repairs. Watch for flag persons directing traffic and be prepared for frequent stops and slowdowns. Lanes closed at times with temporary diversions in place around some work areas. Heavy equipment turning in roadway. Drive with extreme care and caution, be prepared to stop and expect short delays. Watch for cross cuts in roadway, pavement drop offs at roadside and rough road where asphalt has been removed. Obey posted signage and expect work to be ongoing for several weeks.

480 Burgeo Highway. Culvert installations and paving. (Project #119-16PHC A) Halted Apr. 19, 2018
01:06 PM
Comments: Work suspended until spring 2018.

480 Burgeo Road Route 480 from Lloyd's River towards Burgeo. Brush clearing. (Project #36-17PHM) Halted Apr. 19, 2018
01:06 PM
Comments: Work suspended until spring 2018.

Labrador
Route Location & Project Description Status Updated
510 Trans Labrador Highway, Lodge Bay towards Cartwright Junction, km 156 to km 236. Paving Trans Labrador Highway. (Project #55-16THP) Halted Apr. 19, 2018
01:06 PM
Comments: Work will resume in spring 2018.

510 Trans Labrador Highway, Charlottetown Junction to Cartwright Junction, km 236 to km 318. Road upgrading (Project #21-17THR) Halted Apr. 19, 2018
01:06 PM
Comments: Work will resume in spring 2018.

510 Trans Labrador Highway Red Bay towards Lodge Bay, km 77 to km 156. Paving Trans Labrador Highway. (Project #37-16THP) Halted Apr. 19, 2018
01:06 PM
Comments: Work will resume in spring 2018.

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About the Report

This report covers the major arteries in all regions of the province and it provides information on highway construction and maintenance slow down areas that could affect the motoring public.

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The Department Transportation and Works will provide information on highway construction projects daily throughout the the construction season (April – November) and as required outside of this time period.

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