Government of New Brunswick
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Road Conditions

 

Route 15, between the Route 11 interchange and the Scoudouc overpass
July 11, 2017
The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure advises the motoring public that the 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, July 15 to 11:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 16.  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.


Thursday, June 29, 2017

The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure advises users of the SentierNBTrail that a section of trail approximately 2.5 kilometres north of the intersection of Route 105 and Route 109 to a point 600 metres north of the Tobique Narrows bridge will be closed until further notice. This closure is necessary to allow for construction at the Tobique Narrows bridge. Trail users will be redirected to Route 105 or Larley Road. We regret any inconvenience and thank the public for their cooperation.


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

 

Edmundston-Madawaska International Bridge and Border Crossing
July 10, 2017
From July 17 to July 28, traffic on the Edmundston-Madawaska International Bridge and Border Crossing will be restricted to one lane only to allow for a routine inspection of the structure. Traffic control measures will be in place. Motorists are advised that there could be delays and reminded to drive with caution during this inspection. The cooperation of the public is appreciated.


Route 2
July 10, 2017
Beginning on Monday, July 10, lane restrictions will be in effect on Route 2, the Trans Canada Highway, beginning at kilometre marker 385 for a distance of 1.5 kilometres. Traffic will be reduced to one lane both eastbound and westbound until November 1, 2017. The lane restrictions are not expected to have any significant impact on traffic flow. 

Wide loads traveling in the westbound direction will be limited to a maximum of 4.4 metres and to 6.6 metres in the eastbound direction. The speed limit through this construction area will be reduced to 90 kilometres per hour.

Motorists are asked to heed the reduced speed limits through this area.

The public is encouraged to call 511 or visit NB511.ca for updates on planned construction and maintenance activities. Traffic advisory


Route 1 – Gilman's Corner
04 July 2017
Gilman's Corner (GNB) – The eastbound lanes of the Route 1 Highway, between Exit 9A – the off ramp at the Route 1/Route 3 interchange – and kilometre 25 near the on ramp at Gilman's Corner, will be closed to all traffic on Sunday, July 9 from 6:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

 

This portion of Route 1 will be used for the cycling segment of the Rev3 St Andrews Triathlon. Traffic will be detoured to Route 170 during this time period.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.