PICTOU COUNTY: Highway 106 (Exit 3A) Construction of the new roundabout is underway in the Town of Pictou. Construction vehicles will be turning on to West River Road off of Highway 106, Exit 3A, and turning into the former entrance of the visitor information centre during this phase of the project. Work is anticipated to be completed Friday, Sept. 30. COLCHESTER COUNTY: Route 246 Sections of Route 246, from 200 metres west of Kennedy Hill Road for about six kilometres west to Marshall Road, are reduced to one lane for upgrading including paving, slope stabilization, and guardrail repairs until Wednesday, Aug. 31. Traffic is stop-and-go, and work takes place from daylight to dusk. PICTOU COUNTY: Route 348 Route 348 from Bridgeville Road easterly for about seven kilometres is reduced to one lane for culvert replacement and repaving until Wednesday, Aug. 31. Traffic control people are on site. Work takes place from 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Highway 111 The southbound lanes of Highway 111, between Exit 6 and Pleasant Street in Dartmouth, are reduced to one lane during construction daily from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. on weekdays and from 7 p.m. to 8 a.m. on weekends. The speed limit is reduced to 60 km/h during construction and the work is scheduled to be completed on Sunday, July 31. PICTOU COUNTY: Montreal Road Montreal Road, from Route 289 to Gairlock Lake Road, about four kilometres, is reduced to one lane for repaving until Friday, July 8. Traffic control people are on site. Work takes place from 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. VICTORIA COUNTY: Gillis Bridge Gillis Bridge, on North Branch Road, just past Uisge Bàn (USH-KA BAN) Falls Provincial Park, is closed until further notice. Access to the park is not affected. -30- DIGBY COUNTY: Highway 101 Highway 101, from Yarmouth/Digby County line to seven kilometres west of Exit 28, is reduced to one lane to install centerline rumble strips until Friday, July 8. Signage and traffic control people on site. Work takes place from sunrise to sunset. CONTINUING WORK HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Highway 107, Partridge River Bridge Until the end of July, traffic on Highway 107 near Exit 18 in Lake Echo could be reduced to one lane with stop-and-go traffic between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. The speed limit is reduced to 80 km/hr. INVERNESS COUNTY: Crowdis Bridge, Valley Mills Crowdis Bridge, in Valley Mills on Marble Mountain Road, is closed until further notice. Detour via Eden Road, Barren Road, Northside River Denys Road and Southside River Denys Road. Signs are in place. LUNENBURG COUNTY: Highway 103 Sections of Highway 103 from Exit 12 for about nine kilometres to Northfield Overpass, have alternating lane closures for repaving and upgrading until Monday, Oct. 31. Work takes place from sunrise to sunset. INVERNESS COUNTY: West Lake Ainslie Road The Hayes River Bridge on West Lake Ainslie Road has a 15 tonne weight restriction. HANTS COUNTY: Vaughan Road Vaughan Road, from Trunk 14 to Route 236, is reduced to one lane for gravelling and chip sealing until Friday, Sept. 30. Work is from Monday to Friday from sunrise to sundown. Drivers should expect delays, slowdown in construction zones, and be prepared to stop. CUMBERLAND COUNTY: Highway 104 The eastbound lanes of the Amherst Viaduct Bridge on Highway 104 have alternating lane closures for repairs until Monday, Oct. 31. Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and traffic will be controlled by concrete barriers and signs. The bridge has a 4.5 metre width restriction and an 80 km/h speed limit. HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Highway 101 Bridge The Highway 101 Bridge over Highway 102 near Bedford is reduced to one lane on both the inbound and outbound lanes for repairs on weekends. There will also be a lane drop each way on Highway 102. Work starts on Fridays at 6 p.m. and ends on Mondays at 6 a.m. until Friday, July 15. PICTOU COUNTY: Route 348 Route 348 (East River East Side Road) is closed to traffic between Bridgeville Road and Sunny Brae Eden Road for culvert replacement until Friday, July 15. Detour signs are in place. COLCHESTER/CUMBERLAND COUNTY: Highway 104 Sections of the westbound lane of Highway 104 for about 19 kilometres from Londonderry to Westchester Station, are reduced to one lane for paving, widening, and the installation of rumble strips and guardrail until Wednesday, Aug. 31. Work takes place from dawn to dusk.
Sri Lanka lost the bid. Former Central Bank Governor Ajith Nivard Cabraal was today questioned over alleged financial irregularities.Cabraal was questioned over the alleged misappropriation of funds said to have taken place when Sri Lanka bid for the Commonwealth Games in 2014.