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Information on local roads is listed here. For most trunks, routes and 100-series highways, consult the map.
    - MacLean Bridge - located on North Side River Denys Road, approximately 50 meters south of Eden/Barren Road is restricted to vehicles with a maximum weight of 15 tonnes.
    - Cranton Crossing Road is open to traffic maximum 5 tonne and all emergency vehicles.
    - CABOT TRAIL - Cape Smokey area - upgrading approximately three kilometres of the road from 500 meters south of Path End Bridge to the top of the mountain at the park entrance. This work includes replacing the culvert and realigning the road with the new structure. Expect delays when work crews are in place as this will be an ongoing project expected to be completed in the summer of 2020.
    - Temporary Weight Restriction Inverness County - Please be advised that the following roads will have 12 tonne max. weight restriction, except local deliveries, posted until further notice
    1-Foot Cape Road authority 483 from jct. of Broad Cove Banks road to jct. of North Highlands road 4 km.
    2-North Highlands Road authority 480 from jct. of Foot Cape Road to jct. of Trunk 19 2km.
    Please be advised Rosedale Rd is closed until further notice from Whycocomagh Port Hood Rd to the Old Mull River Rd due to soft road conditions.
  • - Road rehabilitation work has begun on a section of the Cabot Trail approximately 10 kms north of Cheticamp and is expected to continue until the start of September, 2020. Traffic will be reduced to one lane during the day, but returned to two full lanes at night. Parks Canada apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause to the travelling public.
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