Traffic Advisory Cape Breton Island

first_img Staff are working to reopen roads and clear major arteries. There is one-lane of escorted traffic across the Canso Causewaydue to blowing snow and poor visibility. Motorists are also asked to stay off the Cabot Trail betweenMargaree Harbour and Cheticamp and north of Smokey, again due towhite-outs and blowing snow. Antigonish County is also reporting poor visibility and driversare asked to use extreme caution. -30- Driving conditions are extremely poor today, Feb. 26, across CapeBreton Island and motorists are asked to use caution. Parts of the island are being hit by white-outs and blowing snowdue to a blizzard. In Cape Breton Regional Municipality, some roads are closed andmotorists are being asked to remain off the road until conditionsimprove. Staff from Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and PublicWorks report that the following roads are closed: Trunk 28 at Fort Petrie; Route 255 at Dearns Corner; Lingan Road at the former radar base; the Gardiner Highway.last_img read more