George Street Traffic Advisory Update

August 17th, 2017

SYDNEY, NS - Water main upgrades continue on George Street in Sydney through next week.

Please note the following construction schedule:

Friday, Aug. 18:

Motorists can expect traffic disruptions beginning at 7am - 5:30pm on Friday, Aug. 18. Morning inbound traffic will be reduced to one lane on George Street between Townsend Street and Carquest Auto Parts.

During the afternoon, inbound traffic will experience a lane closure on George Street from Glenwood Street to Townsend Street and traffic will be detoured through Glenwood Street.

Monday, Aug. 21 – Friday, Aug. 25:

Next week, Monday to Friday (Aug 21st to 25th), traffic disruptions can be expected on George Street in Sydney between Townsend Street and Glenwood Street from 7am - 5:30pm. All inbound traffic will be detoured through Glenwood Street. Outbound traffic will be detoured through Townsend Street.

Appropriate signage and traffic personnel will be in place for the duration of these disruptions. Businesses along the affected route will remain open and will be accessible by customers.

Motorists are advised to take alternative routes if possible and use caution when traveling through the George - Townsend Street area; traffic volumes will be high at peak times.

The CBRM Water Utility appreciates your patience and understanding