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Scheduled Traffic Notices

Lane closure - New Barneys River Interchange
September 22 - There will be land closures affecting Eastbound and Westbound traffic to allow for concrete deck pour on the new underpass structure. Stop and Go traffic and signage will be in place to guide traffic safely through the work area. Please use caution when driving through the work zone and watch out for workers.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Lane closure -James River Interchange
September 20-21 - There will be lane closures affecting both Eastbound and Westbound traffic to allow for formwork construction on the new underpass structure. Stop and Go traffic and signage will be in place to guide traffic safely through the work area. Please use caution when driving through the work zone and watch out for workers.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Lane Reductions - Telford and French River
September 17 - 
The Highway 104 Twinning Project continues with some climbing lane reductions. Over the next three months, Eastbound and Westbound lanes in the Telford and French River areas will be reduced to single lane in both directions. Please use caution when driving through the work zone and watch out for workers. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Traffic Disruption - James River Interchange
September 15, 8:00a.m.- 2:00p.m - Stop and Go traffic will be in place to allow for the installation on the new structure spanning the highway.  Please use caution when driving through the work zone and watch out for workers.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. 

Lane Closure - Highway 104 at French River
September 10, 8:00am - 12:00pm
There will be a short lane closure affecting both Eastbound and Westbound lanes to allow for paving. Intermittent Stop and Go traffic will be in place. Please use caution when driving through the work zone and watch out for workers. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

This work is necessary to facilitate the construction of the new 104 Highway Twinning Project. Signage will be in place to remind the travelling public of lane reductions. Please be aware of construction zones and watch out for our workers. We understand construction activity can cause disruption and apologize for any inconvenience. We thank you for your patience.

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Nova Scotia Highway104

About the Project

Highway 104 is a major transportation link in Nova Scotia, connecting the province to New Brunswick and the mainland to Cape Breton Island.

Dexter Nova Alliance (DNA) is the consortium selected by the Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (NSTIR) to Design, Build, Finance, Operate, and Maintain (DBFOM) the new stretch of highway. In addition, DNA will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of an additional 25 kilometres of existing highway over a 22-year period.


Project Map & Timeline

HWY104 Twinning Map
Operations, maintenance and rehabilitation Twinning New alignment Major interchange
SegmentRoadworkLocationsStart DateEnd Date
Operations, maintenance and rehabilitationNew Glasgow - AntigonishJune 20212043
New construction - TwinningSutherlands River - Barneys River Station20202021
Detours to new lanesSutherlands River - Barneys River StationNovember 2021
New alignmentBarneys River Station - Pushie Road20202023
New construction - TwinningPushie Road - Antigonish20202021
Detours to new lanesPushie Road - AntigonishNovember 2021

Timeline is an estimated schedule and subject to change.

Project Progress

Summer 2021

Dexter Nova Alliance is a consortium of:

Logo dexter construction
Logo nova construction
Logo bbgi
Logo municipal enterprises

Dexter Nova Alliance consortium and partners include:

DEVELOPER

Municipal Enterprises
Nova Construction
BBGI

CONSTRUCTION

Dexter Construction
Nova Construction

DESIGN

WSP
Harbourside Engineering

OPERATIONS

Municipal Enterprises
Nova Construction

This consortium and partnership has a strong local presence and the companies that make it up have a history of building high quality, safe roads in Nova Scotia.

Careers and Business Opportunities

Join The Team

Job postings are updated as positions become available. Please check for updates and new opportunities. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those who are selected for interviews will be contacted. Click here to view current opportunities.

Let’s Work Together

We will be working with many companies and partners to complete and service this project. Contact us at info@hwy104twinning.ca if you would like to be on our supplier list.

Do you have a question about the Highway 104 Twinning project? Ask away.

TOLL FREE:
833-499-1048 (HWY-104T)
EMAIL:
info@hwy104twinning.ca

For more information on the project, please visit the NSTIR website.