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Scheduled Traffic Notices

The Highway 104 Twinning Project continues with some traffic changes to be aware of.

Long-term Detour - Sutherlands River KM 180 and French River KM 183
July 7, 8:00a.m.-12:30p.m. - There will be a long-term detour, affecting Eastbound and Westbound traffic to the new Westbound lanes. Two-lane, two-way traffic (one lane in either direction) will be in place. Please drive safely and expect delays during this time. We thank you for your patience and apologize for any inconvenience.  Drive safely!

Detour - Eastbound ramp at Exit 30, James River Interchange
June 27
- A detour will be established using Trunk 4 for East bound travelers to Exit 31 to allow for ramp realignments at the new James River Interchange. Signage will be in place to guide motorists through the work area. Please drive carefully and watch out for workers. We thank you for your patience and understanding.

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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

April 2022

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.