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Scheduled Traffic Notices

Starting on Wednesday, April 14 climbing lanes in the Telford area (KM Mark 184) going westbound and the Broadway area (KM Mark 191) going eastbound will be removed.

LANE CLOSURE - East of James River Interchange

On Wednesday, June 9 to Saturday, June 12 there will be a lane closure on Highway 104 for both Eastbound and Westbound Traffic. This is necessary to facilitate construction activity for the new highway.

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
Upgrades to existingSutherlands River - Barneys River Station20212023
New alignmentBarneys River Station - Pushie Road20202023
New construction - TwinningPushie Road - Antigonish20202021
Upgrades to existingPushie Road - Antigonish20212023

Timeline is an estimated schedule and subject to change.

Project Progress

April 2021

Dexter Nova Alliance is a consortium of:

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Logo nova construction
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Logo municipal enterprises

Dexter Nova Alliance consortium and partners include:


Municipal Enterprises
Nova Construction


Dexter Construction
Nova Construction


Harbourside Engineering


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 if you would like to be on our supplier list.

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

833-499-1048 (HWY-104T)

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