CBRM News

Nova Scotia Building Code changes effective Sept 1, 2019

Adaptable Housing requirements in the Nova Scotia Building Code will take effect as of September 1, 2019. These changes will be applicable for permits applied for after September 1, 2019.  

View highlights of the changes here.

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Transit Routes on Charlotte moved to Esplanade for Saturday, Aug 24

TRANSIT NOTICE: Charlotte Street in Sydney will be closed Saturday, August 24th, for an event. Transit Cape Breton’s stops along Charlotte Street will be temporarily moved to the Esplanade at Pit Street and in front of CBRM City Hall.

The last run on Charlotte Street will leave Dorchester at 10 am. After 11 am, please use the temporary stops on The Esplanade for the remainder of the day.

Transit Cape Breton thanks everyone for their patience during this temporary change.

CBRM Viability Study - Recommendations Report

Read the CBRM Viability Study - Recommendations Report:

http://cbrm.ns.ca/images/Viability_Study_FInal_Report_Aug_6th.pdf 

 

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Construction Advisory: Glace Bay

Beginning at 8:00am tomorrow, Wednesday, August 14th, 2019, the Park Street Bridge in Glace Bay will be closed for repair until approximately 3:00pm.

Detour will be in place for the duration of this construction.

Construction Advisory: Sydney Mines

Starting on Monday, August 12th, 2019, road work will begin on Fraser Avenue, Legatto Street and Main Street and will continue all week, weather dependant.

Detours and traffic control will be in place throughout the duration of this construction.

TRANSIT NOTICE: Charlotte Street will be closed Friday and Saturday, August 9th and 10th

TRANSIT NOTICE: Charlotte Street will be closed Friday and Saturday, August 9th and 10th, for the Downtown Sydney Street Festival. Transit Cape Breton’s stops along Charlotte Street will be temporarily moved for these two days starting on Friday at 8 am and continuing for the full day on Saturday. Returning to regular stops on Monday.

Riders will be able to use the bus stops on Bentick Street. Pick up will also be located on the Esplanade below Pitt Street, Falmouth Street and Wentworth Street.

Transit Cape Breton thanks everyone for their patience during this temporary change.

Construction Advisory: Cartier Street, Sydney

Road rebuild work has started on Cartier Street in Sydney between Ashby Rd and Ainsley St.

The project is expected to last approximately 3 weeks with traffic control in place throughout this duration.

Construction Advisory: Prince Street, Sydney

There are asphalt road repairs taking place on Prince Street today, between George and Dodd.

Detours and traffic control are in place.

Construction Advisory: Culvert replacement on Brookland Street in Sydney

Work will begin for the replacement of a culvert on Brookland Street in Sydney on Tuesday August 6, with a road closure between Morrison Street and MacKenzie Street. This project is expected to last one month. Traffic control and detours will be in place.

Paving and patching work on Argyle Street in Sydney tomorrow 

Patching and paving work will be taking place on Argyle Street in Sydney tomorrow, Tuesday, July 30. This includes Argyle from George Street to Alexandra Street. 

Work is expected to continue for the full day, with detours throughout the day. Traffic control will be in place.