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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.

Planned Water Disruption in New Waterford Thursday

CBRM Water Utility wishes to inform customers in New Waterford, in the area of Mahon Street and Plummer Avenue, that there will be a planned water disruption, weather permitting, on Thursday July 25 from 7:30 am until approximately 3:00 pm.

The areas affected by the disruption include: Heelan Street (Plummer Ave to Ellsworth Ave), Plummer Ave (Heelan Street to Mahon Street), Mahon Street (Ross Ave to Ellsworth Ave), Thomas Ave, Josephine Ave, Spruce Ave (Mahon Street to Heelan Street), Fenton Ave and Mary Ave.

This disruption is required to perform maintenance on the main waterline system.Thank you for your understanding and we apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Should residents require additional information, they are asked to contact Public Works East, New Waterford and Area, at 902-862-6446.

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Call for Citizens on Committees: CBRM Audit Committee and Board of Police Commissioners

The Council of the Cape Breton Regional Municipality requires, from time to time, the services of citizens who would be willing to serve as volunteer members on various Committees of Council, or exterior Committees to which CBRM appoints Citizens. Currently there are vacancies on the following Committees:


1. CBRM Audit Committee [two year term commencing September 2019] - click here for Terms of Reference


2. Board of Police Commissioners [Central Division representative (i.e. from Sydney proper) - balance of term to September 2020] - click here for Terms of Reference


NOTE:  DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS - Friday, August 2, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.

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