INVERNESS COUNTY: Crowdis Bridge, Valley Mills Crowdis Bridge, in Valley Mills on Marble Mountain Road, is closed until further notice. Detour via Eden Road, Barren Road, Northside River Denys Road and Southside River Denys Road. Signs are in place. SHELBURNE COUNTY: Shore Road Shore Road, from Trunk 3 to Ford Point Road, about nine kilometres, has alternating lane closures for paving until Thursday, Aug. 31. Traffic control people will be on site. Work takes place from sunrise to sunset. -30- INVERNESS COUNTY: West Lake Ainslie Road The Hayes River Bridge on West Lake Ainslie Road has a 15-tonne weight restriction. HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Trunk 2 Trunk 2, from the south end of Acorn Drive to the Hants County line is reduced to one lane for patching and paving until Thursday, Aug. 31. Expect delays. Work takes place from sunrise to sunset. CONTINUING WORK CUMBERLAND COUNTY: Highway 104 Highway 104, westbound near Exit 4, is down to one lane to replace the damaged girder on the overpass until Friday, June 9. MacDonald Road, which runs over the highway, will be closed 24 hours per day until Friday, June 9. Traffic will be detoured between Trunk 2 and Route 204 onto Robert Angus Drive. Work takes place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe had talks with Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland and UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman in New York and briefed them on the developments in Sri Lanka.During the meeting with Patricia Scotland the Prime Minister discussed strengthening ties with the Commonwealth. The Prime Minister also invited Patricia Scotland to visit Sri Lanka on an official visit.With Feltman, the Prime Minister discussed moves underway to draft a new Constitution for Sri Lanka. The Prime Minister’s office said that Feltman and Wickremesinghe also discussed the recent incidents of hate crimes in the country. (Colombo Gazette)