The majority of public roads in the Municipality are owned and maintained by the Province of Nova Scotia, Department of Transportation and infrastructure Renewal. Please direct maintenance inquiries to the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (NSDOTIR) Hebbville operations base at (902) 543-8169, and general inquiries to the Lunenburg/Queens NSDOT Area office at (902) 543-4121.
The Municipality currently owns and maintains approximately 10 kilometres of public roads. These roads are public roads created by means of subdivision or transfer from private ownership after April 1, 1996. All are gravel-surfaced with the exception of Champlain Drive, Chemin Petite Evangeline and Nathan Cirillo.
These roads are as follows:
|1||Jippie Avenue||Pine Grove|
|*Billie Lane Extension||Pine Grove|
|3||Jessie Lane||Pine Grove|
|4||Sunset Crest||Pine Grove|
|5||Whitley Drive||Pine Grove|
|6||Jenny Drive||Pine Grove|
|7||Damara Drive||Pine Grove|
|9||Champlain Drive||Pine Grove|
|10||Chemin Petite Evangeline Crt||Pine Grove|
|11||Nathan Cirillo Drive||Pine Grove|
|13||Toma Drive||Italy Cross|
|14||Summer Road||Italy Cross|
|17||Meldrum Avenue||Conquerall Bank|
|*Meldrum Avenue Extension||Conquerall Bank|
|18||*Concordia Drive||Conquerall Bank|
|19||Buena Vista Drive||Conquerall Bank|
|20||Aspen Court||Conquerall Bank|
|21||Homestead Estates Drive||Italy Cross|
|22||Ocean Stone Drive||Garden Lots|
|23||Driftwood Court||Garden Lots|
|24||Harold Whynot Road||Oakhill|
|25||Craig Chandler Drive||Oakhill|
|*New in 2017|
Typical winter maintenance for the public gravel roads include snow plowing and sanding for ice control. The public asphalt roads are snow plowed and salted for ice control.
Typical summer maintenance on public gravel roads include gravel and grading, dust suppressant application, drainage ditching, cross-culvert repairs and brush removal.
All work and traffic signage on these roads is controlled through the Municipal Director of Engineering and Public Works. This includes construction of driveway culverts.
Driveway culvert construction and maintenance is the responsibility of the property owner. However, all construction must be approved by the Municipality. Municipal Public Road Breaking Soil Permit, Culvert Rock Standards / Culvert Precast Standards
New municipal public roads can be created either by the subdivision of land, or by the turning over privately owned roads to the Municipality. In either case, new roads must be designed and constructed to the Municipal public road standard. Click here for Municipal Public Road Design.