The Highway Maintenance Division provides year round maintenance services to the province’s highways as well as summer maintenance to the Confederation Trail. Winter operations run from November to May and summer operations run from June to October. Annual winter operations across the province's highways involve salting, sanding and snow removal. Work can also include temporary patching of paved roads, water drainage and washout repairs.
To report a problem, phone the office in your region:
- Prince County: (902) 888-8275
- Queens County: (902) 368-4770
- Kings County: (902) 652-8960
During winter storms or adverse weather conditions, dispatch staff can be very busy. If you are connected to the voice message centre, leave a clear and detailed message including the name of your community, the road about which you are calling, as well as a phone number where you can be reached.
Liquid Asphalt Cement
Staff contact asphalt cement suppliers of the Maritimes to determine a monthly provincial maritime rack (posted) price FOB supplier’s plant. From prices supplied to the department (may not always include prices from all four suppliers), an average monthly rack price is posted (see link below):
- Monthly Average Asphalt Binder Rack Price
- Monthly Fuel Index Adjustments