first_img Drivers are asked to remain off the roads today, Feb. 27, acrossCape Breton Island and Antigonish County due to inclementweather. The Canso Causeway is now open to one lane of escorted traffic.However, high winds may force a short-term closure at a moment’snotice. Travellers planning to cross Cape Breton are asked to postponetheir trip until conditions improve. Roads are blocked due to drifting snow conditions, including theCabot Trail from Margaree Forks to Cheticamp and Route 395. Poorweather is expected to continue until Saturday, Feb. 28. Staff from Nova Scotia Transportation and Public Works areworking non-stop to open the arterial road system. Local roadswill be opened as weather conditions permit. -30- TRANSPORTATION/PUBLIC WORKS-Traffic Advisory, Cape Breton Island, Antigonish, Updatelast_img read more