Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal operates seven ferries. All are links in our provincial highway system and include: Four cable ferries: LaHave - Lunenburg County; Country Harbour, Guysborough County; Little Narrows, Victoria County; Englishtown, Victoria County. Three ocean-going, self-propelled ferries: Tancook Island – Chester; Petit Passage at Digby Neck; Grand Passage at Digby Neck. Content within this dataset relates to the operations schedules for all ferries.
The Structures Database contains data related to all TIR owned or maintained structures. It contains bridges and culverts that are at least 3 metres long and generally open to traffic, as well as overhead signs.
A geographic boundary of NS TIR’s districts, which are used in allocating operational resources. Each district is managed by a District Director. Each district is divided into 3-4 management areas, and each management area is divided into 2-7 operational zones.
A geographic representation of NS TIR’s management areas, which are used in allocating operational resources. The 14 management areas cover the 18 counties. Each management area is managed by an Area Manager. Each district is divided into 3-4 management areas, and each management area is divided into 2-7 operational zones.
A geographic representation of TIR’s Operational Zones. Operational Zones are a subdivision of Management Area geography (which are a subdivision of District geography). Zones are designed such that each road is assigned to a nearby facility ('base') for service. Facilities are fairly central in each zone, which maximizes efficiency.