Highway Connections

East Hants is well connected to Nova Scotia’s highway network via Highways 101, 102, 2 and 14.

  • Highway 101: Exit 3 provides access to East Hants at Mount Uniacke.  Running over 3000km from Halifax to Yarmouth, Highway 101 provides direct access to Nova Scotia’s Fundy Shore and Annapolis Valley.  The Digby Ferry to New Brunswick and Yarmouth Ferry to Maine are both accessible from Highway 101.
  • Highway 102: Exits 8-10 provide access to East Hants at Elmsdale, Milford and Shubenacadie. Highway 102 runs from Halifax to Truro, where it connects to the Trans Canada Highway. The Halifax Stanfield International Airport is located just 10 minutes south of East Hants and also has direct access to the highway.
  • Highway 2: Running parallel to Highway 102, Hwy 2 provides direct access to businesses and residential areas. Many businesses in Enfield, Elmsdale, Lantz, Milford and Shubenacadie are directly on Highway 2.
  • Highway 14: Running through the centre of the Municipality, this is the main road that connects through the interior region of East Hants. Starting in Milford, Highway 14 bridges the communities of Nine Mile River, Rawdon, and continues west into West Hants and Windsor, and terminates in Chester (on Nova Scotia’s South Shore).

Other highways in the area include Highway 354 connecting Beaverbank to the Noel Shore, Highway 215 travelling along the scenic Shubenacadie River and Fundy Shore, and Highway 236 connecting Truro to the Annapolis Valley, and Highway 214 linking Highway 14 to Elmsdale. Highway 1 runs through Mount Uniacke.