Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Kiddie’s Carnival traffic restrictions in St. James and Marabella

This weekend marks the commencement of the Children’s Carnival Parade of the Bands, and the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) has notified members of the public of various traffic restrictions for the St. James and Marabella districts.

In a release issued on Friday, the TTPS has announced temporary traffic arrangements that will take place on Sunday, February 24, made by the Commissioner of Police under Section 68(1) of the Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic Act Chap. 48:50. 

The traffic restrictions in St. James will go into effect from 12:00 Noon to 7:00 PM on Sunday, February 24 and are as follows:

1. Vehicular traffic and parking are prohibited: 
a. On the Western Main Road, between Roxy Roundabout and George Cabral Street.

2. Vehicular traffic along the Western Main Road:

a. Proceeding west, shall be diverted south onto Damian Street and onto Mucurapo Road;
b. Proceeding east shall be diverted north onto George Cabral Street, east onto Kathleen Street, onto Delhi Street and onto Barbados Road.

3. Parking is prohibited on:

a. Damian Street;
b. George Cabral Street;
c. Kathleen Street; and
d. Delhi Street.

4. Entry to vehicular traffic is prohibited on:
a. Salazar Street, Jerry Street, Bournes Road, Brunton Road, Mooneram Street and Bombay Street from Church Street in a southerly direction;b. Calcutta Street, Madras Street, Agra Street and Bengal Street from Delhi Street in a southerly direction;
c. Luckput Street, Mathura Street, Romeo Street and Lazare Street from Carlton Avenue in a southerly direction;
d. Ethel Street from Bay Road in a northerly direction;
e. Dengue Street, Vidale Street, Clarence Street and Nizam Street from Anderson Street in a northerly direction;
f. Nepaul Street, Cawnpore Street, Benares Street and Lucknow Street from Hyderabad Street in a northerly direction; and
g. Ganges Street in a northerly direction.


The traffic restrictions in Marabella will go into from 12:00 Noon to 6:00PM on Sunday, February 24 and are as follows:

1. Vehicular traffic is prohibited on the Southern Main Road from Battoo Avenue to the Marabella Roundabout.

The TTPS has also stated that without prejudice to any other liability incurred by the commission of a summary offence, vehicles found parked in contravention of this Order may be removed by the police and impounded and dealt with in accordance with Section 108(1)(b) of the Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic Act.

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