Thursday 27 June, 2019

MoWT: Road works in Maraval, Diego Martin over weekend

The Ministry of Works and Transport is seeking to advise the public that there will be temporary traffic disruptions to parts of Maraval and Diego Martin over the weekend as well as a disruption to part of Port-of-Spain next week.

This was revealed via three statements which were issued on Friday.

The details are as follows:

Maraval traffic disruption

Motorists travelling along Saddle Road from Gittens Avenue to Perseverance Road, Maraval may be in for some traffic due to road works carded for the area.

The works are geared toward facilitating the raising of manhole covers and are expected to commence on Saturday and end on Sunday between the hours of 8 pm to 4 am.

In light of the above, motorists are advised to comply with the following:

- Proceed with caution and observe all directional signs and barriers

- Comply with instructions from Police Officers on site to facilitate a safe and orderly flow of traffic

- Be aware of heavy equipment entering and exiting the site

- Motorists should drive at a reduced speed on approaching the work zone

Diego Martin traffic disruption

There will be a temporary traffic disruption on the eastbound lane of St Lucien Road from the Farmer’s Market to KFC, Diego Martin. 

This disruption is also to facilitate the raising of manhole covers.

Works are scheduled to begin on Saturday and be completed on Sunday between 8 pm and 4 am

Port-of-Spain traffic disruption

Meanwhile, the MoWT is also advising of a temporary traffic disruption along the Queen’s Park Savannah from Frederick Street (Memorial Park) to Belmont Road from Monday to Friday between the hours of 8:30 pm to 4 am to facilitate road rehabilitation works  

In light of the above, motorists are advised to comply with the following:

- Proceed with caution and observe all directional signs and barriers

- Motorists should drive at a reduced speed on approaching the work zone

- Comply with instructions from Police Officers on site to facilitate a safe and orderly flow of traffic

- Remain aware of heavy equipment entering and exiting the site

- Drive with caution on all milled (possibly uneven) surfaces

For further information, please visit the Ministry of Works and Transport website (www.mowt.gov.tt) or call the PURE Unit at 638-2350.

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