Traffic Alert: Road works in Beetham .
Drivers are advised of major construction works being done on the Beetham Highway this weekend.
A notice from the Ministry of Works and Transport and the National Infrastructure Development Company (NIDCO) said major construction works will be done on the southern section of Beetham Culvert #3, running across the Beetham Highway (located 700 metres west of the entrance to the Beetham Landfill), and will begin on Friday May 5, 2016 from 10:00 pm, ending on Monday May 8, 2017, at 4:00 am.
The Ministry says there will be one diversion in place affecting eastbound and westbound traffic during the construction period which will result in the reduction from three lanes to two lanes at designated sections of the highway in both directions.
Motorists are further advised to
- Beware of heavy construction equipment in and around the construction zone
- Proceed with extreme caution
- Observe all temporary directional signage provided on the approaches to site and
- Comply with instructions issued by police officers on site to facilitate the free flow of traffic.
The Ministry added that all relevant safety precautions are being taken to protect citizens and workers.