Monday 14 October, 2019

Traffic alert: Roadworks on Solomon Hochoy Highway this weekend

The Ministry of Works and Transport has advised that from Saturday 4 May to Sunday 5 May, there will be a traffic disruption on the Sir Solomon Hochoy Highway (SSHH) in the vicinity of the Calcutta Road Tunnel.

The Ministry says this is to facilitate works on the median of the SSHH at this location.

The following traffic disruption will be in effect:

Saturday 4 May from 6 am to 6 pm

A 300 m section of the southbound fast lane of the highway, south of Calcutta Tunnel, will be closed to vehicular traffic. Vehicular traffic will be allowed to use the Freeport Parallel Access Road.

Sunday 5 May from 6 am to 2 pm

A 300 m section of the southbound fast lane of the highway would be closed to vehicular traffic from 6 am to 8 am. The entire highway southbound will then be closed to vehicular traffic from 8 am to 2 pm. The slow lane of the highway southbound would be re-opened to vehicular traffic at 2 pm until the completion of work in the median and opening of the entire highway at 6 pm. Motorists will be allowed to use the Freeport Parallel Access Road.

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

- Please proceed with caution and observe all directional signs and barriers

- Please comply with instructions from police officers on site to facilitate a safe and orderly flow of traffic

- Please be aware of heavy equipment entering and exiting the site

For further information, visit the Ministry’s website (www.mowt.gov.tt) or call the Highways Division at 652-4271.

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