Traffic alert: Temporary closure of M2 Ring Road
Drivers are advised that the M2 Ring Road will be closed as a result of construction work from Wednesday, May 23 to Friday, May 25, 2018.
In a statement issued Monday, the Ministry of Works and Transport said the temporary closure of the M2 Ring Road will take place from Papourie Road Intersection (traffic light) to SS Erin Road Intersection (Debe Market) from Wednesday May 23 to Friday, May 25 from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm.
The Ministry said this is necessary to facilitate the construction of two road crossings across the M2 Ring Road in the vicinity of the University of the West Indies (UWI) St Augustine Debe/Penal South Campus Main Entrance.
The Ministry said access fo and from Papourie Road and the SS Erin Road will be accessible as follows:
1. Motorists travelling in a northerly direction along the SS Erin Road who wish to gain access to Papourie Road will have to turn right onto Wellington Road.
2. Motorists travelling in a southerly direction along the SS Erin Road/Off SHH Southbound who wish to gain access to Papourie Road will have to use Wellington Road.
3. Motorists travelling in a southerly direction along Papourie Road from Picton Village will have to continue southwards after after the traffic lights and turn right onto Wellington Road, to gain access to SS Erin Road/Debe and the Sir Solomon Hochoy Highway (SSH).
4. Motorists travelling ina northerly direction along the M2 Ring Road on reaching the traffic lights at Papourie Road intersection will have to turn left onto Papourie Road and then turn right onto Wellington Road to gain access to SS Erin Road/Debe and the SSH.
The Ministry said local traffic will be allowed along the M2 Ring Road from Debe High School to the traffic light intersection at Debe Market.
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