Friday 16 November, 2018

Traffic restrictions in place for formal opening of 2018-2019 Law Term

Traffic restrictions are in place for the formal opening of the 2018-2019 Law Term of the Supreme Court of Judicature on Monday.

The restrictions are in effect from 6 am to 2 pm.

Parking is prohibited on a number of streets, while others will be closed for the duration of the period. See full restrictions below:

Drivers of motor vehicles shall not park on the following:

(a) St. Vincent Street, between Duke Street and Independence Square North; (b) Sackville Street, between Richmond Street and St. Vincent Street; (c) Abercromby Street, between Independence Square North and Park Street; (d) Knox Street, between St. Vincent Street and Frederick Street; (e) Edward Street, between Independence Square North and Park Street; (f) Hart Street; (g) Duke Street, between Frederick Street and Edward Street; (h) Pembroke Street, between Knox Street and Park Street; (i) Henry Street, between Independence Square North and Park Street; (j) Queen Street, between Frederick Street and Edward Street; and (k) the Red House Grounds.

(2) Notwithstanding subclause (1), drivers of motor vehicles belonging to the Police Service and the Defence Force may park on the eastern side of Edward Street, between Queen Street and Sackville Street.

(3) Drivers of motor vehicles shall not park on the grounds of the Red House.

Roads closed to vehicular traffic

4. Drivers of motor vehicles shall not proceed from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm on —

(a) St. Vincent Street. between Duke Street and Queen Street; (b) Hart Street; (c) Abercromby Street. between Independence Square North and Park Street; (d) Knox Street; and ie) Pembroke Street.

Vehicular traffic diverted

5. From 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, drivers of motor vehicles proceeding —

(a) east along Sackville Street, shall turn north onto Edward Street; (b) west along Duke Street, shall turn south onto Frederick Street; and (c) south on St. Vincent Street, shall turn west onto Duke Street.

Taxi routes

6. Taxi drivers that ply-

(a) the St. Ann's route from Hart Street, shall operate from the northern side of Queen Street, between Frederick Street and St. Vincent Street. Port-of-Spain: and (b) the St. James route from Hart Street, shall operate from the western side of Henry Street, between Prince Street and Duke Street, Port-of-Spain

Removal and impounding of vehicles unlawfully parked

7. 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 and impounded by any member of the Police Service in accordance with section 108(1)(b) of the Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic Act.

 

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