Temporary Lane Closure along the Rienzi Kirton Highway


The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise the general public that there will be a temporary lane closure along the Rienzi Kirton Highway, from Ramsaran Street and continuing 150m south opposite Circle Drive (Embacadere), San Fernando. This disruption will commence from Wednesday 28th April, 2021 and end on Monday 27th December, 2021 from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.. This has become necessary to facilitate the Construction of the Rienzi Kirton Pedestrian Overpass. 

Alternative Route:

Commuters can utilize Ruth Avenue and other associated streets to arrive at their destination.


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.

  • Be aware of heavy equipment entering and exiting the site.


The Ministry of Works and Transport regrets any inconvenience caused and thanks the public for its continued cooperation. For further information, please visit the Ministry of Works and Transport’s website at www.mowt.gov.tt or call the Programme for Upgrading Roads Efficiency (PURE) Unit at 638-2350/675-4052.


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