Temporary Traffic Disruption - Eastern Main Road and the Priority Bus Route Link Road, Barataria


The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise the public that there will be a temporary road closure between the Eastern Main Road and the Priority Bus Route Link Road, Barataria. This is necessary in order to facilitate Culvert Reconstruction works, which are expected to commence on Thursday 23rd September, 2021 and end on Sunday 26th September, 2021.

The hours of work are as follows:
Day Works: 5:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Night Works: 9:00 p.m. - 5:00 a.m.

Please Note: All oncoming traffic from the roundabout and the Eastern Main Road will be diverted to 6th Avenue Barataria. Any other diversion will be indicated on-site.

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

  • Proceed with caution and observe all directional signs and barriers.

  • 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.

  • Drive with caution on all milled (possibly uneven) surfaces.

  • Motorists should drive at a reduced speed on approaching the work zone.

The Ministry of Works and Transport regrets any inconvenience caused and thanks the public for its continued co-operation. 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.


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