Temporary Traffic Disruption - Temporary Closure of Wrightson Road


The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise the public that there will be a temporary traffic disruption along Wrightson Road, between Edward Street and Sackville Street, from Friday 26th June, 2020 at 9PM to Monday 29th June, 2020 at 4AM. This has become necessary in order to facilitate the installation of the Pedestrian Overpass Superstructure.
Please Note:

  1. This section of Wrightson Road will be CLOSED to vehicular traffic during this period in order to facilitate the timely completion of these works.

  2. Exemptions will be made to Emergency Vehicles, Trailer Trucks and Wide Turning Trucks ONLY through the Construction Zone except on Saturday 27th June 2020 between the hours of 5am and 9am.

Alternative Routes
During this period, motorists are advised to utilize one of the alternative routes provided: -

  1. Motorists wishing to proceed Westbound (Option 1) – It is recommended that motorists utilize the Barataria Overpass, over the Lady Young Road to your desired destination into and out from Port of Spain and environs.

  2. Motorists wishing to proceed Westbound (Option 2) - Motorists can also utilize the NP Overpass along the Beetham Highway through Independence Square to your desired destination into Port of Spain and environs.

  3. Motorists wishing to proceed Eastbound (Option 3) – Motorists can utilize the Maraval Parkway or Sackville Street through Independence Square and unto the NP Overpass to your desired destination.

  4. (Option 4) - Motorists proceeding either Eastbound or Westbound directions can utilize any other alternative routes desired, to avoid the diversion in the vicinity of the work zone. 


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