Media Releases


Minister of Works and Transport Tours Landslips at La Fortune, Pluck Road

18 May 2022

On May 18th 2022, Senator the Honourable Rohan Sinanan, Minister of Works and Transport (MOWT) accompanied by Directors of the Ministry’s Highways Division, the Bridges, Landslips and Traffic Management Unit and representatives of the National Infrastructure Development Company Limited visited the La Fortune Pluck Road and San Francique areas.

Senator the Honourable Rohan Sinanan Met with Chief Secretary of Tobago House of Assembly

30 Apr 2022

On Friday, April 29, 2022, the Minister of Works and Transport, Senator the Honourable Rohan Sinanan met with Chief Secretary of the Tobago House of Assembly, the Honourable Farley Augustine. At this high-level meeting, discussions focused on specific projects poised to improve the operations of the Transportation Division and land, sea, and air transportation in Tobago.

Closure of St. James Licensing Office

12 Apr 2022

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise the general public that the St. James Licensing Office is closed today Tuesday 12th April, 2022 due to a scheduled power outage as advertised by the Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission (T&TEC).

Update on Protest Action by Residents of La Paille Village, Caroni

07 Apr 2022

The Ministry of Works and Transport continues to embark on a multipronged approach to mitigate flooding in the Caroni River Catchment and other catchment areas across Trinidad. The Drainage Division is presently conducting its annual Comprehensive Desilting Programme with over twenty (20) desilting projects being undertaken on the Caroni River and its tributaries.

Sen the Hon. Minister of MOWT Responds to the Trinidad Express Newspaper Editorial “Transportation Deja vu”.

05 Apr 2022

Senator the Honourable Rohan Sinanan, Minister of Works and Transport responds to the Trinidad Express Newspaper Editorial “Transportation Deja vu”.

Closure of Arima licensing Office on 31st March to 4th April 2022

01 Apr 2022

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise the general public that the Arima Licensing Office will be closed from Thursday 31st March, 2022 to Monday 04th April, 2022

Launch of the Electronic Vehicle Inspection System

29 Mar 2022

As part of its agenda and commitment to improving the delivery of services at the Licensing Division, the Ministry of Works and Transport launched the new Electronic Vehicle Inspection System (EVIS) on March 25th, 2022.

Update on Roadway Failure on Mosquito Creek

08 Mar 2022

The Ministry of Works and Transport (MOWT) wishes to provide an update on the road failure along the Mosquito Creek.

MOWT introduces Amendments to the Demerit Point System

28 Feb 2022

The Ministry undertook a review and implemented changes to the Demerit Points System. This review took into consideration the concerns of stakeholders and the general public, as it related to the number of demerit points applicable for several minor traffic violations.

Further Extension of the Validity of Certain Documents issued by the Licensing Division

24 Jan 2022

Given the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the operations of the Licensing Division, the Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise members of the public that a further extension of time has taken effect in respect of the following:



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