The Ministry of Works and Transport will be conducting drainage works and a tree-trimming exercise, along the North Coast Road which commenced yesterday Monday 17th January, 2022 and is expected to be completed on Friday 28th January, 2022. Motorists are being advised of a temporary traffic disruption due to this exercise and should proceed with caution and observe all directional signs and barriers. Details follow in this press release from the Ministry of Works:

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise the public that there will be a temporary traffic disruption along the North Coast Road 0.0 km – 8.0 km mark. This is necessary in order to facilitate drainage works and a tree-trimming exercise, which is expected to commence on Monday 17th January 2022 and end on Friday 28th January 2022.

The hours of work are as follows:

9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Traffic during this period would be limited to a ‘single lane’ within a section of the work zone.

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, Traffic Wardens or flag persons on-site, to facilitate a safe and orderly flow of traffic.
  • Be aware of heavy equipment in the work zone and entering/exiting the site.
  • Motorists should drive at a reduced speed and proceed with caution, 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’s websitewww.mowt.gov.tt or call the Ministry of Works and Transport office – Highways Division, at625-1225.