The Ministry of Works and Transport is advising the public of a temporary traffic disruption along Uriah Butler Highway, Southbound, in the vicinity of B 1/7 Uriah Butler Highway, 6.40km Mark; second bridge after the Caroni Flyover, on Saturday 12th February, 2022 and Sunday 13th February, 2022, between the hours of 7:00 am to 6:00 pm. This is necessary to facilitate drainage works. Details follow in this press release from the Ministry of Works and Transport:

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise the public that there will be a temporary traffic disruption along the Uriah Butler Highway, Southbound, in the vicinity of – B 1/7 Uriah Butler Highway, 6.40km Mark; second bridge after the Caroni Flyover, on Saturday 12th February, 2022 and Sunday 13th February, 2022, between the hours of 7 AM to 6 PM. This is to facilitate slope stabilization works along the drainage channel.

Note: A minimum of two (2) lanes of traffic will remain open to motorists in the southbound direction along the Uriah Butler Highway at all times.

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 apologizes for any inconvenience caused and thanks the public for its cooperation. For further information, please visit the Ministry’s website at www.mowt.gov.tt or call Bridges Branch, Highways Division at 625-1225.

Please be guided accordingly.