Traffic diversions necessary for development -Minister Edghill
– calls on commuters to be patient
Minister of Public Works, Hon. Bishop Juan Edghill is appealing to road users to exercise patience as traffic diversions have been enforced to facilitate several road projects.
Those projects include the acceleration of works on the Sheriff-Mandela Road expansion project, the reconstruction of a culvert at Good Hope, Mahaica, and the upgrading of a section of Washer Pond Road, Linden.
Speaking with DPI, Minister Edghill empathised with road users who have had disruptions to their usual routine, but emphasised that the diversions are necessary to facilitate the road works. He said the Ministry is seeking to work as safely as possible, bearing in mind that people need to move freely to conduct their business.
Minister Edghill also noted that the road projects are a critical component of the Government’s development agenda.
The Ministry of Public Works recently released several traffic advisories urging commuters to exercise caution and to observe all directional signs along the roads.
Attached below are the traffic advisories.