Traffic restrictions for Children's Carnival Parade

Friday, February 22, 2019 - 12:30

This weekend marks the commencement of the Children’s Carnival Parade of the Bands, and police are notifying members of the public of various traffic restrictions for the St James and Marabella districts.

These arrangements will take effect on Sunday and were made by the Commissioner of Police under Section 68(1) of the Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic Act Chap. 48:50. St. James:

These restrictions shall have effect from 12 noon to 7 pm on Sunday 24th February, 2019;

1. Vehicular traffic and parking are prohibited – a. On the Western Main Road, between Roxy Roundabout and George Cabral Street.

2. Vehicular traffic along the Western Main Road –

a. Proceeding west, shall be diverted south onto Damian Street and onto Mucurapo Road;

b. Proceeding east, shall be diverted north onto George Cabral Street, east onto Kathleen Street, onto Delhi Street and onto Barbados Road.

3. Parking is prohibited on – a. Damian Street; b. George Cabral Street; c. Kathleen Street; and d. Delhi Street.

4. Entry to vehicular traffic is prohibited on –

a. Salazar Street, Jerry Street, Bournes Road, Brunton Road, Mooneram Street and Bombay Street from Church Street in a southerly direction;

b. Calcutta Street, Madras Street, Agra Street and Bengal Street from Delhi Street in a southerly direction;

c. Luckput Street, Mathura Street, Romeo Street and Lazare Street from Carlton Avenue in a southerly direction;

d. Ethel Street from Bay Road in a northerly direction;

e. Dengue Street, Vidale Street, Clarence Street and Nizam Street from Anderson Street in a northerly direction;

f. Nepaul Street, Cawnpore Street, Benares Street and Lucknow Street from Hyderabad Street in a northerly direction; and

g. Ganges Street in a northerly direction. Marabella:

These restrictions shall have effect from 12:00noon to 6 pm on Sunday 24th February, 2019.

1. Vehicular traffic is prohibited on the Southern Main Road from Battoo Avenue to the Marabella Roundabout.

Without prejudice to any other liability incurred by the commission of a summary offence, vehicles found parked in contravention of this Order may be removed by the police and impounded and dealt with in accordance with Section 108(1)(b) of the Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic Act.

The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service thanks members of the public for their cooperation in this matter.