Highway works this weekend just east of Curepe junction

The National Infrastructure Development Company Limited (NIDCO) and Ministry of Works and Transport (MOWT) are advising that construction works along the Eastbound Lanes of the Churchill Roosevelt Highway (CRH) (located 100 metres east of the Curepe Intersection) will commence on Friday 19th April, 2019 at 5 am and is scheduled to be completed on Monday 22nd April, 2019 at 6 pm.

There will be one diversion in place affecting both eastbound and westbound traffic during these construction works.

Collapsed section of Moruga road reopens

Less than a week af­ter a land­slip swal­lowed part of the Moru­ga Main Road at In­di­an Walk, the area is now ac­ces­si­ble as the col­lapsed road has been re­opened to ve­hic­u­lar traf­fic.

On Sat­ur­day night, the Min­istry of Works de­clared the road pass­able and al­lowed ac­cess to one lane traf­fic. The con­trac­tors Gen­er­al Earth Movers are con­tin­u­ing to do restora­tive work on the land­slip.

MP for Moru­ga Dr Lovell Fran­cis post­ed pho­tos of the road on Sat­ur­day.

Moruga road collapses, WASA starts repair work

Emergency repairs to a major landslip along the Moruga Road, Indian Walk, Princes Town have begun.

Residents said that around 7 pm Tuesday, they heard a rumbling sound and found that a section the road, which was being repaired, had collapsed. 
They said they suspect a leaking WASA line was to blame. 

The water line had been leaking for some time and despite complaints from residents, nothing had been done. WASA crews were on the site on Wednesday, seeking to stem the slip.

Sinanan: Reconstruction of collapsed road begins this weekend

Works Minister Rohan Sinanan is promising that reconstruction of the partially collapsed road at Balmain, Couva will begin by this weekend.

Responding to complaints from motorists about the horrendous traffic along the Balmain Main Road, Sinanan said it was not true that the entire road had collapsed. He said one lane was still passable.

Road from Balmain to Couva collapses and closed

The main road leading from Balmain into Couva has collapsed and has been closed for repairs.

Commuters will now be required to pass on Rivulet Road to get into Couva or to Calcutta Road.

Drivers heading south can use the Old Southern Main Road to get into Couva and those heading north must pass through the Rivulet Road.

We will have further updates when we get them.

THA constructs multi-use service in Mt Marie

Motorists, commuters and students of the Bishop's High School will soon benefit from the multi-use surface being constructed by the Division of Infrastructure, Quarries and the Environment (DIQE).

It forms a part of the traffic management plan for the Mt. Marie area; the surface will allow for the lengthening of queue lines towards a freer flow of traffic.

The Division says parking for parents and a space for recreation are an added benefit.


Road caves-in after heavy rains

Heavy rains have caused part of the Up­per San Fa­bi­en Road in Gas­par­il­lo to cave-in caus­ing an elec­tric­i­ty pole and a tree to col­lapse on top of a house.

The land­slip was so se­vere that on­ly one side of the road is now pass­able. Land be­hind the home of a res­i­dent known on­ly as Lall al­so slid down, caus­ing a tree to fall.

Mt Pleasant intersection closed as result of emergency drainage work

The Division of Infrastructure, Quarries and the Environment is advising the public of emergency drainage work being undertaken at the intersection of Mt. Pleasant Local Road and Mt. Pleasant Main Road.

Access to the westerly end of Mt. Pleasant Local Road from the intersection is closed as a result.

The division says this has become necessary to treat with drainage problems and flooding in the area. Remedial work should be completed in two weeks.

It is Iapologises for any inconvenience that may be caused.

Part of Southern Main Road closed Sunday - here's what you need to know

The National Infrastructure Development Company Limited (NIDCO) is advising that of a temporary road closure along the Southern Main Road (SMR) south of its intersection with the Churchill Roosevelt Highway (CRH) from Springvale Road to N.U.G.F.W Drive.

NIDCO says works will be executed between the hours of 7 am to 12 noon on June 24, 2018.

The public is advised of the following during this five (5) hour period:

• At the CRH/SMR intersection, motorists travelling EASTBOUND on the CRH will not be permitted to turn right onto the SMR

THA promises easier access to Scarborough RC School with new connector road

The Tobago House of Assembly (THA) says that come September, motorists and commuters are likely to experience easy access to the new Scarborough Roman Catholic School when the access road, Smithfield Connector is complete.

The THA says this new road will provide an alternative route to the school from Claude Noel Highway via Mt. Marie Road.

It is purposed to reduce congestion in the Mt. Marie and Smithfield school zone.