Tag: National Roads Authority

NRA boss under investigation

NRA boss under investigation

| 25/04/2018
(CNS): The National Roads Authority board chairman has confirmed that it has commissioned an investigation into possible misuse of the authority’s resources by a senior employee, who has been suspended pending the completion of the probe. CNS has learned that the employee is NRA managing dire [...]

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NRA spends $2.3 million on new fleet

NRA spends $2.3 million on new fleet

| 26/03/2018 | 29 Comments
(CNS): Cayman’s National Roads Authority has been on a spending spree, purchasing 34 new vehicles and machines costing around $2.3 million. Official said the new equipment was needed to replace ones that were becoming unreliable and running up the maintenance bill. The authority said the money [...]

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Praise for Crewe Road roundabout

Praise for Crewe Road roundabout

| 07/03/2018
Who, or what government department, was responsible for designing the new roundabout at the beginning of Crewe Road by the airport? I ask because it is working so well, solving a serious problem at a notorious black spot for traffic accidents. I think the designers should get public recognition. [...]

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Traffic flow changes accommodate work on LPH

Traffic flow changes accommodate work on LPH

| 13/11/2017 | 13 Comments
(CNS): As government continues with its road works programme in George Town, the next phase of work on the upgrade of Linford Pierson Highway to four lanes will see traffic flow changes in the area. The National Roads Authority said that from this week, east bound motorists will be diverted onto the [...]

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Drivers warned of anti-skid work at Prospect Roundabout

Drivers warned of anti-skid work at Prospect Roundabout

| 26/10/2017 | 26 Comments
(CNS): The NRA is planning to apply an anti-skid coating on the east portion of the Dr Tomlinson Roundabout in Prospect tonight, Thursday 26 October, between 9pm and 6am if the weather remains dry. The east side of the roundabout will be closed, so drivers can expect multiple traffic diversions. Roa [...]

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Bottleneck at Hurley’s Roundabout to be fixed

Bottleneck at Hurley’s Roundabout to be fixed

| 17/09/2017 | 87 Comments
(CNS): As government’s significant road improvement programme moves east, it will include a major, but as yet undecided, redesign of the Hurley’s Roundabout, possibly adding a third lane to it, and a reconstruction of the traffic flow along Shamrock Road. Speaking at a community meeting [...]

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Work to improve Crewe Road safety

Work to improve Crewe Road safety

| 24/06/2017 | 9 Comments
(CNS): The National Roads Authority (NRA) will be working on parts of Crewe Road this summer to make “functional and safety improvements” to the Smith Road intersection and widen the road near the Silver Oaks Roundabout. As Dart continues its ambitious road works near Camana Bay and the Este [...]

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DoE takes aim at arbitrary road plans

DoE takes aim at arbitrary road plans

| 24/03/2017 | 48 Comments
(CNS): The director of the Department of Environment has criticised arbitrary submissions of road gazetting applications to Cabinet with what appears to be no strategic review to inform or justify them. Gina Ebanks-Petrie raised concerns to the National Conservation Council Wednesday, as it consider [...]

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NRA says safety improved at ‘tricky’ roundabout

NRA says safety improved at ‘tricky’ roundabout

| 13/02/2017 | 83 Comments
(CNS): Officials from the National Roads Authority (NRA) have said that things are running more smoothly at the Butterfield Roundabout by A.L. Thompson’s Home Depot in George Town after the agency installed new signs and road markings. The authority claimed that a few weeks after the safety measur [...]

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Seasonal clean-up opens beach access

Seasonal clean-up opens beach access

| 17/01/2017 | 18 Comments
(CNS): Government officials have said that the seasonal clean-up project, which was accomplished under budget, resulted in significant improvements to the physical appearance and functionality of dozens of public spaces across the Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac. But as well as the extensive roadside [...]

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50% of GT’s major junctions pose problems

50% of GT’s major junctions pose problems

| 30/09/2016 | 52 Comments
(CNS): The mounting traffic congestion in George Town is presenting some significant challenges for road experts and a newly completed report of Cayman’s road use has found that over half of the junctions surveyed have capacity problems that need to be more closely assessed. In the first traffic s [...]

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