Tag: National Roads Authority

NRA paints speed limits on road surfaces

NRA paints speed limits on road surfaces

| 21/05/2024 | 60 Comments

(CNS): The National Roads Authority (NRA) has begun marking speed limit changes on the surface of the roads. Officials said in a release that the “red and white roundels can be found on Cayman’s roads island-wide” and were rolled out in partnership with the Ministry of Infrastructure, the RCIPS and the Department of Vehicles & […]

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NRA predicts 57% more traffic at Grand Harbour by 2036

NRA predicts 57% more traffic at Grand Harbour by 2036

| 30/04/2024 | 104 Comments

(CNS): The National Roads Authority is predicting that within the next eight years, the traffic at the Grand Harbour Roundabout will have increased by more than 28,000 cars every day, which is a 57% hike in volume. In a proposed road improvement plan examining the corridor between the CUC Roundabout by Kings Sports Centre to […]

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GT traffic light upgrade fails during morning commute

GT traffic light upgrade fails during morning commute

| 20/03/2024 | 17 Comments

(CNS): Upgrade work to traffic signals carried out at the weekend by the National Roads Authority (NRA) caused some delays during Monday’s morning commute at the intersection of Bobby Thomas Way and Smith Road after the new system failed. However, it was quickly rectified, and officials said the “significant upgrades” to the traffic light infrastructure, […]

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Downtown GT road work to continue 50 feet at a time

Downtown GT road work to continue 50 feet at a time

| 08/03/2024 | 19 Comments

(CNS): Work on the roads and the paving of parts of George Town is moving to the next stage of the National Roads Authority’s Traffic Diversion Plan, which is part of the Central Business District Enhancement Project (CBDEP). According to an update from the infrastructure ministry, work will be carried out in sections of about […]

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Analysis of alternative routes for EWA underway

Analysis of alternative routes for EWA underway

| 04/03/2024 | 16 Comments

(CNS): The National Roads Authority has created a website explaining the environmental impact assessment process for the controversial East-West Arterial Road extension. Officials said the site, Your EIA in action, provides information to the public about the EIA, such as why it is being conducted and what topics it is studying.

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CIG’s transport policy making slow progress

CIG’s transport policy making slow progress

| 28/02/2024 | 75 Comments

(CNS): Answering a parliamentary question from Joey Hew (GTN), Infrastructure Minister Jay Ebanks said there was “no right answer” to how Cayman will roll out a successful public transportation policy. As it became apparent that the ministry was a long way from finding any answers, he told MPs that a number of experts from the […]

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Stretch of airport connector to open after long delay

Stretch of airport connector to open after long delay

| 21/12/2023 | 96 Comments

(CNS): The National Roads Authority has announced that Phase 1 of the Airport Connector Road (ACR) will open on Friday. This first stretch of the road only extends from the Esterley Tibbetts Highway at the roundabout by the dump to the Water Authority Sewage Treatment Plant. The road was built by Dart after it won […]

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NRA’s hydro reports hold up EIA for EWA highway

NRA’s hydro reports hold up EIA for EWA highway

| 07/12/2023 | 26 Comments

(CNS): A critical report that will inform the design of the controversial East-West Arterial extension is the only thing holding up the environmental impact assessment for the road. Despite accusations from Cabinet members, including the minister responsible for roads, that the Department of Environment and the need for a full EIA were delaying the start […]

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Safety concerns as drivers dodge rush hour jams

Safety concerns as drivers dodge rush hour jams

| 30/10/2023 | 87 Comments

(CNS): The National Roads Authority (NRA) is asking drivers on Grand Cayman, especially in the Savannah and Newlands area, to prioritise safety. Officials said they were “deeply concerned” about drivers trying to beat the commuter traffic jams with unsafe misuse of lanes that puts children at risk. The NRA is also asking pedestrians and cyclists […]

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NRA: Drivers putting lives of road crews at risk

NRA: Drivers putting lives of road crews at risk

| 02/10/2023 | 42 Comments

(CNS): The National Roads Authority is calling on the motoring public to be more careful when driving through construction zones on the roads. Officials have said that some motorists are putting the lives of crews, who are spending long hours doing repair and expansion work on the road, at risk.

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NRA clears mangroves without approval

NRA clears mangroves without approval

| 02/08/2023 | 51 Comments

(CNS): The National Roads Authority has said the removal of mangroves without prior approval, just days after Cayman marked World Mangrove Day, was a “misunderstanding”. The NRA said it was cleaning culverts, not clearing mangroves, at a site in West Bay, but it appears that some were removed. Now local activists are angry that, despite […]

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