Tag: National Roads Authority

NRA to host Cayman’s first road safety week

NRA to host Cayman’s first road safety week

| 27/09/2018 | 29 Comments
(CNS): The National Roads Authority (NRA) has announced plans for the first-of-its-kind conference next week focusing on road safety. The conference opens on Monday, 1 October, and includes not just the authority responsible for building safe roads but other stakeholders including the police and the [...]

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NRA switches focus from LPH to other roads

NRA switches focus from LPH to other roads

| 03/09/2018 | 20 Comments
(CNS): Phase two of the Linford Pierson Highway (LPH) expansion project is on hold while government continues negotiations to purchase the necessary land to complete that road. In the meantime, the National Roads Authority (NRA) has switched focus to the new Elgin Avenue extension as well as a proje [...]

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Private sector called on to landscape road

Private sector called on to landscape road

| 15/08/2018 | 63 Comments
(CNS): The planning minister has said that the private sector will take care of the landscaping along the new Linford Pierson Highway expansion but government has no plans to plant trees, shrubs, hedges or bush around the new road. The original natural landscape has been left along the sides of part [...]

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$7.1M mile-long stretch of LPH opens

$7.1M mile-long stretch of LPH opens

| 10/08/2018 | 55 Comments
(CNS): Phase one of the Linford Pierson Highway project was officially opened Friday morning, completing an important part of government’s plans to improve and expand the road network in and around George Town. Justifying the stretch of widened road, which is just over one-mile long and cost  [...]

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Prisoners on road to rehabilitation with the NRA

Prisoners on road to rehabilitation with the NRA

| 09/08/2018 | 18 Comments
(CNS): HMP Northward and the National Roads Authority have entered into a partnership to help clean up Grand Cayman using prisoners to clear litter along the roadside to make the authority’s work cutting back trees and overgrowth more efficient. The prison work crews have all volunteered for t [...]

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Elgin Avenue extension underway

Elgin Avenue extension underway

| 20/07/2018 | 37 Comments
(CNS): The National Roads Authority (NRA) has begun work on the construction of the Elgin Avenue Extension in George Town. The project will see the road extended east from the CNB roundabout, connecting to a new two-lane roundabout, with exits to Printer Way and Crewe Road. Officials said that when [...]

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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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