Tag: National Roads Authority

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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CIG finances ETH extension from Dragon Bay sale

CIG finances ETH extension from Dragon Bay sale

| 21/07/2016 | 28 Comments
(CNS): The government is using over $5 million that it received as part of the sale of crown land to Dart to part finance the expansion of the Esterley Tibbetts Highway to four lanes from town to Camana Bay. Work began yesterday to clear government-owned land on the eastern side of the ETH-south to [...]

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CIG signs amended deal with Dart

CIG signs amended deal with Dart

| 31/05/2016 | 88 Comments
(CNS): After three years of talks over the final amendment to the controversial deal with Dart, government has signed the third amendment, though few details have been released. In his Budget Statement delivered Monday, Premier Alden McLaughlin said the deal had been signed, but it is not clear what [...]

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Crosswalks open at three more primary schools

Crosswalks open at three more primary schools

| 28/03/2016 | 4 Comments
(CNS): The National Roads Authority (NRA) has installed three more pedestrian crosswalks outside local primary schools in Bodden Town and in the capital. In order to improve safety in school zones, crosswalks have been installed at Savannah Primary School, Bodden Town Primary School and at the Seven [...]

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