Tag: National Roads Authority

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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NRA exposed personal data during EIA consultation

NRA exposed personal data during EIA consultation

| 10/07/2023 | 22 Comments

(CNS0: The National Roads Authority has admitted exposing the personal data of some people who took part in the public consultation and submitted comments about the environmental impact assessment for the East-West Arterial Road Extension. In a release notifying the public, the NRA apologised for the breach.

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NRA: Widening of LPH will ease  congestion

NRA: Widening of LPH will ease congestion

| 29/06/2023 | 33 Comments

(CNS): The National Roads Authority has confirmed that work will start on widening a critical part of the Linford Pierson Highway at the beginning of next month. The work will see the main road into George Town from the Eastern Districts expanded to three lanes from Alamo Roundabout by the Downtown Reach Apartments to Agnes […]

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Chairmen appointed to NRA and OfReg boards

Chairmen appointed to NRA and OfReg boards

| 09/06/2023 | 21 Comments

(CNS): Mark Parchment, a local financial and development consultant, has been appointed as the National Roads Authority chairperson, and attorney Samuel Jackson is the new chairperson of the OfReg board. The NRA seat has been vacant since Gilbert McLean was appointed but declined to take up the job in February. Rudy Ebanks, the former OfReg […]

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Airport road first phase to finish by September

Airport road first phase to finish by September

| 07/06/2023 | 86 Comments

(CNS): The minister responsible for roads said the first section of the Airport Connector Road (BP 588) is now due to be finished in September, nine months later than the original completion date estimate. Answering questions in parliament as MPs met Wednesday, Infrastructure Minister Jay Ebanks said that work on section one was progressing and […]

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NRA makes U-turn on roundabout restriction

NRA makes U-turn on roundabout restriction

| 02/06/2023 | 76 Comments

(CNS): The National Roads Authority has made a U-turn on the decision to impose a left-turn-only restriction on drivers leaving Grand Harbour at the northern exit of the Hurley’s roundabout. In a press release Friday, the authority’s board announced that, in agreement with the minister responsible for roads, a re-assessment of all available options would […]

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Residents give thumbs down to roundabout change

Residents give thumbs down to roundabout change

| 19/05/2023 | 92 Comments

(CNS): Sir Alden McLaughlin MP has asked the National Roads Authority Board to rethink its decision to restrict drivers exiting the Grand Harbour commercial complex to a left turn only. At a packed public meeting at the Seafarers Hall in Red Bay Thursday night, residents gave the change an overwhelming thumbs down. Officials claimed it […]

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NRA cuts exit options at Grand Harbour roundabout

NRA cuts exit options at Grand Harbour roundabout

| 12/05/2023 | 190 Comments

(CNS): As part of ongoing efforts to reduce traffic congestion for commuters who live east of George Town, the National Roads Authority (NRA) is making changes to the Century 21 (Grand Harbour) Roundabout so that drivers exiting the shopping area can only turn left and must use the roundabout at Red Bay to make a […]

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NRA to address poorly laid out junction

NRA to address poorly laid out junction

| 20/04/2023 | 33 Comments

(CNS): Roadworks are now well underway at the junction of Homestead Crescent and Shamrock Road in Savannah to address what drivers have long said is a poorly configured intersection. The National Roads Authority has said it is working to realign the junction to improve the sight distance for vehicles entering and exiting.

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Work begins on widening existing EWA

Work begins on widening existing EWA

| 04/04/2023 | 54 Comments

(CNS): The National Roads Authority (NRA) has begun work on widening the existing East-West Arterial from Poindexter Road to Hirst Road from two lanes to four. This next phase of work is part of the continued effort to tackle Grand Cayman’s mounting congestion and reduce the commute times during rush hour for people living in […]

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