Tag: road works

Hot mess over hot mix in North Side

Hot mess over hot mix in North Side

| 20/10/2021 | 64 Comments

(CNS): The former MLA for North Side is raising the alarm over what he said is the illegal paving of roads and driveways in the district that has also seen private land unlawfully acquired by the National Roads Authority and the possible misuse of public cash. Ezzard Miller told CNS that he was concerned when […]

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E-W Road poses major flood and eco-threats

E-W Road poses major flood and eco-threats

| 09/03/2021 | 105 Comments

(CNS): An environmental impact assessment on the East-West Arterial is critical, according to information revealed in a scoping document by the Department of Environment. Government’s plan to build the road from Woodland Drive to Lookout Gardens poses a major flood risk for residents, threatens the very future of the Central Mangrove Wetlands and, in turn, […]

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East-West road work begins in run-up to elections

East-West road work begins in run-up to elections

| 03/03/2021 | 119 Comments

(CNS): Work on the next section of the long awaited East-West Arterial extension started this week, just six weeks out from the General Elections. The NRA will be constructing a roundabout at the Hirst Road junction, where the bypass currently ends, and extending the road to east of Woodland Drive, and then south to towards […]

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Roadworks underway while island under curfew

Roadworks underway while island under curfew

| 14/05/2020 | 57 Comments

(CNS): With fewer vehicles on the road during the current curfews, the National Roads Authority is taking advantage of the lull in traffic, using this time to work on critical road infrastructure projects on Grand Cayman, which a release from the NRA said will inject over $25 million into the local economy. The first projects […]

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Road work aims to tackle traffic jams

Road work aims to tackle traffic jams

| 29/10/2019 | 57 Comments

(CNS): The National Roads Authority has begun work in the Red Bay area of George Town on several different roads in a bid to tackle the mounting traffic congestion in the mornings and evenings at the bottle necks there. Work is underway to create a third lane at the Grand Harbour Roundabout, which will be […]

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Minister pressing NCC over east-west arterial

Minister pressing NCC over east-west arterial

| 24/10/2019 | 72 Comments

(CNS): The minister with responsibility for infrastructure, Joey Hew, has said government is in talks with the National Conservation Council over plans to extend the East-West Arterial Road to Bodden Town. With mounting congestion during the morning and evening commute for residents east of George Town, the minister said efforts by police to direct and […]

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Major road works planned

Major road works planned

| 25/07/2019 | 142 Comments

(CNS): The government is planning some major road works in an effort to fix traffic congestion for people living in the Eastern Districts. Speaking at a public meeting in Prospect on Thursday for residents in both Red Bay and Prospect, officials outlined some major plans for widening, upgrading and improving the safety of existing roads, […]

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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 new highway, and […]

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Bottleneck at Hurley’s Roundabout to be fixed

Bottleneck at Hurley’s Roundabout to be fixed

| 17/09/2017 | 88 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 in his own constituency of Red Bay Saturday night, Premier […]

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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 facilitate […]

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Roadworks to step up as schools close for summer

Roadworks to step up as schools close for summer

| 29/06/2016 | 37 Comments

(CNS): The National Roads Authority (NRA) is stepping up its roadworks after schools close early in July, expanding and repairing roads in the Red Bay area. Work has already begun on the reconfiguration of the roundabout there and on the east-west arterial. Officials said that to improve safety, as well as widening it to three […]

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