Traffic changes

Alternative routes for Crop Over weekend

As Barbadians prepare for the Foreday Morning Jump and the start of Bridgetown Market on Saturday morning, police have indicated that motorists will have to find alternative routes between 1:30 a.m. and 7 a.m. on that day.

Several traffic changes will be in effect to facilitate the flow of vehicles during Foreday Morning. The early morning jump up will start at Weymouth “B” Playing Field and move on to the Barbados Investment Inc. and Barbados Investment & Development Corporation car parks. As a result, Spring Garden Highway, from its junction with Holborn Circle to its junction with the Frank Worrell Roundabout, in St Michael, will be closed to all vehicular traffic.

In addition, vehicles will only be allowed to pick up or drop off passengers along Brighton Road, from its junction with Black Road to its junction with Spring Garden Highway; along Black Rock Road, from its junction with University Drive to its junction with Eagle Hall; along Deacons Farm, from its junction with Deacons Road to its junction with Brighton Road; and along Deacons Road and Westbury Road, St Michael.

Motorists are also advised that Brighton Road, from its junction with Spring Garden Highway to its junction with Black Rock Road, will be a one-way street, with traffic travelling in the direction of Black Rock Road. In addition, parking or waiting is not allowed along the emergency route, which runs from Spring Garden Highway and proceeds along Exmouth Gap, Westbury Road, Passage Road, Country Road, Roebuck Street, Halls Road and Martindale’s Road in St Michael.

Later in the morning, as Bridgetown Market begins, other traffic changes will take effect. They will be in place between 8 a.m. and 11:59 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday. During those periods, the Spring Garden Highway, from its junction with Holborn Circle to its junction with Brighton Road, St Michael, will be closed to all vehicular traffic.

In addition, vehicles will only be allowed to drop off and pick up passengers along Brighton Road, from its junction with Black Rock Main Road to its junction with Spring Garden Highway; along Black Rock Main Road, from its junction with University Drive to its junction with Eagle Hall; along Deacons Farm Road, from its junction with Deacons Road to its junction with Brighton Road; along Deacons Road; and along Westbury Road, St Michael.

There will also be no parking or waiting along the emergency route which starts at Spring Garden Highway and proceeds along Exmouth Gap, Westbury Road, Passage Road, Country Road, Roebuck Street, Halls Road and Martindale’s Road in St. Michael.

All motorists are asked to comply with the directions of police officers in uniform to facilitate a smooth flow of traffic.

(BGIS)

Source: (BGIS)

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