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Alert Severity: Advisory
Alert Type: Announcements
Post date: 1 day 43 min ago

The Ministry of Public Works wishes to inform motorists that the road closure on Canal Road leading through the underpass at Cedar Avenue in Pembroke will continue to be closed for repair works to take place until the end of October 2022.

The road closure will be from Canal Road starting after the Dutton Avenue junction next to Marsh Folly road through the underpass at Cedar Avenue leading to Canal Road house #2 driveway in Pembroke.

Works shall take place from 7:30 am to 6:00 pm daily.

Motorists and emergency vehicles will not be allowed to enter Canal Road at the specified sections during these times and are informed not to break through the barriers.

Traffic controls will be under direction of the Ministry of Public Works representatives.

Motorists are encouraged to avoid this section of road and use the alternative route via Marsh Folly Road to enter City of Hamilton.

The Ministry of Public Works wishes to encourage the full cooperation of the motoring public and apologizes for any inconvenience that may result.

Should there be any questions regarding these works, please direct queries to the attention of Ministry of Public Works Structural Engineer Austin Kenny at # 501-3153.

Alert Severity: Advisory
Alert Type: Announcements
Post date: 1 day 44 min ago

The Ministry of Public Works wishes to inform motorists that BELCO will continue with their opening of pull holes to draw cable through the newly placed conduits. In order to expedite their efforts, BELCO will be opening 3 holes simultaneously at the following locations:

  • Near house # 52 Harrington Sound Road
  • Near Town Hill Road junction
  • Flatts BELCO substation on Middle Road

The partial lane closures are to commence Monday, August 15a, 2022 and will be ongoing until roughly Friday, September 9th, 2022. Working hours will be from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm

Motorists are asked to cautiously pass these locations on Harrington Sound Road or use alternative routes via North Shore Road or South Road for the duration of this trench work.

Traffic control will be managed through BELCO representatives through temporary traffic lights and signage.

The Ministry of Public Works advice encourage the full cooperation of the public, and apologizes for any inconvenience that may result.

Should there be any questions regarding these works, contact Mrs. Tina Beer-Searle, Acting Principal Highways Engineer for the Ministry of Public Works on #501-3044.

Alert Severity: Advisory
Alert Type: Announcements
Post date: 2 days 7 hours ago

The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service (BFRS) is advising the public that it will conduct an emergency driving instruction on the roads during the weeks of 8 August and 15 August.

 The public should be aware that during instruction, the increased use of sirens may cause a degree of concern or distress, for which the BFRS apologises in advance. Motorists should give way when approached by emergency vehicles.

Motorists are urged to exercise caution during this period and be aware of their surroundings, as the BFRS vehicles are large.

The public’s vigilance will be appreciated as the instruction course runs day and night across the Island.

Alert Severity: Advisory
Alert Type: Announcements
Post date: 2 weeks 3 days ago

The Ministry of Public Works wishes to notify the motoring public of the commencement of the long-awaited paving works to take place following the completion of the BELCO trenching project on Fractious Street, Wilkinson Avenue and Harrington Sound Road.

The permanent asphalt reinstatement shall commence at Fractious Street, continue to Wilkinson Avenue on the eastbound lane and head west down Harrington Sound Road’s eastbound lane to the Government Quarry entrance. Thereafter, the paving works will switch to the westbound lane to head towards the BELCO substation on Paynter’s Road.

These paving works will require a single lane closure and will commence on Monday, August 8th, 2022 through to Friday, November 5th, 2022. Working hours will be from 7:30 am to 3:00 pm, weekly Monday through Friday.

Motorists are asked to avoid this section on Harrington Sound Road and to use alternative routes via North Shore Road for the duration of this trench work.

Traffic controls will be under the direction of Ministry of Public Works representatives and will be managed through traffic control signals and stop and go signs during rush hours.

Motorists are advised to drive cautiously  past the paving  sites  and avoid speeding  to  protect the construction workers on site.

The Ministry of Public Works wishes to encourage the full cooperation of the public and apologizes for any inconvenience that may result.

Should there be any questions regarding the paving works, please direct queries to the attention of Tina Beer-Searle, Acting Principal Highways Engineer at 501-3044.

Alert Severity: Advisory
Alert Type: Announcements
Post date: 3 weeks 1 day ago

The Ministry of Public Works wishes to inform the motoring public that BELCO will need to undertake weekend trench works on Middle Road, Southampton between the stretch of Riviera Road and Rebecca Road. This work will require a full road closure for the safety of the public and the construction workers.

Working hours will be from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm on Saturday, August 6th and Sunday, August 7th, 2022 and possibly the following weekend of August 13th and 14th, 2022.

Traffic controls will be under direction of Intelligent Trenching representatives and will be managed via traffic control barricades and signage. Access will be granted to residents and emergency vehicles.

Detour routes will be via South Road, Lighthouse Road, Southampton Princess Road, Camp Hill & Camp Road. The public are advised to use detour routes during the road closure over the two weekends.

Bus routes will be rerouted to South Road.

The Ministry of Public Works wishes to encourage the full cooperation of the public and apologizes for any inconvenience that may result.

Should there be any questions regarding BELCO trench works, contact Jonathan Pedro, Project Manager for BELCO on 295-5111 ext. 1441. Any queries on detours, contact Tina Beer-Searle, Acting Principal Highways Engineer for the Ministry of Public Works on 501-3044.

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