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Section of Spanish Town Road to be closed this weekend

Friday, October 11, 2019

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — The National Works Agency (NWA) is advising that motor vehicles will be restricted on a section of Spanish Town Road in St Andrew this weekend.

The affected section of the corridor is between the intersection of Weymouth Drive and Six Miles.

Communication and Customer Services manager at the NWA, Stephen Shaw, said the closure is to facilitate the replacement of a failed storm water culvert that has caused flooding along Spanish Town Road over the last month.

The work is scheduled to begin at 6:00 am Saturday, resulting in the the eastbound carriageway being closed to traffic.

Motorists wishing to travel from the direction of Six Miles towards Portia Simpson Miller Square are being advised to do so, via Washington Boulevard and Weymouth Drive, advised NWA.

The on Sunday, the westbound carriage way will be closed.

The agency said motorists wishing to travel from the direction of Portia Simpson Miller Square towards Six Miles are advised to travel via Weymouth Drive and Washington Boulevard.

NWA also said work to clear several drains and outlet Spanish Town Road continues. The works, which include replacing the defective culvert, are being done at a cost of approximately $13 million.

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