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Traffic signals at Washington Boulevard, Duhaney Drive intersection to be switched off tomorrow – NWA

Sunday, June 17, 2018

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — The National Works Agency (NWA) has advised that traffic signals at the Washington Boulevard and Duhaney Drive intersection in St Andrew will be out of operation for approximately eight hours tomorrow in order to complete road improvement works at the location.

The NWA, in the a release today, said the police will be assisting with directing traffic through the intersection during the period.

However, road users are being advised to proceed through the intersection with caution.

Manager of Communication and Customer Services at the NWA, Stephen Shaw, said the traffic signals will be turned off at 9:30 am to facilitate the relocation of the traffic signal mast arms and control cabinet.

The traffic signals will be switched back on at 5:30 pm the same day.

Shaw said this forms part of works being undertaken along Washington Boulevard to improve the alignment of the lanes along critical sections of the major corridor. Similar works were recently completed at the Washington Boulevard/Molynes Road intersection.

He, explained that Washington Boulevard “is one of those roadways in the Corporate area, which have been identified to serve as an alternative route as major road works progresses at Three Miles and other locations”

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