Howard Cooke Bridge to be closed for six weeks

ST JAMES, Jamaica— The National Works Agency (NWA) says as of August 17, it will be closing the northbound carriageway of the Howard Cooke Bridge, in the vicinity of Harmony Beach Park in St James.

The carriageway will remain closed for six weeks, while repairs to the bridge are carried out. Harbour Street and Market Street intersection will also be closed to vehicular traffic.

Motorists travelling along Howard Cooke Boulevard towards Sangster’s International Airport are being advised to utilise the lower section of Market Street, in the vicinity of the Baywest Shopping Centre, turn left onto Harbour Street and then proceed to Queens Drive or Jimmy Cliff Boulevard.

People travelling along Harbour Street will only be allowed to turn onto Church Street.

The public is being advised to obey the directives of authorised personnel.

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