MANDEVILLE, Manchester — A traffic improvement project to remedy long-standing congestion in this parish commenced on Monday.
The GreaterMandeville Traffic Improvement System, which incorporates roads and intersections being widened and signalised, was delayed by four months.
Among the roads and intersections to be signalised under the $80-million project are North Race Course Road to Main Street, North Race Course Road to Caledonia Road, Villa Road to Main Street, South Race Course Road, Caledonia Road, Park Crescent, Manchester Road, Perth Road, and Greenvale Road.
Phase one of the project will include the conversion of a section of Caledonia Road into a one-way system.
Last September, National Works Agency Major Projects Manager Orville Reynolds told business, political, and transport leaders that J and L Construction, which is the contractor for the project, will take into consideration suitable working hours to reduce traffic congestion.
At that time, Reynolds said the project was slated for completion within six months following its commencement.
— Kasey Williams
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