Media Releases


Update: Morvant To Maritime Roundabout Upgrade Project

07 Apr 2021

The Ministry of Works and Transport is pleased to announce that works on the Morvant to Maritime Roundabout Road Infrastructure Project is approximately 45% complete.

Extension on The Vehicle Transfers and The Validity Of Certain Documents Issued By The Licensing Division

31 Mar 2021

(1) The validity of the Driver’s permits, taxi driver licences, badges, certificates or other documents issued by the Licensing Division which would otherwise have been due to expire on or before September 30, 2021 are now deemed to be valid up to October 01, 2021; and
 
(2) The time-frame for the completion of any transfer of vehicle registration – that is, any transfer of vehicle registration required to be completed on or before September 30, 2021 may be completed on or before October 01, 2021.

Extension of the Three Month Moratorium on the Enforcement of the New Window and Windscreen Tint Regulations

05 Mar 2021

Given the far-reaching impact of this initiative and concerted efforts by the general public to become compliant with the new regulations, the Ministry of Works and Transport has taken a decision to extend the moratorium on the enforcement of the new Windscreen and Window Tint Regulations, 2020 by an additional period of three months, commencing from March 07th 2021 and expiring on June 06th 2021.

Emergency Road Works at Robert Village, Tableland

31 Dec 2020

The Ministry of Works and Transport is currently conducting temporary roadworks to the affected area by widening the opposite side of the road. This emergency intervention will allow continued access to the road and reduce traffic.

Extension of Time for the Completion of Vehicle Registration Transfers and Validity of Certain Documents issued by the Licensing Division

30 Dec 2020

These amendments to the MVRTA took effect on 22nd December, 2020 and provide for a further extension of time as follows:

(1) any transfer of vehicle registration required to be completed on or before 31st December, 2020 may be completed on or before 31st March, 2021; and

(2) the validity of driver’s permits, taxi driver licences, badges, certificates or other documents issued by the Licensing Division which expired on or before 31st December 2020 shall be deemed valid until 31st March, 2021.

The MOWT Introduces a Three Month Moratorium on the Enforcement of the new Regulations for Vehicle Window Tint

18 Dec 2020

The Ministry wishes to advise the general public that effective December 07, 2020, a three (3) month moratorium was granted to allow citizens sufficient time to ensure that their motor vehicle is in accordance with the new Regulations.

Opening Hours of Fixed Penalty Notice Payment Centres During the Holiday Season

18 Dec 2020

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise the general public of the change in opening hours of the Trinidad and Tobago Postal Corporation (TTPOST) for the payment of Fixed Penalty Notices (Traffic Tickets).

MOWT Responds to the Existing Condition of the La Horquetta Walkover

03 Dec 2020

The Ministry of Works and Transport duly notes the concerns of the general public as it relates to recent footage circulating in the public domain on the existing condition of the La Horquetta Walkover. Given the understandable level of concern for safety, the Ministry would like to take this opportunity to clarify some key points as it relates to the maintenance and upgrade of this particular structure.

Repairs to the B1/2 Bridge at Golden Grove Road Commences

14 Oct 2020

On Tuesday 13th October 2020, the carriageway that spans the length of the B1/2 Bridge, Golden Grove Road collapsed making the roadway inaccessible to localized traffic. The Ministry of Works and Transport is mindful of the criticality of this connector bridge as it serves as a main access point between the Churchill Roosevelt Highway and the Eastern Main Road. As such, works are ongoing to restore unencumbered travel to drivers in the shortest possible time.

Confirmed Arson on Bamboo # 1 Pump Site

12 Oct 2020

Confirmed Arson on Bamboo # 1 Pump Site : On October 12th 2020, the Trinidad and Tobago Fire Service (TTFS) confirmed a deliberate attack of arson on the Bamboo #1 Pump Site, Bamboo #1 Settlement, Valsayn.



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