Media Releases


Update on Ongoing Works at Chatham Main Road, 96km Mark 14th November, 2022

14 Nov 2022

The Ministry of Works and Transport would like to provide an update on ongoing works at a landslip at Chatham Main Road, 96km mark. Rehabilitation works on this project are currently ongoing, contrary to comments in the public domain, and are expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2023.

Update on Cumuto Tumpuna Road

10 Nov 2022

As it relates to the circulation of information on the failure of a section of the Cumuto Tumpuna Road, the Ministry of Works and Transport would like to provide an update on the current status of this project. It is important to highlight that this roadway was closed to the general public and vehicular traffic on October 14th, 2022 following a failed culvert crossing.

Closure of Princes Town Licensing Office 10th-11th November, 2022

10 Nov 2022

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise the general public that the Princes Town Licensing Office will be closed from 10:30 a.m. today, Thursday 10th November to Friday 11th November, 2022. Normal hours of operation will resume on Monday 14th November, 2022.

MOWT Meets with Valsayn South residents

01 Nov 2022

As a continued measure to collectively address drainage and flooding concerns, Senator the Honourable Rohan Sinanan, Minister of Works and Transport and his executive team, met with the Honourable Adrian Leonce, Minister in the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development alongside executives of the Housing Development Corporation (HDC) and residents of the Valsayn South area earlier today (Tuesday 1st November 2022).

Minister of Works and Transport Visits M1 Tasker Road 4.0km Mark for the Reopening

24 Oct 2022

Senator the Honourable Rohan Sinanan, Minister of Works and Transport was on-site at the M1 Tasker Road 4.0km Mark as the Ministry’s Highways Division completes restoration works on the roadway. The M1 Tasker Road will be reopened to the commuting public at 6:00 p.m. today (Monday 24th October, 2022). At the site visit, Minister Sinanan expressed his satisfaction with the timely progress made on the project which was completed within a two-week period.

Improvement of Drainage in the Cocorite Area

23 Oct 2022

The Ministry of Works and Transport’s Highways Division is currently on-site at Powder Magazine Phase 1, Cocorite clearing debris and silt on the Western Main Road following a minor landslide which occurred after heavy rains. Clean-up efforts commenced on Saturday 22nd October, 2O22 and are ongoing.

Rescheduling of Licensing Appointments for the Divali Holiday

21 Oct 2022

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise the general public that appointments previously scheduled for Monday 24th October, 2022 (Divali) will now be accommodated between the periods of Tuesday 25th October, 2022 to Tuesday 1st November, 2022.

Progress Update on Repair of Landslip At La Fortune Pluck Road/Santa Cecilia Trace, San Francique

20 Oct 2022

The Ministry of Works and Transport (MOWT) would like to take this opportunity to provide an update on the progress of the repairs to the landslip at La Fortune Pluck Road/Santa Cecilia Trace, San Francique. To date, the Ministry has initiated works on this project. However, prior to commencing works on the landslip, a number of preliminary activities must be undertaken. 

Closure of Princes Town Licensing Office

19 Oct 2022

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise the general public that due to a power outage by the Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission (T&TEC), the Princes Town Licensing Office is closed as of 9:30 a.m. - Wednesday 19th October 2022.

Achievement of Key Milestone La Brea Interchange Bridge (Solomon Hochoy Highway Extension to Point Fortin Project)

14 Oct 2022

On Thursday 13th October 2022, Senator the Honourable Rohan Sinanan, Minister of Works and Transport accompanied by a technical team from the Ministry of Works and Transport witnessed a key milestone with the completion of Package 3A of the La Brea Interchange Bridge. A major concrete pour for the Interchange bridge deck commenced at 7:00 pm and was completed at 8:00 am on Friday 14th October 2022. An estimated 220M³ of concrete was installed, representing another significant achievement in the completion of the Solomon Hochoy Highway Extension to Point Fortin (SHHEPF) Project.



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