Media Releases


Further Extension of the Validity of Certain Documents issued by the Licensing Division

02 Aug 2022

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise members of the public that a further extension of time has taken effect in respect of the following: (1) Driver’s licences, taxi driver licences, badges, certificates and all other documents issued by the Licensing Authority shall now be deemed valid until 1st January 2023.

MOWT Responds to The Trinidad Business Guardian “Fix Potholes Yourself”

21 Jul 2022

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to address an article published on July 21 2022, in the Trinidad Business Guardian titled “Fix Potholes Yourself”. Incendiary in nature, the headline of this article is misleading, and once again, represents a growing trend in irresponsible journalism.

MOWT Respond to Reports on La Fortune Pluck Road/Santa Cecelia Trace

21 Jul 2022

Following several media reports on the landslip at La Fortune Pluck Road/Santa Cecelia Trace, the Ministry of Works and Transport (MOWT) would like to take this opportunity to clarify some critical matters as it relates to the progress of this project.

MOWT Commissions Morvant to Maritime Roundabout Upgrade Project

14 Jul 2022

Senator the Honourable Rohan Sinanan, Minister of Works and Transport officially commissioned the Morvant to Maritime Roundabout Upgrade Project on Thursday 14th July, 2022.

The Licensing Division Transitions from Driver's Permit to Driver's Licence

08 Jul 2022

Continuing with its thrust to modernize and enhance services, business processes and operating systems at the Licensing Division, on Friday 08th July 2022, the Ministry of Works and Transport launched the new Driver’s Licence, marking the transition from the former “Driver’s Permit”.

Temporary Closure of the St. James Licensing Office

06 Jul 2022

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise the public that the St. James Licensing Office will be temporarily closed, effective Monday 11th July 2022. This has become necessary to conduct repairs on the facility.

Minister Sinanan Visits Tulsa Trace Pump Station

29 Jun 2022

Senator the Honourable Rohan Sinanan, Minister of Works and Transport, has been visiting flood-prone areas across the country in response to the Tropical Storm Warning issued ahead of Potential Tropical Cyclone Two.

Confirmed Arson Attack at Bamboo No. 3 Pump Site

26 May 2022

On May 25, 2022, a malicious attempt of vandalism and arson was made at the Bamboo #3 Pump Site.
Preliminary investigations reveal that assailants attempted to set fire to the pump’s discharge line, which could have spread to the main pump house and destroyed the overall functionality of the equipment and pump site.

Minister of Works and Transport Tours Landslips at La Fortune, Pluck Road

18 May 2022

On May 18th 2022, Senator the Honourable Rohan Sinanan, Minister of Works and Transport (MOWT) accompanied by Directors of the Ministry’s Highways Division, the Bridges, Landslips and Traffic Management Unit and representatives of the National Infrastructure Development Company Limited visited the La Fortune Pluck Road and San Francique areas.

Senator the Honourable Rohan Sinanan Met with Chief Secretary of Tobago House of Assembly

30 Apr 2022

On Friday, April 29, 2022, the Minister of Works and Transport, Senator the Honourable Rohan Sinanan met with Chief Secretary of the Tobago House of Assembly, the Honourable Farley Augustine. At this high-level meeting, discussions focused on specific projects poised to improve the operations of the Transportation Division and land, sea, and air transportation in Tobago.



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