Temporary Closure of Roadways


The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise the public that the following roadways are temporarily closed to vehicular traffic:

  • Southern Main Road, in the vicinity of Nathaniel Crichlow Drive (near UTT Valsayn Campus) to Caroni Roundabout

  • North Coast Road, 18km mark, in the vicinity of Zorro Road, • Brasso Caparo Station Road, in the vicinity of the 3.2km mark, Gran Couva.

  • Couva Road, in the vicinity of the 12.5km mark, Gran Couva -Alternative access is available through Batchasingh Road. (See the map attached.)

It has become necessary to close these roads in the in+terest of road user safety and to commence the necessary remedial and stabilization works to restore access and connectivity. Motorists are advised to:
  • Proceed with extreme caution and observe all directional signs and barriers.
  • Follow instructions from Police Officers on-site to facilitate a safe and orderly flow of traffic.
  • Be aware of heavy equipment entering and exiting the work zone.

The Ministry of Works and Transport regrets any inconvenience caused and thanks the public for its cooperation. For further information, please visit the Ministry’s website (www.mowt.gov.tt) or call Highways Division at 625 - 4671. Please stay connected the Ministry’s official platforms for further updates on these matters. 

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