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Road impassable at Chimborazo


Road impassable at Chimborazo

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THE ROAD AT Chimborazo, St Joseph remains impassable after a tree fell in the area early this morning.

Around 3 a.m., a Devil’s Tree, which is from the oak family, fell and blocked the road during high winds and rain.

A crew from the Barbados Light & Power responded around 4 a.m. Two poles in the area were leaning and electricity wires were also damaged. The electricity was turned off as the crews worked to rectify the problem.

Crews from Light & Power and the Ministry of Transport & Works are still on the scene.

With the road being impassable, motorists are advised to use Horse Hill.

The Transport Board has also provided a shuttle for commuters. (RL)