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Traffic changes for opening of Parliament


Traffic changes for opening of Parliament

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A number of traffic changes will be in effect on Tuesday, June 5, to facilitate the opening of Parliament at 10:00 a.m.

From 8:00 a.m. until the end of the event, the following streets in Bridgetown will be closed to vehicular traffic: Lower White Park Road, Palmetto Street, Marhill Street; Wharf Road, from its junction with Bridge Street to the junction with Hincks Street; Rickett Street, Trafalgar Street, High Street, and Upper Broad Street from its junction with Prince William Henry Street to its junction with High Street.

In addition, Bridge Street, Charles Duncan O’Neal Bridge and St. Michael Row will be closed to all vehicular traffic except Transport Board buses and event vehicles until midday.

Vehicles will not be allowed to park or remain stationary on the following roads, except for the purpose of picking up or setting down passengers: Constitution Road, St. Michael Row, Bridge Street, Marhill Street, Rickett Street, Fairchild Street, Cavans Lane, River Road, Martindale’s Road, Spry Street, Wharf Road and High Street.                                                                                     

Members of the Royal Barbados Police Force will be posted at strategic intersections to assist with traffic flows and to enforce traffic restrictions. The public is urged to comply with the instructions of personnel on duty, and any inconvenience caused is regretted. (PR/BGIS)