Traffic changes for official visit of Ghana delegation
There will be several temporary traffic changes tomorrow in Bridgetown to facilitate the visit of president of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, to Parliament.
From 6 a.m., no parking will be allowed in the area and footpaths around the Parliament Building, Broad Street, Shepherd Street, Trafalgar Street, High Street, Ricketts Street, and Palmetto Street.
There will be traffic diversions at St Michael’s Row, Bay Street and Broad Street from 3 p.m.
Traffic travelling into The City along St Michael’s Row will turn right on to Spry Street, and exit The City, or turn left on to Bridge Street, travel across the bridge in the direction of Probyn Street and exit The City. No traffic will be allowed to turn right on to Wharf Road, as it will be closed to all traffic.
Commuters along Bay Street going into The City will be allowed to turn right on to Independence Square and travel towards the traffic lights at the junction with Bridge Street, Probyn Street and Fairchild Street and either travel straight to Fairchild Street or turn right on to Probyn Street and exit The City. There will be no left turns on to Bridge Street.
Motorists travelling along Lower Broad Street will be diverted at the junction on to Prince William Henry Street and travel in the direction of Coleridge Street and exit The City.
Uniformed police officers will be on duty during the event and road users are urged to comply with all directions given. Motorists wishing to travel these areas during this period are encouraged to seek alternative routes. (PR/SAT)