From 8:30 tomorrow night/this evening (Friday), the southern side of the Emancipation Roundabout will be closed until tomorrow/Saturday, as C.O Williams excavates this area to install utility services.
As a result, the northern side of the roundabout will be divided into two lanes to facilitate both southbound and northbound traffic. All northbound traffic will be diverted at Pine East-West Boulevard to Two-Mile Hill or Howell?s Cross Roads then to the highway either via Emancipation or Norman A. Niles Roundabout. Southbound traffic will be diverted through St. Barnabas, then back onto the highway at Mount Friendship.
Additionally, the southern side of the D?Arcy Scott Roundabout will be closed from 8.30 p.m., until Saturday, as Rayside Construction excavates that area also to install utilities.
This will result in the northern side of the roundabout being divided into two lanes to facilitate both southbound and northbound traffic.
There will be no access to the Shell Service Station, Chefette Restaurant, Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC), Consumers? Guarantee Insurance or the Super Centre Complex from the roundabout. Access to all businesses will be from Green Hill.
On Saturday, the stretch of highway from Emancipation Roundabout to the Pine East-West Boulevard will be closed from 8.30 p.m. until Sunday.
Northbound traffic will be diverted at Pine East-West Boulevard up Two-Mile Hill onto the highway. Southbound traffic will be diverted at the Emancipation Roundabout, down Two-Mile Hill, across Pine North-South to the Pine East-West Boulevard then onto the highway.
From 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., the stretch of highway between the Everton Weekes Roundabout and the Clyde Walcott Roundabout will be restricted to northbound traffic only and closed to southbound traffic.
Traffic going south from Warrens can divert down Green Hill, across Stadium Road, past Combermere School, through Waterford Bottom to rejoin the highway at the Clyde Walcott Roundabout or divert through Jackson, Canewood, Lears and Lower Estate to rejoin the highway at the Belle junction. This same arrangement will be in place on Sunday, May 27.The work being undertaken at night will have all temporary detours adequately lit. Motorists are asked to reduce speed and approach these areas with extreme caution and continue using the highway with due care and attention in the interest and safety of all. For further information, please contact the Barbados Road Network Infrastructure Improvement Project ? ?Operation Free Flow? 24-hour hotline at 436-1326.