GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Ministry of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Development and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI), announces that there will be a road closure in the Cay Hill area starting November 6 until December 14.
The works will be carried out between 7.00AM to 12 midnight via two shifts, 7.00AM to 3.00PM and 3.00PM to 12 midnight.
For the past months, NV GEBE has been experiencing power outages; this is due to outdated and severely damaged HT cables located in Cay Hill.
NV GEBE carried out several repairs and one of the last major repairs is in the Cay Hill area. The cables between Puma road to intersection Welgelegen Road/AJC Brouwsers road have to be repaired.
In order to carry out the repairs, the Welgelegen Road will be closed for through traffic – which will be indicated by the two pink squares. There will be security guards on both ends to ensure the constant flow of the traffic. The route will be open for Emergency vehicles only Ambulance-Police-Fire Department coming and going on the closed section of Welgelegen road.
The works will start on Wednesday after 8.00PM with the cutting of the entire road section.
Trench works will start from the intersection AJC Brouwer Rd/Welgelegen Rd up to Econo Supermarket. This will take around two weeks. After completing this, crews will start on Phase #2. Phase #3 entails the road crossing.
Alternative traffic routes are:
Puma Road-Jaguar Road-Tiger Road on to A.J.C. Brouwer Road
Hyena Road- Jaguar Road – Tiger Road on A.J.C. Brouwer Road
Tiger Road on to A.J.C. Brower Road
After school hours – Jackal Rd – Bobcat Rd-Puma Rd-Jaguar Rd-Tigris Rd on A.J.C. Brouwer Rd
The works will be carried out by Washington Construction Company.
Motorists are advised to be vigilant and observant of the traffic diversion directional signs.
Ministry VROMI apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.