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RoadWatch - Week of September 10

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by Joan Aguon Charfauros

Guam - Island roadwork continues through some of Guam's busiest villages. Here's your weekly RoadWatch report to help you navigate through some of the tougher spots.

Route 25 (Alageta Road) 
Route 25 is open to traffic. Drivers are requested to maintain their speeds at the posted 25MPH speed limit and observe all construction signs.

 

Route 8/10/16 (Tri-Intersection) 
Motorists traveling on Route 8 and 16 can expect delays and increased travel time as traffic continues to be restricted to one lane in each direction.  Route 10 traffic from Mangilao includes a left-turn onto Route 8 and a right-turn lane onto Route 16 to help increase traffic flow through the intersection. Motorists are reminded to not block the intersections of the side streets as you exit the construction area.


Drivers traveling through this area are requested to stop behind the painted stop lines and the "Stop Here on Red" signs at the intersection.  These lines and signs have been placed so that trucks and buses have enough room to safely make turns at the intersection.

  
All businesses fronting the construction area remain open and are accessible during construction. 

 

Route 2 (Umatac) 
Route 2 Cetti Bay Culvert 
Route 2 traffic at the Cetti Bay Culvert construction site is open to two lanes of travel however, motorists are advised to reduce speed and observe all posted construction signs.


Route 2 Umatac Baseball Culvert 
Umatac Baseball Field culvert construction continues this week. Drivers traveling through this area are urged to reduce speed, observe all construction signs and be aware of workers on the road shoulders.


Route 2 Cetti Rock Catchments Wall 
Daytime traffic shifts and lane changes are in effect for traffic traveling south of the Cetti Bay Culvert construction area. Drivers are urged to reduce their speed and change lanes when needed.  Delays and increased travel time can be anticipated.

 

Route 17 (Talofofo) 
Roadwork will continue this week near the intersection of Route 4 and Route 17 in Talofofo. Shifting lanes, short one-lane closures and brief delays can be expected when traveling in this area. Drivers are requested to reduce their speed and to observe all construction signs.

 

Route 4 Togcha and Talofofo Bridges (Talofofo and Inarajan) 
Traffic at the Togcha and Talofofo Bridges continues to be restricted to one lane for both northbound and southbound traffic.  Temporary traffic signals are in place with timing monitored and adjusted to minimize delays. Drivers should anticipate single lane traffic, increased travel time and short delays when traveling on these sections of Route 4.

 

Route 6A (Murray Road) Asan 
Route 6A Murray Road remains closed while construction work is in progress. Drivers are advised to observe all construction, detour and road closure signs.

 

Route 4 Ylig Bridge (Yona) 
Preparations to replace the Ylig Bridge on Route 4 continue while the temporary bridge and detour at the construction site is open to traffic. Daytime lane closures and short delays can be anticipated when traveling through this area.

For more information contact: 

Guam Transportation Information Center 
Tel: 646-3452 
Fax: 646-3449 
Email:  helpdesk@guamtransportationprogram.com and highways@dpw.guam.gov 
Visit:  www.guamtransportationprogram.com

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