RoadWatch - Week of November 5
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 4 (Yona)
Motorists are advised that south bound traffic in Yona will be limited to one lane from Father Alvin Street (across the old 7-11 store) to Balajadia Street from 9:00am through 3:30pm on Saturday, November 5, 2011. Crews will be replacing damaged conductors in the transmission lines and will require the extra lane to conduct their maintenance.
Route 8/10/16 (Tri-Intersection)
The newly installed traffic signal at the Tri-Intersection has been activated and all permanent lanes are currently open to traffic. Motorists are cautioned that this area is still a construction zone and there will be intermittent lane closures as items within the Right of Way will still be under construction for the next several weeks.
Route 2 (Umatac)
Route 2 Cetti Bay Culvert
Route 2 traffic along the Cetti Bay Culvert is reduced to one lane. Drivers traveling through this construction area are advised to use caution and observe all traffic control signs placed in advance of the lane closure including all warning, directional, speed and stop signs.
Route 2 Umatac Baseball Culvert
Motorists traveling through the Umatac Baseball culvert construction site are requested reduce speed, observe all construction signs and to be aware of workers on the road shoulders.
Route 2 Cetti Rock Catchments Wall
Daytime traffic shifts and lane changes continue to be 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 2 Sella Bay Culvert
Route 2 traffic along the Sella Bay Culvert is reduced to one lane. Drivers traveling through this construction area are advised to use caution and observe all traffic control signs placed in advance of the lane closure including all warning, directional, speed and stop signs.
Route 17 (Talofofo)
Road construction continues at the intersection of Route 4 and Route 17. Drivers traveling through this area can anticipate shifting lanes, short one lane closures and brief delays.
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)
Installation of pile foundations on the permanent Ylig Bridge on Route 4 will start soon. Drivers are advised to be aware of vibration and noise that may be created during pile driving. The temporary bridge and detour is open to traffic with a posted 15 MPH speed limit. Motorists traveling in this area are requested to observe the posted speed limit and all construction signs. Daytime lane closures and short delays can be anticipated.
Construction on the Route 7A project has progressed to extend the closure of the eastbound lane to Route 33. Entrances to Martinez Lane and Tenbat Street along Route 7A will remain accessible at all times.
Motorists are asked to proceed with caution, pay strict attention to traffic control signs posted along the construction area.