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TRAFFIC ADVISORY: MAY 21- 27, 2012 


 

 

Route 1/ 8 (Hagatna Bridges) 
Southbound lanes on Marine Drive between Route 8 and Route 4 have been shifted to the east side of the center median area adjacent to the north bound lanes.


Signage as well as safety and traffic personnel will be in place to ensure the safety of construction crews and travelers through the construction area. Motorists are advised to expect some delays during peak travel hours in the mornings and evenings. The DPW asks all drivers to carefully heed all traffic signs in the area and to seek alternative routes and/or adjust drive times when feasible.

 

Route 16 (Harmon) 
On Saturday from 6 a.m. through 5 p.m., construction crews will be laying out the friction course paving on Route 16 in Harmon from the overpass down the hill heading toward Dededo.  Northbound traffic will be restricted to the innermost (left) lane while the middle and outer lanes are closed for paving.


Route 17 (Yona-Windward Hills) 
From 6 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Monday, May 21, and Tuesday, May 22, placement of a 1.5-inch thick layer of recycled asphalt will occur on a 1,200-foot section of Route 17 starting about 2,000 feet from the Route 4 intersection.  Traffic will be reduced to one lane during this time.  Signage and safety personnel will be in place to ensure the safety of travelers through the area while the route is reduced to a single lane.


Route 1/11 (Port Authority Road) 
Lane shifts for motorists traveling southbound on Marine Corps Drive at the Port Authority Road Intersection area are in currently in effect.  The lane shifts are expected to last approximately six (6) weeks.

 

Route 8/10/16 (Tri-Intersection) 
Motorists traveling in the Tri-Intersection area are advised to expect temporary lane closures during non-peak hours while permanent pavement markings are installed and construction crews complete work on the lane shoulders.


 

North Guam Signalization 
Work is continuing on the addition of the right turn lane on Wusstig Road at the intersection of Route 1.  Motorists are asked to proceed with caution and observe all traffic control signs posted along the construction area.

  

Route 4 Togcha and Talofofo Bridges (Talofofo and Inarajan) 
Drivers traveling on Route 4 at Talofofo Bridge are advised that traffic continues to be restricted to one lane.  Temporary traffic lights are in place with timing monitored and adjusted to minimize delays.  Increased travel time and short delays should be anticipated while driving through this construction zone.

 

The Togcha Bridge is open to two-lane traffic, however, motorists are advised that construction activities will continue on and around the bridge for several more weeks as the remaining work items are completed.  Please be alert for construction activities in this area.


Route 4 Ylig Bridge (Yona) 
The construction of piers on the Route 4 Ylig Bridge continues this week.  Due to the proximity of the construction work to travel lanes, intermittent traffic delays and lane closures will be required for the safety of motorists traveling in the area. The temporary bridge and detour remains open to traffic with a posted 15 MPH speed limit. Motorists are advised to observe the posted speed limit and all construction signs.

 

Route 7A (Hagåtña) 
Route 7A is open to two-way traffic however this area remains an active construction zone.  Motorists are asked to proceed with caution and obey all traffic control signs along the site.

 

Route 16 GMF (Post Office) 
Route 16 GMF / Guam Army National Guam intersection is open to traffic however construction activity is expected to continue in this area while the contractor completes work on this project.   Motorists are advised to observe all posted traffic control signs and to be aware of workers within the construction area.


Route 17 (Talofofo) 
Motorists traveling on Route 17 are advised that the contractor will proceed with placement of temporary paving on Route 17.  From 6 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Monday, May 21, and Tuesday, May 22, placement of a 1.5-inch thick layer of recycled asphalt will occur on a 1,200-foot section of Route 17 starting about 2,000 feet from the Route 4 intersection.  Traffic will be reduced to one lane during this time.

 

Signage and safety personnel will be in place to ensure the safety of travelers through the area while the route is reduced to a single lane. Drivers are asked to remain alert and heed the direction of construction personnel.