Carnival 2014 Road Traffic Order

Carnival 2014 Road Traffic Order For The Town Of St George And Adjoining Areas

1.         By virtue of the powers vested in me under Section 82 (1) and (2) of the Road Traffic Act Chapter 289 A of Volume 13 of the 2010 Continuous Revised Laws of Grenada, I hereby order that for the purpose of securing the Town of St George and the adjoining areas, and to facilitate the Spicemas Corporation in executing Carnival activities, the following Streets and Roadways are closed from vehicular traffic, to include No Parking or No Waiting on the days and times specified below:

a.         Road Closure. The following roadways are hereby closed on the days and time specified for the under-mentioned activities:

(i)         J’Ouvert Monday 11 August, 2014 from 4:00 am – 12 noon:

Kirani James Boulevard from its junction with Belmont to the Alleyne Francique Roundabout at Tropicana; continuing unto Port Highway to the Roundabout at Burns Point; the entire portion of road known as the Carenage; Young Street from its junction with the Carenage to its junction with Scott Street; Herbert Blaize Street; Tanteen Public Road from its junction at Home Made Bakery to its junction at the Botanical Gardens round-about.

(ii)        Street Pageant Monday 11 August 2014 from 12:00 Noon – 6:00 pm:

Kirani James Boulevard from its junction with Belmont to the Alleyne Francique roundabout at Tropicana; continuing onto Port Highway to the roundabout at Burns Point; the entire portion of road known as the Carenage; Young Street from its junction with the Carenage to its junction with Scott Street; Scott Street; Herbert Blaize Street; Tanteen Public Road from its junction at Home Made Bakery to its junction at the Botanical Gardens roundabout; the portion of road known on Lowthers Lane from its junction with Archibald Avenue to its junction with the Botanical Gardens

(iii)       Monday Night Mass   Monday 11 August, 2014 from 6:00 pm – 12:00 Midnight:

The entire portion of Grand Anse Public Road from the Morne Rouge/Wall Street roundabout to Belmont junction with Kirani James Boulevard; continuing on Kirani James Boulevard onto the Alleyne Francique Roundabout at Tropicana onto Port Highway to the roundabout at Burns Point; the entire portion of road known as the Carenage; Young Street from its junction with the Carenage to its junction with Scott Street; Scott Street; Herbert Blaize Street; Tanteen Public Road from its junction at Home Made Bakery to its junction at the Botanical Gardens roundabout.

(iv)       Parade of the Bands Tuesday 12 August, 2014 from 12:00 noon – 12:00 Midnight.  The parade of the bands shall proceed along the following Streets on which no vehicular traffic other than Police, Emergency vehicle and vehicles forming part of the bands will be allowed:

Kirani James Boulevard from its junction with Belmont to the Alleyne Francique roundabout at Tropicana; continuing onto Port Highway to the Alleyne Francique roundabout at Burns Point; continuing onto the entire portion of road known as the Carenage; continuing onto its junction with Young Street to its junction with Scott Street continuing along Scott Street onto Herbert Blaize Street and onto Tanteen.

b.         No Parking/No Waiting Area.  No vehicles are permitted to PARK or WAIT along the following roadways during the periods specified below:

(i)         Grand Anse Public Road from the roundabout at Morne Rouge/Wall Street Area through Belmont junction with Kirani James Boulevard on Monday 11 August  from 6:00 pm to 12:00 midnight.

(ii)        All byroads connecting to Grand Anse Public Road, including Golf Course Road and Jean Anglais Road as well as Grand Anse Valley from its junction with Sugar Mill roundabout to the Sugar Factory, Woodlands, St George on Monday August 11 from 5:00 pm to 12:00 midnight.

(iii)       Belmont from its junction with Kirani James Boulevard to Paddock Road onto the Botanical Gardens Roundabout on Monday 11 August from 5:00 am to 12:00 midnight and Tuesday 12 August from 1:00 pm to 12:00 midnight.

(iv)       Lucas Street from the Governor General’s Roundabout to its junction with Church Street on Monday 11 August from 5:00 am to 12:00 midnight and Tuesday 12 August from 1:00 pm to 12:00 midnight.

(v)        Herbert Blaize Street from its junction with Scott Street to its junction with Tanteen Public Road on Monday 11 August from 5:00 am to 12:00 midnight and Tuesday 12 August from 1:00 pm to 12:00 midnight.

(vi)       Lowthers Lane from its junction with Archibald Avenue to the Tanteen Roundabout on Monday 11 August from 5:00 am to 12:00 midnight and Tuesday 12 August from 1:00 pm to 12:00 midnight.

(vii)      The entire Hugh’s Street on Monday August 11 from 5:00 am to 12:00 midnight and Tuesday 12 August from 1:00 pm to 12:00 midnight.

(viii)     Church Street (Hospital Hill Road) from its junction with Cemetery Hill to its junction with Canash Hill on Monday 11 August from 5:00 am to 12:00 midnight and Tuesday 12 August from 1:00 pm to 12:00 midnight.

(ix)       Port Highway on Monday 11 August from 5:00 am to 12:00 midnight and Tuesday 12 August from 1:00 pm to 12:00 midnight.

(x)        Tanteen Public Road from its junction with Botanical Gardens Round about to its junction with Burns Point round about on Monday 11 August from 5:00 am to 12:00 midnight and Tuesday 12 August from 1:00 pm to 12:00 midnight.

(xi)       Herbert Blaize Street from its junction with Scott Street to its junction with Tanteen Public Road on Monday 11 August  from 5:00 am to 12:00 midnight and Tuesday 12 August from 1:00 pm to 12:00 midnight.

c.         Allowed Parking: Parking is allowed for vehicles other than tractors and goods vehicles on the following streets:

(i)         Melville Street – on the left side only from Sendall Tunnel to its junction with Granby Street.

(ii)        Halifax Street – on the right side only from its junction with St John’s Street to its junction with Granby Street.

(iii)       Bruce Street – on the right side only from its junction with Cross Street to its junction with Melville Street.

(iv)       Grenville Street – on the left side only from its junction with Gore Street to its junction with St Juilles Street.

(v)        Woolwich Road – on the left side only from its junction with Archibald Avenue to its junction with Lowthers Lane.

d.         Vehicular Traffic: The following arrangements are made for vehicular traffic flow during the periods on Monday 11 August, and Tuesday 12 August, 2014:

(i)         Vehicles travelling to the Springs or Grand Anse direction from the Western side, Grand Etang or Tempe direction will use River Road, Marrast Hill, Lowthers Lane and exit on Paddock Main Road as appropriate.

(ii)        Vehicles travelling to the Western or Grand Etang direction from Grand Anse or Springs direction will use Belmont Public Road, Paddock, Lowthers Lane and exit on Marrast Hill as appropriate.

(iii)       Vehicles proceeding towards the Town of St George from the Government House Roundabout should travel along Lucas Street and observe the sign as they are posted.

f.          One Way Traffic: The following are designated One-Way traffic into or out of the Town of St George.

(i)         St John’s Street from its junction with Melville Street to its junction with Church Street.

(ii)        Old Fort Road from its junction with Cemetery Hill to its junction with Lucas Street.

(iii)       Upper Church Street from its junction with Market Hill to its junction with Cemetery Hill.

(iv)       Lucas Street from its junction with Old Fort Road to its junction with Church Street and Market Hill.

g.         Emergency Routes: The following are established as emergency routes for the Town of St George.

(i)         From the South of the town of St George to the General Hospital: – Paddock Public Road, Lowthers Lane, Archibald Avenue, onto Lucas Street and Church Street onto the General Hospital.

(ii)        From East of the Town to the General Hospital: – Lucas Street, Church Street, Grand Etang Road onto the General Hospital.

(iii)       From the North of the Town to the General Hospital – Cemetery Hill, Old Fort Road, Lucas Street, Church Street, Grand Etang Road onto the General Hospital.

NB Emergency vehicles are advised to use the emergency routes and avoid going through the bands as much as possible.

 

h.         Mobile Patrol: A mobile patrol unit would be deployed to patrol the Lowthers Lane, Paddock, Kirani James Boulevard and other areas into the Town of St George to ensure the free flow of traffic in these areas.

i.          Tow Away Zone: Any vehicle found parked in a restricted area or on an emergency route would be towed or taken away to the Police premises on the Carenage. A recovery fee of $125.00 EC would be charged.

j.          Traffic Police Officers will be deployed at strategic locations to assist in the effecting of this Order.

 

Traffic Arrangement For All Shows Scheduled For The National Stadium For Carnival 2014

 

1.         The following are designated No Parking Areas:

a.         The entire ring road around the National Stadium.

b.         River Road from its junction with La-Qua Brothers Crematorium to Purcell Lumber Yard.

c.         Cherry Hill Public Road from Grenada Welders to its junction with Melville Street.

d.         Melville Street from its junction with River Road to the National Lottery Office.

e.         Cemetery Hill.

f.          Mt. Rush Public Road.

2.         The following areas are designated Parking Areas:

a.         For VIP’s (Governor General, Prime Minister, Parliamentarians, etc.) – The parking area close to the VIP Stand.

b.         For Invited Guests and Sponsors – The parking area close to the Media Pavilion (Gate 6).

c.         For the General Public – Wesley College Ground.

3.         Emergency Route.  The emergency route from the National Stadium is Cemetery Hill, Church Street onto the General Hospital.

4.         Tow Away Zone. Vehicles parking in areas designated as ‘No Parking’ are subjected to be towed away. A Recovery Fee of $125.00 would be charged.

5.         Traffic Officers and a Mobile Patrol Unit will be deployed at strategic locations to ensure that these arrangements are adhered to.

 

This order is made this 24th day of July, 2014 by the Commissioner of Police (Acting) Winston James, OBE.

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