Traffic Regulations for Carnival

CARNIVAL 2015 ROAD TRAFFIC ORDER FOR THE TOWN OF ST. GEORGE AND ADJOINING AREAS

The Traffic Department of the Royal Grenada Police Force informs the general public of the following (traffic) regulations.

 

Road Closure: The following roadways are hereby closed on the days and times specified for the undermentioned activities:

  1. J’Ouvert: Monday 10 August, 2015 from 4 am to midday:

Kirani James Boulevard and all adjourning roads 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.

  1. Street Pageant: Monday 10 August 2015 from midday to 6 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.

  1. Monday Night Mas’: Monday 10 August, 2015 from 6 pm to 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 Young Street onto Scott Street; Herbert Blaize Street; Tanteen Public Road from its Junction at Home Made Bakery to its junction at the Botanical Gardens roundabout.

  1. Parade of the Bands Tuesday 11 August, 2015 from midday to 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 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.

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

  1. Grand Anse Public Road from the Roundabout at Morne Rouge/Wall Street Area through Belmont Junction with Kirani James Boulevard on Monday 10 August  from 6 pm to midnight.
  2. 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 10 from 5 pm to midnight.
  3. Belmont from its Junction with Kirani James Boulevard to Paddock Road onto the Botanical Gardens Roundabout on Monday 10 August from 5 am to midnight, and Tuesday 11 August from 1 pm to midnight.
  4. Lucas Street from the Governor General’s Roundabout to its junction with Church Street on Monday 10 August from 5 am to midnight, and Tuesday 11 August  from 1 pm to midnight.
  5.  Herbert Blaize Street from its junction with Scott Street to its junction with Tanteen Public Road on Monday 10 August from 5 am to midnight, and Tuesday 11 August from 1 pm to midnight.
  6. Lowthers Lane from its junction with Archibald Avenue to the Tanteen Roundabout on Monday 10 August from 5 am to midnight, and Tuesday 11 August from 1 pm to midnight.
  7. The entire Hugh’s Street on Monday 10 August from 5 am to midnight, and Tuesday 11 August from 1 pm to midnight.
  8. Church Street (Hospital Hill Road) from its junction with Cemetery Hill to its junction with Canash Hill on Monday 10 August from 5 am to midnight, and Tuesday 11 August from 1 pm to midnight.
  9. Port Highway on Monday 10 August from 5 am to midnight, and Tuesday 11 August from 1 pm to midnight.
  10. Tanteen Public Road from its Junction with Botanical Gardens Round about to its Junction with Burns Point roundabout on Monday 10 August from 5 am to midnight, and Tuesday 11 August from 1 pm to midnight.
  11. Herbert Blaize Street from its Junction with Scott Street to its Junction with Tanteen Public Road on Monday 10 August from 5 am to midnight, and Tuesday 11 August from 1 pm to midnight.

 

Vehicular Traffic: The following arrangements are made for vehicular traffic flow during the periods on Monday 10 August, and Tuesday 11 August, 2015:

  1. Vehicles traveling 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.
  2. Vehicles traveling 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.
  3. Vehicles proceeding towards the Town of St. George from the Government House Roundabout should travel along Lucas Street and observe the signs as they are posted.

 

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

  1. St. John’s Street from its junction with Melville Street to its junction with Church Street
  2. Old Fort Road from its junction with Cemetery Hill to its junction with Lucas Street
  3. Upper Church Street from its Junction with Market Hill to its junction with Cemetery Hill
  4. Lucas Street from its junction with Old Fort Road to its junction with Church Street and Market Hill

 

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

  1. 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
  2. From East of the Town to the General Hospital — Lucas Street, Church Street, Grand Etang Road onto the General Hospital
  3. 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.

 

TRAFFIC ARRANGEMENT FOR ALL SHOWS SCHEDULED FOR THE NATIONAL STADIUM FOR CARNIVAL 2015

  1. The following are designated No Parking Areas:
    1. The entire ring road around the National Stadium
    2. River Road from its Junction with LaQua Brothers Crematorium to Purcell Lumber Yard
    3. Cherry Hill Public Road from Grenada Welders to its Junction with Melville Street
    4. Melville Street from its Junction with River Road to the National Lottery Office
    5. Cemetery Hill
    6. Mt. Rush Public Road
  1. The following areas are designated Parking Areas:
    1. For VIPs (Governor General, Prime Minister, Parliamentarians, etc.) – The parking area close to the VIP Stand
    2. For Invited Guests and Sponsors – The parking area close to the Media Pavilion (Gate 6)
    3. For the General Public – Wesley College Ground

 

The Royal Grenada Police Force wishes all a safe Carnival 2015. 

 

Source: Office of the Commissioner of Police

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