The Ministry of Public Works and Transport wishes to advise the public that it proposes to change the traffic direction on a portion of both Robinson Road and Palm Tree Avenue in order to improve the flow of traffic.
Taxi drivers in Grand Bahama are continuing the illegal practice of demanding that customers pay round-trip fares to destinations, while failing to return to pick the customer up at the designated time.
An American tourist driving a moped was critically injured in a collision with a taxi at the intersection of Blake Road and John F. Kennedy Drive.
Work on the New Providence Infrastructure Improvement Project will shut down for the Christmas holidays as of December 20 and resume on January 5, 2012.
The Ministry of Public Works and Transport advises the public of the progress of the New Providence Road Improvement Project.
In an effort to complete the New Providence Road Improvement Project (NPRIP) on time, the goverment told project managers to disregard cost overruns and allow “inconvenience to the traveling public”.
Testimony before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the House of Assembly has revealed that the New Providence Road Improvement Project will eventually cost over $150 million.
The Ministry and the contractor for the New Providence Improvement and Infrastructure Project are working on returning traffic to several key road corridors by expediting works so that the first layer of asphalt can be completed.
The eastbound lane of Robinson Road between Baillou Hill Road and First Street is closed to allow the installation of underground utilities at the junction of First Street and Robinson Road.