DPW: The Roadwork Ahead January 10 – 16

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Guam – The Department of Public Works has issued the following advisory of traffic trouble spots for the week ahead. Route 25 Alageta Road

Work activity on Route 25 continues with various aspects of roadway construction.  Drivers using Alageta road are requested to observe and follow all posted construction signs including signs that request a reduced speed.  Drivers are requested to pay particular attention to the detour signs and the reduced speeds on the local streets.

Traffic heading toward Route 16/Airport will continue to be detoured onto Bari Asi Street and Ancho Latte.  Drivers coming from Route 16/Airport will continue to be detoured from Alageta Road onto Kalamasa Road.  Drivers are advised that additional stop signs and 15 mph speed limit signs have been installed along Kalamasa Drive and Uhang Street for safety in the work zone.  Children are back to school so drivers should be extra careful and observe the posted speed limits and stop for school buses loading and unloading children.

Access to Bello Market continues to be provided through the construction area.

Route 4 from McDonalds to Route 10

All traffic lanes continue to be open and all traffic signals are under normal operation.  Drivers should not anticipate any delays on this section of Route 4.

Route 8/10/16 (Tri-Intersection)

Traffic lanes at the Tri-Intersection continue to be restricted to one lane in each direction as concrete work for the new roadway is underway.  Drivers continue to be advised to comply with the “DO NOT BLOCK EMERGENCY ACCESS” in front of the Barrigada Fire Station when waiting for the traffic signal to change.  Drivers need to account for increased travel time and delays due to this construction work.

Route 4 (Yona)

Drivers heading to and from Yona are advised that lanes are shifted while crews continue construction for the roadway widening and pavement strengthening on Route 4 downhill from the outlook.  Drivers are advised to follow the construction signs that shift the lanes of traffic and reduce their speeds in the construction area.

Route 2 (Umatac)

Northbound lane leaving Umatac on Route 2 continues to be closed as construction crews install a new culvert.  Drivers using Route 2 in Agat and Umatac are requested to look in advance for the construction signs.  Drivers should expect delays and increased travel time due to this construction work.

Route 17 (Talofofo)

Construction work continues on Route 17 from Route 4 to Route 4A.  Drivers should anticipate lane restrictions, and increased travel time.  Drivers are also advised that this construction work may require daytime lane closures and one way traffic in the construction areas.

Route 1 (Wusstig Road and Chalan Lajuna Intersections)

Drivers are advised that the traffic signals at Wusstig Road and Chalan Lajuna have been turned on.  Persons using this section of Marine Corps Drive are advised to use caution at these intersections and to observe and follow these new traffic signals.