The Roadwork Ahead: Monday April 18 – Friday April 22

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Guam – The Department of Public Works has released the following list of traffic trouble spots for the week ahead.

Route 25 Alageta Road
Restrictions to traffic lanes on Alageta Road continue to be in effect.  In addition, Ahau Lane on Alageta Road continues to be closed to traffic during this construction period.

Traffic heading toward Route 16/Airport continues to be detoured onto Bari Asi Street and Acho Latte.  Drivers coming from Route 16/Airport can use Alageta Road all the way to Macheche 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 areas.  DPW requests that drivers be extra careful and observe the posted speed limits and stop for school buses loading and unloading children.

Drivers are advised that Alageta is still closed between Acho Latte and Akudi Street between 9:30 am and 4:30 pm.  Traffic during this time is detoured to Acho Latte and Bari Asi Street.  Access is provided to all local traffic within the closed roadway section.

Route 8/10/16 (Tri-Intersection)
Drivers are advised that traffic traveling through the Tri-Intersection project has changed to the Phase II configuration.  Persons heading to and from Hagåtña on Route 8 and Route 16 are detoured to the newly placed concrete road on the Tiyan side.  Lanes of traffic will continue to be restricted to one lane in each direction and drivers should still anticipate delays and increased travel time.

Drivers are requested to stop behind the painted stop lines and the “Stop Here on Red” signs at the intersection.  These lines and signs have been placed so that trucks and buses have enough room to make the turn at the intersection.

All businesses fronting the construction area remain open and are accessible during construction.

Route 4 (Yona)
Drivers continue to be advised to observe the posted safety signs and reduce their speed while traveling on Route 4 in Yona.  Traffic at the intersection of Route 4 and 17 will be controlled by flaggers during daylight hours for construction work in this area.  Drivers should anticipate increased travel time and short delays.
    
Route 2 (Umatac)
Drivers traveling on Route 2 are advised to expect delays and increased travel time as the southbound lane at Umatac is restricted to one lane for both north and south directions.  Drivers are requested to stop at the stop signs and only proceed when there is no oncoming traffic in the single lane.   Drivers are requested to reduce their speeds, observe and follow the construction signs in the construction areas.
   
Route 17 (Talofofo)
Motorists traveling near the intersection of Route 4 can Route 17 can anticipate shifting lanes, short one lane closures and brief delays while roadway excavation continues in this area.  Motorists are requested to reduce speed and be aware of heavy construction equipment and workers on or near the roadway.

Route 6A (Murray Road) Asan
Route 6A Murray Road will be closed while construction work is in progress. Drivers are advised to observe all construction, detour and road closure signs as the contractor continues to work to repair this roadway.

Route 4 Togcha and Talofofo Bridges (Talofofo and Inarajan)                                                                                                                         Traffic at the Togcha and Talofofo Bridges continue to be restricted to one lane for both northbound and southbound traffic.  Temporary stop lights are in place with timing monitored and adjusted to minimize delays. Drivers should anticipate single lane traffic, increased travel time and short delays when traveling on this section of Route 4.

San Vitores Rd. -Tumon Phase ll:
All traffic lanes are open in the construction area.  The next phase of construction will begin after details are approved for the final pavement surface.  Drivers are advised to reduce their speed, watch for pedestrians and proceed with caution when driving through this area of Tumon.

Route 4 Ylig Bridge (Yona)
Route 4 Ylig Bridge construction continues this week.  Motorist may see daytime lane closures and experience short delays resulting from this construction work.  Preparations are being made to completely detour traffic onto a temporary bridge that is expected to be in place for traffic in 3 ½ months.

  

 

   

Route 25 Alageta Road
Restrictions to traffic lanes on Alageta Road continue to be in effect.  In addition, Ahau Lane on Alageta Road continues to be closed to traffic during this construction period.

Traffic heading toward Route 16/Airport continues to be detoured onto Bari Asi Street and Acho Latte.  Drivers coming from Route 16/Airport can use Alageta Road all the way to Macheche 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 areas.  DPW requests that drivers be extra careful and observe the posted speed limits and stop for school buses loading and unloading children.

Drivers are advised that Alageta is still closed between Acho Latte and Akudi Street between 9:30 am and 4:30 pm.  Traffic during this time is detoured to Acho Latte and Bari Asi Street.  Access is provided to all local traffic within the closed roadway section.

 

Route 8/10/16 (Tri-Intersection)
Drivers are advised that traffic traveling through the Tri-Intersection project has changed to the Phase II configuration.  Persons heading to and from Hagåtña on Route 8 and Route 16 are detoured to the newly placed concrete road on the Tiyan side.  Lanes of traffic will continue to be restricted to one lane in each direction and drivers should still anticipate delays and increased travel time. 

Drivers are requested to stop behind the painted stop lines and the “Stop Here on Red” signs at the intersection.  These lines and signs have been placed so that trucks and buses have enough room to make the turn at the intersection.

All businesses fronting the construction area remain open and are accessible during construction. 

 

Route 4 (Yona)
Drivers continue to be advised to observe the posted safety signs and reduce their speed while traveling on Route 4 in Yona.  Traffic at the intersection of Route 4 and 17 will be controlled by flaggers during daylight hours for construction work in this area.  Drivers should anticipate increased travel time and short delays.

 

Route 2 (Umatac)
Drivers traveling on Route 2 are advised to expect delays and increased travel time as the southbound lane at Umatac is restricted to one lane for both north and south directions.  Drivers are requested to stop at the stop signs and only proceed when there is no oncoming traffic in the single lane.   Drivers are requested to reduce their speeds, observe and follow the construction signs in the construction areas.

 

Route 17 (Talofofo)
Motorists traveling near the intersection of Route 4 can Route 17 can anticipate shifting lanes, short one lane closures and brief delays while roadway excavation continues in this area.  Motorists are requested to reduce speed and be aware of heavy construction equipment and workers on or near the roadway.

 

Route 6A (Murray Road) Asan
Route 6A Murray Road will be closed while construction work is in progress. Drivers are advised to observe all construction, detour and road closure signs as the contractor continues to work to repair this roadway.

 

Route 4 Togcha and Talofofo Bridges (Talofofo and Inarajan)
Traffic at the Togcha and Talofofo Bridges continue to be restricted to one lane for both northbound and southbound traffic.  Temporary stop lights are in place with timing monitored and adjusted to minimize delays. Drivers should anticipate single lane traffic, increased travel time and short delays when traveling on this section of Route 4.

 

San Vitores Rd. -Tumon Phase ll:
All traffic lanes are open in the construction area.  The next phase of construction will begin after details are approved for the final pavement surface.  Drivers are advised to reduce their speed, watch for pedestrians and proceed with caution when driving through this area of Tumon. 

 

Route 4 Ylig Bridge (Yona)
Route 4 Ylig Bridge construction continues this week.  Motorist may see daytime lane closures and experience short delays resulting from this construction work.  Preparations are being made to completely detour traffic onto a temporary bridge that is expected to be in place for traffic in 3 ½ months.

 

 

For more information contact:

Guam Transportation Information Center
Tel: 646-3452
Fax: 646-3449
Email:  helpdesk@guamtransportationprogram.com and highways@dpw.guam.gov
Visit:  www.guamtransportationprogram.com