The Roadwork Ahead: MONDAY December 30 – SUNDAY January 5

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Guam – The Guam Department of  Public Works has released the following list of road construction projects that may cause traffic delays in the week ahead.

                                       TRAFFIC ADVISORY: MONDAY December 30 – SUNDAY January 5

Route 1/ 8 (Hagåtña Bridges)
Motorists traveling through this area are advised to be aware of new lane configurations, lane shifts and detours:

Marine Corps Drive between Route 4 and Route 8 is reduced to two lanes in each direction during daytime hours.

North and southbound lanes on Marine Corps Drive between Route 4 and Route 8 will be intermittently reduced to one lane on Saturday, December 28, and Sunday, December 29, between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. for traffic striping maintenance.

Chalan Santo Papa onto Route 8 is restricted to right turn only. Right turn lane shift will occur starting on Monday, December 30 and completed by Tuesday, December 31.

Motorists are advised to drive cautiously through construction zones and observe all posted speed limit and construction signs. Alternative routes and/or adjusting drive times when feasible are encouraged.

Route 4 Ylig Bridge (Yona)
Construction work at the Ylig Bridge continues this week with roadside works including concrete swales, metal railings and sedimentation basin.

Lane closures and traffic detours may be required for the safety of motorists traveling in the area. The new bridge is now open with a posted sign of 15 MPH speed limit for the next few weeks as the contractor completes the work. Motorists may expect intermittent traffic delays. Motorists should observe the posted speed limit and all construction signs.

Route 4, Agfayan Bridge Replacement (Inarajan)
The contractor is working at the Agfayan Bridge located south of the Inarajan pier (facing Bear Rock). Motorists should observe the posted speed limit and all construction signs and expect intermittent traffic delays during the day. Traffic control is installed and there is a one lane closure at this time.