The Roadwork Ahead: MONDAY February 11 – SUNDAY February 27

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Guam – 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 FOR FEBRUARY 11-17

Route 1/ 8 (Hagåtña Bridges)
Route 1 between Routes 4 and 8 will be restricted to four travel lanes as the replacement of the Hagåtña Bridge continues.  Motorists traveling through this area are advised to be aware of lane shifts and detours and should expect travel delays during peak periods in the mornings and evenings.  Alternative routes and/or adjusting drive times when feasible are encouraged.  Motorists turning from Route 1 onto Route 8 are advised to drive cautiously through the construction zone for the first phase of the Route 8 widening and intersection expansion.

Route 1/11 (Port Authority Road)
Drivers on Route 11 will encounter lane shifts through Saturday, February 16 while contractors install underground cable, permanent pavement markings and guardrails.

Drivers at the Routes 1 and 11 intersection will encounter lane shifts from Monday, February 11 through Tuesday, February 12 while contractors install permanent pavement markings at the intersection.

Route 4 Ylig Bridge (Yona)
Construction work on the bridge abutments on the Route 4 Ylig Bridge continues this week.  Due to the proximity of the construction work to travel lanes, intermittent traffic delays and lane closures may be required for the safety of motorists traveling in the area. The temporary bridge and detour remains open to traffic with a posted 15 MPH speed limit. Motorists are advised to observe the posted speed limit and all construction signs.

Route 4 (Pago Bay to Route 17)
Motorists may experience temporary lane shifts and minor delays when traveling through this area and are asked to use caution and observe all construction signs and posted speed limits. Please be aware of safety personnel directing traffic as construction equipment moves across the road or trucks enter or exit the job site.

Route 17 Cross Island Road (Talofofo)
Work continues on Route 17 as the contractor completes minor works along the roadway.  Motorists may experience temporary lane shifts and minor delays when traveling through this area and are asked to use caution and observe all construction signs and posted speed limits.

Taleyfak Spanish Bridge (Agat)
Motorists should expect brief delays while the contractor continues to work in this area. Please be aware of safety personnel directing traffic as construction equipment moves across the road or trucks enter or exit the job site.

For more information contact:

Guam Transportation Information Center
Telephone: 646-3452
Email: helpdesk@guamtransportationprogram.com
Website: www.guamtransportationprogram.com