The Roadwork Ahead: MONDAY February 20 – SUNDAY February 26

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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.

GUAM TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM: Traffic Advisory for February 20 – 26, 2012

Route 1 & Route 27 (Salisbury/Harmon Loop Road)
Traffic signals on the intersection of Route 1 and Route 27 (Salisbury Lane/Harmon Loop Road) in Dededo will be turned off from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Tuesday, February 21, if weather permits suitable working conditions.  Crews will be working on the signal housing cabinet and will require the power to be shut down. Public safety personnel have been informed.  Motorists are advised to proceed with caution while traveling in the area.

Route 7A
Traffic in the construction area of Route 7A remains limited to one way westbound from Route 8 to Route 4. Camacho Street remains closed. All traffic to and from Camacho Street will be detoured thru Biang Street onto Route 33.  Access to Route 7A from Martinez Lane remains open.

Starting on Thursday, February 23, traffic from the bridge to the entrance of Agana Shopping Center will be shifted to the new pavement.  Access to businesses and streets, except the aforementioned, along the Route 7A will remain open.

Motorists are asked to proceed with caution, pay strict attention to traffic control signs posted along the construction area and be prepared to make lane shifts.

Route 15 (near Ton Robit Street), Yigo

Route 15 (near Ton Robit Street) is open to traffic however; northbound lane shoulders are closed due to grading work.

Drivers traveling through this construction area are advised to use caution and observe all traffic control signs placed in advance of the lane modifications including all warning, directional, and speed signs.

Route 8/10/16 (Tri-Intersection)
All permanent lanes at the Tri-Intersection are open to traffic. The area remains a construction zone and all should proceed cautiously.

Route 2 (Umatac)
Route 2 Cetti Bay Culvert

Both lanes on Route 2 along the Cetti Bay Culvert are open to traffic and drivers are advised that daytime lane reduction may occur for short periods of time due to moving equipment. Traffic control signs including warning, directional, speed and stop signs will be posted in advance of the lane closure.

Route 2 Umatac Baseball Culvert
Motorists traveling through the Umatac Baseball Field culvert construction site are requested to reduce speed, observe all construction signs and to be aware of workers on the road shoulders.

Route 2 Cetti Rock Catchments Wall

Daytime traffic shifts and lane changes continue to be in effect for traffic traveling south of the Cetti Bay Culvert construction area. Drivers are urged to reduce their speed and change lanes when needed.  Delays and increased travel time can be anticipated.

Route 2 Sella Bay Culvert

Route 2 along the Sella Bay Culvert is open to traffic on both lanes. Drivers traveling through this construction area are advised to use caution and observe all traffic control signs placed in advance of the lane modifications including all warning, directional, and speed signs.

Route 17 (Talofofo)

Road construction continues at the intersection of Route 4 and Route 17. Drivers traveling through this area can anticipate shifting lanes, short one-lane closures and brief delays.

Route 4 Togcha and Talofofo Bridges (Talofofo and Inarajan)

Traffic on Route 4 continues to be restricted to one lane at the Talofofo and Togcha Bridges.  Temporary traffic signals are in place with timing monitored to minimize delays.  Increased travel time and short delays should be anticipated while driving through these areas.

Route 6A (Murray Road) Asan

Route 6A Murray Road remains closed while construction work is in progress. Drivers are advised to observe all construction, detour and road closure signs.

Route 4 Ylig Bridge (Yona)

The temporary bridge and detour is open to traffic with a posted 15 MPH speed limit. Motorists are requested to observe the posted speed limit and all construction signs while pile foundations on the permanent Ylig Bridges continue to be installed.

Due to the proximity of piles to travel lanes, and vibrations generated from this work, intermittent traffic delays and lane closures will be required for the safety of motorists traveling in the area.

In addition, the contractor is currently relocating GTA lines but no interruption in services is expected at this time.