The Roadwork Ahead: MONDAY February 24 – SUNDAY March 2

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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.

Route 3 (Okkodo High School Interserction)
On Saturday, February 22 from 7:30 a.m. through 6 p.m., there will be intermittent lane closures on Route 3 at the Okkodo High School intersection. The lane closures are necessary as the contractor relocates power poles and install a new traffic signal arm. Construction signs and personnel will be in place to direct traffic. Motorists are advised to drive with caution in traveling in the area.

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.
Marine Corps Drive between Route 4 and Route 8 is reduced to one lane in each direction nightly between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m.
Chalan Santo Papa onto Route 8 is restricted to right turn only.

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 paving friction course and roadside works including guardrails, sedimentation basin and drainage system. The activities may change as the weather or other conditions may permit.

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 and are asked to observe the posted speed limit and all construction signs.

Route 1 Asan & Aguada Bridges Rehabilitation
The contractor will start to mobilize for this project. Motorists are asked to observe the posted speed limit and all construction signs, as well as to expect intermittent traffic delays and possible lane closures at the Aguada Bridge.

Route 4 Togcha River to Ipan Beach Park

The contractor will start to mobilize for this project. Motorists are asked to observe the posted speed limit and all construction signs, as well as to expect intermittent traffic delays and possible lane closures.

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.

For more information contact:
Guam Transportation Information Center
Telephone: 646-3452
Email: helpdesk@guamtransportationprogram.com and highways@dpw.guam.gov
Website: www.guamtransportationprogram.com