The Roadwork Ahead: MONDAY Sept. 23 – SUNDAY Sept. 29

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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:  September 23 – September 29

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

· Route 1 between Route 4 and Route 8 is reduced to two lanes in each direction.

· Route 1 will be reduced to one lane in each direction nightly between 8:30 p.m. and 5 a.m.

· The right turn lanes on Route 4 at the Route 1 intersection will be reduced to one lane nightly between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m.

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

Route 4 Ylig Bridge (Yona)
Construction work on Route 4 Ylig Bridge continues this week with construction of Route 4 and the Aguon Road intersection. Lane closures and new traffic detours to Manengon may be required for the safety of motorists traveling in the area. Traffic may be detoured onto gravel lanes for the next few weeks as the contractor prepares for paving. Motorists may expect intermittent traffic delays. The temporary bridge and detour remains open to traffic with a posted 15 MPH speed limit.

Route 4 Widening & Resurfacing (Ylig Bridge to Pago Bay to Route 17)

The contractor will be working through the 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.

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.

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