The Roadwork Ahead: Saturday May 10 – Sunday May 18

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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 for Saturday May 10 – Sunday May 18  

ROUTE 1/8 (Hagåtña Bridges) Paving operation for the Agana Bridge project will commence this weekend, May 3 and 4, from 4 a.m. through 6 p.m. The following roads will be affected:Route 4 northbound:

Route 1 northbound: Traffic will be reduced to one lane with a major lane shift between Chamorro Village and Citibank
Route 1 southbound: Left turn lanes at the Route 8 intersection will be closed. Traffic heading toward Mongmong will be detoured via Route 4 and Route 7A
Route 8 westbound: Route 8 westbound will be closed between Chalan Santo Papa and Route 1. Traffic heading to Route 1 will be detoured via Route 7A and Route 4
Route 8 eastbound: Route 8 westbound will be closed between Route 1 and Chalan Santo Papa. Traffic heading toward Mongmong will be detoured via Route 4 and Route 7A.

Beginning Sunday evening, 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.

In preparation for asphalt paving, Route 1, Route 8, and Route 4 will be reduced to one lane in each direction nightly between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. through Monday, May 19 in the following areas:

Route 1 between Chamorro Village and Mitsubishi Dealer.
Route 1 southbound left turn lane onto Route 8.
Route 8 between Marine Corps Drive and Chalan Santo Papa.
Route 4 between Marine Corps Drive and Chalan Santo Papa.

Motorists are advised to reduce speed and proceed with caution through the construction zone. Taking alternative routes and/or adjust drive times are encouraged.

ROUTE 17, PHASE 2A   Motorists traveling through this area are advised to be aware of new lane configurations, lane shifts and detours:

Lane shifting will be in effect starting Tuesday, May 13.

Motorists are advised to drive cautiously and observe all posted speed limit, construction signs, and flagmen. 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 installation of traffic signs and miscellaneous roadside works. 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. Motorists should observe the posted speed limit and all construction signs.

ROUTE 1, ASAN & AGUADA BRIDGES REHABILITATION   One lane in each direction at the Aguada Bridge site are closed. Motorists should observe the posted speed limit and all construction signs. Motorists should expect intermittent traffic delays during the daylight hours while the contractor is working.

ROUTE 4, TOGCHA RIVER TO IPAN BEACH PARK  Drivers should expect two-way traffic to be reduced to a flagger controlled one lane, one-way traffic during daytime road construction operations. Motorists should observe the posted speed limit and all construction signs and expect intermittent traffic delays and lane closures during the day as the contractor is working.

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, one-way traffic 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