Montego Bay Traffic Changes in Full Gear!

by Wellesley
(Montego Bay,Jamaica)

Traffic Changes in Montego Bay

Traffic Changes in Montego Bay

The new traffic changes was officially implemented at midnight on Saturday (November 7) following several delays and controversy surrounding its implementation.

Click on this link for a larger image.

The multimillion-dollar system to control traffic in the tourist capital of Jamaica was proposed through a public consultation forum in collaboration with the National Works Agency, St James Parish Council, Jamaica Constabulary Force and the Tourism Enhancement Fund.

More than 30 traffic lights was installed within the town.

The following are the changes implemented:



1. One way system along St. James Street to be extended to its intersection with Barnett Street.

2. One way along Barnett Street will be extended to the intersection of Howard Cooke Boulevard.

3. Lower Market Street and Strand Street will be one way heading in the direction of Creek Street.

4. Church Street will be one way, from Habour Street to Dome Street.

5. Union Street will be one way from Dome Street to Habour Street.

6. Orange Street will be one way from Church Street to North Street.

7. King Street, between Union Street and Market Street will be one way.

8. Love Lane will be one way from the intersection of Orange Street to King Street - a reversal of the current traffic movement.

9. McCatty Street and Hart Street traffic will flow in a one way direction from the intersection of Cottage Road and McCatty Street to the intersection of Hart Street and Creek Street.

10. Church Lane will be one way from St. James Street to Harbour Street.

A Traffic Management Centre will also be created and housed at the Church Street Police Station in order to provide real time information on the traffic situation in the town.

The monitoring will be done through the use of Close Circuit Television Cameras that will be positioned at strategic points around the city.

Persons wishing to get further information can call toll free: 1-888-429-5692.


Click on this link for a larger image.



Sources: NWA News Bulletin & http://www.jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20091107/lead/lead7.html

Comments for Montego Bay Traffic Changes in Full Gear!

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Jan 22, 2013
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
answer this post NEW
by: loans

Set your own life more simple get the loans and all you need.

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Jamaican News And Events.

Like our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/myislandjamaica
Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/myislandjamaica

Thanks For Reading!
Like What You Just Read?

Please join me in my effort to share the beauty and uniqueness of Jamaica with the world. You can do so by sharing this insightful narrative on the social media of your choice and ask others to do the same (BELOW). 

jamaica_click_down_here_need_help

Need Help?

We have a cherry list of top Jamaican companies that might be able to help you. Please click here to see them, our preferred partners and site sponsors.


Get Exclusive Updates & Tips!

You are also welcome to join my special friends list and receive exclusive updates (like this), tips, trivia and stories from lovers of Jamaica!

facts about jamaica book icon

I'll Gift You A FREE COPY of my eBook, 101 Intriguing Facts About Jamaica - just for subscribing!

Just enter your email & name below:

copyscpe
Top Of Page

New!
I've created a Welcome Audio.

Just click the Play button below to listen.

Please subscribe here

SEARCH THE SITE



Site Sponsors

jamaica_click_down_here_visit_our_sponsors

Our Preferred Sponsors (below)

(Our Sponsorship Policy)

Jamaica Tours And Vacations
Jamaica Discovery Tours
Jamaican Souvenirs
Best Jamaican Souvenirs Cars For Sale In Jamaica
Cars For Sale

Click Here to Visit Our Sponsors' Page





Events Calendar
(click for info)

Jamaica Events Calendar




What's New?

Below is a list of the very latest articles I posted on the site.

Recent Articles

  1. Jamaica Wedding Resorts - The Top 5!

    Sep 24, 16 10:10 PM

    Looking to say I DO on the most beautiful island in the Caribbean? Here are the top 5 Jamaica wedding resorts to make it even sweeter.

    Read More

  2. John Maxwell Leadership Training in Jamaica

    Sep 22, 16 08:53 PM

    A Jamaican team of John Maxwell Independent Coaches living overseas are joining together to provide leadership training for Jamaican businesses and organizations

    Read More

  3. The Jamaican Bride - The Custom & Practices

    Sep 19, 16 11:20 PM

    The Jamaican bride - the custom and practices

    Read More

  4. My Jamaica

    Sep 14, 16 11:59 PM

    JAMAICAN VISITOR STORY: My Jamaica I call it 'My Jamaica' because I felt right at home as soon as I moved there. I love the Jamaican people, customs,

    Read More


Tips & Tricks For Your Jamaica Vacation!

Jamaica Travel Guide

Click Here To Get Your Copy


Resources

free_money_making_report

Friendly Links

  1. Our Partners & Friends
  2. Catcha Falling Star Villas
  3. Wade Hilton Jamaican Author
  4. The Jamaica Real Estate Guide
  5. Medicinal Herbs-4u.com
  6. DancehallReggaeWorld.com
Interested in becoming a partner? email me here

Buy Me A Drink


(Click on the drink below)