There will be a number of temporary traffic changes tomorrow, Friday, June 14, in Bridgetown to facilitate the visit of President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, to Parliament.
From 6:00 a.m., no parking will be allowed on the area and footpaths around the Parliament Building, Broad Street, Shepherd Street, Trafalgar Street, High Street, Ricketts Street, and Palmetto Street.
There will be traffic diversions at St. Michael’s Row, Bay Street and Broad Street from 3:00 p.m. Traffic travelling in to The City along St. Michael’s Row will turn right on to Spry Street, and exit The City.
Alternately, traffic travelling along St. Michael’s Row may turn left on to Bridge Street, travel across the bridge in the direction of Probyn Street and exit The City. No traffic will be allowed to turn right on to Wharf Road, as it will be closed to all traffic.
Traffic travelling along Bay Street into The City will be allowed to turn right on to Independence Square and travel towards the traffic lights at the junction with Bridge Street, Probyn Street and Fairchild Street and either travel straight on to Fairchild Street or turn right on to Probyn Street and exit The City. There will be no left turns on to Bridge Street.
Motorists travelling along Lower Broad Street will be diverted at the junction on to Prince William Henry Street and travel in the direction of Coleridge Street and exit The City.
Uniformed police officers will be on duty during the event and road users are urged to comply with all directions given. Motorists wishing to travel these areas during this period are encouraged to seek alternative routes.