Tag: National Roads Authority

NRA announces Island Heritage roundabout upgrade

NRA announces Island Heritage roundabout upgrade

| 20/06/2019 | 0 Comments

The National Roads Authority (NRA) will be carrying out improvement works to the Island Heritage roundabout, on Esterley Tibbetts Highway. The work is scheduled to begin on Monday, 1 July 2019 and will last approximately two months. While the work is ongoing, traffic on the roundabout may be temporarily reduced to one lane and drivers […]

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Why doesn’t the NRA publicise roadworks?

Why doesn’t the NRA publicise roadworks?

| 17/06/2019 | 6 Comments

Why is it that the NRA hardly ever notifies the driving public BEFORE making changes along our roads? Recent examples are the THREE pedestrian crossings around the junction of Mary Street and North Church Street, pedestrian crossings on Walkers Road and South Sound road, lane restrictions by the CNB roundabout. The NRA appears to have […]

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Elgin Ave traffic diversion

Elgin Ave traffic diversion

| 13/06/2019 | 0 Comments

The National Roads Authority (NRA) along with its subcontractor Island Paving will be carrying out upgrades to the pavement at the small roundabout near NAPA as part of the larger Elgin Avenue & Crewe Road extension project.  The small roundabout will require full closure on Sunday 16th June from 7am to 4pm in order to install a new pavement surface. […]

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NRA to install pedestrian crossings

NRA to install pedestrian crossings

| 12/06/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The National Roads Authority (NRA) is getting ready to launch a pilot scheme for lighted pedestrian crossings to be installed along the CNB roundabout arteries, through the newly built extension, to the new roundabout at the intersection of Crewe Road and Printers Way (near Mango Tree Restaurant). The purpose of the scheme, […]

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Why haven’t the NRA responded to my suggestions?

Why haven’t the NRA responded to my suggestions?

| 11/06/2019 | 19 Comments

I have written to the NRA a couple of times through their feedback email address and on Facebook and have not received a response. I made a suggestion to possibly help the traffic issue leaving town and heading east in the evenings, which is getting increasingly worse. My suggestion was that from 4:30pm onwards add […]

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Elgin Ave traffic diversion

Elgin Ave traffic diversion

| 06/06/2019 | 0 Comments

The National Roads Authority (NRA) along with its subcontractors Island Paving  (IPL) will be carrying out upgrades to the pavement on the west bound lane as part of the larger Elgin Avenue & Crewe Road Extension project.  The traffic diversion is scheduled for Sunday 9 June from 7am to 4pm. Traffic heading west bound onto Dorcy Dr […]

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Is King’s Sports Centre roundabout getting solar panels?

Is King’s Sports Centre roundabout getting solar panels?

| 22/05/2019 | 0 Comments

It is being rumoured that CUC intends to put up solar panels by the King’s Sports Centre roundabout. Any truth to this story? Auntie’s answer: Yes, the story is true. I asked a CUC official your question, who explained the solar panels are being installed on that roundabout as part of the redesign, which was […]

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How to reduce traffic at start and end of Linford Pierson?

How to reduce traffic at start and end of Linford Pierson?

| 13/05/2019 | 62 Comments

The work the NRA has done along the Linford Pierson Highways is great and has made a huge difference in the traffic jams along that stretch of road. But it doesn’t do anything to alleviate the bottleneck at each end – the roundabout at Kings Sports Centre and the mini-roundabout where the LPH meets Bobby […]

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How do you find out if a road is private?

How do you find out if a road is private?

| 09/05/2019 | 12 Comments

The road down at the end of my street is in terrible shape. My neighbour tells me there’s no point complaining to the NRA about it because it’s not a “government road”. Apparently, there are roads which are government roads, which government should maintain, and quite a few other roads which are considered private roads, […]

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Walkers Road-Olympic Way connector road underway

Walkers Road-Olympic Way connector road underway

| 16/04/2019 | 1 Comment

Motorists seeking access to University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) and the Truman Bodden Sports Complex (TBSC) from Walkers Road can look forward to a significantly shorter journey, now that phase one of the construction of a connector road is underway.       A quarter-mile in length, the road begins in the vicinity of Burger […]

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