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Police announce traffic changes for downtown Kingston

Published:Saturday | December 29, 2018 | 3:20 PM

The police have announced a number of traffic changes for downtown Kingston as preparations begin for the annual New Year’s spectacle, Fireworks on the Waterfront.

The fireworks display is hosted annually by the Urban Development Corporation along the Kingston Waterfront.

As part of the changes, which were announced by the police Corporate Communications Unit, several streets downtown will be closed to vehicular traffic.

HERE ARE THE CHANGES:

The following intersections were scheduled to be closed at 1p.m. today:

Nethersole Place and Ocean Boulevard

Church Street and Ocean Boulevard

As a result, no left turns will be allowed onto Ocean Boulevard.

Persons entering the Bank of Jamaica delivery chute and parking lot will be allowed access.

On Monday at 4:00p.m the following street will be closed at the intersections with Port Royal Street:

Church Street

King Street

Orange Street

Princess Street

West Street

Pechon Street

Ocean Boulevard

Two-way traffic will, however, be permitted as follows to facilitate entrance and egress to and from parking areas only:

From the intersection of Church Street and Port Royal Street to JCC multi-storey car park,

From the intersection of Orange Street and Port Royal Street to Orange Street multi-storey car park,

From the intersection of Princess Street and Port Royal Street to the Digicel Car Park,

From the intersection of West Street and Port Royal Street to the West Street Car Park.

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