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NWA alerts motorists to possible delays along Chesterfield Drive on weekend

Published:Friday | March 22, 2019 | 12:14 AM
Vehicles traverse along a section of the Chesterfield Drive extension road, which was opened on December 2. The roadway was built to bypass Three Miles, where road development works are under way.

The National Works Agency (NWA) is alerting motorists to the possibility of delays when using Chesterfield Drive, St Andrew, owing to works planned for sections of the roadway this Saturday and Sunday.

NWA Communication and Customer Services Manager Stephen Shaw said that corrective pavement works would be undertaken throughout the entire day on both Saturday and Sunday. He said the works have been planned for the weekend to minimise the impact on traffic along the highlyused corridor.

Shaw said that one section of the roadway to be repaired was disturbed by the National Water Commission in order to correct a leak.

A complete 2.2 kilometre of roadway between Spanish Town Road and Marcus Garvey Drive was repaved or reconstructed to create the Chesterfield Drive extension road, which is currently serving as a bypass to the upper section of Spanish Town Road.

The roadway, which was put into service on December 2 last year, is still in the defects liability phase and will only be officially taken over by the NWA when all identified defects are corrected by the contractor.