Public Advisory

Part of Southern Main Road closed Sunday - here's what you need to know

The National Infrastructure Development Company Limited (NIDCO) is advising that of a temporary road closure along the Southern Main Road (SMR) south of its intersection with the Churchill Roosevelt Highway (CRH) from Springvale Road to N.U.G.F.W Drive.

NIDCO says works will be executed between the hours of 7 am to 12 noon on June 24, 2018.

The public is advised of the following during this five (5) hour period:

• At the CRH/SMR intersection, motorists travelling EASTBOUND on the CRH will not be permitted to turn right onto the SMR

CAL"promotion" fake

Caribbean Airlines says they are not running any competition or giving away free tickets at this time.

In a press release today the airline advised the public that they are in no way affiliated to any website or organisation promoting any competition.

They urged their valued customers to be aware of impersonators who may be seeking to access information and use personal information.


T&TEC asks Tobago residents to conserve electricity to facilitate upgrade

T&TEC is asking its customers in Tobago to conserve electricity from midnight Monday, June 4th till 7.00 a.m. 

According to a press release issued today, this is to facilitate the Commission de-energises two machines at the Cove Power Station, to extend the grid for the connection of a new generator in the final phase of the ongoing expansion project.

T&TEC said as a precaution against excessive load demand on the system, they are appealing to customers to conserve electricity by minimising the use of non-essential appliances and equipment from midnight.

Traffic disruptions due to highway road work westbound from UWI to Curepe

The Ministry of Works and Transport is advising the public that there will be a temporary traffic disruption along the Churchill Roosevelt Highway (Westbound) from the University of the West Indies (UWI) Intersection to the Curepe Intersection (Kaydonna).

This is necessary in order to facilitate road repair works, which commenced on Wednesday 9th May, 2018 and is expected to be complete by Wednesday 23rd May, 2018.

These works will take place between the hours of 8 pm to 4 am.

Motorists are advised to comply with the following:

WASA seeking to restore water in San Juan around 10 pm tonight

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers in parts of San Juan served by the Bagatelle Booster Station, who are currently without a supply that this is as a result of mechanical problems being experienced at the station.

WASA says repairs to the booster are currently underway and is expected to be completed by 10 pm tonight - Thursday 17th May 2018.

Areas to be affected include:

Laventille Road Febeau Village

Bagatelle Road Moses Ave

Sunshine Avenue Hazel Street

Upper Shende Street Ext. Sou Sou Lands

Missing Diego Martin schoolgirl last seen in uniform Wednesday morning

The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service is seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 14-year-old Curin Craigwell.

Curin, a form three student of Corpus Christi College, was last seen at her Dillon Street, Diego Martin home, around 7:30 am on Wednesday 16th May, 2018.

She was reported missing to the Maraval Police Station, at 6:15 pm on the same day by her mother, Onika Craigwell. Curin is of African descent, five feet tall, slim built with a brown complexion and short relaxed hair.

Water disruptions in parts of South Trindad today

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers in parts of South Trinidad served by the Navet Water Treatment Plant, that there will be an interruption in their pipe borne water supply on Thursday, between the hours of 9 am and 12 noon.

WASA says this has become necessary due to a planned power interruption by the Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission (T&TEC) that will affect the operation of the water treatment plant and associated booster stations in the Tabaquite area.

Areas to be affected include:

* Princes Town and environs New Grant

No entry into Tobago airport between 10am-12pm tomorrow during emergency drill

Caribbean Airlines says there will be no entry into the ANR Robinson International Airport between 10 am and 12 noon tomorrow when the Airports Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (AATT) conducts its full-scale emergency drill.

The airline says passengers booked on any Caribbean Airlines flight previously scheduled to operate during the hours of the drill, have been re-accommodated on other services.

It notes that persons travelling on May 16th, are encouraged to check Caribbean Airlines website for information on their specific flights.

No water from 9am-9pm Tuesday from Teteron to Glencoe

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers in North-West Trinidad served by the Tucker Valley Water Treatment plant that there will be a disruption in their pipe borne water supply on Tuesday April 24, 2018 between the hours of 9 am and 9 pm.

WASA says this has become necessary in order to facilitate interconnection works at the Tucker Valley Water Treatment plant.

The affected areas include:

Western Main Road from Teteron Barracks, Chaguaramas, to La Horquette Valley Road, Glencoe, inclusive of Carenage, Pt. Cumana and Glencoe.

Met Office lifts hazardous seas alert

The Meteorological Services has discontinued the hazardous seas warning for Trinidad and Tobago.

It states on its website that "long period swells are no longer observed in the coastal waters of Trinidad and Tobago".

The Met Services had issued the warning for the northern coastlines of Trinidad and Tobago, to run from Thursday to Saturday this week.

The rough seas warning was given an Orange Level Alert via the new early warning system.

However, the alert has now reverted to green, signifying that there is no present hazard.