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JLP conference to cause traffic changes

Saturday, November 17, 2018

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — Due to theJamaica Labour Party (JLP) annual conference at the National Arena tomorrow,traffic changes will be implemented beginning at 8:00 am to facilitate the smooth staging of the event, the police have advised.

Before the event:

At 8:00 am Arthur Wint Drive will be one way easterly towards the Stadium. Motorists travelling from this direction will turn left onto Roosevelt, right on to Stanton Terrace, right on Mountain View Ave, right on to Arthur Wint Drive and into the car park.

Only vehicles with VIP passes will be allowed to enter Roosevelt towards the stadium.

Only people attending the event will be allowed to enter Arthur Wint Drive from Mountain View Avenue.

There will be no through way along Arthur Wint Drive between gates E4 to the Bob Marley Statue at the intersection of Roosevelt Avenue. The area will be sterile and available only to pedestrian traffic.

Residents from Stadium Gardens will be able to leave and enter the community by using Arthur Wint Drive as a one-way easterly only.

Parking:

VIPs will enter through gate E1 & E2 and park in that general area. Regular attendees will park in the general parking area, which will be accessed via gates E4 and E5 and the KSAC car park across from the Stadium car park.

No parking will be allowed on the following roads:Roosevelt Avenue,Arthur Wint Drive,Latham Avenue,Stanton Terrace andMountain View Avenue.

Vehicles found in contravention will be towed, the police warned. Motorists will be asked to position their vehicles facing the directions where the traffic will flow after the event to assist with traffic flow after the event.

After the event:

  • Arthur Wint drive will be one way westerly from gate E4 towards Tom Redcam Ave.
  • Roosevelt Ave will be one-way northerly towards Stanton Terrace.
  • Arthur Wint Drive from E5 will be one-way easterly towards Mountain View Ave.
  • Latham Ave will be one-way north-westerly towards Old Hope Road.
  • Motorists travelling on North and Central avenues towards Arthur Wint Drive will only be allowed to turn right on to Arthur Wint Drive.
  • For about 45 minutes after the event residents of Stadium Gardens will be able to exit the community by turning left on to Arthur Wint Drive but will not be able to enter the community. The police apologised for any inconvenience caused and asked for the cooperation of residents over “this short period”.

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