Cops put plan in place to ease East Bank congestion

– three-lane system between Harbour Bridge and Houston

Commuters travelling along the East Bank Demerara are expected to get some relief effective today with the introduction of a three-lane system “in an effort to ease the traffic build up during peak hours,” police said in a statement.

“…The Guyana Police Force will be putting into effect a three-lane system between the Demerara Harbour Bridge and the Houston Access Road from 07:00 hrs to 09:00 hrs… and from 16:00 hrs to 18:00 hrs … from Monday to Friday…,” the statement said.

According to the police, during the period from 07:00 hrs to 09:00 hrs in addition to the two lanes on the western carriageway, the western lane of the eastern carriageway will also be used to accommodate vehicles travelling north into Georgetown. And during the period from 16:00 hrs to 18:00 hrs in addition to the two lanes on the eastern carriageway, the eastern lane of the western carriageway will also be used to accommodate motor vehicles travelling south along the East Bank Demerara highway.

Scores of persons frustrated with enduring daily traffic congestion have long complained that although there are two lanes,  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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