The National Works Agency (NWA) is advising motorists that the east and westbound approaches to the Three Miles intersection, along Spanish Town Road, are to be closed. The closure which comes into effect on Sunday, September 9, will effectively close the Three Miles intersection to through traffic.
Manager of Communication and Customer Services at the NWA, Stephen Shaw, says this latest phase of closure is to further facilitate the ongoing bridge construction works at the location. The closure is expected to last until, at least, for the next eight months. A double tier overpass bridge is being constructed at Three Miles as part of the Hagley Park Road Improvement Project. The overall project which includes the widening of the road from two to four lanes and the installation of new sewer, water and storm water drainage features is valued at US$56.5 million. The project is scheduled to be completed in June 2019.
As a result of the closure, traffic will not be permitted through the intersection. Motorists heading towards Six Miles from the direction of Downtown Kingston, along Spanish Town Road, should use Waltham Park Road, Bay Farm Road and Penwood Road, exiting at Spanish Town Road, in the vicinity of Amalgamated Distributors. The opposite would obtain for persons travelling from Six Miles, along Spanish Town Road, towards Downtown Kingston.
This change is among those announced by the NWA last week, as it seeks to ensure the efficient movement of traffic around construction activities taking place along the critical corridors of the Mandela Highway, Constant Spring Road and Hagley Park Road.