Public Advisory

Additional sailings of JDLV for Great Race

The Man­age­ment of the T&T In­ter-is­land Trans­porta­tion Com­pa­ny Lim­it­ed (TTIT) is ad­vis­ing the trav­el­ling pub­lic that due to in­creased de­mand for trav­el dur­ing the Great Race 2019 pe­ri­od, there will be ad­di­tion­al sail­ings of the Jean De La Valette (JDLV) on Au­gust 16 and Au­gust 20, 2019.

A state­ment yes­ter­day said due to the ad­di­tion­al sail­ings of the JDLV the fol­low­ing sail­ing times are amend­ed as fol­lows:

PBR open from Mausica to O'Meara Road until 9pm

The Ministry of Works and Transport has opened the Priority Bus Route to private vehicular traffic, between Mausica and O'meara Road, as a result of heavy traffic associated with flooding on the Churchill Roosevelt Highway.

The ministry says that the authorisation will end at 9 pm Monday night.

Thousands of commuters have been caught in gridlock traffic as a result of the flooding.


WASA: Reservoirs low despite rain, conserve water

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers and members of the public that, despite recent rainfall throughout parts of Trinidad and Tobago, its four main impounding reservoirs remain low for this time of year. 

WASA says the levels of storage and respective Long Term Averages (LTAs) at the reservoirs as at today – Monday 5th August 2019 are as follows:

· Arena: 38.97%, LTA - 60.91%
· Navet: 27.65%, LTA - 57.93%
· Hollis: 18.91%, LTA - 60.81%
· Hillsborough: 30.58%, LTA - 56.68%

Water disruptions in Valsayn South Monday

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers in Valsayn South that there will be an interruption in their pipe borne water supply on Monday between the hours of 5 am and 10 pm.

WASA says this is to facilitate pipeline interconnection works associated with the Curepe Interchange Project, at the corner of Real Spring Road and the Southern Main Road.

The affected areas will include:

· Valsayn South, east of Tacarigua Avenue including NUGFW Housing, Spring Village and Real Spring.

Morvant teen missing

The TTPS is seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 15-year-old Kelliann Felix.

Kelliann, of Chinapoo, Morvant, was last seen leaving her home around 4:00 pm on July 27th.

She was reported missing to the Morvant Police Station, around 8:00 pm, on the same date, by a relative.

Kelliann is of mixed descent, 5 feet 8 inches tall and slim built with a brown complexion and shoulder-length black hair.

T&T Spirit to undergo maintenance

The T&T Spirit will be taken out of service from the 1st of August to undergo maintenance.

The Trinidad & Tobago inter-island transportation company says this is necessary to ensure optimum performance of the vessel.  

The Jean De La Valette and the Galleons Passage will continue to service the sea bridge while the vessel is in dry dock

Two teenagers missing from St Mary's Children's Home

Police are seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating two 15-year-olds, Gabrielle Samaroo and Anthony Rogers.

The both teenagers were last seen at the dormitory of the St Mary’s Children’s Home, Tacarigua, around 1 pm on Sunday. 

They were reported missing to the Arouca Police Station around 3:15 pm on Monday 22nd July 2019, by an employee at the home. 

Samaroo is of mixed descent, 5 feet 10 inches tall, with a brown complexion and an afro hairstyle. 

She also has a scar on her forehead, over her right eye. 

Expect delays with Beetham roadworks

The Works and Transport Ministry is advising of temporary traffic disruptions this weekend along the Beetham highway, as they carry out repair works on the eastbound lane, just after the lighthouse.

The ministry says the disruptions will begin Friday evening at 7 pm and should end at 7 pm on Sunday July 21st.

Motorists are advised that the westbound lane of the highway will be a dual carriageway, with two lanes heading west, and one lane heading east, between the light house and Abbatoir Road.

Water disruption in parts of East Trinidad on Friday

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers served by the Arouca Highlift Station that there will be an interruption in their pipe borne water supply on Friday, between the hours of 8 am and 5 pm.

WASA says this has become necessary in order to facilitate a pipeline interconnection works at the plant.

The affected areas will include districts along the Eastern Main Road, east of the Arima Old Road including:

Lillian Heights

The Foot Hills

La Florissante Phases 1 & 2


Cleaver Heights

Bregon Park