GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Ministry of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Development and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI), announces that road works will be carried out on Sucker Garden road and Arch road starting Saturday, February 6 up to February 9.
There will be a road closure at the intersection of Sucker Garden road/Arch road; this will be closed for through traffic from both directions. Concrete barriers will be placed from 6.00am on February 6 and will be removed on February 10 at 6.00am.
Only residents living along this section of Arch road will be allowed access to their homes. All other motorized traffic including waste disposal trucks and emergency vehicles, will have to use Sucker Garden road/Walter Nisbeth road/Soualiga boulevard to access the Landfill at Pond Island or take Arch road, right for only residents and left to reach Madame Estate/Dutch Quarter.
Civil works will take place in this area: Sucker Garden road starting intersection Sucker Garden road turn left on to Arch road up to area Robbie Lottery booth.
Civil works will take place from Sucker Garden road via the new road crossing on the intersection Sucker Garden/Arch road – then alongside the left side on the Sucker Garden road ending at United Telecommunications Service (UTS) new cell site on Spring Garden Drive. Works alongside this route will be from intersection to intersection. Starting from intersection Sucker Garden/Arch road to Umbrella cactus drive. After from Umbrella cactus to Leaf cactus – then Leaf cactus drive to Gold Finger cactus drive with the last stretch from Gold Finger cactus drive to Spring Garden drive ending at UTS new cell site.
Civil works will also be in this area starting from Sucker Garden area Flanders up to the former kindergarten school on Sucker Garden road.
These civil works will start at sunrise and will continue until sunset.
The road works are related to UTS laying of new conduits and making a new road crossing at the intersection Arch road/Sucker Garden road.
It also relates to NV GEBE laying of a new water line on a section of the Sucker Garden road.
Motorists must pay attention to signage indicating that work is underway, and therefore should reduce speed and drive with caution due to the workmen and equipment that will be used in the area.
Ministry VROMI apologizes for any inconveniences this may cause.