Traffic lights to begin blinking today

THE landscape of downtown Basseterre will change today, when the government officially flips the switches to commission the traffic/signal lights.
At a simple ceremony slated for 5:00 p.m. today, the Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris and Minister of Public Infrastructure, Ian Liburd will turn the lights on at the junction of Wellington Road and Cayon Street.In a bid to scientifically control the growing traffic numbers in Basseterre, the Government has instituted the lights in a phased approach.
The first phase has seen the government installing lights at three strategic locations: the junctions of Fort and Cayon Streets; Fort Street and the Bay Road; and the junction of Wellington Road, Pond Road and Cayon Streets.


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