Philipsburg, April 5th 2018
From: Chief Inspector R.V. HENSON
POLICE PRESS RELEASE
Traffic diversions as trench-work resumes
The Carnival season for 2018 is over, the children will be back in school and the trench-work on the W.G. Buncamper road leading from Point Blanche to the Freedom Fighters round about will resume as of Monday May 7th 2018 at 06.00 a.m. This trench-work will require traffic diversions into and coming from the direction of Point Blanche. These diversions will also have influence on the traffic circulating in Philipsburg and surrounding.
W.G. Buncamper road: Traffic coming from the Point Blanche area will not be allowed to make a left turn onto the Emmaplein using the Welvaart brug. Drivers will have to proceed towards the Freedom Fighters round about.
Front Street: Traffic coming from Front Street will not be allowed to make a left turn onto Emmaplein in the direction of Back Street and Voges Street. Drivers will have to proceed towards Welvaart Brug and make a left turn towards Freedom Fighters round about.
Cannegieter Street: Traffic coming from the Cannegieter Street towards Voges Street will not be allowed to make a left turn onto Voges Street. Drivers will have to make a right turn on to Voges Street in the direction of Emmaplein and onto Welvaart Brug followed by a left turn into the direction of Freedom Fighters round about.
Walter Nisbet road/ Sucker garden road: Traffic going towards Point Blanche from the Walter Nisbet road and Sucker Garden road will have to make use of Voges Street and Emmaplein onto Welvaart brug and then a right turn onto Juancho Yrausquin Boulevard and proceed to point Blanche.
Voges Street: The Voges Street will be concerted into one way traffic leading to Emmaplein towards Welvaart brug.
Temporary traffic signs will be placed at all locations where traffic has been diverted. All drivers are asked to pay keen attention to this information and following the traffic signs to allow the traffic to flow as smooth as possible.