17 roads closed in the North

Update: 12:32PM SEVENTEEN roads in the North remain closed to traffic due to flooding while others await Fiji Roads Authority remedial works.

A statement
from the authority issued today revealed that seven of the 17 roads were awaiting FRA
remedial works.

The roads include: 

  • Nasarava
    Road – Nasarava crossing underwater
  • Qelemumu
    Road – Qelemumu crossing underwater
  •  Naduna
    Road – Solove Road Junction underwater
  • Naduna – Culvert 9/2  underwater
  •  Nakorotari
    Road – Navakuru crossing underwater
  • Vunivau
    village Road – Underwater
  • Nakelikoso – Nubu Crossing underwater
  •  Vunivutu
    Road – Crew to work on road on 08/04/18
  •  Vunicuicui
    Road – Fallen trees – Crew attending to this
  •  Vunivau
    Circular Road – Fallen Trees – Crew attending to them
  •  Banikea/
    Kavula Road – Banikea crossing flooding
  • Lalakoro
    Road – Lalakoro crossing underwater
  •  Nayarabale
    Road – Culvert 0/1 crew to attend to this on 08/04/18
  • Nayarabale
    Road – Nayarabale crossing – structure completely washed out – FRA to attend to
    it on 08/04/18
  • Buavou
    Road – Buavou Crossing underwater
  • Dreketi
    Irrigation Road, Natua – Significant pavement failure – FRA crew to attend to
    case tomorrow
  • Bagata
    Road – Bagata Bridge – flooding

FRA has urged the public to stay off flooded roadways and not to
drive into water of unknown depth and current as this could be life
threatening.