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Bridge closed for debris removal

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Update: 12:23PM DUE to works to clear debris, people travelling through Kings Road are advised that traffic will be managed under stop or go arrangement at Yaqara Bridge between Rakiraki and Tavua between 11:00am and 11:30am today.

Fiji Roads Authority (FRA) general manager network operations and maintenance Aram Goes said their contractor Higgins will require 30 minutes to remove the debris stuck under the bridge after the heavy rain over the weekend.

"FRA is requesting motorists to strictly adhere to the signs placed and follow the directions of the traffic controllers to ensure the safety of other motorists and workmen alike," he said.

In the case of an emergency, Mr Goes said Higgins will immediately stop work and clear the bridge and emergency service vehicles will be given access.

"Members of the public travelling along this area to take this notice into account when finalising travel plans."

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