26 November 2018
One way traffic management system will be put in place on Renwick Road in Suva from next week Monday 3rd December.
Confirming this, General Manager Central Aram Goes says the new layout on Renwick Road will consists of two lanes from Central Street with one-way traffic only.
He said these were part of the final changes to the Suva City Layout Plan to address the continual increase in traffic numbers, parking demands and the safety needs of the high pedestrian volumes in the City.
Further changes include;
“Significant improvements have been made to Suva City traffic congestion following the opening of the Stinson Parade Bridge, with additional lanes provided to improve flow through the inner City” Mr Goes said.
He said the changes to the Pratt Street intersection with Renwick Road is aimed to relieve traffic ques that have existed in the bottle-neck turn off from Thompson Street.
Meanwhile, roadworks on Renwick Road was completed yesterday, allowing a further week for the required traffic signage changes and road pavement markings to be painted to safely guide drivers through the new layout.
SCC Traffic Layout Plan: Suva City Traffic Layout Plan