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  • The Jamaica Constabulary Force Traffic and Highway Division is advising motorists and members of the public that in order to facilitate the smooth staging of events during the Independence/Festival celebrations, certain traffic changes and parking arrangements will be instituted.
  • For vehicular access to the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre on Hope Road, patrons travelling from the Half-Way Tree direction will use the lower gate to enter the venue, while those travelling from Papine will use the upper gate.
  • General parking will be provided on the grassy section of the Police Officers’ Club premises and Liberty High School.

The Jamaica Constabulary Force Traffic and Highway Division is advising motorists and members of the public that in order to facilitate the smooth staging of events during the Independence/Festival celebrations, certain traffic changes and parking arrangements will be instituted.

For vehicular access to the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre on Hope Road, patrons travelling from the Half-Way Tree direction will use the lower gate to enter the venue, while those travelling from Papine will use the upper gate.  Both gates will also be used to exit the premises.

General parking will be provided on the grassy section of the Police Officers’ Club premises and Liberty High School.

Meanwhile, patrons attending the Grand Gala scheduled to be held at the National Stadium on Thursday, August 6 are being advised that at 12:00 midday, Arthur Wint Drive will be turned into a one-way going east towards the National Stadium.

Motorists travelling from this direction will turn left on Roosevelt Road, right on  Stanton Terrace, right on Mountain View Avenue, right on Arthur Wint Drive and into the car park.

A police check-point will be at Roosevelt Road and Stanton Terrace. Only vehicles with VIP passes will be allowed to enter Roosevelt towards the Stadium.

Residents of Stadium Gardens will be able to leave and enter the community by using Arthur Wint Drive as a one-way going east only.

No parking will be allowed on Roosevelt Road, Arthur Wint Drive, Latham Avenue, Stanton Terrace and Mountain View Avenue.