The Barbados Police Service is informing that there is a suspected gas leak at Fairchild Street, The City, in the area of Freedom Park near the traffic lights. As a result, on advice of The National Petroleum Cooperation and The Barbados Fire Service (BFS); The Barbados Police Service (TBPS) is advising all pedestrian and vehicular) traffic to avoid the area, as work is being conducted to resolve the situation.
The following road closures will be in immediate effect until further notice.
Traffic coming from River Road will not be allowed to turn left unto Fairchild Street.
Only Transport Board Buses will be allowed to travel along River Road into the Granville Williams Bus Terminal. All other traffic is requested to turn right, diverting at John Beckles Drive.
No vehicles will be allowed over The Chamberlain Bridge from Bridge Street.
Motorist coming down Bay Street, onto Independence Square, can turn left onto The Chamberlain Bridge.
Vehicles coming onto to Independence Square from Lower Bay Street, cannot turn right onto Probyn Street or cross over onto Fairchild Street. (PR)