Cross Island Road section to be closed

The Intersection at Central Cross Island Rd and Vailele St (Malifa/Lelata) will be temporarily closed for three days starting tomorrow. 

This is to allow the Land Transport Authority to carry out a geotechnical Investigation on Lelata Bridge from 7:00am to 5:00pm.

This is according to a public notice issued by the L.T.A. Chief Executive Officer. 

“The results of this Investigation will go towards the design of the reconstruction of the Lelata Bridge.

“Motorists and pedestrians are advised that the section of the road leading to Lelata Bridge (Intersection at Central Cross Island Rd and Vailele St (Malifa/Lelata) to the intersection at Maagao Rd and Vailele St (Maagao/Lelata)) will be closed off for the duration of this investigation. The closed section is highlighted red in the attached map.

“It is advised that motorists detour via Leone Bridge and follow temporary installed traffic information signs.” 

The L.T.A. said it regretted the inconvenience caused and request the public’s assistance and cooperation to ensure the safety of everyone and a quick completion of the works.

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