Saturday, 13th April 2019
Infrastructure Malta is launching major repair works in 17 roads in
Bugibba and Qawra to ensure they are safe to residents, visitors and workers
until they are rebuilt as part of the ongoing €700 million nationwide road
Several of the agency’s contractors will start repairing the surface of
these roadson Monday morning (15th April). Works will continue until
early the following week, except for Good Friday and the Easter weekend. The
roads include Triq Isourd, Triq Toni Bajada, Triq Ċensu Tanti, Triq iċ-Ċagħaq, Triq l-Ibħra, Triq il-Ġifen,
Triq Sant’ Antnin, Triq il-Ħalel, Triq iċ-Ċern, Triq is-Sajjieda, Triq J.
Quintinus, Triq Annetto Caruana, Triq il-Port Ruman, Triq il-Maskli, Triq
l-Imħar, Dawret il-Gżejjer and Triq ir-Ramel.
Pedestrian access to these roads and their residences and businesses will
be open at all times. However, parts of these roads will be closed to vehicles
whilst works are in progress during the next two weeks. Infrastructure Malta
coordinated these works with the St Paul’s Bay Local Council, which is putting
up no parking signs in all areas that will be repaired. If these signs are
ignored, cars parked on these roads from Monday morning onwards will be towed away,
as per applicable regulations, so that the required works can be carried out
without further delay.
Roads in Bugibba and Qawra, in St Paul’s Bay have developed extensive
road surface damage through the years. During the next two weeks,
Infrastructure Malta is carrying out temporary resurfacing works in 17 of these
streets, which need urgent repairs, until they are scheduled to be completely
reconstructed as part of the agency’s ongoing €700 million seven-year
nationwide roads upgrade. Ten of the first residential roads that are starting being
upgraded in 2019 as part of this investment are in St Paul’s Bay. Three of
them, Triq it-Turisti, Triq il-Luzzu and Triq Għawdex, are already being rebuilt. The reconstruction of Triq San Pawl, one of the main
roads of this locality, connecting Xemxija, St Paul’s Bay and Burmarrad, will
Issued by: Infrastructure Malta
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