04 July 2020. Apia. Samoa. Please note that the Vaisigano Bridge has switched direction this morning. Commuters can now travel from Apia towards Matautu past the Sheraton hotel.
This morning many travellers who had not seen the LTA notice were thrown by the change, except for this vehicle seen at 9am this morning, which had been let through.
The Land Transport Authority had issued ample notice earlier this week, as set out below:
SWITCHING OF TRAFFIC DIRECTION FOR THE VAISIGANO BRIDGE PROJECT
The Authority wishes to inform the travelling public that there will be a trial run for the switching of traffic direction to allow for traffic from Apia to Matautu and Moataa from Friday 3rd July at 5PM to 6AM Monday 6th of July.
Access will be prohibited from Matautu and Moataa heading to Apia during the times specified above and a one-way access will be allowed from Apia to Matautu and Moataa. All motorists are respectfully advised to use alternative routes as highlighted on the maps attached.
We kindly ask all motorists to drive safely and adhere to the road signs in the vicinity. We regret the inconvenience this will cause and request for your assistance and cooperation for a long-term improvement of our road network.
LAND TRANSPORT AUTHORITY
SUIGA O LE AUALA O FEMALAGAIGA MO GALUEGA FAATINO MO LE AUALA KOLOSI FOU I VAISIGANO
E fa’asilasila atu ma le fa’aaloalo o le a suia le itu auala mo femalagaiga I luga o le auala sima I Vaisigano. Amata atu I le itula e 5pm I le afiafi o le Aso Faraile nei 3 Iulai 2020 o le a tatala femalagaiga mai Apia agai atu I Matautu ma Moataa ae taofia femalagaiga mai Matautu ma Moataa agai I Apia.
O le a toe faaauauina le faaaogaina o le auala mo femalagaaiga mo Matautu ma Moataa agai I Apia I luga o le auala sima I Vaisigano I le Aso Gafua 6 Iulai I le itula 6:00 I le taeao.
Matou te talosagaina ave taavale uma ina ia tautuana le saogalemu ma usitaia faailoilo o le a fa’atonutonuina femalagaiga i lea taimi.
E faamalulu atu ona o nei tulaga le maalofia ae talosagaina pea le tatou galulue faatasi aua le faatumauina o le saogalemu o femalagaiga i luga o auala aemaise o le faamaeaina o lenei poloketi taua mo le tatou atunuu.
Pulega o Felauaiga I le Laueleele