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Some Kingston streets closed for Carnival celebrations

The Jamaica Constabulary Force has advised members of the public to expect delays and detours on roadways in and around the Kingston 10 area to facilitate activities associated with Carnival celebrations on Sunday (April 16).

Several road closures will take effect across the corporate area beginning at 4:00 a.m.

This means that the motoring public can expect delays or detours along roadways in and around New  Kingston, Half Way Tree, Liguanea, Hope Road, Knutsford Boulevard, Trafalgar Road, Waterloo  Road, Eastwood Park Road, and East Kings House Road.


Motorists should be aware of the following guidelines enforced by the Police:

No parking in designated no-parking zones. Illegally parked vehicles will be impounded at the  owner’s expense.

No vending stalls or handcart vendors will be allowed along the parade routes.

Firecrackers or explosive devices are prohibited.

Motor or pedal cyclists, including quad bikes, are not allowed to participate in the parades. 

ATVs are not allowed to participate in the parades.

Souvenirs and other gratis items cannot be distributed from trucks during the parade.

Motorists should expect detours along parade routes and nearby areas. Police personnel will be  stationed at various points along the routes to provide guidance. Please obey their instructions.

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