Car­ni­val Timings and Route 2016

The Star (St. Lucia) - - ENTERTAINMENT -

The Car­ni­val Plan­ning and Man­age­ment Agency (CPMA) is stag­ing the an­nual Car­ni­val Pa­rade of the Bands on Mon­day July 18 and Tues­day July 19, 2016 to com­mence near Caribbean Cine­mas on the Choc High­way. The Royal Saint Lu­cia Po­lice Force will be re­spon­si­ble for the ef­fec­tive man­age­ment of se­cu­rity and traf­fic dur­ing the two-day event.

Routes, com­mence­ment and end times of Car­ni­val 2016 are as fol­lows: J'OUVERT

J'ouvert will com­mence at 4:00 a.m. and end at 8:00 a.m. on Mon­day July 18.

Bands and rev­ellers will as­sem­ble at Vigie Play­ing Field and will pro­ceed down the John Comp­ton High­way then right onto Peynier Street, then right onto Jeremie Street and onto Bridge Street, then right onto Mi­coud Street, right onto Ma­noel Street, then right onto Jeremie Street, left onto Peynier Street and up the John Comp­ton High­way to com­plete the city cir­cuit. PA­RADE OF THE BANDS

The pa­rade of the bands will com­mence at 10:00 a.m. and end at 7:00 p.m. on Mon­day July 18 and com­mence at mid-day and end at 7:00 p.m. on Tues­day July 19.

Bands and rev­ellers will as­sem­ble near Caribbean Cine­mas. The pa­rade will move south along the Cas­tries - Gros Islet High­way, onto the John Comp­ton High­way, past the Vigie Round­about to the Wa­ter­front build­ings, then right onto Peynier Street, right onto Mi­coud Street, right onto Ma­noel Street, right onto Jeremie Street, then left onto Dar­ling Road, left onto Jn. Bap­tiste Street, then onto John Comp­ton High­way con­tin­u­ing to the Cas­tries - Gros Islet High­way, end­ing at Caribbean Cine­mas. TRAF­FIC NO­TICE

Com­muters are ad­vised that all ve­hi­cles trav­el­ling to Cas­tries from Gros Islet must turn left into Grand Riviere and utilise the Morne Dudon - Balata Road with the ex­cep­tion of ve­hi­cles wish­ing to exit at Sunny Acres. All ve­hi­cles wish­ing to travel to Sunny Acres must be es­corted by a po­lice out­rider.

This di­ver­sion shall take ef­fect from 9:00 a.m. on July 18 and from 10:00 a.m. on July 19.

All ve­hi­cles trav­el­ling north­bound will utilise the Cas­tries - Gros Islet High­way but will be re­stricted to the outer lane only (left lane). The in­ner lane must be kept free from all ve­hic­u­lar traf­fic as it will be utilised for emer­gency pur­poses.

The rel­e­vant sig­nage shall be erected to direct mo­torists ac­cord­ingly.

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