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Prime Minister Harris Officially Flicks On Traffic Lights In Basseterre

Dozens of residents joined high-level Government officials at the roundabout connecting Wellington Road and Cayon Street on Monday (February 12) afternoon to witness the official commissioning of phase one of the traffic lights in Basseterre.Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris was given the honour of officially turning on the traffic lights for the first time to thunderous applause.

 The commissioning of the lights came after amendments to the Vehicles and Road Traffic Bill during the January 23 sitting of National Assembly, as well as an extensive public education campaign led by the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police about the use and function of the lights, and the traffic do’s and don’ts around Basseterre for motorists and pedestrians.

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