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Trees along the perimeter of the George Town landfill site, along the Esterley Tibbetts Highway, have been torn down as the National Roads Authority carries out drainage work in the area.
Smoke continued to emanate from the George Town landfill Thursday, eventually making its way to South Sound following a change in the prevailing winds.
Cayman’s firefighters continued for a fourth day to grapple with fire at the George Town landfill, which made its way to the boundary line near the Esterley Tibbetts Highway on Wednesday morning.
The National Roads Authority is extending Courts Road towards the Esterley Tibbetts Highway to help deal with flooding and drainage issues.
West Bay Road was the most dangerous street for pedestrians and cyclists in the Cayman Islands over a 12‑month period, according to data provided by the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service.
Drainage problems are making a new tunnel under the Esterley Tibbetts Highway difficult to use for pedestrians.
Motorists using the Island Heritage Roundabout on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway will not be able make a full circle around the roundabout this week, as upgrading work on the site continues.
Work on the final phase of a $3 million project to enhance Public Beach and create a ‘vendor village’ for licensed traders begins next month.
The Dart group has been granted permission to create a three-dimensional parcel above its tunnel on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway.
The National Roads Authority announced Thursday that it will be carrying out improvement works to the Island Heritage roundabout on Esterley Tibbetts Highway.
A man was found non-responsive inside his vehicle in George Town on 17 May and was pronounced dead shortly afterwards, police said in a press release.
With the average property in Cayman selling for nearly $500,000, high-end transactions have dominated the real estate market in recent years.
Cayman Water has opened a new plant at its Abel Castillo Water Works facility located off the Esterley Tibbetts Highway in West Bay, adding another million gallons of production per day with a chance to double that output.
Police handed out 98 speeding ticket last week in a series of traffic operations to crack down on excessive speeding.
With 10,000 people making their way to the KAABOO festival this weekend, organizers have put transportation arrangements in place, while police have created a series of traffic control measures around the location, including reducing the speed limit on a stretch of the Esterley Tibbetts Highway to 25 mph.
The Cayman Islands Fire Service arrived on the scene and contained the blaze that started between 8 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. on the southeast side of the landfill, according to the Department of Environmental Health.
An artist creates a giant painting while standing inside a cherry picker on Saturday.
A rogue biker who took selfies as he led police on a 30-minute chase across West Bay has been jailed for a year.
Police are renewing an appeal for witnesses to an incident in which a driver struck a police officer with his car during a traffic stop last month.
The National Roads Authority and a subcontractor will begin installing a cycle path along the Esterley Tibbetts Highway from Friday. The work is expected to continue until Tuesday, Dec. 4.
A group of bikers again took over the roads of Grand Cayman for a few hours on Sunday. This time, instead of chasing them around the island, police officers were leading the convoy.
Police will join an estimated 200 bikers in a legally sanctioned motorcycle rally through Grand Cayman Sunday.
A police officer was injured Saturday night after being struck by a hit-and-run driver at a roadblock in West Bay.
Police have issued an advisory to motorists, asking them to exercise caution when driving during the Pete Ribbins Memorial Ride on Sunday morning, Nov. 18.
A motorcycle rider pleaded guilty in Summary Court Wednesday to eight offenses after being arrested over the weekend. The rider had been intercepted by police after being followed by the police helicopter.
A man who pleaded guilty to dangerous driving was found guilty this week of possessing an imitation firearm with intent in the same incident.
Some colorful critters are peeking out from the side of Cayman roads.
A man who falsely reported to police that he had been assaulted and robbed was penalized $500 in Summary Court on Tuesday.
The point is that drivers must be held responsible for their vehicles. Full stop. If they need to stop or park, they must do so safely. If their vehicles break down, they should immediately arrange for them to be towed. Not the next week, not even the next day. Abandoning them is abandoning their responsibility.
Trial on Oct. 31 has been confirmed for three men charged with motor racing on roads.
The cyclist killed on Cayman’s roads Tuesday was a well-known local athlete who was training to compete in an Ironman event in Mexico.
A cyclist was killed Tuesday morning when his bike collided with a car that had apparently pulled to a stop in a cycle lane of the Esterley Tibbetts Highway.
Ezekiel Carter, 33, appeared in Summary Court on Monday, when he was granted bail on a charge of possessing cocaine with intent to supply.
Police and customs officers arrested a 33-year-old man early Friday on suspicion of possessing cocaine with intent to supply.
It was a short life for Ellie the elephant. For two weeks, the 8-foot-high sculpture of lumber and trash provided a spectacle for drivers on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway, as she stood alone in the middle of the open field north of Cost-U-Less.
Carlo Lee, 29, the artist who created the 8-foot-high elephant trash sculpture that appeared recently along Esterley Tibbetts Highway, in a field just north of Lime Tree Bay Avenue, said he wanted to make a point about Cayman’s trash issue.
The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has quadrupled the number of speeding tickets its officers have written during the first five months of this year when compared to the department’s ticketing output for 2017.
Plans for an $8 million, 60-unit condo development in West Bay have been approved by the Central Planning Authority.
A man and woman who were seriously injured in an early Saturday morning crash along the Esterley Tibbetts Highway remained hospitalized Monday.
Three serious weekend car collisions, including one that left two people hospitalized and in critical condition Saturday morning, put an emphatic point on the perilous conditions of Cayman’s roads so far this year.
A single-vehicle collision early Saturday morning left four people with injuries, one of whom was in critical condition, the Royal Cayman Islands Police reported.
Whether they know it or not, drivers passing through the Island Heritage Roundabout on Esterley Tibbetts Highway between now and Thursday, May 31, will be earning money for one of three charities.
Two of three men charged with road racing pleaded not guilty in Summary Court on Tuesday.
A minibus overturned on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway following a collision during Tuesday evening rush hour, just south of the roundabout leading to Seven Mile Beach Public Beach.
A northbound lane on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway near Camana Bay will be closed for three weeks as roadwork continues on the section.
Susan Simoy Sumalapao spent about eight years working as a nanny in Cayman before her life ended suddenly Thursday morning on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway.
A 56-year-old woman from the Philippines died Thursday morning after she was struck while walking on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway bridge just north of the Kimpton Seafire hotel.
Less than an hour after Thursday morning’s fatal collision between an SUV and a pedestrian on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway, amateur video of the accident scene had ricocheted around the island.
As anyone with a passing familiarity with Linford Pierson and Esterley Tibbetts highways (where much of the enforcement operation was concentrated) could tell you, it would not be unreasonable to expect police to be able to issue citations to more than 341 speeders per day.
Police issued 187 speeding tickets to drivers over the two-week period of March 17-31.
Two passengers pulled a critically injured driver from a Honda Accord just before it went up in flames Saturday night along the Esterley Tibbetts Highway, Royal Cayman Islands Police said.
Three men were injured, one critically, Saturday night after the car they were in went off the road into the bush and later burst into flames. The crash happened behind the Strand shopping center along the Esterley Tibbetts Highway, just south of the Island Heritage roundabout.
As part of an ongoing road widening project, a new southbound lane on Esterley Tibbetts Highway at Camana Bay opened Thursday, while an existing lane and road closed.
The National Roads Authority advised that it will be carrying out roadwork on a section of the Esterley Tibbetts Highway Wednesday.
In many cases, these vehicles can present clear safety hazards, as they are being left for days or weeks alongside (or even on) some of the busiest stretches of asphalt in Cayman, including the Esterley Tibbetts Highway and West Bay Road.
As broken-down vehicles accumulate on the roadsides of Grand Cayman, government has yet to state how it plans to address the growing problem.
From hurricane hunting to a visiting boxing legend to soca on the streets of George Town, Cayman experienced another colorful, eventful year.
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The Dart group has submitted a new application to extend the length of the tunnel it is building on West Bay Road.
The National Roads Authority will officially open the Camana Bay South Roundabout and the northbound lanes of the new Esterley Tibbetts Highway on Thursday.
The Dart group failed to demonstrate sufficient reason to justify extending the underpass it is building on West Bay Road, the Central Planning Authority wrote in a single-line explanation of its decision to reject the application.
Police report that there were 27 traffic accidents over the past weekend. Most serious among them was a crash on Sunday just before midnight on Esterley Tibbetts Highway involving a Honda ACTY truck and a Jaguar S-Type sedan.
Public safety officials restricted traffic on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway due to a single-car accident that occurred just before 10 p.m. Wednesday.
One of the Cayman Islands’ most senior police officers was assaulted at the scene of a traffic accident, Saturday.
Quick, Cayman: Lay out the good napkins and set extra places at the table. Unexpected guests are coming – 250,000 of them.
Workers undertake some emergency trimming to ensure the large tree they are transporting for landscaping can pass safely through the Dart Group’s underpass on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway.
On Wednesday, two new lanes on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway between the Camana Bay South roundabout and the Butterfield roundabout will be open, and the two lanes vehicles have been traveling on will be closed, according to a press release from the Dart Group, which is undertaking the project.
With two major highway expansions in process, Transport Minister Joey Hew said government is doing all it can to ease traffic congestion in Grand Cayman.
It is energizing to see so much orange around Grand Cayman. And no, we’re not talking about this year’s crop of mangos. We’re talking about traffic cones. Work began this week on a new mini roundabout at the junction of Crewe and Smith roads – an intersection which, frankly, could use a little “law and order.”
A new three-lane roundabout and underpass next to Camana Bay will open Monday, Dart Real Estate has announced.
Energetic volunteers – and a large spotted dog – take a leap Tuesday morning at the Island Heritage roundabout on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway as the annual Island Heritage CharityDrive gets under way.
Now that Cayman has elected a new government that will determine the territory’s fate for the next four years, there are issues I would like to highlight as crucial to the success of Cayman’s real estate industry.
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