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New signs to help fight speeding

The solar-powered SpeedCheck-15 Radial speed signals, mounted a few inches away from the kerb on both sides of the highway, display the speeds of approaching cars. Each sign uses radar technology to detect and calculate the speeds, which are then displayed to drivers on a LED screen.

Signal to ease Grand Harbour traffic

The National Roads Authority is installing a new traffic signal on South Sound Road in an effort to ease traffic on Crewe Road and Linford Pierson Highway during evening rush hour. The signal is expected to begin operating on 19 Aug.

George Town power outage scheduled; Randyke Gardens, Halifax Road affected

CUC is advising its customers in the Randyke Gardens area and on Halifax Road off the Linford Pierson Highway in George Town that they will experience interruptions to their electrical service on Thursday and Friday.

Police issued 98 speeding tickets in a week

Police handed out 98 speeding ticket last week in a series of traffic operations to crack down on excessive speeding.
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Linford Pierson Highway lane to close for 10K run

A westbound lane of the Linford Pierson Highway will be closed between 6 a.m. and 8 a.m. Sunday morning while the Cayman Islands Conference of Seventh-day Adventists’ annual International 10K Run/Walk is held.

Stolen car involved in crash

Police are seeking the occupants of a stolen car who left the scene of an accident in which the vehicle was involved Sunday.

Equestrians kick off show jumping season

On Sunday, Cayman’s equestrians tacked up for the start of the show jumping season, with the kickoff of the first leg of the 2018-19 National Jumping Series.

Roadwork on Crewe Road

The National Roads Authority will be closing the westbound lane of Crewe Road at the Silver Oaks Roundabout on Saturday, Aug. 18, and Sunday, Aug. 19, while roadwork in the area continues.

Road opening marks step toward cutting commute times

The $10.6 million dollar first phase of the Linford Pierson Highway widening project is now complete and could help slash commute times in half, according to National Roads Authority officials.
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Section of Crewe Road to close over 3 days

The National Roads Authority will close the westbound lane of Crewe Road at the Silver Oaks Roundabout from Wednesday to Friday, July 18-20.

Community service given for fatal dangerous driving case

Eighty hours of community service was the sentence for a man whom a jury found not guilty of causing death by dangerous driving, but guilty of dangerous driving.

Cayman dressage show season wraps up

The Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation held its fourth and final dressage show of the season Sunday at the Equestrian Center, located on the Linford Pierson Highway.

New road layout at Linford Pierson Highway

There will be changes to the road layout at the Linford Pierson Highway from Monday, April 16. The National Roads Authority advised that the new layout, which is part of the ongoing road widening project, would last for six weeks.

EDITORIAL – Rules of the road: Taming Cayman’s asphalt jungle

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.

187 speeding tickets issued in two weeks

Police issued 187 speeding tickets to drivers over the two-week period of March 17-31.

Equestrian Federation hosts Dressage Challenge

The Cayman portion of the annual international equestrian competition among the Caribbean Islands of Bermuda, Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad, Antigua and the Cayman Islands took place past weekend at The Equestrian Center, located on the Linford Pierson Highway.

EDITORIAL – The origin of Cayman’s traffic accidents: Our ‘big bang’ theory

Ranging from simple fender benders to tragic fatal accidents, it seems that Cayman’s problems with collisions, wrecks and smashups date back to shortly after the country’s first automobile — a 1905 Cadillac — rolled off a boat into George Town 104 years ago.

Cayman places second in regional jumping challenge

The Equestrian Center was the site of the Cayman leg of the third annual CEA Regional Jumping Challenge Sunday, where the Cayman Islands team came in second place overall, just behind Bermuda and ahead of Barbados.

EDITORIAL – Company’s coming: ‘Dressing up’ Cayman for unexpected guests

Quick, Cayman: Lay out the good napkins and set extra places at the table. Unexpected guests are coming – 250,000 of them.

Minister: ‘We can only build so many roads’

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.

Homes ‘moved’ for road development

Two families will move into newly built homes in George Town in the next few weeks, clearing the way for the expansion of the Linford Pierson Highway to continue.

Injunction lifted on Linford Pierson Highway project

A long-standing injunction holding up completion of the Linford Pierson Highway expansion has been lifted, the National Roads Authority has confirmed.

$4 million spent on land claims for highway widening

More than $4 million has been spent during the last two government budgets on land purchases related to the Linford Pierson Highway widening project.
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Immigration officer charged in fatal wreck loses job

An immigration officer who pleaded guilty to causing death by careless driving and to leaving the scene of an accident without reasonable excuse has been fired. Mr. Tibbetts had been on required leave (paid suspension) since May 2015, following his arrest in the April 23, 2015 crash that killed bicyclist Donnie Ray Connor.

Absolute discharge given for leaving scene of fatal accident

Nicholas Patrick Tibbetts, who completed a prison sentence for causing death by careless driving, received an absolute discharge on Tuesday for the related offense of leaving the scene of an accident. Immigration officer Tibbetts, 26, appeared in Traffic Court before Magistrate Adam Roberts.

Road death charge sent to Grand Court

A charge of causing death by dangerous driving was transferred to Grand Court after a preliminary inquiry in Summary Court on Thursday. Noel Vaughn Douglas, 37, was charged with dangerously driving a BMW on Linford Pierson Highway on Sept. 5, 2015, causing the death of Matthew Owens, 31.

Hit-and-run driver jailed

An immigration officer was sentenced to three-and-a-half months in prison Friday for a hit-and-run incident which caused the death of a 59-year-old cyclist.

Linford Pierson Highway widening faces significant delays

The widening of the Linford Pierson Highway into George Town faces significant delays due to various legal issues and will not be completed before the next general election in May, Planning Minister Kurt Tibbetts confirmed last week.

Third horse sexually assaulted at Equestrian Center

Somebody sexually assaulted another horse overnight at the Equestrian Center in George Town, according to management there.

Linford Pierson Hwy closes Thursday

The Linford Pierson Highway in George Town district will be closed to westbound traffic between 9 a.m. and noon on Thursday, Oct. 27. According to a government press release, the road will be closed at the roundabout by Silver Oaks, with traffic diverted to Crewe Road. The road will be closed while utility work is being carried out. Eastbound traffic is advised to exercise caution.

Red Bay roundabout ahead of schedule

Work on the Red Bay roundabout has squeezed traffic to and from Savannah and the eastern districts into one lane and several detours, slowing commutes to a crawl for several days this week, and backing traffic up for miles.

Linford Pierson Highway widening under way

The National Roads Authority is urging motorists to drive with caution while work on widening a section of the Linford Pierson Highway occurs.

EDITORIAL – Esterley Tibbetts: Doing roadwork by halves

Perhaps the starkest illustration of the difference between how the public and private sectors do things (or don’t) in the Cayman Islands is the Esterley Tibbetts Highway.

Minister: GT road projects ‘absolutely necessary’

Road widening projects along George Town’s Esterley Tibbetts Highway and Linford Pierson Highway must be completed in short order unless residents want to suffer through the traffic troubles seen a decade ago in the outer districts, Planning Minister Kurt Tibbetts said last week.

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