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Curfews imposed in St James and Westmoreland

Jamaica Observer

Saturday, March 31, 2012 | 10:52 AM    

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SEVERAL curfews have been imposed in St James and Westmoeland.

The curfews begun at 7:00 pm yesterday and will remain in effect until 6:00 pm tomorrow.

The boundaries of the curfews are as follows:

Salt Spring

North along Quarry main road from Middle Road to Top Quarry Road;

East along Top Quarry Road onto Melbourne Road from Quarry main road to the southern boundary;

South along an imaginary line from Top Melbourne Road to Bottom Melbourne Road; and

West along Bottom Melbourne Road onto Middle Road from southern boundary to Quarry main road.

Salt Spring Community

North along an imaginary line from Cottage main road to Bucktoe Lane;

East along Bucktoe Lane from the northern boundary to Salt Spring main road;

South along Salt Spring main road from Bucktoe Lane to Cottage main road; and

West along Cottage main road from Salt Spring main road to the northern boundary.

Granville

North along Pitfour Drive from Chambers Drive to Pitfour Boulevard;

East along Pitfour Boulevard from Pitfour Drive to Granville Drive;

South along Granville Drive from Pitfour Boulevard to Chambers Drive; and

West along Chambers Drive from Granville Drive to Pitfour Drive.

Rose Heights

North along an imaginary line from Rose Mount to Farm Hill;

East along an imaginary line from Farm Hill to Vietnam main road in the vicinity of Carmen’s Shop;

South along Vietnam main road from Carmen’s Shop to the intersection with Vietnam First Street; and

West along Vietnam First Street from Vietnam main road to Rose Mount.

Hendon, Norwood

North along Nelly Lane from the ‘Welcome to Hollywood’ sign to Colombia Square;

East along Colombia Square from Nelly Lane to Hendon main road;

South along Hendon main road from Colombia to Dakatone Square; and

West along Hollywood main road from Dakatone Square to the ‘Welcome to Hollywood’ sign.

Flankers

North along an imaginary line from Providence Heights Housing Scheme main road to McKenzie Drive;

East along McKenzie Drive from the northern boundary to Queens Drive;

South along an imaginary line from Queens Drive to Providence Heights Housing Scheme main road; and

West along Providence Heights Housing Scheme main road from the southern boundary to the northern boundary.

Twelve Street & Dester, Savanna-la-Mar

North along an imaginary line from the cotton tree at Cooke Street on to a footpath that leads to Ricketts Street near New Market Oval Football Complex;

East along Ricketts Street near New Market Oval Football Complex to the intersection with Ricketts Street and Dalling Street;

South along Dalling Street from the intersection with Ricketts Street to the intersection with Queen Street; and

West along Queen Street from the intersection with Dalling Street to the footpath that leads to the cotton tree at Cooke Street.

During the hours of the curfews all persons within the boundaries are required to remain within their premises unless otherwise authorised in writing by the member of security forces who is in charge of enforcing the curfew.

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