Traffic Change to Accommodate Edward Seaga’s Funeral, This Sunday

Jamaica News, Kingston: The authorities have now made several traffic changes, to accommodate the State Funeral for the late former Prime minister of Jamaica, Edward Seaga, which will be held on Sunday, June 23, at the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity, located along George Headley drive in Kingston.

Sections of roadways across the corporate area will be closed from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Sections of South Camp road, East Queen’s street and Victoria Avenue, will be closed between periods.

Also sections such as North Street, East Street, Duke Street and Morescaux road, will be closed temporarily to vehicular traffic, while Allman town will be used to facilitate Kingston Gardens residents.

All parking will be inside the bus park at the National Heroes Park and mourners will be shuttle via shuttle buses, to the church.

Government officials have slated this week as a period of mourning, for the late former Prime Minister which commenced, on Wednesday, June 19.

There will be a special sitting of both houses of parliament, in tribute to Mr Seaga, and this period will end on Saturday.

Edward, George-Phillip, Seaga who was jamaica’s fifth prime minister, died on his 89th, birthday, on March 28, at a hospital in Miami.

Seaga remains will be laid to rest this Sunday, at the national heroes park.

 

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