Traffic Updates

Traffic Advisory for the Week of June 22-28

June 19, 2020

Road Safety Reminder for the Week

TRAFFIC LAWS – RULES OF THE ROAD : The Driver's Observance of the Law

1. COMPLIANCE with TRAFFIC LAWS and ORDINANCES
Drivers are required by law to comply with Guam traffic laws as set forth in the Guam Vehicle Code. Exceptions may arise when a traffic officer or policeman gives orders that conflict with traffic laws or ordinances. In such cases, the officer’s directions must be complied with.

2. COMPLIANCE with ORDERS of TRAFFIC and POLICE OFFICERS and FIREMENAny traffic direction or signal by a traffic or police officer or a fireman on duty must be complied with. To meet a special situation or emergency, an officer may give orders that conflict with traffic laws or ordinances. In such cases, the officer’s orders have priority.

3. COMPLIANCE with OFFICIAL SIGNS, SIGNALS and MARKINGS
Directions, controls, and limits indicated by all official traffic signs, signals, and markings must be observed. Exceptions may arise when an officer gives directions to meet a special situation or emergency. In such cases, the officer’s orders must be complied.

According to Guam’s Traffic Violation Bureau’s (TVB) Traffic Fine Schedule

GCA (Guam Code Annotated) Code Description Eff. 01/01/14
3207B Horn (Illegal Use Of) $60.00
3207C Siren (Illegal Use Of) $60.00
3339A Disobey Traffic Signal Light $80.00
3339E Disobey Traffic Sign Posted $80.00
3339F Failure to Comply with Peace Officer Signal/Inst $100.00

 

Guam Construction Update

Motorists are reminded to drive cautiously through all construction zones, observe all posted speed limit and construction signs, and carefully heed to flaggers. Alternative routes and/or adjusting drive times when feasible are encouraged.

 

Route 3 Widening

Construction continues on Route 3 from Route 28 to Potts Junction. Intermittent lane closures and traffic switches may be necessary throughout the week.
 

Harmon Industrial Park Roadway Rehabilitation

Hawaiian Rock Products (HRP) will continue construction activities on Harmon Industrial Park Road. There will be intermittent lane closures between 7:00 AM and 5:00 PM at these locations:

  • From Monday, 6/22/2020, through Friday, 6/26/2020, HRP will be working on manhole adjustment and striping on the eastbound and westbound lanes from Ilipog Drive (3-way stop) to Siket Street.
  • On Sunday, 6/28/2020, HRP will be paving on the eastbound and westbound lanes from Ilipog Drive (3-way stop) to Siket Street.

 

Route 4 Malojloj Highway - Talofofo Bay (Surfside) to 76 Gas Station

Hawaiian Rock Products (HRP) will continue road construction and repairs along Route 4 starting at the Dandan Landfill entrance moving towards the Malojloj Transfer Station. Milling and paving will continue throughout the rest of the month. There will be intermittent lane closures from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM daily. Motorists are advised to drive cautiously, observe all posted traffic signs and carefully heed to flaggers.