Traffic Advisory for the Week of December 11 - December 17

December 7, 2023

Road Safety Reminder for the week of December 11 – December 17, 2023

THE RIGHT OF WAY RULE: Emergency Vehicles

Upon the approach of an authorized emergency vehicle (ambulance, police, fire equipment, civil defense, explosive ordinance, etc.) that is sounding a siren and/or displaying flashing red or blue lights, all highway users must yield the right-of-way (Motor Vehicle Code of Guam Section 3333).

  1. The operators of all other vehicles shall yield the right-of-way and shall immediately drive to a position parallel to, and as close as possible to, the right-hand edge or curb of the highway clear of any intersection and thereupon stop and remain in such position until such authorized emergency vehicle has passed, except when otherwise directed by a police officer.

  2. All pedestrians upon the highway shall remain in a place of safety until such authorized emergency vehicle has passed, except when otherwise directed by a police officer.


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

GCA (Guam Code Annotated) Code Description Eff. 01/01/14
3333.1 Failure to Yield to Emergency Vehicle (Operator) $200.00
3333.2 Failure to Yield to Emergency Vehicle (Pedestrian) $200.00


Guam Construction Update for the week of December 11 - 17, 2023

Motorists are advised to drive cautiously through the construction zones, observe all posted speed limit and construction signs, and carefully heed flaggers (when present). Alternate routes and/or adjusting drive times when feasible are encouraged.


Route 5 and Portion of Route 12, Reconstruction and Widening (Route 2A to Naval Magazine/Route 12) – Santa Rita

Construction activities will continue along Route 5 from Route 2A to Route 17 with intermittent lane closures. Motorists are advised to slow down while driving through this area.


Route 14B (Ypao Road) Reconstruction and Widening (Route 14 to Carmen Memorial Dr.), Phase 1 Cliffside – Tamuning

There is a full road closure between Congressman Palting Loop and Pale San Vitores Road for the construction of a new retaining wall and widening of Ypao Road. Motorists will have to take alternate routes. The public is advised not to enter the construction area.


Route 14 Resurfacing from Route 1 to Route 14B – Tamuning

From Monday, 12/11/23 to Saturday, 12/16/23 between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM, motorists are advised that there will be lane shifts and intermittent lane closures along the northbound and southbound lanes of Route 14 (Chalan San Antonio) from Great National Insurance to the Archbishop Felixberto Flores Circle.

The contractor will continue surveying along Route 14. Flaggers will be present to assist surveyors.


Under Pavement Infrastructure Retrofit – Route 1 and Route 3

Motorists are advised of intermittent lane closures at the following locations on weekends between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM:

- Route 3 northbound and southbound just north of Okkodo High School, Dededo
- Route 1 northbound and southbound in front of Central Lanes, Tamuning
- Route 1 northbound in front of RE/MAX Diamond Realty, East Hagåtña

These closures are necessary as the DPW contractor surveys the middle and outer travel lanes on Route 1 and the outer travel lanes on Route 3 in these areas.


Route 30 Pavement Repair at Trankilo St – Tamuning

The DPW contractor will continue repairing damaged pavement and sidewalk on Route 30 near Trankilo St. Work is scheduled to occur between 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM Monday-Saturday. While traffic in both directions will be maintained, there will be lane shifts and intermittent traffic stoppages.

The DPW asks motorists to please proceed with caution and remain alert for traffic control signs and work crews.


Village Street Markings and Markers, Mai Mai Road – Chalan Pago - Ordot

The DPW contractor will continue center line striping along Mai Mai Road. Work will occur between 7:00 AM and 4:00 PM. There will be intermittent lane closures. We encourage residents in the area to exercise caution.

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