Traffic Advisory for the Week of October 2 - October 8

September 29, 2023

Road Safety Reminder for the week of October 2 - October 8, 2023

Blind Spots

Every vehicle has blind spots. These are areas around the vehicle that a driver cannot see when looking straight ahead or using the mirrors. For most vehicles, the blinds spots are at the sides, slightly behind the driver.

To check your blind spots, look over your right and left shoulders out of your side windows. Only turn your head when you look. Do not turn your whole body or steering wheel.

Check your blind spots before you:

  • Change lanes
  • Turn at an intersection
  • Merge with traffic
  • Back up
  • Leave a parking space
  • Parallel park
  • Pull out from the curb
  • Open your car door


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

GCA (Guam Code Annotated) Code Description Eff. 01/01/14
3322 Unsafe Starting or Backing $80.00
3325(C) Failure to Yield at Intersection - Left Turn $100.00


Guam Construction Update for the week of October 2 - 8, 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, 10/2/23 to Saturday, 10/7/23 between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM, motorists are advised that there will be lane shifts and intermittent lane closures along the Route 14 at the following locations:

- Northbound from St. Anthony School to the GTA Substation
- Southbound in front of the Baltej Pavilion
- Northbound from the Route 1 (ITC) Intersection to KFC

The all-day closure of one lane of traffic around Archbishop Felixberto Flores Circle and its approaches on Route 14 remains in effect throughout the week.

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


Islandwide Village Street Pavement Resurfacing – Mai Mai Road, Chalan Pago-Ordot

Paving on Mai Mai Road is scheduled for Monday, 10/2/23, or Tuesday, 10/3/23, weather permitting. There will be intermittent lane closures. We encourage residents in the area to exercise caution.


Islandwide Village Street Pavement Resurfacing – Maria Candelaria St, Asan-Maina

The DPW HMC Crew will be preparing Maria Candelaria St in Asan-Maina for milling and paving. Milling and paving is tentatively scheduled from Wednesday, 10/4/23, to Friday 10/6/23, weather permitting. There will be intermittent lane closures. We encourage residents in the area to exercise caution.

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