News Release: PAGET, Bermuda – There will be a temporary road closure on Monday, October 5 on the KEMH campus, which will affect both vehicular and pedestrian traffic from approximately 6:30pm until midnight.

A spokesperson said: “Bermuda Hospitals Board advises the public of a temporary road closure scheduled for Monday 5 October 2020 on the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital campus. The closure will affect both vehicular and pedestrian through traffic from approximately 6:30pm until midnight.

“To facilitate the replacement of some of the beds in the KEMH General Wing and the Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute, a container will travel to the KEMH site, interrupting the flow of traffic along Point Finger Road from approximately 5:30pm to 6:30pm on Monday.

“The container will be positioned on the KEMH through road between the ambulance bays and the General Wing lobby from 6:30pm, necessitating the closure of that section of the KEMH road until approximately midnight.

“During this period, emergency vehicles and people attending the Emergency Department should use the Point Finger Road entrance. Ambulances will enter and exit on Point Finger Road.

“KEMH and the visitor parking lots will remain accessible from both Point Finger Road [Acute Care Wing] and Berry Hill Road (General Wing and Agape House). Traffic will not be able to travel between the General Wing lobby roundabout and Point Finger Road.

“For your safety and the safety of others, please use caution and adhere to the barriers, signage and directions of the security officers.

“Bermuda Hospitals Board apologises to the public for any inconvenience caused by the disruption.”