News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda – The Ministry of Public Works reminds the public that Middle Road in Southampton will be fully closed to motorists on Saturday, August 6th and Sunday, August 7th 2022, due to BELCO trench work.

Depending on the operation’s progress, the closure may extend to the following weekend, including Saturday, August 13th and Sunday, August 14th.

The Ministry apologies in advance for the inconvenience caused. The work will take place between Riviera Road and the Rebecca Road stretch with the road closing 7am Saturday and reopening 7am Monday.

Intelligent Trenching representatives will manage traffic controls, and traffic control barricades and signage will be in place. Access will be granted to residents and emergency vehicles.

Detour routes will be via South Road, Lighthouse Road, Southampton Princess Road, Camp Hill and Camp Road. The public is advised to use detour routes during the road closure over the two weekends.

Bus routes will be rerouted to South Road. In the interest of the safety of the public and the construction workers, the Ministry encourages the public’s cooperation.

Questions over the BELCO trench work should be directed to Jonathan Pedro, BELCO’s Project Manager, on 295-5111 extension 1441.

Any queries on detours should be directed to Tina Beer-Searle, the Acting Principal Highways Engineer for the Ministry of Public Works, on 501-3044.

*Please see the related Government notice here: