Advisory: Traffic Diversion At KEMH Tomorrow

June 24, 2019

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] is advising of traffic diversions tomorrow [June 25] at the KEMH campus.

A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board advises the public of traffic diversions scheduled for Tuesday 25 June 2019 on the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital [KEMH] campus. The diversions will affect both vehicular and pedestrian traffic from approximately 7am until 4:30pm.

“To facilitate the removal of a well pump, a crane will be placed on the Acute Care Wing exit road outside the Emergency Department. The section of the Acute Care Wing exit road leading from the lobby and Emergency Department out onto Point Finger Road will be closed to vehicles and pedestrians.

“The following diversions will be in place on Tuesday 25 June. They are expected to be repeated later this week, on a day to be announced, in order to install the new pump.

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

Vehicle diversions

“The main entryway to the KEMH Acute Care Wing lobby and Emergency Department from Point Finger Road will operate as a two-way road. Security guards will be in place to safely guide traffic.

Pedestrian diversions

“There will be no pedestrian access to the walkway from the Emergency Department to Point Finger Road and the Acute Care Wing parking lot. Pedestrians will be diverted along the Point Finger Road sidewalk.

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

The diagram of the affected area follows below [PDF here]:

KEMH Traffic Diversion - 25 June 2019

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