The police have announced the route for the street jump up which will follow National Day of Community Service activities today.The jump up hours have been set for 6.00 pm to 10.00 pm and the police have cautioned that street jump up will not be allowed outside of the stipulated times.
According to the police announcement bands must proceed along the following route:
SOUTHWARDS along Independence Street between Kennedy Avenue and King George the 5th Street.
WESTWARDS along King George VI Street between Independence Street and Hanover Street.
NORTHWARDS along Hanover Street between King George VI Street and Kennedy Avenue
EASTWARDS between Hanover Street and Independence Street
Regarding traffic within the city, motorists not forming part of organized bands are prohibited from travelling along the carnival route. Where it becomes necessary for residents and business persons who are affected to drive along carnival routes, every precaution must be taken to ensure the safety of persons who are expected to be on that said route.
Persons taking part in independence carnival are asked to allow access to all emergency and other vehicles which may of necessity, have to be driven across the carnival that route.
Motorists are instructed to adhere strictly to the Independence carnival route and are reminded that all other traffic signs within the city are to be complied with and any violation of this order will result in prosecution.
The general public is asked to cooperate fully with police on duty along the carnival route.