Motorists are being requested to be patient in light of the upgrading works along the Votualevu – Nasoso stretch of road.
Officials from the Fiji Police Force, Fiji Roads Authority and Higgins Fiji have raised their concerns due to the reckless behavior of some drivers despite signs indicating the need to be cautious as the presence of heavy machinery and workers is a safety concern.
Motorists will expect traffic congestion particularly during morning and afternoon rush hours and are being requested to plan their travel plans ahead of time to avoid being caught in the queue.
Reports of accidents involving construction workers and damage to machinery have been received due to drivers speeding along parts of the roads currently under construction.
The officials from the three organizations are pleading with drivers to be more cautious and considerate when travelling along this stretch of road.