New Marsa Junction set to open at the end of June

Malta’s biggest road construction project for decades will be ready by summer. Infrastructure Malta said the €70 million Marsa Junction project will open by the end of June. The last beam out of 240 to support the seven flyovers was lifted into place on Monday morning. More than 210 concrete beams and 24 steel beams […]

Malta’s longest traffic flyover is now open

Malta’s drivers are getting an early Christmas present. Fewer delays and shorter traffic jams have been promised after the opening of Malta’s longest flyover. The new road eliminates the need for traffic lights in Paola and drastically reduce congestion on the streets around Paola, Qormi, Albert Town and Luqa. Infrastructure Malta said it is the third […]

Malta’s worst killer road to get a major safety upgrade

Malta’s most notorious accident blackspot is to get a massive €1.6 million upgrade. New safety measures have been promised for the killer crossroads linking High Ridge and Pembroke on St Andrew’s Road. The junction has been the scene of several fatal accidents and horror crashes over the years. Malta’s transport minister Ian Borg announced that the […]

Malta’s longest flyover to open ‘by end of the year’

Malta’s longest flyover is expected to be ready by the end of the year. Infrastructure Malta said it has successfully completed the latest phase of the project. In a Facebook posted, the government agency said: ‘we laid the concrete deck slab of another stretch of the 227-metre of the Marsa Junction project flyover, connecting Aldo Moro […]

One of Malta’s busiest roads will be closed on Thursday night

One of Malta’s busiest roads will be closed again on Thursday night. Infrastructure Malta said that Sir Paul Boffa Avenue would be shut from 8pm to 5am for safety reasons as work on the new Marsa Flyovers continues. The government agency said: ‘We are continuing the construction of the longest flyover of the Marsa Junction […]

Maltese driver jailed after pedestrian’s death in horror crash

A Maltese motorist has been jailed for six months for causing the death of a pensioner in Msida. Joseph Piscopo, 36, from Floriana was also banned from the roads for five years. The court in Valletta heard how he was driving his BMW on Marina Street in Msida when he struck 79-year-old Salvatore Attard. The […]

One of Malta’s busiest roads will be closed on Saturday

One of Malta’s busiest roads will be closed for seven hours this weekend. The northbound side of Sir Paul Boffa Avenue will be shut on Saturday from 11 am to 6pm. Infrastructure Malta said the closure was for health and safety reasons while work continues on the Marsa flyovers project. It said: ‘Sir Paul Boffa […]

Malta gets a new road linking Mriehel and Qormi

Work has begun on a new road linking Canon Road in Qormi with the Mriehel Industrial Estate. Infrastructure Malta said it started building the new route on Monday. Malta’s transport minister Ian Borg said the new stretch of road, extending over half a kilometre, would ‘make life easier for workers and residents in the Mriehel […]

All you need to know about Malta’s new scooter rules

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Electric scooter riders in Malta could soon need a licence and insurance. The proposed new measures outlined by Transport Minister Ian Borg, who said that the number of scooters on Malta’s roads had soared in recent months. He said there needed to be a balance between encouraging their use and public safety. Dr Borg told […]