Major roadworks begin from Mriehel to Ta’ Qali

Roadworks have started on the main road connecting Mriehel, Birkirkara, Balzan, Attard and Ta’ Qali. The €55 million upgrade will slash congestion, reduce pollution and increase safety, according to bosses at Malta’s roads agency. Infrastructure Malta posted on Facebook: ‘Today, we are starting Central Link Project, a €55 million upgrade of the arterial road corridor […]

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 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 […]

Hero police officer helps woman in labour beat Malta’s traffic

A police officer has been hailed a hero after helping a pregnant woman to beat Malta’s traffic and get to hospital in time to give birth. PC Daniel De Battista was approached by a driver in a traffic jam in Mosta at 6.30am. The man explained that his wife was in labour and needed to […]

First look at €10m plan to revamp Malta’s tunnels

The first images showing how Malta’s road tunnels will look after a massive €10 million facelift have been revealed. More than 50,000 cars use the tunnels at Sta Venera, Tal-Qroqq, Kirkop and Ta’ Giorni every day. Malta’s transport minister Ian Borg said the work would ultimately make the tunnels safer for motorists. Dr Borg told […]