In conjunction with the National Safe Intersections Project, which seeks to save lives, the National Institute of Transit and Land Transportation (INTREN) has identified 23 intersections with the highest accident rates to reduce traffic deaths and injuries in the city of La Romana. but intervened. demarcation.
In routes such as Gregorio Luperón, Libertad and Santa Rosa, critical points of traffic accidents were intervened, as well as in the streets Dr. Teofilo Ferri with Eugenio A. Miranda, Enriquelo with Espillat, Sagario Diaz with Juan Sanchez, René Gil and Pedro A. Lubares, Lieutenants Amado Garcia and Francisco Castillo, among others.
According to previous technical surveys carried out by Interent and the town, at the intervened intersections, speed bumps, lane dividing lines, horizontal and vertical signs, pedestrian crossings or zebra crossings, turn signals were installed, among other road safety works implemented. were done. Hall of that coastal city.
The task of starting the project in La Romana Pedro A. Lluberes Street, Teniente Amado García corner and is part of the first phase of the project, through which 300 critical accident points are being intervened nationwide, in order to reduce accidents. Number of people killed and injured in traffic accidents.
The implementation of the project, which is part of the commitment of the Dominican government, was led by the Deputy Director of Intranet, Domingo Canela, on behalf of the Governor of La Romana, Yaquelin Fernandez, and the Mayor of La Romana, Milly Nuñez. Martin Villegas; In addition to the general of the degeset in La Romana, Yudit Almonte, among other transportation representatives in that demarcation.
In this context, Canela pointed out that Hugo Berras, the Executive Director of Intranet, has put a lot of effort into this action, which, in addition to saving lives with the preventive measures implemented, aims to raise awareness of good practices among drivers and passers-by. tries to on road safety.
Similarly, the governor of the aforementioned province, Jacqueline Fernandez, said that “the citizens of La Romana receive this program with enthusiasm”, adding that “the president has made the issue of road safety a priority for them and especially for this project”. It is taken for granted because about the accidents happening at the intersections.