On the occasion of the 8th Malta International Fireworks Festival taking place on Thursday 29th and Friday 30th May, the Parliamentary Secretariat for Tourism, Environment and Culture in conjunction with the Malta Tourism Authority would like to inform the public that traffic arrangements have been made to facilitate transport on the day.
Whilst regretting any inconvenience some arrangements may cause, the Secretariat and MTA augurs a pleasant experience to all.
No Parking Zone : Parking in Barriera Wharf (from cw Merchant Street up to cw Crucifix Hill) will be cleared of parked cars as from 17.00 hrs onwards on both Thursday April 29 and Friday, April 30.
Parking on the quays at the Valletta Waterfront (VISET) will be available on both evenings of the 29th and 30th April 2010, from 6pm onwards. The parking fee is Eur3.50.
Traffic Deviation: Traffic from Marsa along Xatt Ta Pinto would be diverted onto Crucifix Hill towards Floriana via Triq San Frangisk and War Memorial from 19.00 hrs until 23.00 hrs on 29th and 30th April 2010.
Traffic Deviation: Traffic from St Elmo towards Mediterranean Conference Centre would be redirected towards St. Elmo onto Baviera and exit either from the Mall or Triq Sant’ Anna Floriana. Access through Victoria Gate would not be permitted and would be diverted towards St. Elmo.
Access to Boffa Hospital will not be affected.
Transport by Sea: This will be available on both evenings by ‘dghajsa’ (harbour boats) from the Cottonera side (Senglea Wharf, Bormla Wharf and Birgu Marina.) Passengers will disembark near Old Customs House jetty.
Public Transport will be running from Valletta to outlying destinations up until 23.30 hrs.
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