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MINISTRY OF WORKS AND INFRASTRUCTURE
Corporate Communication Unit
Corner Richmond and London Streets
Port of Spain
Tel: (868) 625-1225 ext 2334; 2275 Fax: (868)625-3091
BRIDGE CLOSURE - B1/5, GOLDEN GROVE ROAD, ST.HELENA
The Ministry of Works and Infrastructure wishes to advise the general public that bridge
B1/5, Golden Grove Road, St. Helena, will be closed to vehicular traffic from
Wednesday 7th August, 2013, for a period of four months. This is necessary in order to
facilitate reconstruction works on the structure.
As a consequence, motorists are advised to use the St. Helena By-Pass Road as an
alternative route during the period of construction. The St. Helena By-Pass Road is
located west of the Piarco International Airport and connects the Golden Grove Road to
the Caroni South Bank Road.
In light of the above, motorists travelling in the vicinity of the construction works are
requested to comply with the following:-
The Ministry of Works and Infrastructure regrets any inconvenience caused and thanks
the public for its cooperation. For further information, please view the Ministry of
Works and Infrastructure's website www.mowt.gov.tt or call the MHPMU at 625-9411,
LONDON---Clint Dempsey s six-year spell
in English football is coming to an end
after Tottenham announced yesterday it
had reached an agreement with Major
League Soccer to transfer the United States
forward back to American soccer.
Spurs didn t disclose the club Dempsey
was joining, but British media are reporting
that he will move to Seattle Sounders for
around 6 million pounds ($9.2 million).
Dempsey is the highest-scoring American
to have played in the English Premier League,
with 57 goals in his time at Fulham from
2007-2012 and then Tottenham last season.
He moved to England after leaving New
England Revolution in 2006.
"We have reached agreement with Major
League Soccer for the transfer of Clint
Dempsey," Spurs said in a statement Sat-
urday. "The United States international
returns to MLS after making 43 appearances
and scoring 12 goals in our colours following
his signing from Fulham last summer.
"We wish Clint every success for the
Dempsey wasn t a regular in Andre Vil-
las-Boas starting team but his move is still
surprising given Tottenham could lose
another forward, Gareth Bale, this offseason
to Real Madrid.
Dempsey came to England as an attacking
midfielder but has developed into a potent
forward in recent seasons, starting up front
for the US national team too.
He will be among the MLS highest-pro-
file players should his transfer be complet-
ed.Tottenham has signed striker Roberto
Soldado from Valencia and winger Nacer
Chadli from FC Twente in the Netherlands
this offseason, providing more competition
for Dempsey at White Hart Lane.
English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur's
Clint Dempsey, right, practices with his teammates
during a training session for the Barclays Asia
Trophy in Hong Kong. (AP PHOTO)
Dempsey set to leave Spurs, moves to MLS
BIRMINGHAM---West Bromwich Albion has
signed Uruguay captain Diego Lugano on a free
transfer from Paris Saint-Germain, strengthening
its defense ahead of the Premier League season.
West Brom said Lugano signed a two-year con-
tract after passing a medical, but that the deal is
still subject to international clearance.
Lugano was on loan at Malaga last season, helping
the Spanish team reach the quarterfinals of the
Champions League and finish sixth in the league.
The 32-year-old central defender has captained
Uruguay 77 times, with a total of 86 caps.
West Brom manager Steve Clarke said Lugano
is "an experienced centre half who will increase
competition in that area of the team," but added
that "Diego knows he s got a fight on his hands to
get into the team."
West Brom signs Uruguay
SAITAMA---Urawa Reds moved into third spot in
the J-League yesterday with a 3-1 win against leader
and defending champion Sanfrecce Hiroshima at
Two goals by Shinzo Koroki and one for Genki
Haraguchi sealed the points in front of the day s
biggest crowd, 42,426, with Hiroki Mizumoto scoring
a late consolation for Sanfrecce.
Yokohama F Marinos got back on the winning trail
with a 2-1 victory at Shonan Bellmare to go second,
Marquinhos scoring the decisive goal after 65 minutes.
The Brazilian striker also scored the visitors first
goal. Omiya Ardija lost a fourth successive J-League
game to slip down to fourth spot, this time losing
1-0 at Kashima Antlers, which is four points behind
in fifth place. Midfielder Yasushi Endo scored the
Vegalta Sendai, runner-up behind Sanfrecce last
season, beat Kawasaki Frontale 2-1 thanks to a second
goal in as many matches for Brazilian Wilson and
another by Toshihiro Matsushita.
FC Tokyo won 2-0 at home to Oita Trinita with
a goal in each half from Kazuma Watanabe taking
the striker s tally to five in his past four matches.
Urawa Reds beat
Hiroshima 3-1 in J-League
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