Travel Alert For Belize…

The U.S. State Department has issued this latest warning for U.S. Citizens traveling in the country of Belize.  This information is available to GeoBlue plan members from the GeoBlue website daily…

Government Warning Issued for Belize

Category: Natural Disasters

Severity: 2 (Low)

Source: U.S. Department of State

11/07/2013 (Belize) – The Crooked Tree causeway remains closed to vehicular traffic and will remain this way until further notice. Residents are asked to be extremely careful when getting on and off the Coast Guard Boat and are reminded that overcrowding of the Boat is not permitted. In Cayo the Baking Pot ferry remains closed. In the Mountain Pine Ridge, the northern side of the Privassion Bridge approach has been washed away and only small vehicles can access the bridge.

The Guacamallo Bridge and the Hammock Bridge at Branch Mouth are under construction and is impassable to vehicular traffic. The approach to the Little Vaqueros Bridge and the Culvert between La Gracia and Buena Vista are now passable and open to vehicular traffic.

In the South, the road to Monkey River Village is now passable to vehicular traffic, Boom Creek Road between Armado Creek and Hicatee Lodge is now passable to vehicular traffic; Drivers are asked to exercise extreme caution whilst driving roads affected by flooding.

NEMO strongly advises the public to avoid walking and driving through flood waters.
Parents are asked to keep their children out of the water.

U.S. citizens are urged to, monitor local media reports, and follow all official instructions. U.S. citizens should carry their travel documents at all times (i.e. U.S. passport, birth certificate, picture IDs, etc.) or secure them in safe, waterproof locations. We also suggest that U.S. citizens contact friends and family in the United States with updates about their whereabouts.

Copyright © 2013 U.S. Department of State

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