More roads reopen in Jersey as exclusion zone reduced

Pier Road has reopened up to and including the junction of South Hill. Credit: States of Jersey Police

Pier Road has reopened up to and including the junction of South Hill, following the explosion that destroyed a block of flats in Jersey’s capital St Helier.

This gives access to the States Laboratory and Pier Road Car Park.

South Hill has also opened allowing access to Fort Regent Road, the Fort itself and La Petite Ecole nursery.

The section of Pier Road closest to the Haut Du Mont flats remains closed and there are screens in several areas to ensure maximum dignity and discretion for the site.

An exclusion zone had been in place since the blast happened in the early hours of Saturday (10 December) morning.

There are three parts to South Hill Road, all of which are open:

  • The two-way incline behind Haut Du Mont that goes to Fort Regent Road from Pier Road.

  • The two-way incline from Mount Bingham past the old States Planning Office and the playground.

  • The one-way section that gives access to Avenue du Petit Mont and Rope Walk and ends at Mount Bingham near the Good Egg café.

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