Additional Bridge Openings for Heineken Regatta

The Simpson Bay Lagoon Authority (SLAC) would like to advise motorists in connection with the 39thedition of the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta activities in the Simpson Bay area during the coming days, to avoid passing through the aforementioned area if heading to the Airport/Maho/Beacon Hill/Low Lands, and/or for those heading to Cole Bay/Philipsburg, to use the Causeway Bridge instead. This would help to alleviate traffic congestion in the Simpson Bay area.

*Extra bridge opening only for Regatta Competitors
**Extra bridge opening on call – VHF 12

The regular schedule opening times remain as is.
Secondly, motorists are advised to pay attention to the bridge STOP LIGHTS and BOOMS, and to respect and observe the aforementioned once they have been activated alerting motorists that the bridge will be opening. This is in the interests of the safety of all motorists.
The Port St. Maarten family would like to wish everybody a safe and serious fun 39th edition of the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta.