Over the past week, the Guyana Police Force Traffic Department has been on a campaign that has seen some 45 persons being charged for avoiding the use of the newly constructed overpasses.
The charge instituted against the people was that they failed to use the overpasses recently built across the East Bank Public Road.
Many pedestrians traversing the East Bank Public Road have no idea that not using the overpasses constitutes a charge, and as such, a great many of them learnt...

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The National Assembly on Friday evening approved $346,500,000 for the Ministry of Public Infrastructure to purchase and install two additional boarding bridges at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA).

Currently, there are two boarding bridges installed at the airport. Subject Minister David Patterson said the requested sum is part of a new contract and not the US$138M contract originally entered into with China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC). Some sections of the ref...

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The Guyana National Bureau of Standards (GNBS) has collaborated with the Government Electrical Inspectorate (GEI) to monitor electrical items being imported into the country. This follows the approval of several technical regulatory standards in the Electricity Sector.  

The regulations developed by the GNBS Civil Engineering Committee includes safety measures for armoured cable, panel boards, knife switches, conduits, tubing and cable fittings among others.

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In less than three weeks, the Kitty roundabout will be officially opened to motorists. The project which is approximately 98 percent complete, is in its final stage with road markings and installation of signs ongoing.  Infrastructure, Design Engineer, Imran Baksh explained that the previous intersection was transformed to a roundabout because there will be fewer collision points, while traffic delays will significantly reduce.

“It [roundabout] also allows for reduced delays...

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ONCE testing goes according to plan, access to the upgraded Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) could commence with the official opening of the facilities new departure check-in area.

Senior airport officials told the Guyana Chronicle that testing of the airport’s check-in facility commenced Thursday to ascertain the operational readiness of the facility.
“We are currently doing tests on one airline to see if the facility, all the workers, electronics and everything ...

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MOPI NEWS | On Friday, May 4, Minister within the Ministry of Public Infrastructure, Annette Ferguson, conducted an assessment of the Queenstown High Bridge in Essequibo. According to Bridges and Roads Engineer, Philip Amos, the 99ft bridge which has been in need of repairs for years is crucial to the transportation of lumber and agricultural produce etc. in the region.  

Fitzroy Fredericks, President of the Queenstown Development Association who organised the visit, said th...

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According to Resident Engineer, Joel Tucker, the $1.2B rehabilitation project will see the installation of street lights beginning at Stanleytown and concluding at Everton Village. “The street lights should be installed very early this month and will see a significant improvement in terms of the lighting of the embankment even before it is completed.”

He explained that poles have already been installed and teams from the GWI, GPL and GTT are currently on the ground ensuring reloc...

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MOPI NEWS: On Wednesday, May 2, 2018, the Ministry of Public Infrastructure Maintenance, Traffic and Safety, Transport and Planning and Design Engineer departments conducted its first training exercise with over 13 Officers of the Guyana Police Force Traffic Department on the usage of the soon to be commissioned Kitty Roundabout.
 
Kister Hinds, Maintenance/Traffic/Safety, and Project Coordinator said that while the ro...

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Elevators for the pedestrian overpasses at Houston, Peter’s Hall, Eccles, Providence and Diamond on the East Bank of Demerara (EBD) have arrived in the country and are expected to be installed shortly. 

The elevators were manufactured by Cibes Lift Group AB, of Gävle Sweden, and supplied by their authorised distributors for the Caribbean, RBP Lifts Limited in Trinidad.

Project Manager (ag), Donor Programmes at the Ministry of Public Infrastructure, Mark Greene expl...

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Minister within the Ministry of Public Infrastructure, Annette Ferguson urged residents of Plaisance, Goedverwagting and Sparendaam on the East Coast Demerara to actively participate in the upcoming Local Government Elections. 

At a community meeting held at the Plaisance Primary School on Sunday, the Minister reminded residents that the elections represent an opportunity for them to elect councils and councillors who will ensure the development of their respective communiti...

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