13th March, 2019


“Public Advisory for ongoing Construction Works along East Coast Demerara Public Road”

The Ministry of Public Infrastructure wishes to advise the general public that as part of the East Coast Demerara Road Widening and Improvement Project, construction works are currently ongoing at the following locations:

  • At Montrose, in front of the pump station and Massy bridge works are ongoing.
  • At Felicity, backfilling of the median and center curbs.
  • At Le Ressouvenir and Durban Quarries to Pigeon Island, center subgrade excavation and backfilling of center curbs
  • From Agriculture Road Triumph to Mon Repos Market, subgrade excavation and backfilling (northern & southern sides of road).
  • Mon Repos School Road, (southern side) culvert works.
  • From BV to Mon Repos, backfilling of the median at the bridges.
  • From Mon Repos/Good Hope Bridge to Double Road at Bridge bordering Lusignan and Annandale (north side), aggregates leveling and paving.
  • At Annandale, bridge works are ongoing.
  • From Annandale to Buxton, excavation and widening of road shoulders.
  • From Buxton to Haslington, excavation and widening of road shoulders.


Upcoming Activities


Further works are scheduled to commence at the new Mon Repos Market Tarmac, subgrade excavation and backfilling, excavation and widening of road shoulders and paving activities within the construction zone. These works are to begin within the next two weeks from 07:00 hrs to 17:00 hrs daily.


Caution and Consideration:

Motorists and pedestrians are kindly asked to note the above locations, exercise caution; and to observe all traffic and safety signs, as well as the flaggers, when traversing the sections under construction. The speed limit through the construction zones is 20km/h.

Where possible, the use of alternative routes, to avoid delays through the locations listed above, should be considered.

Contact Information:

For public enquiries or emergencies please contact the Project Hotline (615-9072).

The Ministry thanks you for your cooperation as it strives for the development of infrastructure in Guyana.